August 9, 2020

Defying virus, thousands of motorcyclists flood into small US town

Sturgis (Etats-Unis) (AFP) – Shrugging off the five million coronavirus cases now tallied on US soil, thousands of motorcyclists are converging this weekend on a small South Dakota town for what is billed as the biggest cycle gathering in the world.In past years, the 10-day rally in the town of Sturgis has drawn hundreds of thousands of bikers to socialize, drink and party together — raising fears among some locals that this year’s version could be a superspreader event.For now, the north-central state is far from the hardest-hit by the COVID-19 pandemic — Meade County, where Sturgis is loca…


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