First panelists for Biker Belles “Shifting Gears Symposium” and the Women & Wheels Bike Show presented by Wild Gypsy Tour announced.

 

Buffalo Chip, SD (Jan. 30, 2018) – Availability of the special premium package upgrade for the Sturgis Buffalo Chip’s® 10th annual Biker Belles Celebration has been extended for just a few days to Feb. 9. The addition of two new symposium panelists and the all-women’s “Women & Wheels Bike Show™” presented by Wild Gypsy Tour, make this deal even more appealing. The inclusive event set to take place on Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018 celebrates women in motorcycling and offers participants a day of real riders, real stories and real passion. Biker Belles was created in 2009 to raise awareness of the passion, diversity and spirit of women in motorcycling and to raise funds for local worthy charities.

 

Shifting Gears Symposium Panelists

Moto-traveler and journalist Alisa Clickenger, and motivational rider and health coach Leah Misch will both participate in the inspiring symposium, titled “Shifting Gears.” Clickenger credits motorcycling with saving her life. She has ridden across the globe, on dirt and pavement, bringing her message of support and empowerment particularly to women. Misch escaped a horribly abusive relationship and obesity, turning her life around through exercise and motorcycling. As a health coach and independent nurse, she has run eight marathons and ridden over 21,000 miles. More information on 2018 Biker Belles’ special guests can be found here.

 

Women & Wheels Bike Show™

Women & Wheels, an all-women’s bike show presented by the Wild Gypsy Tour, will bring together a unique collection of women-created machines to kick off the day’s events. Experience this one-time collection of custom designs at the Buffalo Chip CrossRoads starting at 8 a.m., and ending at 10 a.m. when kickstands go up for The Morning Ride™ to The Lodge at Deadwood. There’s no cost to attend or participate in this bike show. Participants may ride in the day of the show or register in advance at WildGypsyTour.com.

 

 

Special Premium Package Deal to End Feb. 9

Biker Belles registration includes:

  • Space on The Morning RideTM led by land-speed record holders Laura Klock and Karlee Cobb
  • On-the-Go breakfast and coffee
  • Catered Luncheon
  • Admittance to the “Shifting Gears” Symposium
  • Pampering and retail experience at the Comfort Zone by Team Diva
  • Souvenir gift bag and T-shirt

 

The Premium Upgrade Package is limited to the first 30 reservations and in addition to the above includes:

  • Premium seating at reserved table during the symposium and luncheon
  • Sponsor welcome gift
  • High-resolution download of the group photo

 

One hundred percent of riders’ fee from this event benefit Helping With Horsepower and the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum & Hall of Fame.

More information can be found at BikerBelles.com.

 

Find high-resolution photos at https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1GP3_P-m4f-BR3hz_5nO9fm68yx4qUftM?usp=sharing

 

About Biker Belles®

The annual Biker Belles charity event is a celebration of women in the world of motorcycling that centers on “Real Riders, Real Stories, and Real Passion”. Whether one rides his or her own bike or prefers being the passenger, this Sturgis Buffalo Chip®-hosted event offers a great opportunity to meet new friends and gain inspiration from pioneering women who continue to influence the world of motorcycling today. All Biker Belles proceeds support worthy local charities. To date Buffalo Chip programs have raised over half a million dollars for charity. For more information visit www.bikerbelles.com or call (605) 347-9000.

 

About the Sturgis Buffalo Chip

The Sturgis Buffalo Chip® is the Largest Music Festival in Motorcycling®. It is the world’s first and leading entertainment destination for the motorcycle enthusiast and South Dakota Excellence in Tourism Innovation award winner. Since 1981, the venue’s high-profile, nine-day festival, known as The Best Party Anywhere®, remains one of the world’s most televised and longest running independent music festivals. Located three miles east of Sturgis, SD on 600 creek-fed acres, it offers eight stages of entertainment, a swimming hole, bars, mouth-watering food, showers, cabins, RVs, camping and more to visitors traveling from all corners of the world. The Chip’s concerts and races are free with camping. The 2018 Motorcycles as Art exhibit curated by Michael Lichter, numerous bike and stunt shows and all shopping, live music and events at the CrossRoads are free and open to the public. More details are available at www.BuffaloChip.com.

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