Published on Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Winterizing a Motorcycle is Easy with this Simple Guide

The end of fall can be a pretty lousy time of year for those who have to keep their bike parked over the winter. Returning your baby to the garage after one last teeth-chattering ride can be a pretty heartbreaking moment. But you shouldn’t let your sadness get in the way of your bike’s overall performance.

To make sure your bike will be ready to ride on the first warm day of spring, check out this video to learn the necessary motorcycle winterization steps from an expert.



Published on Monday, October 8, 2018

When your first rodeo was long ago and you’re now known as “one of the usual suspects,” you can do your thing without raising eyebrows around you.

That kind of seamless integration is key if you’re an event photographer trying to capture the greatest moments. Especially when the event you’re capturing is The Largest Music Festival in Motorcycling®, and there are more goings-on than you can realistically attend.



Published on Friday, September 28, 2018

If these 21 artists came to the Chip’s August Music Festival, they would be the biggest concerts of the 2019 Sturgis Rally.

Securing bands for The Best Party Anywhere® is no easy feat.

It often takes the entire year before all the variables fall into place.

But the process always starts by listening to requests from fans like you.

Planning is currently underway, and lots of you have been asking about bands, and listing ones you’d ride across the country naked in a blizzard to see perform.

The following is a list of 24 bands that fans like you have put on the Chip’s radar. Are these the bands you’d go nuts to see join the 2019 Sturgis Buffalo Chip lineup?



Posted on October 10, 2018 01:22
Sturgis Buffalo Chip® Contributes More Than $750,000 to Local Charities

Hollywood stars and top motorcycle industry leaders joined riders and patriots to push the total raised for charity through Buffalo Chip events toward the million-dollar mark.  

Sturgis, SD (October 4, 2018) – The Buffalo Chip has taken a leadership role bringing together thousands of motorcyclists, patriots and fans in an effort to support and strengthen the Black Hills community through significant charitable contributions. Through its meticulous organization, marketing and staffing of premier events such as the Buffalo Chip’s Legends Ride® presented by GEICO Motorcycle, Legends Lunch, Biker Belles® and Freedom Celebrationthe Buffalo Chip has produced well-attended affairs and has raised a combined $769,466.79 for charities. The Sturgis Motorcycle Museum has received $250,000 for the building fund. Recipients in 2018 alone including South Dakota Special Olympics – Rapid City Flame, Sturgis Motorcycle Museum and Hall of Fame, Helping with Horsepower, Sgt. Colton Levi Derr Foundation, America’s Mighty Warriors, Warrior Dog Foundation and others received more than $85,000. 



Posted on September 19, 2018 17:18
Keith Urban the First Set to Fire Up the 2019 Buffalo Chip Motorcycle and Music Festival

On the heels of one of the most successful festivals yet, The Best Party Anywhere® is off and running with the first announcement for 2019, one of the hottest, country chart-topping musicians of all time!

Sturgis, SD (September 18, 2018) – The 2018 Sturgis Rally is still fresh on the world’s mind, but the “Largest Music Festival in Motorcycling®” has already made big plans for 2019. Multiple Grammy Award-winning American Country music icon Keith Urban is bringing his stunning arsenal of no. 1 mega-hits to the Sturgis Buffalo Chip on Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019, smashing open the gates as never before on an inaugural weekend. This is the first of many block-busting artists the Chip will announce for its world-famous Wolfman Jack Stage lineup August 2-10, 2019. See the announcement video here:



Posted on July 22, 2018 22:06
Moto Stampede® Series Offers Eight Days of Electrifying Buffalo Chip Racing

The Largest Music Festival in Motorcycling® is Racing Central in 2018

Sturgis, SD (July 20, 2018) – Eight days of adrenaline-packed racing events are making this year’s Sturgis Buffalo Chip Moto Stampede race series the premier action center of the rally. From American Flat Track and RSD Super Hooligan to street drags, Dirt Riot Off-Road, Gambler 500 Mini Bike Show Down and AMA Supermoto, audiences will have an up-close viewing experience paired with hot rock concerts they won’t find in any other venue in the world. Some races are absolutely free to everyone. Other races are free with camping. Passes may be purchased for each day with multi-day packages offering the best value. More info can be found at