Custom Series' Show Features Mondo Porras of Denver's Choppers
Buffalo Chip School’s Out Chopper Show
Saturday, Aug. 7, 2021
Registration: 11 a.m.. – 1 p.m.
Judging: 3 p.m.
Awards: 4 p.m.
Celebrate choppers, meet Mondo Porras of Denver's Choppers, win valuable prizes
Ride in! It’s free to enter, free to attend.
The first campers to ever pass through the Buffalo Chip gate in 1981 rode in on choppers, so it’s only fitting that the Chip is celebrating its historic 40th anniversary with a show for chopper lovers.
Old school, new school and everything in between will be on display during the 4th annual Buffalo Chip School’s Out Chopper Show on Saturday, Aug. 7. And thanks to show partners, AllFleet, Paughco, Denver's Choppers, Johnny Mac’s House of Choppers, House of Chopper Nation, Twisted Tea, Horny Mike, Shannon Aikau, Kirsh, Cycle Source, CM Skullies, Flitz Polish, Photographer Jack McIntyre, H-P Products and Vroom Retract Vac, this show and shine will give you the chance to meet some of the biggest stars in chopper building and win prizes to get you going on your next chopper build.
Best in Show
Chopper 4" Over
Bobber 4" Under
Old School (left in original condition - Chopper or Bobber)
Vintage (Knuckle or Pan)
How to Enter and Win
Ride in and register on site at the Buffalo Chip’s free-access CrossRoads Saturday, Aug. 7 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and get ready to school the competition!
Over $10,000 in Prizes
In addition to your autograph from the celebrity judges, you could be going home with one of these valuable prizes for winning in your class:
- Best in Show Show
- Paughco Frame
- Denver's Choppers Spring Front End
- Best Paint
- Denver's Choppers Custom Painted Tank
- 1st place in all classes:
- Vroom Retractable Vac System
- CM Skullies Products Package
- Jack Mcintyre Photo Shot
- Flitz Polish Package
- 2nd Place in all classes
- Kirsh Helmet
- CM Skullies Product Package
- Flitz Polish Package
In addition, the Best in Show winner will go on to compete against the winners of the other shows in the Sturgis Buffalo Chip Custom Series for the title of Custom Series King on Friday, Aug. 13. All Best in Show winners will be invited onto the Buffalo Chip’s legendary Wolfman Jack Main Stage where celebrity judges will crown the winner of this prestigious award.
Celebrity Judges & Guests
Special guests including Mondo Porras of Denver's Choppers will make appearances to serve as show judges and to sign autographs. Judging begins at 3 p.m.
Meet Mondo Porras
Mondo Porras has been defining the “look” of motorcycles since 1967. Together with Denver Mullins, custom builder and founder of Denver’s Choppers, Mondo created some of the first aftermarket parts for the burgeoning chopper industry.
Denver’s Choppers globally influential extended springer front ends and custom frames were influential in establishing the “long-bike” phenomenon that is synonymous with “choppers” and still popular around the world. This distinctive look has earned Mondo many awards in the custom bike world.
For more than 50 years, Mondo Porras has been building custom motorcycles and promoting the sport. Through television, books, magazines, and producing vintage chopper shows, his influence continues to this day, and his peers have deemed him the “Godfather of Choppers.”
Mondo has been a positive role model for Mexican American bike builders and has a large following in the Mid-East, Asia, and Sweden. Mondo is known and respected worldwide.
He has been featured on Discovery Channel’s Biker Build Off, Motorcycle Mania, The Art of the Chopper 2 book, as well as countless custom motorcycle magazines. Mondo has been on the cover of Easyriders Magazine four times.
Mondo was part of the “Blood Sweat and Gears Tour“ with Billy Lane. They toured around the country building bikes on stage and giving them to deserving military vets.
Mondo is a member of the International Master Bike Builders Assoc. and Hall of Fame and travels around the world promoting the art of custom motorcycles.
This show is likely to bring together the area’s largest assembly of choppers in 2021. Don’t miss the chance to kick off your rally celebrating this iconic style.