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2012 Motorcycle Cannonball Endurance Run will stop in Sturgis

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Source: rapidcityjournal.com/

South Dakota - turgis will serve as a rest stop for vintage motorcycles making a coast-to-coast run across the United States.

The 2012 Motorcycle Cannonball Endurance Run, which had its first running in 2010 and took a hiatus for 2011, will leave from Newburgh, N.Y., on Sept. 7, and finish at San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge on Sept. 21.

The inaugural Motorcycle Cannonball was for motorcycles from 1915 and earlier. The 2012 event is expanded to allow 1929 and older models. The 2012 event will also cover longer distances each day.

The route is 17 days total, 16 days on the road, and one rest day in Sturgis on Friday, Sept. 14.

The city of Sturgis and Competition Distributing are hosting a banquet for race competitors and their support teams on the rest day. City officials say they expect between 175 and 200 attendees.

There will be a show and shine on Main Street from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. The area from the corner of Main and Junction to Wells Fargo Bank will be closed to through traffic during that time.

The banquet, which will be catered by JJ Davenports, will be from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the city auditorium. Cost of the banquet is $3,000 which will be split equally between the city and Competition Distributing. A public hearing on use of city property for the event will be heard at the Sept. 4 city council meeting.

Organizers say the bikes on the Motorcycle Cannonball run have to be built before 1930 and run on their original engines and transmissions. During the run, riders will put nearly 4,000 miles on their machines, some of which are more than 100 years old.

The run pays tribute to Erwin George "Cannonball" Baker, a pioneering motorcyclist who set more than 100 speed and endurance records from 1910 to 1930. In 1914, in one of Baker's most heralded runs, he made it coast to coast in 11 and a half days.

Organizers say most days will cover 300 miles or less. The typical schedule for a 300-mile day, assuming the motorcycle maintains 50 mph on straight flat roads, will be an 8 a.m. start and a 4 p.m. finish, for a total of 8 hours on the road. This schedule includes a 45-minute lunch break, and three 15 minute refueling breaks. Time will also be allotted for viewing scenic and historic sites.

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Posted on 8/29/2012 10:42 AM | General News
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