Sturgis Buffalo Chip® and Roadsmith Trikes Join Forces for First Ever Sturgis Trike Ride

Sturgis, SD (June 6, 2013) – The Sturgis Buffalo Chip and Roadsmith Trikes have teamed up for the first annual Trike Owners United Ride (T.O.U.R.) set to take place on Wednesday, August 7th during the Sturgis rally.  The T.O.U.R. all-trike ride starts in Hill City and takes a scenic 50 mile ride and ends with a trike procession through the Sturgis Buffalo Chip to a special reception at the Russ Brown Events Center.  Free of charge, the T.O.U.R. is open to all makes and models of trikes. Riders can pre-register for the event at Participants will also have the opportunity to donate non-perishable food items to the Hill City food drive.

“We are looking forward to working with Roadsmith on what is sure to be an annual tradition for trike owners,” says Rod Woodruff, President of the Sturgis Buffalo Chip.  “On this day, trike riders from around the world will come together to celebrate the freedom and camaraderie shared on three wheels.”  “We could not be more excited to host the Trike Owners United Ride and welcome “trikers” home to the Largest Music Festival in Motorcycling.”   

The T.O.U.R. event is a brand new endeavor for the Sturgis Buffalo Chip, giving all trike riders a one-of-a-kind experience at the Sturgis rally. All participants have the opportunity to partake in the group ride on some of the area’s most spectacular roads, enjoy free food and drinks with live entertainment and door prizes, be part of the group photo and have full access to the world-famous Motorcycles as Art exhibition at the Russ Brown Events Center. Registration may be available on the day of the event, however, pre -registration is encouraged due to a limited number of available accommodations.

“For over four decades Roadsmith Trikes has built a reputation for designing and producing some of the best trikes in the business,  so it is fitting that we sponsor a trike event with the Sturgis Buffalo Chip to provide a world-class setting and atmosphere for all of those who attend.” said Roadsmith General Manager, Doug Lindholm.  “Our philosophy has always been to exceed our customers’ expectations and this event will enable us to create a unique trike experience for not only our Roadsmith customers, but for all trike owners.”

Register for the 2013 Trike Owners United Ride by visiting All makes and models of trikes are welcome.

Campground admission passes for Wednesday, Aug 7th which includes admission to the Rob Zombie, Mastodon, Machine Head night of hard rock playing that night, can be purchased onsite or ahead of time at  Camping includes free access to all the concerts, clean facilities, the rally’s one and only Bikini Beach, multiple stages of live entertainment, enjoyable hang outs on 580 scenic, creek fed camping resort acres three miles east of Sturgis, SD.

The 32nd annual Sturgis Buffalo Chip® motorcycle and music festival takes place July 29 through Aug 11, 2013 during the annual Sturgis motorcycle rally. More Sturgis Buffalo Chip camping, concert and events information can be found on


About Roadsmith Trikes-
For more than 40 years, Roadsmith Trikes has been designing and producing some of the best engineered, best handling trikes in the business.  Based in White Bear Lake, MN, Roadsmith manufactures and distributes 19 different trike conversion kits for Honda, Harley-Davidson, Victory and Indian Motorcycles.  They are represented by over a hundred dealers in the U.S. and Canada as well as their own retail location, The Trike Shop, on Beach Street in Daytona Beach, FL.

About The Sturgis Buffalo Chip
The Sturgis rally’s cornerstone event, known as the Largest Music Festival in Motorcycling™ and the Best Party Anywhere™, the Sturgis Buffalo Chip®, celebrates its 32nd consecutive annual concert series at this famed 580 acre, scenic, creek fed camping resort three miles east of Sturgis, SD. Since 1981, the Sturgis Buffalo Chip® has annually provided unforgettable live music experiences and exciting activities for fans from around the world with 9 days of concerts free with camping, including over 35 bands and nonstop entertainment. Campground passes grant access to music industry’s hottest stars and emerging talent, 25 bars, the Bikini Beach swim area with its tiki bars and lounging decks, a diverse selection of food and beverage vendors and interactive exhibits. The Sturgis Buffalo Chip offers clean, well maintained facilities, private showers, cabins, RV’s, paved roads throughout and more. Entertaining events, including bikini contests, daredevil stunts and many spectacles unique to the Chip occur every day. The Buffalo Chip is a festival experience like no other. More details are available at

Further Inquiries:
Rea McLean
(541) 613-7570
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2023 Sturgis Buffalo Chip

Pre-Rally Party Jul. 31–Aug. 3
Concerts Aug. 4–Aug. 13

2024 Sturgis Buffalo Chip

Pre-Rally Party Jul. 29–Aug. 1
Concerts Aug. 2–Aug. 11

2025 Sturgis Buffalo Chip

Pre-Rally Party Jul. 28–Jul. 31
Concerts Aug. 1–Aug. 10

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