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Leon Abbas on a 2015 street glide.

Callie Schmidt, Journal correspondent

Deadwood Main Street sparkled Tuesday morning with row after row of rallygoers' bikes and trikes, but a bright green 2015 Harley-Davidson Street Glide gleamed especially brightly in front of the Nugget Saloon.

Leon Abbas hopped onto the bike to show it off, but it's not his. He's trying to sell the bike for a friend. 

Abbas, 38, has worked the Sturgis motorcycle rally for 10 years. He lives in Spearfish.

"I love the rally, except I have to work it all the time," Abbas said.

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A girl whooped from behind him, asking him to take his shirt off. Abbas just chuckled.

His favorite part of the rally is the camaraderie he's seen and meeting people from all over the world.

When asked about the most interesting thing he's ever seen in Sturgis, he said it was too early to tell, but in past years he's appreciated "the different costumes and different things people come up with."

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