Vale, South Dakota: Full Throttle Motorcycle Sign

More sculpture than sign, rusty metal depicts a larger-than-life biker/skeletal Ghost Rider, on a flaming chopper, holding a chainsaw.
13018 SD-79, Vale, SD
From Sturgis, drive east on Hwy 34 for 3.5 miles. Turn north onto Hwy 79. Drive seven miles. You'll see it on the right.
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Full Throttle Motorcycle Sign

A larger-than-life sculpture of a biker, made of rusted metal, is perched on a pole in front of the former Full Throttle Saloon, which burned to the ground on September 8, 2015. The sculptor may have had a premonition, because the biker and his chopper also appear to be in flames. And he's steering his motorcycle with a chainsaw.

[Ronnie, 01/11/2017]

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