Ethanol Reaches Thousands on Sturgis Stage

Cindy Zimmerman

Free Fuel Happy Hours sponsored by the Renewable Fuels Association during the Sturgis Rally at the Buffalo Chip Campground reach hundreds of bikers each year, but it’s on stage before the big name concerts that ethanol gets the most exposure. “This year we had Kid Rock on Sunday evening,” said RFA member Craig Ammann, North America at Lallemand Biofuels & …

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RFA Members See Value in Sturgis Promotion

Cindy Zimmerman

The 2021 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally marked the 13th time the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) attended to tell the truth about ethanol to tens of thousands of bikers from around the country. It was the first time that Ringneck Energy CEO Walt Wendland had the opportunity to see the promotion in action and talk to some motorcyclists as they filled up …

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SD Governor at Sturgis Rally

Cindy Zimmerman

South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem saddled up to ride into the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally on horseback, then traded her real horse for a steel horse to lead the Legends Ride, an annual charitable event that is co-sponsored by the Renewable Fuels Association. The governor appreciates RFA’s ethanol promotion efforts at the rally each year. “Ethanol is critical to our economy…it’s …

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Ethanol Rides Into Sturgis Again

Cindy Zimmerman

The Renewable Fuels Association is back at the Buffalo Chip Campground this week to host the 81st annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally festivities. RFA will once again host “Free Fuel Happy Hours” to help educate motorcycle enthusiasts about the benefits of using ethanol-blended fuels, and will also sponsor the annual Legends Ride on Monday, Aug. 9, which will feature South Dakota …

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Ethanol Report 8-14-20

Cindy Zimmerman

In this episode of The Ethanol Report, we cover a number of different topics on the ethanol front. First, we head to South Dakota for the 80th Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, where the Renewable Fuels Association once again provided free fuel and ethanol education for bikers, with the new addition of ethanol-based hand sanitizer as a giveaway. RFA’s Robert White, former …

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Young Minnesota Farmers Promote Ethanol at Sturgis

Cindy Zimmerman

Austin and Evan Ludowese from south central Minnesota have been proud to help promote the good news about ethanol at the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally since 2015. Austin, who was an intern with the Renewable Fuels Association in 2015, says a lot has changed since then. “I think you have more people who understand what ethanol is and are more willing …

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Ethanol Hand Sanitizer in Big Demand at Sturgis

Cindy Zimmerman

The atmosphere is a little different this year for the 2020 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally at the Buffalo Chip Campground, but ethanol is still in big demand – especially hand sanitizer. Former Renewable Fuels Association Chairman Mick Henderson with Commonwealth Agri-Energy in Kentucky says the hand sanitizer gives them a whole new discussion point with motorcycle riders as they fill up …

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RFA Promoting Ethanol at 80th Sturgis Rally

Cindy Zimmerman

The 80th annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally gets underway in South Dakota this weekend, and the Renewable Fuels Association will be setting up once again at the legendary Buffalo Chip Campground to spread the good news about ethanol and motorcycles. “We know things will look a little different at Sturgis this year, thanks to COVID, but one thing that remains the …

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Ethanol Report on RFA Sturgis Promotion

Cindy Zimmerman

The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) had another great promotional event at the Buffalo Chip Campground for the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally last week in South Dakota. In this episode of The Ethanol Report podcast, we hear from Buffalo Chip owner Woody Woodruff, Twisted Sister lead singer Dee Snider, Craig Ammann with Lallemand Biofuels and Distilled Spirits, various bikers filling up with …

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Lallemand VP Joins RFA at Sturgis

Cindy Zimmerman

Craig Ammann is a motorcycle enthusiast who has been going to the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally for about 15 years, but this year he has been able to work for the first time with the Renewable Fuels Association to help educate bikers about ethanol. “This whole initiative is very near and dear to me as a long term motorcyclist myself,” said …

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