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Business preparing for Kentucky Bike Rally

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UNION CO., KY (WFIE) -

Bikers from all over will meet in Sturgis this week for the Kentucky Bike Rally. 

Businesses are preparing for the crowd and are hoping it'll bring in some much needed revenue for the small community.

Event organizers say they're expecting over 8,000 people to attend. With all those people, businesses are looking to make a good profit.

Local businesses are setting up booths and trying to get as much as they can out of the rally.

Business owners say not only does it help them, but it helps the local economy as well. It's something they say is needed for Sturgis.

Carlene Thomas owns  "Custom Biker Wear" in town. She says this event is a big one for her shop.

"This weekend brings in a lot of people and it helps my business a whole lot and it helps all the other businesses around the surrounding counties within a hundred miles I would say," says Thomas. 

The Kentucky bike rally starts Wednesday at the Union County Fairgrounds just outside of Sturgis and lasts through Sunday.

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