Published on Thursday, November 17, 2016

Brian Bell interview reveals Buffalo Chip flat track detailsDirt track builder and race promoter Brian Bell is on the cutting edge of the dirt track racing resurgence, and he’s been running full-on since early 2015. His company, IV League Flat Track, designed the racetrack at the Chip in 2016, and it’s far from typical. Iron Trader News caught up with him prior to the Roland Sands Designs Super Hooligan Races during the 2016 Buffalo Chip Moto Stampede to learn more.

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Published on Monday, November 7, 2016

Vote Biker during this Presidential ElectionNot everyone agrees on politics, but after this long, drawn-out, drama-filled election season, we can all agree it’ll be a relief to have it finally over with. And once the final vote is tallied, for better or for worse we’ll all have four years to deal with the outcome. So as you hold your breath awaiting the result of this presidential election, cross your fingers that whoever is chosen has these six things in common with bikers.

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Published on Monday, November 7, 2016

Biker friends will teach you everything you need to know about camaraderieBikers are some truly amazing people. They live by a code of respect for the road and everything on it, and they show an intense loyalty to their friends and family. In this age of digital friendships and one-click sharing, it’s more important than ever for folks to find a source of inspiration to help them authentically reconnect with their fellow man, and there’s nobody better to learn that from than a biker.  Check out these eight lessons that prove bikers could teach the world a thing or two about camaraderie.

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Published on Monday, November 7, 2016

Music Festival Campsite Ideas That’ll Up Your Party Game

Imagine how much fun a party at a campsite could be with additions like life-sized checkers, mini swimming pools or even alien probing devices. If you’ve ever attended a music festival, you’ve probably stumbled upon some decked-out campsites with so much going on they almost felt like their own mini-festival. Well, you’ll find ideas like these and more to up your party game when you tour some of the cool campsites competing in the Buffalo Chip Block Party Challenge with Katy and Marie from the Reformed Whores in this episode of Sturgis Rider TV®.

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Published on Thursday, October 20, 2016

People who really like to ride visit the Sturgis Rally when it’s not an anniversary year. They know they’ll find some of the country’s best roads in the Black Hills, ones laced with iconic monuments and western ambience to spare. When the traffic is reduced the riding experience is amplified.

During “rider’s rallies,” we gladly suggest nearby places to ride to and make your own. We’ll list some recommendations in this article, but for more ideas download the Sturgis Rider Friendly Establishments Mobile App.

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Published on Thursday, October 20, 2016

Moonshiner Josh Owens is looking to find some buyers for his famous racing fuel at the Buffalo Chip MotoStampede Super Hooligan races.The lax rules of Roland Sands Design's Super Hooligan Races at the Sturgis Buffalo Chip® brought a newfound sense of lawlessness and excitement to The Best Party Anywhere® in 2016. This mischievous 2016 Moto Stampede main event also presented an incredible business opportunity for lumberjack, biker, moonshiner, and all around madman Josh Owens. Josh was convinced his secret backwoods-concocted 110 octane family firewater recipe would guarantee the checkered flag, but would racers like Roland Sands and Brad “The Bullet” Baker be brave enough to put it in their bike? Find out if Josh was able to capitalize on this chance to make some serious dough under the table from the Hooligans in this episode of Sturgis Rider TV.

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Published on Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Freedom… Depending on where you live, it’s a word you hear a lot. If you’ve lived free your entire life, it’s easy to take for granted and impossible to imagine being without. It’s a lot like air–you don’t realize how important it is until you’re not getting any. But whether you fly with the eagles or the man’s holding you down, it’s important to stop and smell the freedom flowers every once in awhile, to breathe deep the sweet nectar of liberty and take stock of what makes life so great. Which of these 15 crucial freedoms mean the most to you?

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Published on Monday, October 10, 2016

Biker babes battle it out for the prime Bikini Beach sunning space in this episode of Sturgis Rider TVThe Bikini Beach Swim Paradise at the Sturgis Buffalo Chip® is hands down the coolest place to hang out on a hot day during the Sturgis rally. But sometimes things can get a little heated when so many beautiful women are trying to catch rays on the deck at the same time. The Coors Light girls found themselves in this very predicament one afternoon when they discovered members of the International Bikini Team sunning in their favorite spot. Luckily comedian and pro wrestling manager Chris Trew was on hand to break up the fight and help these biker babes settle the score. Watch this battle get wet and wild and find out who comes out on top in this episode of Sturgis Rider TV.

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Published on Thursday, September 29, 2016

These 26 concert photos capture the 9 nights of unforgettable parties that took place during the Sturgis Buffalo Chip® 35th anniversary celebration in 2016The Sturgis Buffalo Chip® turned 35 years old in 2016, and to commemorate this milestone they did what they do best–throw you nine nights of insane parties and concerts. Now that the final performer said goodnight and the hangover has subsided, chances are you’re jonesing for more. Thankfully you can transport back in time to those epic face-melting moments from the Chip’s 35th anniversary with these 26 concert photos!

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Published on Thursday, September 22, 2016

When Daredevil Doug Danger flew across the Buffalo Chip amphitheater in 2015 on Evel Knievel’s XR750 Harley he set a record Knievel himself never made and inspired many. When Danger jumped again in Austin this year during the Republic of Texas Rally and announced plans to achieve a new world record in 2017, Austin-based singer/songwriter Jonathan Terrell was impressed, too. Sitting on Knievel’s iconic Harley, owned by EK collector Lathan McKay, Terrell became galvanized by the ghost in the machine and moved by Danger’s remarkable courage—and he wrote a song about it all. 

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Published on Thursday, September 15, 2016

When you’re so into bikes you’ve got motor oil coursing through your veins, a strong dose of world-class bike shows, raucous races and legendary rides like the ones found at the Sturgis Buffalo Chip® can make you feel like a million bucks. But if you haven’t made it to this motorcycling mecca or the high from your last visit has started to wear off, you can prevent depression by checking out this intoxicating collection of motorcycles seen at the Chip this year.

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Published on Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Partying for nine days at The Largest Music Festival in Motorcycling™ leaves a lasting impression upon the soul. A gathering of this magnitude also leaves an impression on the campground, as folks often forget or abandon many things­– some ordinary, and some that make you say, “What is that?!” After the last motorcycle rolled out the Sturgis Buffalo Chip gate in 2016, Chip staff took photos of everything left behind to share it all with you!

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Published on Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Buffalo Chip highlights during the 2016 Sturgis RallyDuring the 35th anniversary of The Best Party Anywhere, the authentic traditions that have become centerpiece to the rally’s fabric and that continue to set the bar for years to follow allowed guests like you to enjoy more motorcycles, music, freedom and camaraderie than ever before. 2016 was yet another perfect example where explosive new activities and experiences at the Chip elevated the rally standard in many unprecedented ways. Here are a few of the highlights folks can’t stop talking about.

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Published on Tuesday, August 23, 2016

What is it that gives Elle King a “girl boner to the max,” why does Josh Todd from Buckcherry say playing the Legendary Buffalo Chip is like being in a Mad Max movie and why does Lynyrd Skynyrd agree the Chip is the Best Party Anywhere®?

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Published on Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Avoid run-ins with the law by following these tips for a safe and fun Sturgis motorcycle rally.Nothing puts a damper on fun quite like a run in with Johnny Law, and with the increased police presence in and around the city of Sturgis during the annual motorcycle rally, knowing the state and local laws is a must. To make sure you have the 411 on what law enforcement officers will be looking for, Sturgis Rider® News sat down with Chief of Police Geody VanDewater of the Sturgis Police Department. Make sure you and other riders on the road can have a safe and fun time during this year’s Sturgis motorcycle rally by checking out his list of dos and don’ts.

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Published on Wednesday, July 27, 2016

This Festival Packing List will make your life much easier. It might seem obvious, but you can never be over prepared when you’re heading out to camp at a festival, and The Best Party Anywhere® is no exception. The Essentials Guide is a valuable resource to help you plan your trip and your entire experience, but unless your goal is to have a crappy time, there’s a bunch of things you’ve just gotta have. Check out this essential packing list for the Buffalo Chip so you’re prepared to party like it’s 1981 once you arrive.

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Published on Thursday, June 30, 2016

When you’re at a music festival, seemingly insignificant problems like sunburns, hot tents or dead cell phones can manage to throw off your whole day. But if you plan ahead and can pick up a few handy festival gadgets, you can forget about these camping concerns for good. Check out this list of innovative products, and you might wonder how you’ve ever lived without them!

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Published on Thursday, May 19, 2016

Leaked Photos of Model Search Winner Nena

Beautiful barmaids, gorgeous go-go dancers and come-hither calendar girls make the scenery at the Buffalo Chip pretty easy on the eyes. Whlle you’ll find luscious ladies like these around practically every corner, the one you’ll see most in 2016 is Nena Ann. On May 11, this biker babe took part in a day-long photo shoot as part of the Buffalo Chip Poster Model Search presented by Budweiser, KSKY and Henry Roy Photography, and the shots turned out so well we couldn’t resist leaking a few. Check out these ten tantalizing shots to see for yourself! 

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Published on Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Follow these motorcycle safety tips after any maintenance is performed on your bike to ensure it’s safe to ride.

One of the best feelings other than riding your motorcycle is when your ride gets out of the repair shop. Whether it needs a tune-up or you’re adding a custom touch, the urge to jump on and go as soon as it’s done can be irresistible. However, there are some things you MUST check after your motorcycle has been serviced to ensure your bike is fully functioning and safe to ride. Check out these easy motorcycle safety tips outlined in this post-service checklist from Fix My Hog that’ll ensure your bike is safe to ride in less than 90 seconds.

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Published on Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Biker Babes Bare It All to Represent the Chip during the Sturgis Rally

For the past three months, beautiful smiles, sexy curves and naked ambition have been on display at bars around the Black Hills. That’s because the area’s hottest biker babes all want to become the face of the Best Party Anywhere™ in the 2016 Buffalo Chip Poster Model Search, presented by KSKY, Budweiser and Henry Roy Photography. If you were one of the lucky ones who got to see these gorgeous girls compete in leathers and bikinis for the semifinals on April 30, you ain’t seen nothin’ yet. Those who made it to finals are about to pull back the curtain and reveal a whole lot more!

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