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

Sportster Showdown Bike Show Presented by Biltwell and Led Sled

It’s Gonna Be Mean
Who: YOU!
What: Buffalo Chip Sportster Showdown – Free Ride in Show
When: Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017
Registration: 1-2 p.m.
Showtime: 2-5 p.m.
Awards: 5 p.m.
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: Bike Show Free to attend. Ride in to register. To attend concerts and other events at the Buffalo Chip, get passes at

Join Biltwell, Led Sled, S&S Cycle, Rebel Yell Bourbon, Pabst Blue Ribbon and Metzeler as they honor retro rides, adrenaline junkies and those who love the extraordinary during the Sportster Showdown. In a sea of big-wheeled baggers adorned with all the bells and whistles, the classic customs on display in this ride-in bike show might stick out like a sore thumb, but rest assured, it’ll be for all the right reasons!


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 and listen to live music thanks to the 2 for 1 Rebel Yell and Pabst Blue Ribbon drink special. Grab one for a buddy or double fist it while the band melts down and you and the girls kick up some wicked dance moves.


Registration: 1-2 p.m.
Showtime: 2-5 p.m.
Awards: 5 p.m.

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!