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Snapshots: Who's at the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally
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Snapshots: Who's at the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

Rick O' Shay

Rick O'Shay said he has been to the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally for the past 30 to 40 years.

Name: Rick O'Shay

Age: 68

From: South Dakota

How many rallies have you attended previously? I've attended the last 30-40 rallies.

Favorite thing about the rally? Everything. I love riding, the hills, the people. Everyone's having a good time.

Priscilla Rivera and Breve

Priscilla Rivera and her dog, Breve, are from Washington.

Name: Priscilla Rivera and Breve

Age: 58 and 9

From: We're nomads, but we're going from Washington to Florida.

How many rallies have you attended previously? This is my first time. I overheard about it at a truck stop.

Favorite thing about the rally? How organized it is and how everyone's involved. (Breve) loves bikes.

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Dalton Penwell

Dalton Penwell of Rapid City learned how to play the banjo over the past year.

Name: Dalton Penwell

Age: 25

From: Rapid City

How many rallies have you attended previously? I've been coming since I was a kid. I don't usually attend, I spend most of the time traveling.

Favorite thing about the rally? The food.

Phil Theriault

Phil Theriault is a member of the Hells Angels and has been to the rally 28 times.

Name: Phil Theriault

Age: 57

From: Castle Rock, Colorado

How many rallies have you attended previously? I've been here 28 times.

Favorite thing about the rally? I like the ride to Deadwood, Mount Rushmore, Highway 385. I ride every year.

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