Sturgis Motorcycle Rally #2: Day #2

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Blog entry by Monte Pittman posted 08-02-2014 04:20 PM 1805 reads 0 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 1: Preparation and opening day Part 2 of Sturgis Motorcycle Rally series Part 3: End of day #3 »

Day 1 was lethargic for everyone. An estimated 100,000 bikers rolled in yesterday, but nobody was spending any money. Weather is nearly perfect for the event. It’s supposed to stay in the mid 80s with minimal chance of rain.

Booth looks a little better this morning

Although the Buffalo Chip Campground is designed to be a very Comercial venture, I want also give them credit for honoring vetrans,

Other things sponsors bring, yes Budwiser is a sponsor

Gates are open, more later.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#1 posted 08-02-2014 04:26 PM

Looks like you shoulda brought a weedeater with you! Geeze, they coulda MOWED the place before the rally!

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

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#2 posted 08-02-2014 04:30 PM

the best to you in this monte

God knows you have done allot

good the weather is co-operating
rain here every day
hoping to get the metal roof on the new shop
in between

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#3 posted 08-02-2014 04:53 PM

Thanks for the update, Monte.

Good to see the vets being remembered and honored!!!

Just a suggestion….
I would try to elevate the trunks up off the ground, easier to see the awesome grain patterns and craftsmanship.

Can you do me a favor….
Grab a couple of them “Buds” for me???

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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#4 posted 08-02-2014 05:15 PM

Keep the pictures coming. This will be the next best thing than being there.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#5 posted 08-02-2014 05:38 PM

Glad to see the vets honored. Looks like you need some vertical display space!

-- God bless, Candy

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#6 posted 08-02-2014 06:07 PM

Best of luck to you! I’ll forward to your updates.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#7 posted 08-02-2014 06:28 PM


Love how the table can out. I also like the antler racks.

-- Please help me help other Vets click..> is always the right time, to do the right thing.

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#8 posted 08-02-2014 07:39 PM

I’ve never been to Sturgis.

Just seen the videos of the bikes, babes, bands and booze.

Do people go to Sturgis to buy trunks, tables and wooden items…............

-- mike...............

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#9 posted 08-02-2014 08:14 PM

I don’t know, this is a learning experience for me.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#10 posted 08-02-2014 08:32 PM

Congrats, keep us posted

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#11 posted 08-02-2014 08:50 PM

You will do fine. You always do. Keep us posted.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#12 posted 08-02-2014 09:29 PM


Thanks for the pictures. Hope the big spenders come by. ( and BUY!) Take notes for next year.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#13 posted 08-03-2014 01:15 AM

best of luck to ya!

-- John , Central PA , on facebook:!/pages/JC-Sterling-fine-furniture/104430802928776

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#14 posted 08-03-2014 09:57 AM

Go for the brass ring. I hope you go home with an empty truck and have to hire help to fill the orders.

-- Still trying to master kindling making

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#15 posted 08-03-2014 12:02 PM

I/we stayed at the Glencoe alfalfa field when we rode there in 1990. I rode a ‘53 Harley Davidson Panhead from Lorain, OH with 14 of my other brothers, sisters/friends/family. Was about 1500 miles. Twas fun…......what I remember…LOL. I wish you good sales Monte.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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