From left, Carolina Paredes of Houston, Texas, Erica Lewis of St. Louis, Mo., and Gevin Fox of Los Angeles, Calif., take a photo together on Tuesday after arriving from the Morning Ride at the Buffalo Chip.
"Diva Amy" Skaling, one of the Morning Ride's co-captains, stands by her custom bike named "Diva Glide 2" that took nearly two years to design, create and build on Tuesday at the Buffalo Chip. Thousands of Swarovski crystals decorate the bike.
Matthew M. "Fritz" Mihelcic, the 113th Commander-in-Chief of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, left, presents a metal sign to staff members of the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally on Tuesday during Military Appreciation Day at Harley-Davidson Rally Point in downtown Sturgis.
A crowd cheers Tuesday as two B-1B Lancers from Ellsworth Air Force Base fly over Sturgis as part of the 21st Annual Veterans Recognition Ceremony at the rally. The flyover is the pinnacle of the event to honor all those who have served in the military.
Bikers cruise down Main Street in Sturgis earlier this week. According to the Department of Transportation, 313,362 vehicles have been to Sturgis after the first five days of the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. This compares to 270,488 vehicles in 2020 and 417,528 in 2015, which was the 75th annual rally.
Keystone Kopp helps his son Kipton, 5, start his bike Thursday before Kipton's 50 cc Flat Track heat. Kipton is a third-generation racer. Keystone was one of the 2020 Sturgis Rally XTreem Flat Track champions.
Jason Sims rides his Phat Scooter through the nearly 1,000 flags in the Field of Flags at the Buffalo Chip in Sturgis on Tuesday. The Field of Flags honors the servicemen and women who have served and sacrificed to protect our nation.