South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem Joins Sturgis Buffalo Chip’s Legends Ride

Governor Noem will attend the 15th Annual Legends Ride on Aug. 8

Buffalo Chip, SD (August 1, 2022): Governor Kristi Noem joins the long list of celebrity guests attending the 2022 Sturgis Buffalo Chip’s Legends Ride on Aug. 8 during the 82nd Sturgis Rally. See the full list of celebrity guests and sign up for the ride at

“It is an honor to have South Dakota’s Governor, Kristi Noem, again join us on the Legends Ride,” said Rod Woodruff, president of the Sturgis Buffalo Chip. “Not many governors are willing and able to hop on a motorcycle and lead a charity ride to help raise money for worthy causes. We are blessed to have one who cares about motorcyclists and the freedoms we enjoy. We are very proud of Governor Kristi Noem.”

At the reception that follows the Legends Ride, Governor Noem will place a personalized autograph on a limited number of copies of her autobiography, “Not My First Rodeo”. She will have her photo taken as the book is handed to those few contributors who confirm this opportunity online in advance.

Additionally, a limited number of Legends Ride autographed souvenir copies of “Not My First Rodeo” will be available for purchase and will be delivered at the Legends Ride Reception held at the Buffalo Chip Gardens.

Proceeds of all purchases will benefit the Buffalo Chip’s chosen Legends Ride charities, the SD Special Olympics Rapid City Flame and the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum and Hall of Fame. Advance purchases may be made at

Legendary rides are just part of what the Sturgis Buffalo Chip has in store again for 2022. Guests will have the opportunity to experience performances from world-class entertainers, thrilling events, powerful freedom celebrations, top-tier bike shows, worthwhile charity events, heart-pounding stunts, white-knuckle racing, and so much more. All events are outdoors in an open environment for the safest experience possible. Entertainment is free with camping. A full list of Sturgis Buffalo Chip events is available at The Buffalo Chip is home to the Sturgis Rally Information Center™ and is the official sponsor of the free Official Sturgis Rally Registration Program.


About Legends Ride®

The Legends Ride is the leading charity event of the Sturgis Rally. The Buffalo Chip’s Legends Ride is dedicated to bringing rally goers together to raise significant funds for local charities. The Ride that Rocks has hosted riders from all over the world, including some of the biggest names in video, television and streaming broadcasts, social media, movies, music, motorcycling, and political leadership. The Legends Ride starts at the famous Outlaw Square in the historic town of Deadwood, SD. Riders then travel through the twisty roads of the Black Hills, finishing at the Sturgis Buffalo Chip where participants are treated to a private catered meal. Buffalo Chip charity events such as the Legends Ride have raised over $1.6 million for charity. For more information, visit

About the Sturgis Buffalo Chip

The Sturgis Buffalo Chip® is the award-winning leader in music and motorcycle lifestyle experiences. Hailed as The Largest Music Festival in Motorcycling® and The Best Party Anywhere®, it has been the epicenter of the annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally since its establishment in 1981. Every August, the Buffalo Chip brings together the world’s largest gathering of music and motorcycle fans, with visitors from all 50 states and over 20 countries. It remains one of the world’s most televised and longest-running independent music festivals. The Chip advances the Sturgis Rally by being home to the Sturgis Rally Information Center™ and the official sponsor of the Official Sturgis Rally Registration Program. More details are available at

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