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Summertime #SidecarDog Adventures with @3wheels2pals1tail

To see more photos and videos of #sidecardog summer adventures, follow @3wheels2pals1tail and their friends @nelsonthegoldendoodle and @arawithspirit.

A road trip to California with her German Shepherd mix Dante inspired Melissa Monno (@3wheels2pals1tail) to take the plunge on a motorcycle and sidecar.

"He loves car rides so much," Melissa explains, but she yearned for a more adventurous mode of transportation. "I do a lot of hiking and camping and he’s been with me everywhere, from weekend getaways to week-long backpacking trips in the wilderness." Dreaming of a motorcycle but not wanting to leave Dante behind, she opted for a sidecar. "Wind in my hair, dog at my side in an off-road adventure bike!"

Inspired by other #sidecardogs like @nelsonthegoldendoodle and @arawithspirit, Melissa made sure to have lots of treats on hand and take it slow. “It took him two or three weeks to get used to it,” she says. But after months of rides close to home, Dante and Melissa are prepared for a summer full of sidecar adventures.


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Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

Spotlight: For more photos from the 72nd Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, search the hashtag #sturgis, and visit the event’s location page.

It’s the first week of August, which means that motorcycle enthusiasts are congregating in Sturgis, South Dakota for the annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.

The event started as a single motorcycle race, and has since become a major destination for showing off custom cycles. The rally draws up to a half-million spectators each year.