Sportster Showdown Bike Show Brings Retro Rides to Moto Stampede during the Sturgis Rally

Sportster Showdown Bike Show Presented by Biltwell and Led Sled

See the Rally's Best Choppers, Trackers, Vintage & Café Sportsters Aug. 8

It’s Gonna Be Mean
Who: YOU!
What: Buffalo Chip Sportster Showdown – Free Ride in Bike Show
When: Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017
Registration: 1-2 p.m.
Showtime: 2-5 p.m.
Awards: 5 p.m.

After Party: Midnight
Where: The Chip Motorcycles As Art Gardens at the East Gate Entrance
Why: Free Access to Sportster Showdown, Motorcycles as Art and Live Music, plus 2 for 1 Pabst Blue Ribbons and 2 for 1 Rebel Yell drinks
How: FREE to attend or enter. Ride in to register. To attend concerts and other events at the Buffalo Chip, get passes at

Join a communal event that celebrates the history, culture and diversity of one of the coolest bikes in existence, the Harley-Davidson Sportster, with Biltwell, Led Sled, S&S Cycle,Chop Cult, Rusty Butcher, Rebel Yell Bourbon, Pabst Blue Ribbon and Metzeler. The show is held Tuesday, Aug. 8 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.

Here’s the proof from last year’s show!

Free Ninety Free - Ride Yours In.

Get a look at more of the bikes from 2016’s Sportster Showdown here!

Enter your ride (It’s free) or get a close-up view (It’s free too) of the rally’s coolest choppers, trackers, vintage rides and café sportsters at the Chip Motorcycles As Art Gardens near the East Gate during the Moto Stampede on Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017.


It won’t set you back much to keep a cold one in your hand as you cruise the killer customs thanks to the 2 for 1 Rebel Yell and Pabst Blue Ribbon drink special. Grab one for a buddy or double fist it!

If you've got a campground admission pass, the official Sportster Showdown After Party going down at Bikini Beach at midnight will bring you an amped-performance overflowing with flavors of blues and punk from Well Hung Heart. The 2 for 1 PBR special that continues at the beach will make sure you've got a beer for each hand to wash it all down with as you kick up some sand next to the stage.


Registration: 1-2 p.m.
Showtime: 2-5 p.m.
Awards: 5 p.m.
After Party: Midnight

Throw back and throw down during the Sportster Showdown. The showdown is FREE at the Buffalo Chip Motorcycles As Art Gardens, but if you want to light it up during the headlining concerts that night, you’re gonna need some passes. Get ahold of some, and let's party!

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