The 78th Sturgis Motorcycle Rally kicks off next week and if you're coming from the west or the south, you'll be riding through the state of Wyoming. Here are some of the Cowboy State's best biker bars to visit along the way.

Captain Ron's Rodeo Bar in Hulett - The Ham 'N Jam Rally has been a Sturgis Week tradition for decades. Although the party is a lot tamer than it used to be, thousands of bikers still stop at Captain Ron's every year on their way to South Dakota.

Dime Horseshoe Bar in Sundance - Another legendary bash for Sturgis-bound bikers is the burnout contest and rally, which is held every year on Wyoming Wednesday at this rowdy roadhouse.

Eagle's Nest in Cheyenne - The Capital City's resident biker bar is a friendly dive in an old A-frame building on West Lincolnway.

Hideaway Bar in Mills - Billed as a "sportsman bar", the Hideaway is a popular hangout for bikers in the Casper area.

Jake's Tavern in Gillette - Known for their outdoor beer garden and live music, Jake's has been a biker favorite since the 90s.

Longbranch Saloon in Hawk Springs - A popular stop for travelers on US Highway 85 since 1963, this steakhouse throws a huge bash for bikers heading to Sturgis.

Pour House in Rock Springs - The biggest biker bar in western Wyoming has hosted riders on Interstate 80 for nearly 20 years.

Saloon No. 333 in Beulah - This biker-friendly dive on Interstate 90 is known for bikers and their annual Testicle Festival rocky mountain oyster eating contest.

Although they aren't technically biker bars, the Buckhorn Bar in Laramie and The Mint Bar in Sheridan are historic saloons known for their biker-friendly attitudes.

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