RAPID CITY, S.D. (KELO) — This summer time bikers will be capable of hire bikes on the Fast Metropolis Regional Airport.
With the Sturgis Bike Rally simply weeks away, a whole lot of hundreds of holiday makers are planning their journeys the Black Hills.
To assist these flying in, the Fast Metropolis Airport is now providing bike leases.
“Prior to now, we’ve seen many individuals really ship their bikes to the airport. This yr they gained’t have to try this. They may be capable of hire them instantly from the terminal and so they don’t must go to Sturgis in the event that they wish to hire bikes,” Megan Johnson, Fast Metropolis Regional Airport, mentioned.
From Harley Davidson to Yamaha, the airport is partnering with Eagle Rider to supply a wide range of touring, journey and road bikes.
“We acknowledged a big section of vacationers who had been taken with motorbike touring across the Black Hills. Final yr in August alone, we had over 93,000 visitors come by the airport and we noticed that lots of them had been wanting this service,” Johnson mentioned.
And with gasoline costs at an all-time excessive, bikers would not have to spend their cash touring a whole lot of miles driving throughout the nation.
“This yr with the excessive gasoline costs, individuals desirous to nonetheless have the expertise of coming in and having fun with our bike week actions surrounding that timeframe in late July and into August, this can be a nice alternative to hire a two-wheeler. Will probably be financial savings in gasoline prices. Something that you would be able to be doing on two wheels quite than 4 goes to avoid wasting price,” Darrell Shoemaker, Metropolis of Fast Metropolis, mentioned.
The bikes might be right here on the airport by July fifteenth. However individuals are in a position to reserve them beginning right now.
The Sturgis Rally begins August fifth and runs by Sunday, August thirteenth.