Sturgis Rider News Blog 

Published on Tuesday, April 7, 2015

The Buffalo Chip’s Justin Bieber prank made lots of April Fools.

On April 1, 2015, news that Justin Bieber would be performing on Aug. 10 during the world’s largest motorcycle and music festival for the 75th Sturgis Rally shocked the motorcycling world for a moment— a long, uncomfortable moment. Then, about five hours later, and to the seeming relief of many, the Buffalo Chip announced their Bieber Fever was merely an April Fools joke. The responses to the prank were epic.



Published on Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Motorcycle Mentorship Program travels to Donnie Smith Bike Show

Whether it’s checking out the newest accessories, looking for ideas or shopping for the parts to put it all together, the Donnie Smith Bike Show is the place to get it done. Here you’ll see pro bikes up against garage builds and even some ambitious high school teams. Everyone is looking to pit their winter projects up against the best. 



Buffalo Chip News

Posted on April 15, 2015 16:28
Buffalo Chip Delivers More Blockbusting Rock for World’s Largest Motorcycle and Music Festival

Sturgis, SD (April 16, 2015) – Folks making plans to attend the Sturgis Rally’s 75th anniversary celebration have been eagerly awaiting word of more world-class Buffalo Chip entertainment, with just 105 days until the first note reverberates through the amphitheater at the world’s largest motorcycle and music festival. Today these fans can add two more superstar rock bands to their calendars as the Sturgis Buffalo Chip® has added Shinedown and Social Distortion to its ever-expanding 2015 roster.



Posted on April 01, 2015 14:35
Sturgis Buffalo Chip® Reveals Real Bands Following April Fools Prank

Sturgis, SD (April 1, 2015) – Fans of the Sturgis Buffalo Chip® can now rest at ease knowing the shocking news delivered early this morning that Justin Bieber would be joining the venue’s 2015 festival lineup was merely an April Fools’ joke. The Buffalo Chip let the public’s imagination run wild for hours and is now letting the cat out of the bag with the true announcement. John FogertyGodsmack and Styx have joined the growing list of superstars slated to entertain music lovers and motorcycle enthusiasts during the upcoming event. 



Posted on April 01, 2015 00:34
Bieber to Rock Buffalo Chip 2015 Motorcycle and Music Festival

Sturgis, SD (April 1, 2015) – The Sturgis Buffalo Chip® is shocking fans by bringing one of the music industry’s newest and brightest rock stars to the world’s largest music festival in motorcycling in 2015. Grammy-nominated worldwide singing sensation Justin Bieber will take the Chip’s main stage by storm to convert bikers to beliebers with his collection of new alternative rock songs on Aug. 10. 



Posted on March 31, 2015 16:48
Black Hills Students Return Victorious  From Famed Donnie Smith Bike Show

Sturgis, SD (March 30, 2015) – High school students from across the Northern Black Hills are returning home today from the prestigious Donnie Smith Bike Show in St. Paul, Minn. with two new trophies to add to their growing collection. The students participated in the Buffalo Chip Challenge™ program, headquartered at Sturgis Brown High School, where they helped to build two world-class custom motorcycles under the instruction of some of the industry’s most celebrated customizers. 



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