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First Sturgis Rally Buffalo Chip 2023 Concerts, Styx and REO Speedwagon, Announced with Offering of Video Shout Outs from a Cat, Among Others.

Reservations to the two rock n' roll juggernauts comes with a personalized video gift from the mighty Zorro, the "head honcho", the voice of "the Legendary Buffalo Chiiiiip", and more. The Bands take the Wolfman Jack Main Stage on Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2023 Sturgis, SD (November 25, 2022): The Largest Music Festival in Motorcycling® is going big on Black Friday by bringing in legendary rock icons Styx and REO Speedwagon for an incredible show on Aug. 8 during the 83rd Sturgis Rally. This is the first Sturgis Rally Buffalo Chip concert announcement for the nine-day festival held Aug. 4 – 13, 2023. In celebration of this announcement, the Chip…

Sturgis Rally Numbers – How Big Was The 2022 Sturgis Rally Attendance?

The 2022 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Attendance Was 505,000. Now that the books have officially closed on another incredible rally, everyone is asking the same question - How big was the 82nd Sturgis Rally in 2022? This year's attendance was down slightly from 2021, which had seen a spike stemming from pent-up demand for travel following COVID-19 lockdowns. Read on to see how the numbers break down. What was the Sturgis Rally Attendance in 2022? SD Department of Transportation numbers reported traffic counts of 497,835 vehicles. The City projected 505,000 people attended in 2022. The DOT Reported Sturgis Rally Attendance of 497,835 Was Down 5.4%​ According to the official traffic numbers…

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

Governor Kristi Noem will attend the 2022 Sturgis Buffalo Chip's Legends Ride on Aug. 8 during the 82nd Sturgis Rally. 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. Rod Woodruff, Sturgis Buffalo Chip CEO 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…

Sturgis Rally Kickoff Party Sets Pace at Full Tilt

The founder of the Sturgis Rally, Pappy Hoel, kicked off the original festivities by smashing through a wall of fire. This year, the Sturgis Buffalo Chip's kickoff party bangs in with a parade of motorcycles and UTV racers into The Largest Music Festival in Motorcycling's amphitheater, a Beer Wall Smash stunt, Homemade Bikini Contest, Homemade Mankini Contest, the Star-Spangled Banner, The Rally Roar, and to top it off, entertainment from Quiet Riot and Judd Hoos on Friday, Aug. 5 at the no. 1 Sturgis Rally destination—the Sturgis Buffalo Chip! "A wall of fire just seemed so... you know, 1938. This year we wanted to dream big and open people's beers for…

Motorcycle Camping Gear: 10 Pieces of Essential Gear You Shouldn’t Leave Home Without

If you've ever thrown your leg over a motorcycle or spent a night camping under the stars, you probably know how transformative the experience can be. A little wind therapy or adventure therapy goes a long way in clearing the mind, and when you combine the two, the results are even greater! Bikers and campers may naturally understand the importance of being outdoors and being in nature, but the gear needed for motorcycle camping might not be quite as obvious. Here are a few recommended items to help you stay outdoors and maximize your next motorcycle camping experience. Camping  …

Boy’s Rally Lemonade Stand Raises Over $32,000 for Charity

In 2019, Wyatt Dennis sat on the porch of a house his parents were thinking about purchasing when an idea was born. It happened to be in the middle of the Sturgis Rally, and Wyatt told his parents that if they purchased the house, he'd want to do a lemonade stand the following Rally. When 2020 rolled around, the house was theirs, Wyatt was ready, and the lemonade stand idea was put into action.   Wyatt wanted to purchase a Lego set. His parents told him he would be serving free lemonade to anyone who wanted some and in return…

Harley-Davidson LiveWire to Become the First Publicly Traded EV Motorcycle Company in the U.S.

LiveWire plans to redefine motorcycling as the industry-leading, all-electric motorcycle company, with a focus on the urban market and beyond. As a strong and desirable brand with growing global recognition, LiveWire plans to develop the technology of the future and to invest in the capabilities needed to lead the transformation of motorcycling. LiveWire will draw on its DNA as an agile disruptor from the lineage of Harley-Davidson, capitalizing on a decade of learnings in the EV sector and the iconic heritage of the most desirable motorcycle brand in the world.   Jochen Zeitz, Chairman, President and CEO of Harley-Davidson:"Today's announcement…

The 15 Wildest Photos & Videos from Sturgis to Make it to Social Media

Daylight savings time, plunging temperatures, and winterized bikes are some of the saddest words in our lexicon. You don't need a calendar to see the nine months that separate you from the Black Hills. You can feel it. The longing is palpable. It's easy to get bitter and cold at the amount of time until you're able to carve canyons and revel in the sights and sound of freedom. We want to increase blood flow to your lower extremities more than a pair of heated motorcycle pants and distract you with some of the wildest photos from Sturgis. 1. How…

The Doggfather: Part 2. Snoop Dogg Returns to the Sturgis Buffalo Chip for 2022 Rally

Legendary rapper, actor and showman Snoop Dogg returns to the Largest Music Festival in Motorcycling® on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2022   Sturgis, S.D. (October 12, 2021): Never one to fit the mold, the Sturgis Buffalo Chip® is breaking barriers once again with the return of Super Bowl-Level entertainer Snoop Dogg on the first Saturday of the 82nd Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. Based on the massive success of Snoop Dogg's first visit to the Best Party Anywhere® in 2019, the venue is bringing back the Doggfather for an evening of Sturgis Rally Concerts. See the official concert announcement video at BuffaloChip.com/BANDS.  Since 1993, Snoop…

Sturgis Rally Registration Launches for 2022 and Donates Over $5,000 To Charity

​ Black Hills-area senior centers receive thousands of dollars in contributions from the 2021 Sturgis.com Sturgis Rally Registration Program. The 81st annual Sturgis Rally may still be visible in the rearview, but businesses and riders are already looking ahead to the 82nd with the launch of Sturgis.com's Official 2022 Sturgis Rally Registration Program. The dates for the 82nd Sturgis Rally are Aug. 5-14, 2022. Those planning to make the trek during these dates can now register to receive their Official Welcome Packet filled with valuable maps, information and rally souvenirs at Sturgis.com/Registration.The 82nd marks the third year rally-goers will be able…

Sturgis Rally Numbers – How Big Was the 2021 Sturgis Rally?

​The dust has settled on an incredible rally, and now everyone is asking the same question - How big was the 81st Sturgis Rally in 2021?This year was a bounce back year for the Sturgis Rally. Leading up to the 81st, rumors swirled that 2021 would see a massive turnout, maybe even the largest Sturgis Rally ever. In some ways, the rumors were true. What was the Sturgis Rally Attendance in 2021?SD Department of Transportation numbers as reported by the department and local News Source KOTA, indicate "more than 525,000 visitors attended the 81st Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.""Rally attendance was up 13.8% over last year when…

AMERICAN ICON “BIKER’S BIBLE” EASYRIDERS RETURNS

AMERICAN ICON "BIKER'S BIBLE" EASYRIDERS RETURNS New License Deal Brings Biker Lifestyle to the Masses ​Los Angeles, California: Classic Easyriders today announced a new partnership with ER71 to license an exciting new monthly motorcycle magazine title that brings all the two-wheeled excitement of the motorcycle culture to the masses. Easyriders magazine has been known as the "biker's bible" for over 50 years. Now, Classic Easyriders will kickstart a new era of interest in motorcycling, drawing on its rich heritage as an integral part of entertaining the biker lifestyle it serves. Publisher Ray Pelosi has brought back the original team of…

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The Sturgis Buffalo Chip® Can’t Be Stopped

Corey Taylor, Buckcherry and Drowning Pool are set to take the stage. Street Drag Invitational, Bell Brawl Big Twin Stunt Show and Maiden Moto Art Show added to the event lineup. Fewer than 60 days remain until the kickoff of the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, and the number one rally destination is moving at breakneck speed to secure its best lineup yet. The Best Party Anywhere® has added three epic concerts and three unique events to its 40th anniversary celebration. Larger-than-life rock god Corey Taylor, world-famous rockers Buckcherry and heavy metal superstars Drowning Pool are coming in fast and loud to the…

The Complete Sturgis Rally Guide: Everything You Need To Know About The Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

There's nothing in the world like the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. Our rides, concerts, and events are as notorious as they are famous. You've heard stories of horned men, buffalo hide bikes, and bartenders on stilts pouring drinks down people's throats. You've seen iconic Sturgis Motorcycle Rally celebrations on T.V.: Travel Channel, Discovery Channel, and every news channel known to man. Maybe you've been to the Sturgis Rally and ridden past Mount Rushmore, through the Needle's Eye, or scraped pegs on the 360-degree Pigtail Bridge turns. You want to experience the Sturgis Rally, and you should.It's easy to imagine yourself riding…

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