The Custom Bike Scene Lives at the Sturgis Buffalo Chip®

See and Be Seen at the Sturgis Buffalo Chip’s Custom Series Bike Shows!

There’s only one place in Sturgis you need to visit to get your fill of motorcycles that are the furthest thing from stock—the Sturgis Buffalo Chip!

The custom bike scene lives at the Chip with distinctive shows happening every day of the Sturgis Rally – and TWO shows on some days! Whether it’s chopped, bobbed, stretched or souped-up, you’ll find the kind of custom motorcycles that speak to you, plus amazing creations you never dreamed existed.

Get inspired and find ideas for your own ride by tapping into emerging custom trends at any of these free-to-attend shows, or enter them for your chance to get in the running for unheard-of prizes, like $2500 cash and a complete S&S Cycle EVO engine!

Get inspired and find ideas for your own ride by taking a stroll through any of these free-to-attend shows. Or use them as a chance to show off the work you’ve already done.

See 2024 Bike Shows Info Below

Meet some of the biggest names in the industry who will be hosting, attending and judging these shows throughout the week, including surprise celebrity judges who will be selecting the best of the best for Custom Series King!

Sturgis Buffalo Chip Custom Series King Award - Handcrafted by Joe Mielke

Sturgis Buffalo Chip Custom Series King Award - Handcrafted by Joe Mielke

The Best in Show winner from each show in the Buffalo Chip Custom Series will go on to compete against one another for the title of Custom Series King. 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 hand crafted by Joe Mielke of Snap Fabrications.
Florida Full Throttle Magazine Official Rally Kickoff Show - Friday, Aug. 2, 2024

Florida Full Throttle Magazine Official Rally Kickoff Show - Friday, Aug. 2, 2024

Featuring Tony Cianci of Full Throttle Magazine
Ride into Full Throttle Magazine’s Official Rally Kickoff Show at the Buffalo Chip CrossRoads, and you could ride home a winner! This show, organized by Tony Cianci, welcomes all brands and awards trophies in 15 classes.
School’s Out Chopper Show Presented by Motorcycle Safety Lawyers - Saturday, Aug. 3, 2024

School’s Out Chopper Show Presented by Motorcycle Safety Lawyers - Saturday, Aug. 3, 2024

Featuring Xavier Muriel of Providence Cycle Worx The first campers to ever pass through the Buffalo Chip gate in 1981 rode in on choppers, so it’s only fitting that the Custom Series includes a show for chopper lovers. Old school, new school and everything in between will be on display, plus win huge cash prizes.
The Wango Tango Custom Gold Wing Show - Saturday, Aug. 3, 2024

The Wango Tango Custom Gold Wing Show - Saturday, Aug. 3, 2024

Presented by Snap Fabrications & CROIG
If you’ve got a Wang, show off that thang at the Wango Tango Custom Gold Wing Show! Honda’s development of the Gold Wing changed the face of two-wheeled touring back in the ‘70s and ‘80s. Now, it’s about to change the face of America’s greatest V-twin event, as it fills the no. 1 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally destination with a sea of vintage and modern metric customs.
FXR Show & Dyna Mixer   - Sunday, Aug. 4, 2024

FXR Show & Dyna Mixer - Sunday, Aug. 4, 2024

Featuring Joe Mielke of Snap Fabrications
Ride in and register for free for this no-nonsense motorcycle event coordinated by Joe Mielke that brings together motorcycle riders to have fun and show and talk motorcycles. Now in its 12th year, this show is all about the riders, their stories and their ride. Tons of great prizes will be awarded based on popular vote thanks to the support of many of the biggest names in the motorcycle world and aftermarket parts industry. One hundred percent of the revenue generated from donations and t-shirt sales at this show go directly to LifeScape of SD.
Camp Zero Contraption Show Presented by Martian Machine - Sunday, Aug. 4, 2024

Camp Zero Contraption Show Presented by Martian Machine - Sunday, Aug. 4, 2024

Join the crew of the bizarre and the builders of the ingenious at Camp Zero's Contraption Show presented by Martian Machine. If you’ve crafted something that's part engineering marvel and part creative madness, we want you and your contraption to take center stage at this showcase of the outlandish. This show will park itself at the heart of Camp Zero to display the wildest creations you’ve ever seen on Sunday, Aug. 4 from 4-6 p.m.
Evo Entanglement Bike Show  - Monday, Aug. 5, 2024

Evo Entanglement Bike Show - Monday, Aug. 5, 2024

Presented by S&S Cycle with Paughco and Baker Drivetrain Featuring Paul Wideman & Darren McKeag
Celebrate Harley-Davidson’s classic and reliable workhorse engine ever built at the Buffalo Chip’s Evo Entanglement Bike Show presented by S&S Cycle. During this show, the free-access CrossRoads at the Buffalo Chip will be packed to the edges with Dynas, Softails, FXRs, Sportys, touring bikes and even CVOs, all outfitted with these long-revered engines.
Sportster Showdown™ Bike Show, Party, & Dirt Drags, Presented by Harley-Davidson - Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2024

Sportster Showdown™ Bike Show, Party, & Dirt Drags, Presented by Harley-Davidson - Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2024

Featuring Pat Patterson of Led Sled
Join Led Sled for communal event that celebrates the history, culture and diversity of one of the coolest bikes in existence, the Harley-Davidson Sportster along with Harley-Davidson, Chop Machine, V-Twin Visionary, Biltwell, Lowbrow Customs, Whiteknuckler Brand, Chop Cult, Garage Built Podcast and Cycle Source. The show is held at CAMP ZERO near the Sturgis Buffalo Chip East Gate. It’s free to enter and attend and features a mind-blowing collection of customized Sportster models and a large dose of memorable mayhem.
Biker Belles Women

Biker Belles Women's Bike Show Presented by Maiden Moto - Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2024

Featuring Savannah Rose of Maiden Moto
Riders don’t have to have a fully custom-built motorcycle at the Biker Belles Bike Show to enter. Whether it’s a mile muncher covered in dirt, which may win the Dirtiest Bike award, a mild custom, or even a really great story behind the ride, all women-owned bikes are invited to roll down to show it off at the Biker Belles Women's Bike Show. While this show will only be displaying bikes ridden by women, all are invited to attend.
Mini Bike Show - Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2024

Mini Bike Show - Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2024

Featuring Joe Mielke of Snap Fabrications
They say it’s not the size of the bike that matters, but rather how you customize it. Nowhere will that simple truth be more evident than the Camp Zero Mini Bike Show Presented by Snap Fabrications and featuring Joe Mielke. Whether you’re a master fabricator or a self-deprecator and letting your freak flag fly is the name of the game. As long as it’s small in stature and big in character, give that puppy a pull-start and ride it on in to Camp Zero for a little bit of fun.
Bike Show Mafia All Class Show & Audio Sound-Off - Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2024

Bike Show Mafia All Class Show & Audio Sound-Off - Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2024

Meet Jim Lynch, Enter Your Bike and Win!
Join Jim Lynch of Revelation 1 Concepts on Wednesday, Aug. 7, from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the Sturgis Buffalo Chip CrossRoads for a day of bikes, bass, and all-out mayhem. All bikes are welcome to ride in and enter the All-Class Bike Show, where they'll be looking for the cream of the crop among Sturgis' finest rides.
Pretty Fast Bike Show Presented by Lloyd’z Garage - Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2024

Pretty Fast Bike Show Presented by Lloyd’z Garage - Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2024

Featuring Indian Motorcycle
Burn rubber and haul ass to one of the most badass bike shows to ever set up shop during the Sturgis Rally. Indian and Victory owners are throttling into the Sturgis Buffalo Chip’s Pretty Fast Show at the free-access CrossRoads on Wednesday, Aug. 7.
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Rat's Hole Custom Bike Show - Thursday, Aug. 8, 2024

Featuring Indian Motorcycle
Burn rubber and haul ass to one of the most badass bike shows to ever set up shop during the Sturgis Rally. Indian and Victory owners are throttling into the Sturgis Buffalo Chip’s Pretty Fast Show at the free-access CrossRoads on Monday, Aug. 5.

“I love this place…the sound and sight of all the bikes makes me feel like I’m among good people.” – Kim Loiselle