STURGIS, S.D. - Harley-Davison Motor Co. is the title sponsor of the Biker Belles event and ride hosted by the Sturgis Buffalo Chip during the August 2012 rally, organizers announced.
"The Biker Belles is an annual event celebrating the passion, diversity and spirit of women in motorcycling," Buffalo Chip spokespeople stated. The event will be held Wednesday, Aug. 8, with all benefits going to two South Dakota Charities, Helping with Horsepower and Sturgis Motorcycle Museum & Hall of Fame. Tickets for the Biker Belles celebration can be purchased now at www.BikerBelles.com.
Participants will enjoy a symposium paneled by industry-leading women. Riders will then participate in a group caravan on their bikes through the canyons of the Black Hills. The Biker Belles ride concludes at the Sturgis Buffalo Chip with a reception, hors d’ oeuvres , entertainment, live and silent auction, and a biker fashion show featuring Harley-Davidson MotorClothes apparel/riding gear.
Topping off the Biker Belles celebration will be a concert in the Buffalo Chip amphitheater by Eric Church. "A ticket to the Biker Belles event is your admission pass for a full day and night of fun and entertainment at the Buffalo Chip Campground," organizers stated.
Toni Woodruff, Sturgis Buffalo Chip event coordinator for the Biker Belles, said, “Both the Motor Co. and the Sturgis Buffalo Chip have a long history of honoring women motorcyclists. We are excited to partner with Harley-Davidson to create an event that caters to women riders who attend the Sturgis Rally. Building upon the success of the Biker Belles celebration we look forward to expanding our community of women riders and enthusiasts while contributing to South Dakota charities in the process.”
Tickets for the 2012 Biker Belles celebration are available at www.BikerBelles.com or by calling 605-347-9000. The ticket contribution for the Biker Belles celebration is $150 per person. More Sturgis Buffalo Chip camping, concert and events information can be found on www.BuffaloChip.com.
Posted by Mary Slepicka