Published on Wednesday, August 28, 2019

The entire automotive world had the air let out of our tires and our hearts run over early this morning with news that Jessi Combs had died. She was known in part as the “Fastest Woman on Four Wheels” for her 398 mph land speed record in the North American Eagle Supersonic Speed Challenger. It was a crash during her attempt to beat this record in a 52,000 horsepower, jet-powered car that resulted in her untimely departure from this earth on August 27, 2019.

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Published on Wednesday, August 21, 2019

SUPER WEIRD traces of occupancy are all that remain on the vacated 600-acre campground and biker entertainment destination known as the Sturgis Buffalo Chip®. The steady hum of V-Twin engines, the pounding thud of high-powered speaker systems and the unrestrained cheers and revs of huge concert crowds partying their faces off indicate the first full week of August has passed and another Sturgis Motorcycle Rally is in the books.

Bikes, cars, campers, trikes, and all sorts of wheeled contraptions and their riders have all headed home, but the same can’t be said for some of the wonderful, crazy and weird sh*t left behind by all the people who raged at the Best Party Anywhere®! Check out what was found.

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Published on Wednesday, August 21, 2019

If you were given a camera and set loose at the Best Party Anywhere®, you wouldn’t have to be a pro photographer to capture some moments that would impress the average music or motorcycle enthusiast. Let’s be real. When you’re spending two weeks surrounded by two-wheeled fun, thousands of friends and a larger-than-life Sturgis Motorcycle Rally soundtrack, sometimes the shot practically sets itself up.

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Published on Wednesday, July 17, 2019

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 Tuesday, July 9, 2019

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 Tuesday, July 9, 2019

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 Tuesday, July 9, 2019

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 Tuesday, July 9, 2019

 Make the Food You Eat as Memorable as Your Sturgis Rally Vacation with These Unique EatsThere’s no place on earth like Sturgis Buffalo Chip®, so it should come as no surprise that while you’re at The Best Party Anywhere® you can enjoy totally original and absolutely scrumptious dishes of almost every variety. Satisfy even your oddest cravings with these unique eats of the Chip so your tank is never running on empty.

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Published on Monday, June 10, 2019

Hundreds of Sturgis Rally Jobs Available at Buffalo Chip

Life is short. So why not work somewhere awesome? Sturgis Rally jobs at the Buffalo Chip are a great way for you to gain access to the most insane concert lineup during the Rally, while making money and potentially even starting your career in marketing, public relations or event production. With hundreds of positions available, you’re sure to find a spot at the Best Party Anywhere® to fit your needs and personality. Check out some of the available positions below and apply today!

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Published on Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Lainie plowed through the snowy, muddy muck in her white Jeep on that frigid May morning, ready to strip down to a tiny blue bikini and a pair of heels. It wasn’t an ideal day for a photo shoot, but when you’re an in-demand model working with the area’s most renowned boudoir photographer, the show must go on.

As the winner of the 2019 Sturgis Buffalo Chip Poster Model Search presented by Bud Light, Lainie had already proven she was ready for anything, so she showed up to the 75-year old barn at CAMP ZERO, ready to go to work (and work it).

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Published on Wednesday, April 17, 2019

While we’ve been enduring one of the coldest winters on record, the scene has been RED HOT in Black Hills-area bars. That’s because area’s finest females have competing to become the face of the Best Party Anywhere® in the 2019 Buffalo Chip Poster Model Search presented by Bud Light. Thousands of you have voted for your favorite sexy selfies from the semifinalists, and a few hundred of you were there to see KSKY announce the finalists in person on April 13. But now you’ve got a chance to see these women expose a whole lot more of themselves.

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Published on Monday, April 15, 2019

Who owns the rights to “Sturgis”? After more than a decade of battling, there is finally a firm answer to this question—we all own it because it is in the public domain. This means that any business planning to use the words “Sturgis,” “Sturgis Rally & Races” or “Sturgis Motorcycle Rally” may do so without any fear of getting themselves into legal hot water.

The ruling by the US Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals has brought major vindication to Rushmore Photo & Gifts (RPG) and the Niemann family who have been fighting hard to defend this stance against Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, Inc. (SMRI).

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Published on Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Indoor flat track racers, standby for green lightTwin City flat track fans flocked to the Rose Lee Warner Coliseum in Minneapolis to witness the second episode of Indoor Flat Track racing’s “War of the Twins” on March 22. Three hours of competitive handlebar bashing and bumping kept the audience on the edge of their seats as dozens of racers fought for the lead on the tight concrete oval. Relive the non-stop action or see what you missed by checking out some of the standout moments from the event.

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Published on Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Standby while we load your custom motorcyclesIt’s been a long, cold winter for much of America, and nobody is affected more by the brutal snow and temps than motorcyclists. Luckily there’s a great way to wipe away those winter blues and get excited about riding again. The Donnie Smith Bike and Car Show is a massive collection of some of the coolest custom builds, antique restos, eye-popping paint jobs and off-the-wall fabrications you’ll find in one place. It also hosts a huge parts extravaganza for anyone wanting to customize their ride or find a replacement takeoff. After two days cruising the floor talking bikes with the Twin Cities crowd, here’s some of our highlights.

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Published on Monday, March 4, 2019

It would’ve been hard to predict what the Sturgis Buffalo Chip® would be like today had you asked the first bikers who rolled through the gates in 1982. Back then the original By Bikers, For Bikers® event looked a bit more like a three-day keg party in a pasture, with a handful of bands and a few hundred friends.

The early days of the Best Party Anywhere® may have been small by today’s standards, but those who attended knew they had stumbled upon something special.

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Published on Friday, February 22, 2019

The Mama Tried Custom Motorcycle Show in Milwaukee, WI has earned a reputation as an impressive collection of diverse custom motorcycles mixed with an atmosphere of fun-loving moto junkies. On top of that, they kick off the weekend with an indoor flat track race called Flat Out Friday that pulls some of the fastest on the track. That sounded like an experience we couldn’t pass up, so we hitched a ride with the Go Fast Don’t Die crew to take you inside the event that goes down right in Harley-Davidson’s own backyard.

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Published on Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Perform Stupid Human Tricks for Sturgis Rally Passes at Minute to Win It Contest

Know any sweet party tricks? Have any weird hidden talents? Got a knack for doing things that are completely useless? Here’s the deal, unless you know the trick to making a viral video, your “skills” probably aren’t going to make you millions or change the world. But one thing they CAN get you is free passes to The Best Party Anywhere®.

The Sturgis Buffalo Chip® will be giving away dozens of passes in the Bar Wars to those who can skillfully perform a series of stupid human tricks. But before you learn more about that, check out these five insane (and totally real) stupid human tricks the Chip won’t be asking you to perform.

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Published on Tuesday, February 12, 2019

The One Motorcycle Show in Portland, OR celebrated its 10-year anniversary this year, and the entire motorcycle industry showed up to commemorate the occasion. Motorcycle enthusiasts and curious Portlandites braved the snowy weather for three days to see one of the most impressive collections of custom motorcycles available to the West Coast scene. Here’s a breakdown of the show..

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Published on Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Riding with a group can be one of the most rewarding experiences you can have on a motorcycle. The fun of sharing an adventure with a bunch of friends or a group raising money for a good cause is the reason why big ride events like the Buffalo Chip’s Legends Ride® and Biker Belles® ride and groups like the Wild Gypsy Tour grow every year.

If you just can’t wait for your own favorite group ride, or you’ve got a cause you’d like to support, you can always organize your own. And the first step is learning how to keep your riders safe.

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Published on Tuesday, December 18, 2018

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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