Hall of Fame
The Sturgis Motorcycle Museum & Hall of Fame pays homage to the remarkable individuals who have made enduring contributions to the motorcycle community.
With gratitude and respect, we celebrate these visionary pioneers, showcasing their extraordinary accomplishments and unwavering passion.
Their legacies inspire generations to embrace the spirit of camaraderie, adventure, and freedom that they have instilled within the fabric of motorcycling.
Arlen Ness Lifetime Achievement Award
The Arlen Ness Lifetime Achievement Award honors those who have greatly contributed to the world of motorcycling and have been recognized by many of the leading motorcycle-related organizations, their peers, and the general riding community.
This special designation is reserved for individuals who have played a special role in the founding, maintaining, and/or promoting the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum & Hall of Fame.
The Freedom Fighter Award recognizes the sacrifices individuals across the nation and world have made to protect the rights of motorcyclists through their efforts in the political arena and in grassroots motorcycle rights organizations.
JC "Pappy" Hoel Outstanding Achievement Award
This award is reserved for individuals who have played a special role in the founding, maintaining, and/or promoting of the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.
Kickstands Down Recognition
Kickstands Down Recognition is a posthumous recognition. It's reserved for individuals who have made a significant impact on our industry but are not here with us today.