Published on Monday, August 21, 2017

Tradition is a cornerstone of the Sturgis Buffalo Chip®. For the last 36 years, bikers like you have brought your bikes, your friends and your most head-scratching party supplies to the Chip to thrown down at the Best Party Anywhere®. A newer tradition beginning in 2014 has allowed you to see all the weird sh*t that’s been left behind after the Sturgis rally has ended. This year is no exception, so without further ado, feast your eyes on the bizarre belongings that make up the 2017 edition of the Sturgis Buffalo Chip Lost & Found!

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Published on Monday, August 21, 2017

Capturing the real magic of life goes far beyond having a good eye and the right equipment. Sometimes it requires fully immersing yourself in the party, making friends with your subjects and getting in the middle of some weird shenanigans. To give you an insider’s look at what makes the Best Party Anywhere® so special, photographer Aaron Packard did just that. Join him on his gonzo adventure through two weeks of motorcycles, music, freedom and camaraderie that’ll make you want to hop on your bike and head right to the Legendary Buffalo Chip.

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Published on Tuesday, July 11, 2017

If you’ve been to the Buffalo Chip during the Sturgis rally, you know August in South Dakota can feel about as hot as your exhaust pipe after a long day of riding. And while you may spend your days keeping cool at hang out spots like the Bikini Beach Swim Paradise, you’ll be just as happy to have the heat cranked back up at night when these blazing-hot biker babes of the International Bikini Team strut across the Chip’s legendary main stage in the nightly Miss Buffalo Chip Pageant. Read on to meet the 2017 contestants!

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Published on Thursday, July 6, 2017

Guide to Quirky Sturgis Events at the Buffalo Chip

They’re freaky, kinky, seriously strange and utterly hilarious. They’ll leave you with stories you’ll want to tell, but won’t be able to. They’re not kid tested, nor are they mother approved, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t join in anyway. Check out this guide to the most off-the-wall Sturgis Buffalo Chip events so you can start planning an unbelievable vacation during the Sturgis rally. Just make sure you’ve also planned a rock-solid alibi before you attend these...

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Published on Thursday, May 25, 2017

Biker babe Jesyca will get your motor runnin'.For a treasure trove of smokin’ hot biker babes, look no further than the Sturgis Buffalo Chip®. When The Best Party Anywhere® is in full swing, you can expect to see babe-a-licious bartenders, molten hot Miss Buffalo Chip contestants and more eye candy than you can shake a stick at. However, the babe you’ll see most in 2017 is Jesyca J. On May 10, she took part in a daylong photo shoot with Aaron Packard Photography as part of the Buffalo Chip Poster Model Search presented by Pabst Blue Ribbon, KSKY and Henry Roy Photography, and these shots turned out so spicy we had to let some of the heat out of the office. Check out this behind-the-scenes video from her shoot along with the seven fiery photos below it, and you’ll see what we mean!

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Published on Thursday, May 11, 2017

These are some of the weirdest moments in Sturgis Buffalo Chip HistoryThrowing a nine-day party every August for nearly four decades requires shaking things up. A willingness to try new things is vital to keeping things fresh, so having an open mind is key. While judging people is against everything The Best Party Anywhere® stands for, sometimes it’s hard not to look back at some of the events and the resulting odd moments that have taken place over the years and go, “uhh… wut?!” Check out some of the weirdest moments that have ever taken place at the Best Party Anywhere and be assured that your mental health is still in good standing.

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Published on Thursday, May 11, 2017

Iron Lilies Founder Leticia Cline Interviews with Iron Trader NewsAs a lifelong rider, founding member of the Iron Lilies and The Wild Gypsy Tour, and commentator for motocross and supercross, Leticia Cline has rock-solid biking credentials. The former fashion model and interviewer for TNA Wrestling is busy these days as a riding journalist. Iron Trader News caught up with her prior to the Buffalo Chip’s 2016 Biker Belles® Celebration to learn more.

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Published on Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Meet the Biker Babes Who Qualified for the 2017 Sturgis Buffalo Chip Poster Model FinalsIf you live for bikes, beer and beautiful women, you’ve probably had a hard time keeping your jaw off the floor recently as biker babes from across the Black Hills have been competing in area bars to become the next face of the Best Party Anywhere® in the 2017 Buffalo Chip Poster Model Search presented by Pabst Blue Ribbon, KSKY and Henry Roy Photography. Thousands of you voted for your favorite sexy selfies from the semifinalists, and a few hundred of you were even lucky enough to see those same gorgeous girls compete in leathers and bikinis during the April 21 semifinals. But no matter what you’ve seen so far, it won’t compare to this…

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Published on Friday, April 7, 2017

Custom Motorcycles and Custom Bikes from Donnie Smith Show 2017Living in the Midwest over the winter definitely comes with its fair share of drawbacks if you’re a motorcycle or car enthusiast. But each year when the world starts to thaw, the Donnie Smith Bike and Car Show more than makes up for lost time. On March 25 and 26, 2017, gear-heads, celebrities, custom enthusiasts and their families flocked to the RiverCentre in St. Paul, Minn. to experience the show’s monumental 30th anniversary. While checking out the hundreds of amazing custom motorcycles and cars kept the crowd buzzing with excitement, narrowing them down to select winners in 35 motorcycle classes and 22 car classes had to be a tough gig. Now that all the deliberating is out of the way, you can see which customs rose to the top and which stuck in attendees’ minds by checking out these highlights.

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Published on Thursday, April 6, 2017

Going to see live music on a regular basis provides real benefits to your physical and mental health.There’s no feeling on earth like the one you get from seeing an amazing concert. No other experience creates the same sense of connectedness, collective euphoria and immense satisfaction that you get after you’ve just been rocked into oblivion thanks to an otherworldly live music experience. But in addition to generally being awesome, live music provides you with essential replenishing nourishment that allows you to put up with the dregs of everyday life. Check out these seven reasons live music is medicine for your soul and get ready to plan your next concert experience.

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Published on Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Looking for inspiration for your next build? Want to be the first to lay eyes on some brand new, high profile custom motorcycles you could take home? Could you simply use a few minutes to daydream with some gorgeous bikes scrolling by on your screen? No matter your reason, this collection of amazing machines created for the Sturgis Buffalo Chip by some of the world’s most renowned custom builders is sure to be the cure for what ails you, unless, of course, what ails you is drooling.

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Published on Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Every year the Miss Buffalo Chip pageant is locked and loaded with sizzlin’ hot biker babes strutting across the main stage after every band plays. And while these lovely ladies look mighty fine in both biker and Buffalo Chip wear, it’s not until the final round of the night that you find out just how blazing hot the competition gets. That's because the Chip saves the best for last with a bikini round throwdown after each night's headliner. Check out this video to see some of the best bikini-clad moments they caught on camera in 2016!

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Published on Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Over the decades, custom motorcycling has seen good times and bad. Motorcycle builders have been on the top of the heap and relegated to the back alley. But for the faithful, those ingrained wrenches and riders who long ago claimed biking as their life’s work, custom motorcycles are as sublime and necessary as ever.

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Published on Thursday, March 2, 2017

South Dakota has crazy weather. In just a few hours, it can go from frostbitten tundra to a beautiful sunny day. But no matter the forecast, when August rolls around you can bet it’ll be hot, hot, hot with the bevy of beautiful women hanging out at the Sturgis Buffalo Chip®. Check out these 17 smokin’ hot biker babes and see for yourself!

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Published on Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Motorcycle Stunts and World Record Jump Attempts Keep Chip Spirit of Adventure Alive

There are two types of people in this world: those who play it safe and bikers. We bikers, know that taking risks opens the door to adventure; it lets us live life to the fullest and gives us the opportunity to have it all, even if it can earn us a few bumps, bruises and broken bones along the way. As a venue built By Bikers, For Bikers®, the Sturgis Buffalo Chip® has welcomed countless risk takers over its 36-year history, but a few motorcycle daredevils have truly taken their risks to the next level. Here are there stories:

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Published on Thursday, February 16, 2017

Even if you’ve been a motorcycle enthusiast your entire life, there are things you’ve never seen and may not see again. Attending the annual Motor Bike Expo in Verona, Italy will open your eyes to aspects of the industry you never new existed. This incredible show’s ability to surprise and please you is why more than 155,000 enthusiasts flock to the event every January. In 2017, the MBE showed the world brand new bikes from every major manufacturer, historic motorcycles, dangerous stunts, world-class builders, daring racers and brought together international industry figures. If you weren’t there to witness it yourself, here’s photographic proof you should have been.

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Published on Thursday, February 2, 2017

None of us is truly gone until there’s no one left who remembers us. This thought came to mind when I learned of the passing of Bob Hanson. After 98 years serving God and man, Bob Hanson, an undisputed American hero, arrived at his final resting place in Black Hills National Cemetery on January 30, 2017 - but he is not forgotten. Hanson’s legacy was ensured in 2014 when the Sturgis Buffalo Chip instituted the Bob Hanson Distinguished Service Award as part of their annual Freedom Celebration & Ride.

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Published on Thursday, January 26, 2017

If you’ve got a motorcycle endorsement, chances are you’ve got a grasp on the written rules of the road. But did you know there are plenty of unwritten rules that are just as important? Not following these rules won’t just make you look dumb; it could get you killed. So if you want to stay safe, make friends and earn some good biker karma, make sure you commit this list to memory.

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Published on Thursday, December 29, 2016

15 Miss Buffalo Chip Photos You Can Kiss at Midnight (plus pickup lines never to use on a real woman)

The New Year is nearly upon us, and if you’re unsure of where you’ll be getting your midnight kiss, you may be panicking. To those of you frantically swiping through your preferred dating app, we say, “fear not!” These delectable Miss Buffalo Chip contestants will ensure you have something sweet to plant your lips on when the ball drops. Ring in your new year with the biker babes you’ve always dreamed of by checking out these 15 Miss Buffalo Chip photos you can kiss at midnight if necessary (plus pick-up lines you should never use if you ever wanna kiss a woman in real life).

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Published on Thursday, December 29, 2016

2016 was one hell of a year. From endless debates over the merits of presidential candidates to the loss of some of music’s biggest names, there was enough shocking news swirling around the internet that it became easy to miss exciting and entertaining content. But all is not lost, because this roundup of articles and videos is giving you a second chance to see what you missed. Leave 2016 on a high note by checking out these 10 kickass articles and videos you never saw, but wished you had.

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