The Bike Show Capital of the World is the Sturgis Buffalo Chip®

Get an Up-Close Look at the Rally’s Best Custom Motorcycles for FREE during Daily Shows throughout the Sturgis Rally!

Whether its chopped, bobbed, stretched or souped up, you’ll find the kind of custom motorcycles you love, plus amazing creations you never dreamed could’ve existed by visiting the Sturgis Buffalo Chip®.

The Chip is the place to see the baddest bikes during the Sturgis Rally, and doing so won’t cost you a dime. Ride into this two (and sometimes three) wheeled wonderland to display your custom creation or walk through and ogle some of the world’s most magnificent

2018 Bike Shows

Women & Wheels Bike Show™- Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018
This all-women’s ride-in bike show by the Wild Gypsy Tour will bring together a unique collection of women-built machines to kick off the Buffalo Chip’s historic 10th annual Biker Belles Celebration on Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018. Support female builders and two-wheel lifestyle enthusiasts by participating or attending!

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Rat’s Hole Custom Bike Show - Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018
This one-day event is the grandrat of all bike shows. The Rat’s Hole brings together an impressive crew of international judges and builders—one group vying for the titles, the other looking to find a bike with personality, function and a progressive sense of motorcycle culture. The show features 16 classes and awards nearly 60 hand-sculpted trophies to its winners.

Learn more about the Rat’s Hole’s Sturgis bike show!

Sportster Showdown - Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018
Join a communal event that celebrates the history, culture and diversity of one of the coolest bikes in existence, the Harley-Davidson Sportster with Led Sled and Biltwell. The show is held Tuesday, Aug. 7 at The Gardens at the Sturgis Buffalo Chip's east gate. It’s free to enter and attend and features awards in five categories including Best of Show.

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Full Throttle Magazine Bike Show - Monday, Aug. 6 and Tuesday, Aug. 7
Ride into two days of Full Throttle Magazine Bike Shows at the Buffalo Chip CrossRoads, and you could ride home a winner! Full Throttle Magazine’s two days of 10-class bike shows mean you get twice the bikes, twice the fun and twice the chances of winning!

Learn more about the Full Throttle Magazine Bike Shows!

Sexiest Bagger Bike Show - Wednesday, Aug. 8 2018
After generating great success in Daytona, Leesburg, Fayetteville and Myrtle Beach, Strip Club Choppers along with American Bagger Magazine and Urban Bagger Magazine are bringing the Sexiest Bagger Bike Show to the Sturgis Buffalo Chip! Multiple awards and cash prizes are up for grabs, and the best of show will be featured in American Bagger Magazine. Ride in to win!

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THE FXR Show & Dyna Mixer - Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018
Ride in and register for free for this no-nonsense motorcycle event that brings together motorcycle riders to have fun and show and talk motorcycles. The show is all about the riders, their stories and their ride. Tons of great prizes will be awarded based on popular vote thanks to the support of many of the biggest names in the motorcycle world and aftermarket parts industry. One hundred percent of the revenue generated from donations and t-shirt sales at this show go directly to LifeScape of SD, formerly known as Children’s Care Hospital and School.

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More 2018 bike shows coming soon!

Past Bike Shows

2017 Motorcycles As Art™ Exhibit – Old Iron/Young Blood 
What is the next generation of custom builders interested in? What are they capable of? And what does the industry have to look forward to? Find out by experiencing this free exhibit at the Buffalo Chip’s Event Center. Get to know the works of an incredible group of custom builders and artists all under the age of 36, each hand selected by exhibit curator Michael Lichter.

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“I love this place…the sound and sight of all the bikes makes me feel like I'm among good people.” - Kim Loiselle