Sturgis Raw

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  • 2013
  • 1 Season

Sturgis Raw is a television series that premiered on the Travel Channel in 2013. The show follows a group of bikers as they embark on a journey to the annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in South Dakota. The rally is one of the largest motorcycle events in the world and attracts hundreds of thousands of riders every year.

The series is hosted by musician and biker Jesse James Dupree, who is joined by a group of friends and fellow bikers. Together they travel to Sturgis to experience the rally and all that it has to offer. Along the way, they visit iconic biker destinations, meet with locals, and participate in various events and activities.

Each episode of Sturgis Raw focuses on a different aspect of the rally and highlights the unique culture and lifestyle of the biker community. From the loud and colorful parade of motorcycles on Main Street to the rowdy campgrounds and party scene, the series offers an unfiltered look at the rally and the people who attend.

One of the most compelling aspects of Sturgis Raw is the camaraderie and brotherhood among the bikers. Despite their differences in background, age, and lifestyle, the group shares a deep bond and respect for each other that is evident throughout the series. This sense of community is a hallmark of the biker culture and is a recurring theme in the show.

In addition to showcasing the rally itself, Sturgis Raw also explores the history and significance of the event. Established in 1938, the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally has a rich and fascinating history that is deeply intertwined with the culture of the American West. The series delves into this history, tracing the evolution of the rally from its humble beginnings to its current status as a global phenomenon.

Sturgis Raw is notable for its authenticity and realism. The show does not shy away from the rough edges of biker culture, and it does not glamorize or sensationalize the lifestyle. Instead, it presents a candid and unvarnished look at the world of bikers and the rally.

At the same time, the show celebrates the spirit of adventure, freedom, and individualism that is at the heart of the biker ethos. Through their travels and experiences, the cast of Sturgis Raw demonstrates the transformative power of the open road, the joy of camaraderie and brotherhood, and the thrill of living on the edge.

Overall, Sturgis Raw is a fascinating and captivating series that offers a unique window into the world of bikers and the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. For anyone who has ever been curious about the biker lifestyle or the rally itself, this series is a must-see. With its raw energy, its irreverent humor, and its passionate celebration of the biker culture, Sturgis Raw is a true gem of the Travel Channel.

Sturgis Raw is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (8 episodes). The series first aired on December 4, 2013.

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Final Frenzy
8. Final Frenzy
January 22, 2014
With Sturgis week winding down, the bikers begin to gear up for the biggest blowout party yet. Elsewhere, Squid Wheelies keeps the crowd pumped up, and One-Eyed Jack's hopes to reach its money goal, as everyone makes it a final night to remember.
Wild Weekend
7. Wild Weekend
January 22, 2014
Bikers push their boundaries as the Sturgis police department keeps watch. Riders go vertical in an adrenaline-pumping hill climb, while babes on bikes show off their metal. Elsewhere, a vintage bike show grabs the audience's attention, and BBQ fans rejoice as they prepare for the ultimate Sturgis barbecue.
Biker Bash
6. Biker Bash
January 15, 2014
Contestants compete to be featured on the cover of the biggest bike magazine around. Elsewhere, body painting gets taken to a whole new level and the Sturgis Police Department attempts to maintain order at One-Eyed Jack's.
Midweek Mayhem
5. Midweek Mayhem
January 8, 2014
A very serious bike competition at the Cycle Source show goes down. One-Eyed Jack's has an ice crisis, and as a biker party goes on a bust by the cops gets intense.
Metal Madness
4. Metal Madness
January 1, 2014
The Sturgis rally gets fired up at the Knuckle Saloon. Swoop stunt riders amaze the crowds, and things get a little crazy with the Hellzapoppin sideshow at the Broken Spoke.
Bikes and Burnouts
3. Bikes and Burnouts
December 18, 2013
It's up to Sturgis Police to keep the peace when Hells Angels show up. Sturgis Mayor Mark Carstensen picks the best bike at the Hamster Custom Bike Competition.
Chrome & Glory
2. Chrome & Glory
December 11, 2013
On the 2nd day of the 73rd annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, custom bike builders bring their one of a kind creations to J&P Cycles Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show on Main Street for bragging rights.
Throttle Up
1. Throttle Up
December 4, 2013
One Eyed Jack's Saloon and its bartenders get ready for all the thirsty bikers going to the 73rd Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. 30 bike builders compete at the Road Iron Custom Bagger Competition for the opportunity to be on the cover of Road Iron Magazine.
Where to Watch Sturgis Raw
Sturgis Raw is available for streaming on the Travel Channel website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Sturgis Raw on demand at Discovery+, Amazon Prime, Amazon, Google Play and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    December 4, 2013