Legends Ride

The Ultimate Guide to Custom Motorcycles Built for the Sturgis Buffalo Chip®

Looking for inspiration for your next build? Want to be the first to lay eyes on some brand new, high-profile custom motorcycles you could take home? Could you simply use a few minutes to daydream with some gorgeous bikes scrolling by on your screen? No matter your reason, this collection of amazing machines created for the Sturgis Buffalo Chip by some of the world’s most renowned custom builders is sure to be the cure for what ails you, unless, of course, what ails you is drooling.
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Buffalo Chip Signature B4 Motorcycle

The Sturgis Buffalo Chip has long been known as the place to be at the Sturgis Rally. Whether you’re spending your day riding through the beautiful hills of South Dakota on one of the venue’s signature rides, or you’re enjoying an ice-cold drink while checking out the bike shows and the iconic live music, the legendary Buffalo Chip has everything you need to make your rally one for the books. Literally everything. You can now even ride off on your own Sturgis Buffalo Chip signature motorcycle.
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Remembering Charlie Brechtel

A simple handshake in 2004 was all it took to bring biker bluesman Charlie Brechtel into the lives of countless Sturgis Buffalo Chip fans. Now, nearly two decades later, a tragic accident was all it took for him to be taken away. On April 25, 2020, Charlie Brechtel was killed in a motorcycle accident near his home in Copperopolis, CA, leaving the Buffalo Chip family and the greater motorcycle community suffering an unimaginable loss.
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Remembering Jessi Combs

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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How to Plan and Execute Safe and Successful Group Rides

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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Donnie Smith Show 2017: The Coolest Custom Motorcycles and Cars

Living in the Midwest over the winter definitely comes with its fair share of drawbacks if you’re a motorcycle or car enthusiast. But each year when the world starts to thaw, the Donnie Smith Bike and Car Show more than makes up for lost time. On March 25 and 26, 2017, gear-heads, celebrities, custom enthusiasts and their families flocked to the RiverCentre in St. Paul, Minn. to experience the show’s monumental 30th anniversary. While checking out the hundreds of amazing custom motorcycles and cars kept the crowd buzzing with excitement, narrowing them down to select winners in 35 motorcycle classes and 22 car classes had to be a tough gig. Now that all the deliberating is out of the way, you can see which customs rose to the top and which stuck in attendees’ minds by checking out these highlights.
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Four Black Hills Motorcycle Rides in One: The Boulder-Vanocker Canyon Loop

If you’ve got a couple hours to spend riding in South Dakota’s scenic Black Hills, the long list of thrilling routes available to you make it nearly impossible to narrow your choices down to just one. Luckily, there’s a loop that starts and ends right in Sturgis that combines several of the Black Hills’s best riding roads. Ride along through Boulder Canyon, Highway 385, Nemo Road and Vanocker Canyon in this exhilarating video presented by the Sturgis Rider Friendly Establishment Mobile App, and you’ll see why this route is a must ride!
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8 Lessons Bikers Could Teach the World About Camaraderie

Biker friends will teach you everything you need to know about camaraderieBikers are some truly amazing people. They live by a code of respect for the road and everything on it, and they show an intense loyalty to their friends and family. In this age of digital friendships and one-click sharing, it’s more important than ever for folks to find a source of inspiration to help them authentically reconnect with their fellow man, and there’s nobody better to learn that from than a biker. Check out these eight lessons that prove bikers could teach the world a thing or two about camaraderie.
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