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 machines during the Chip’s many distinctive custom bike shows!
2018 Bike Shows
Buffalo Chip School’s Out Chopper- Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018
The first campers to ever pass through the Buffalo Chip gate in 1981 rode in on choppers, so it’s only fitting that this year’s full week of Buffalo Chip bike shows kicks off with a show for chopper lovers. Old school, new school and everything in between will be on display, plus you’ll have the chance to meet stars chopper builders Shannon Aikau, Ryan Evans and “Horny Mike” and win prizes to get you going on your next chopper build.
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FXR Show & Dyna Mixer - Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018
Ride in and register for free for this no-nonsense motorcycle event coordinated by Joe Milke 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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Full Throttle Florida All Brands Bike Show - Monday, Aug. 6
Ride into the Full Throttle Florida Magazine’s Bike Show at the Buffalo Chip CrossRoads, and you could ride home a winner! This show welcomes all brands and awards prizes in over 10 classes, giving guests a huge variety to view and participants greater chances of winning!
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Kory Souza Originals No Class Bike Show - Monday, Aug. 6
Get ready for a killer party and leave the drama at home! The renowned Kory Souza Originals No-Class Bike Show and party is coming to the Sturgis Buffalo Chip Monday Aug. 6, and if you want to enter your bike, it needs to be more than just pretty - you gotta RIDE it!
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Three-Dom™ Trike Show - Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018
They say good things come in threes, and on Tuesday, Aug. 7, you’ll see why when the first-ever Three-Dom Trike Show presented by First Gold Gaming Resort hits the Buffalo Chip CrossRoads! This FREE show will celebrate American Three-Dom and all things three-wheeled, from conversions and sidecars to Spyders, Slingshots and full-on custom creations!
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Women & Wheels Bike Show™- Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018
This all-women’s ride-in bike show presented by the Wild Gypsy Tour will bring together a unique collection of women-owned 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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Sportster Showdown™ Bike Show & Party - Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018
Join a Led Sled and Biltwell for communal event that celebrates the history, culture and diversity of one of the coolest bikes in existence, the Harley-Davidson Sportster along with Metzeler, Hydra Beer Company, S&S Cycle, J&P Cycles, Cycle Source, Lowbrow Customs and Chop Cult. 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 eight categories including Best Sportster in Sturgis.
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Sexiest Bagger Bike Show - Wednesday, Aug. 8 2018
Feast your eyes on one of the most alluring bike shows to ever set up shop during the Sturgis Rally when Strip Club Choppers, American Bagger Magazine and Urban Bagger Magazine roll the Sexiest Bagger Show into the CrossRoads at the Buffalo Chip. Multiple awards and cash prizes are up for grabs, including features in American Bagger and Urban Bagger Magazines. Ride in to win!
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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.
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2018 Motorcycles As Art™ Exhibit – Passion Built: Garage to Gallery
What kinds of custom motorcycles and art can be created from pure passion and love of the machine? Find out by experiencing this free exhibit curated by Michael Lichter at the Buffalo Chip’s Event Center. Get to know the works of a diverse group of over 40 custom builders and artists who produce professional-quality custom motorcycles outside of a professional workspace in their own free time.
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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