At the suggestion of a local, I decided to take Vanocker Canyon Road south out of Sturgis rather than superslab it down I-90. I'm glad I did. This road winds its way gently through the Black Hills. It has good pavement with moderate curves to keep it interesting, but not technical so you can admire the scenery you're riding through. There are many places to pull over if you really want to stop and smell the... Not roses, since there aren't any. Follow this to Nemo Road, then take Norris Peak Road to US 44. This can take you back to Rapid City, or onward to more places. Read on.