Rally Spot during Daytime
I suppose the main ingredient for getting into a fight
at the Sturgis Rally is to look for one. She most
scenic place to do it is definitely Scenic. Somehow,
you just feeling like getting the crap kicked out
of you there.
There isn't much phony about the town of Scenic, located
on the edge of the Badlands. It's had way more than
its share of knifings and shootings, just not during
the Sturgis Rally, yet.
sawdust floor bar is fine, especially during daytime.
And under the Badlands sun, a cold brew is very tasty.
place to Disappear During the Sturgis Rally
Scenic is far from the law. But fairly near the fights
of family youth that spill over from the reservation.
Alcohol feeds the atmosphere on those hot summer nights
when violence flickers through the air.
I suppose some people around Scenic will be hacked
off about this expose. But we do have, after-all,
a free press.
are a lot of places one could disappear out in this
country - during, after or before the Sturgis Rally.
You'll find out what I mean when you get here.
if the Sturgis Rally Lasts a Month
Or, you might want to disappear for awhile of your
own free will. Some people do, you know.
Sheep Mountain Table down the road from Scenic is
a favorite place to take in the full moon on summer
nights. The table is tucked back off the highway on
the edge of the Badlands.
call the soil "gumbo." If it rains you there
is no hope of getting out even with a four-wheel drive.
Then, the Sturgis Rally will be the least of your
One of its chief allures is that when the sun goes
down and the stars take over the sky, you feel a long
ways from anything. And you are.
It's a little side-trip on the Sturgis Rally. And
no, I don't recommend fighting.
exit from the Sturgis Rally into a different time