Published on Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Buffalo Chip Owner Rod Woodruff Addresses Sturgis Motorcycle Rally GuestsHave you been relying on the news or, worse yet, the rumor mill to get your Sturgis Rally information? If so, there’s a good chance you’ve been operating on old info or “alternative facts.” When it comes to something as important as a trip to Sturgis, it’s best to get your intel straight from the source. And what better source than the rally’s largest promoter, Rod “Woody” Woodruff, founder and president of the Sturgis Buffalo Chip®?!

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Published on Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Building Buffalo Chip Family History

The old saying that “you don’t get to pick your family” is a bunch of B.S. Just ask Zach Lenning of Angry 1 Garage. This custom motorcycle builder from Tea, SD has an intense passion for family, both for blood relatives and for the chosen family he has found at his home away from home––the Sturgis Buffalo Chip. This passion led Zach to build two custom tribute motorcycles for the Chip in the last two years, as well as a host of custom Strider bikes, all without being asked.

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Published on Friday, December 31, 2021

Meet the Sturgis Rally of the Future

Rumors surrounding the upcoming Sturgis Rally are flying so fast, they could easily break the land speed record. And since you never know what the event could bring, we’re not about to discourage speculation. In fact, we’ve got a few predictions of our own for the future to throw into the mix. If you think this year is going to be big, check out some of predictions for the party at the Buffalo Chip during the 100th anniversary of the Sturgis Rally!

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Published on Wednesday, December 29, 2021

When thinking about where to find great works of art, museums, galleries and cigar-stained walls come to mind. But surprisingly enough, the Sturgis Buffalo Chip features top artists for the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally year after year. The artists that travel here leave a clear mark of unique art in the area that is particularly noticeable.

The 40th anniversary of the Sturgis Buffalo Chip brought into the fold several great artists from around the world to showcase their work to The Best Party Anywhere® crowd. Here are a few of those artists:

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Published on Monday, December 27, 2021

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 Tuesday, December 21, 2021

Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions at the Sturgis Rally

Let’s face it…most people don’t follow through with New Year’s resolutions. Truth be told, most folks give up before even getting started. But bikers like you aren’t “most people.” You stick to your guns to get what you want, and the goals you set are about living life to the fullest. But if you find yourself needing a little extra help, here are nine worthwhile New Year’s resolutions that’ll be easy to keep with a little help from the Sturgis Buffalo Chip®.

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Published on Wednesday, December 8, 2021

If these 24 artists came to the Chip’s August Music Festival, they would be the biggest concerts of the Sturgis Rally.

It’s hard to imagine biker lifestyle today without Easyriders. Since the early ‘70s, the magazine has been a mirror for motorcycle culture, featuring righteous rides and rowdy rallies. Of course, it would be impossible to forget that all the issues came locked and loaded with some of the most head-turning cover photos of models and bikes you could imagine. Yes, lots of cool bikes and even 2 HOF exotic film stars, Traci Lords and Jenna Jameson.

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Published on Wednesday, December 8, 2021

These holiday songs will rock the stockings right off your little tootsies.It’s that time of year again where the sound of jingle bells and holiday songs are ringing through the air just about everywhere you go. While there’s nothing wrong with cranking up some traditional tunes, those of you looking to rock will find this ready-made playlist filled with choice jams perfect for getting you rockin’ out in the holiday spirit. Vary up your listening this holiday season by checking out this list of holiday songs that’ll rock your stockings off from your friends at The Best Party Anywhere – The Legendary Sturgis Buffalo Chip.

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Published on Saturday, November 20, 2021

If these 24 artists came to the Chip’s August Music Festival, they would be the biggest concerts of the Sturgis Rally.

Securing bands for The Best Party Anywhere® is no easy feat.

It often takes the entire year before all the variables fall into place.

But the process always starts by listening to requests from fans like you.

Planning is currently underway, and lots of you have been asking about bands and listing ones you’d ride across the country naked in a blizzard to see perform.

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Published on Wednesday, November 17, 2021

If these 24 artists came to the Chip’s August Music Festival, they would be the biggest concerts of the Sturgis Rally.

The Sturgis Buffalo Chip has long been known as the place to be at the Sturgis Rally. Whether you’re spending your day riding through the beautiful hills of South Dakota on one of the venue’s signature rides, or you’re enjoying an ice-cold drink while checking out the bike shows and the iconic live music, the legendary Buffalo Chip has everything you need to make your rally one for the books. Literally everything. You can now even ride off on your own Sturgis Buffalo Chip signature motorcycle.

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Published on Tuesday, October 19, 2021

If these 24 artists came to the Chip’s August Music Festival, they would be the biggest concerts of the Sturgis Rally.

It all started with a keg party in the pasture.

That is how Rod “Woody” Woodruff, President of the Sturgis Buffalo Chip, describes the first gathering back in August 1982 when the Legendary Buffalo Chip Campground was nothing more than three stands of barbed wire and some cows.

“In high school, I used to like to throw keg parties out in the middle of nowhere, so, later in life, when bikers were being kicked out of Sturgis, I found a field to lease and decided to give them a place to go where they felt welcome,” said Woodruff. “In my mind, I was just throwing another keg party and not much more thought than that went into it.”

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Published on Sunday, September 19, 2021

Top Sturgis Rally moments from the Best Party Anywhere

The original venue to bring together music and motorcycles during the Sturgis Rally turned the BIG 4-0 this year. Suffice it to say, everyone anticipated the party celebrating this milestone would be one for the history books. Riders, rockers, celebrities and gawkers from across the globe all made their way to the legendary Sturgis Buffalo Chip® expecting that the Best Party Anywhere® would truly deliver on its name for the anniversary. And it did. Here were some of the highlights…
 

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Published on Tuesday, August 24, 2021

That’s a wrap! The 40th anniversary of the Best Party Anywhere® has officially come to a close, and the last camper has rolled off Sturgis Buffalo Chip® property. Now that the dust has settled on nine days of good times during the 2021 Sturgis Rally, the only thing left at the Chip is this question…
 
WHAT. THE. EFF?

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Published on Monday, August 2, 2021

South Dakota Marijuana Laws to Be Aware of During the Sturgis RallyThere is a consistent and enduring fascination with the roots of motorcycling. Vintage bikes and replications of classic styles are a driving force in the industry today. It’s funny, but often a rusted-out old chopper will draw a larger crowd of onlookers than a modern, futuristic-looking build. Is it nostalgia? Is it old-school charm? The only thing for certain is that throwback culture is alive and well in 2021

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Published on Monday, August 2, 2021

South Dakota Marijuana Laws to Be Aware of During the Sturgis RallySouth Dakota passed legislation on Election Day 2020 to legalize recreational marijuana use by adults, bringing the total number of states where recreational marijuana has been legalized to 19. At the federal level, however, the Drug Enforcement Administration continues to classify marijuana as a Schedule 1 drug, “with no currently accepted medical use and a high potential for abuse.” These rapidly changing marijuana laws across the US can make you feel dazed and confused. We at the Buffalo Chip are here to clear up the smoke.

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Published on Sunday, July 25, 2021

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 Festival 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 Sunday, July 25, 2021

It happens to everyone. You’re camping out, having the time of your life with all your friends, listening to your favorite music, and you accidentally have one or six drinks too many. Don’t turn in your party pants just because you wake up wondering, “Who put all this cotton in my mouth?” Use these seven tricks to ease yourself from your weakened state and become ready to party again in no time  so you spend your Sturgis Rally vacation succeeding, not struggling.

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Published on Sunday, July 25, 2021

Learn the Most Efficient Way to Pack with These 8 Motorcycle

If you’re like most people, you’ll be riding a motorcycle a long way to the Sturgis Rally or, at the very least, riding your motorcycle to a few locations around the Black Hills during your vacation. Whether you’re putting on 250 or 2,500 miles this riding season, learning these motorcycle packing tips will save you lots of headache and tons of time so you can focus on what really matters—enjoying the ride. To save you even more time and trouble, we’ve assembled a list of eight tips to teach you the most efficient way to pack.

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Published on Saturday, July 24, 2021

Take advantage of these money-saving deals on your vacation at the Sturgis Buffalo Chip to keep your wallet fat.

Having a good time at the Best Party Anywhere® isn’t rocket science; you just need good friends and good music. But there are some other essentials to consider, and if you’re on a tight budget, it might be hard to afford everything you want to see and do. That’s why we’ve assembled this guide of seven secret money-saving deals to help you get the most bang for your buck while you’re at the Chip. 

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Published on Thursday, June 24, 2021

It’s a Fact--Biker Women Get Sexier with Age

Some things in life just get better with age. Just like your first album, a box of cigars, a great bottle of whiskey, your favorite pair of riding boots or a comfy pair of jeans, biker women keep improving with the passing of time. Click through to find out five reasons why biker women get sexier with age and learn how you can attend or be a part of the Rally’s sexiest contest for 35+ biker women.

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