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. 



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.



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!



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.



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®?



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!



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! 



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.



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!



Published on Monday, April 25, 2016

Motorcycle passenger mounting and dismounting tips that will keep you, your passenger and your bike safe.

You might think the most common paint and chrome issues seen in motorcycle body shops stem from accidents or vandalism. In reality, it’s damage that occurs from a bike tipping over because it was parked, mounted or dismounted incorrectly. Save yourself some coin and potential embarrassment by checking out these quick and easy tips for mounting, dismounting and riding with a passenger from Fix My Hog.



Published on Thursday, April 21, 2016

Musicians Who Died in 2016 – A Tribute to the Legends

It’s been a rough year for the music industry. It seems the loss of a legend makes headlines every other week. But when a legendary musician moves on, we all feel it, whether we celebrated that artist’s music during their lifetime or not. There’s just something about one person shaping the lives of millions of people with their music that leaves an impression on all of us. These artists leave behind legendary legacies, sparking shockwaves of influence that ripple through our entire culture, forever changing everything they touch. Take a minute and reflect on how the musicians who died in 2016 changed our world as we know it.



Published on Thursday, April 14, 2016

Bike Rally Vets Share their Favorite Buffalo Chip Traditions

For those who come to the Buffalo Chip every year, you know that there might be rain, and your tent fly could blow away, and if both happened on the same night your neighbors would throw you a towel and a beer and help you find the humor in the situation. Yes, a trek to the Best Party Anywhere™ can be full of exciting surprises that give you great stories to tell, but it’s some of the familiar things you know you can count on year after year that truly make the Buffalo Chip feel like home and its people feel like family. Check out some of these great traditions developed over the years by some of the Chip’s seasoned guests to see for yourself!



Published on Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Donnie Smith Show Event Recap

After spending a long, wicked Minnesota winter bundled up to the point of virtual immobility, few things could keep a motorcycle or car enthusiast indoors on a sunny spring day. That is, of course, unless it’s the weekend of the annual Donnie Smith Bike & Car Show. Each year tens of thousands of freshly thawed enthusiasts flock to the RiverCentre in St. Paul, Minn. to experience this monster menagerie of motorcycles, cars and parts, and with good reason! Walking the floor, talking with some of the biggest names in the biz and gawking at every impeccable custom detail is a great way to melt your mind so you can start dreaming and scheming for your next scenic ride or customization project. Don’t believe it? Check out these show highlights for proof!



Published on Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Motorcycle Chrome Polishing Tips Show You How to Remove Burned Rubber, Tackle Blue Chrome and Handle Scratches

If you don’t know what you’re doing when battling burned rubber, blue chrome, dull spots or scratches, it can be easy to turn a small imperfection into an enormous eyesore. So when you want your motorcycle looking its shining best, it pays to do your chromework! Find out the right ways to put the sparkle back in your cycle by checking out these chrome polishing and maintenance techniques from the experts at Fix My Hog.



Published on Sunday, March 20, 2016

Donnie Smith Show returns for 29th year, April 2-3. 2016

It’s the time of year when gearheads begin to yearn for a high-octane, adrenaline-infused experience. We need to shake out the cobwebs, feast our eyes on swoopy sheetmetal and tap into the gritty essence of moto madness. At the Donnie Smith Bike & Car Show on April 2-3, 2016 at the St. Paul RiverCentre you’ll find killer custom motorcycles and knockout classic cars and trucks reeking with simple elegance and subversive ferocity. With 35 classes in the bike show and 22 in the car show, there’s a place for every vehicle to shine, from patina’d rats to pristinely restored beauties. Literally the best in the Midwest, hands down.



Published on Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Hidden Black Hills Attractions You Must Visit

The unrivaled roads, breathtaking beauty and legendary locales found in the Black Hills of South Dakota make the area a dream destination for motorcycle enthusiasts worldwide. If you’re planning a trip to the hills, it can be easy to fill up your schedule just by hitting up a few of the well-known destinations. Although these big players are certainly worth adding to your agenda, you’ll find there are scores of extraordinary Black Hills attractions a bit off the beaten path. Here are seven hidden gems the Sturgis Rider® Friendly Establishment Program™ strongly recommends adding to your Black Hills vacation itinerary.



Published on Monday, February 22, 2016

Rod Woodruff Disappears Before Making Buffalo Chip Band Announcement

Family and friends of Sturgis Buffalo Chip® founder and president Rod "Woody" Woodruff have been suffering sleepless nights ever since the legendary biker businessman mysteriously vanished three weeks ago. While this wasn’t the first time he’d gone "off the map," this particular disappearance had many anxiously biting their fingernails as fans have been eagerly awaiting his third band announcement for the Buffalo Chip’s 35th anniversary party. So, where the heck has Woody been? The answer is just as unexpected as this band announcement.



Published on Sunday, February 14, 2016

6 music festivals so wild, you won’t believe your eyes

Any blissed-out fun junkie will tell you a life well lived is one spent laughing with friends, inventing dance moves with sexy strangers and discovering places where music washes over you like Niagara Falls. A good music festival will give you all this and so much more. But with hundreds (if not thousands) of new festivals popping up all over the world every year, it can be hard to figure out which ones you should check out to get the most memorable experience possible. That’s why this list of six crazy music festivals you’ll have to see to believe may just change your bucket list forever.



Published on Thursday, February 11, 2016

Motorcycle Windshield Cleaning and Maintenance Tips that Improve Appearance and Extend Lifespan

Bugs, grime and scratches come with riding. But did you know that properly maintaining your ride’s windshield, or any clear plastic component on your bike for that matter, could double their lifespan? It’s true. So if you’d like to save some coin while improving your ride’s appearance and your view of the road, check out these three quick and easy Fix My Hog tips.



Published on Thursday, January 28, 2016

One of the world’s best motorcycle rides, Spearfish Canyon, may become the location of a brand new state park.

Do you have your own nature spot? A place just one scenic ride away from letting you unplug from the distractions and stress of daily life? No emails, no text messages, no social media…just the serenity that comes from absorbing the beauty of your natural surroundings. For many riders like you, Spearfish Canyon is this place, so naturally you might wonder what a newly proposed Spearfish Canyon State Park might mean for you.



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