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Little Sturgis Kentucky Bike Rally.
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 23:09:19 +000044News at 6Little Sturgis Kentucky Bike Rally.http://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12519/7389142?cpt=8&wpid=2637WEVVcoming up on 44news. every third weekend in july bikers come from all across the country travel to the bluegrass. the little sturgis bike rally brings the motorcycle community together for a big weekend. 44news reporter chris mastrobuono spent the day in sturgis and is here with the story. chris? amanda and lauren. the hot and humid weather didn't stop people from coming out to showcase their harley davidson motorcycles. the day was packed with a morning poker run, a stunt show and plenty more. organizers say they're planning for another fun-filled weekend. the 26th annual sturgis bike rally is underway. bikers from 36 states make the trek to the blue grass state for a weekend of concerts, fun and good memories. "i mean we have tons of events, we have motorcycle stunt shows, we have bike games an air conditioned arena, we have a bike show, we have a ton of activities going on throughout the whole fairgrounds." billy smith made the trip from campbellsburg, kentucky - marking his third year for the rally. "everybody is nice, you don't have to worry about anything and the events are cool." billy is showcasing his 2000 harley davidson fatboy he bought 6 months ago - even though he's been for riding for at least ten years. "well i'm going to put it in the show tomorrow, see what it turns out to be, coming from there i don't know." angel production pictures owner - shannon hart - is making her debut at the rally. she says business has been picking up - and she's looking forward to the big weekend. hart says she plans to donate part of her money to j-d-f-r children's diabetes research and autism speaks. "we take pictures of couples on their motorcycles or we do things with the american legion, different charities, we also donate most of our proceeds to two different children's charities." crews say they're keeping an eye eon the weather - and making sure everyone is safe. "it's always hot in the middle of july in kentucky, but we make arrangements several people back there have swimming pools, and make arrangements, drinks lots of water, stay hydrated." many are camping on the fair grounds and with the potential for severe weather in the forecast.- crews say they have a plan in place. "we have tons of staff members here for alerts and different things, so we can let everyone know we have inclement weather on the way." doug tells me they'll continue to watch the situation as severe storms will be a threat through this evening. plenty of live entertainment will take place through the weekend. the sturgis kentucky bike rally runs through sunday. chris mastrobuono 44news.