Here we go! It's time for Sturgis or what most people call Rally.

Sturgis 2014 kicks off August 4th through August 10th. This will be the 74th Annual Sturgis and the crowds will be huge, but could seem a little sparse as some people will sit out this year and make the 75th anniversary next year.

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From Bismarck, the ride is a short 5 hours, give or take depending on your route.

Check out the Sturgis cams as the crowds start to find their favorite spot and the tents and festivities start to build. At publishing time of this story, we are 5 days out and counting.

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What about the entertainment? If you're looking for country, you'll be hard pressed. If you're looking for rock, you'll find it from Queenscryche to Sevendust and Buck Cherry. According to Leather Up, here's the list of the top 10 bands.

What is your favorite route? I 94 or US 212. Maybe you have another route?