Buffalo Chip $100,000 Pledge Kickstarts Special Olympics Campaign

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Buffalo Chip $100,000 Pledge Kickstarts Special Olympics Campaign

Spearfish, SD (January 16, 2016) – The Sturgis Buffalo Chip® and participants in its signature Legends Ride are teaming up in a special effort to help Special Olympics in the Black Hills area create a permanent athlete training facility. Buffalo Chip President Rod Woodruff has pledged $100,000 to a fundraising campaign effort by Black Hills Works and Special Olympics to renovate an existing facility in order to meet the growing needs of the organization. The 127 Special Olympians who are members of the “Rapid City Flame” team have been training in various borrowed locations over the past few years but are now in need of a facility that will offer the team members a sense of permanence and accomplishment. For the past three years, Legends Ride contributions have been used to purchase a van to transport participants to practices and events; now the need for a facility is a priority.

“I couldn’t think of an organization more deserving of our help than Special Olympics,” said Rod Woodruff, Buffalo Chip President. “When the kids come to events, and we see how happy and proud they are to have the van we purchased, it is abundantly evident we are making a difference in their lives and in the Black Hills community. Now they need a place to train, a place where they can feel at home, and we are ready to step up and help them with that too.”

Black Hills Works, an organization which provides support for Black Hills adults with disabilities, offered to share their gym with the youth, but the building is in need of major updating. The funds pledged by the Buffalo Chip’s Legends Ride will allow BHW clients to use the renovated gym on a daily basis while giving priority scheduling to the Special Olympics teams for training.

“This is a great partnership,” said Special Olympics South Dakota Board Member, Jack Lynass. “We explored the idea of building our own gym, but even if we could have paid for construction, the maintenance and utilities were out of range for our organization. The Black Hills Works gym is in need of renovation, and we need a permanent location where the kids can feel at home. With the help of the Buffalo Chip and Legends Riders, we have a very good start on the fundraising needed to make this facility work for both organizations.”

“Once again we owe a great debt of gratitude to Rod and Carol Woodruff for their extraordinary generosity in supporting our friends and neighbors with special needs,” said Special Olympics South Dakota Chairman of the Board, Dr. Mark Harlow. “Having a dedicated facility to support activities for both sports and social events is in line with Project Unify, a national Special Olympics education and sports based program, and South Dakota is leading the way by making these opportunities available.”

Black Hills Works, located on the west side of Rapid City, currently assists about 580 disabled adults from numerous Black Hills communities and supports the 280 athlete members of the “Storm” adult Special Olympics team.

“The gym is an integral part of our clients’ lives. This partnership and the renovations will greatly benefit both organizations,” said Brad Saathoff, Black Hills Works CEO. “It’s busy all of the time, either with individuals shooting hoops or working out or with scheduled team activities. It’s evident it has gotten a lot of use. It definitely needs a new floor, and without a breezeway, the new floor would be ruined in no time. We also would really like to upgrade the locker rooms and expand the cramped weight and cardio room. There are many times when all of the machines are busy, and there are several people crammed in waiting for their turn.”

One hundred percent of Legends Riders contributions benefit charity. The 2016 Legends Ride will take place on Monday, Aug. 8.

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About the 2016 Buffalo Chip Legends Ride

The Sturgis Buffalo Chip’s Legends RideTM is dedicated to bringing rally goers together to raise significant funds for local charities and the Buffalo Chip Challenge Scholarship Program.  Having raised over $420,000 for charity since its inception in 2008, the Legends Ride has played host to some of the biggest names in television, film, music and motorcycling, along with riders from all corners of the world.

 

About The Sturgis Buffalo Chip

The Sturgis Buffalo Chip® celebrates 35 years as the Largest Music Festival in Motorcycling™ in 2016. It is the world’s first and leading entertainment destination for the motorcycle enthusiast. The venue’s high-profile, nine-day festival, known as The Best Party Anywhere™, remains one of the world’s most televised and longest running independent music festivals. Located three miles east of Sturgis, SD on 600 creek-fed acres, it offers eight stages of entertainment, a swimming hole, bars, mouth-watering food, showers, cabins, RVs, camping and more to visitors traveling from all corners of the world. The Chip’s concerts are free with camping. More details are available at www.BuffaloChip.com.

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Hollister and Corbin’s 6th Annual Rider Appreciation Day a Huge Success!

Hollister and Corbin’s 6th Annual Rider Appreciation Day a Huge Success!

Hollister, CA– Friday July 3rd and the day starts with beautiful weather…the kind of weather riders’ dream of. Everything was in place…over a hundred vendors had their displays set up downtown and all over Hollister and 20+ venders were set up on Corbin’s property. Indian Motorcycles had quite an impressive presence in Hollister this year. As the sun started rising up over the horizon, you can hear the gentle rumble of bikes off in the distance getting closer until the town and Corbin’s property was packed. The Hollister Rally and Corbin Open House was well attended and professionally organized. Thousands showed up from all over the country to attend this event as well as Corbin’s 6th Annual Rider Appreciation Day. Many riders arrived Thursday evening, but in 24 short hours, Hollister with a population of 35,437 grew to almost double its size, all sharing the same common interest…motorcycles. Estimated attendance for the rally was over 40,000.  Bikes lined the streets of San Benito for the 3 day rally and there was a constant flow of bike traffic cruising the street.

Many of the more recognized names in the industry were at Corbin’s… Sonny Barger, an American Legend and founding member (1957) of the OaklandCalifornia, U.S. chapter of the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club and the original rally visionary, Sonny had copies of his book and movie “Dead in Five Heartbeats” available for purchase and signing. Joining Sonny in the Corbin showroom this year was Phil Cross, author of “Gypsy Joker to A Hells Angel”.

There was plenty to do, hear, eat and see at Corbin’s. There was Nate’s Mobile DJ

Biker Bob’s Widow Receiving an Award

that kept the music rollin’ all weekend long non-stop. There was also live rock and roll music throughout the day which provided a nice touch while strolling around and checking out the products offered from the different venders. Mike’s Grandson Sean made some special guest appearances throughout the weekend playing his composed music Time Aperture.

The Biker Bob Memorial Bike Show in association with the IMBBA was a total success. This was IMBBA’s first time ever judging a bike show in the great state of California. This is good news for builders who until Mike Corbin invited IMBBA to judge their Bike show that let builders know they don’t have to truck their wares to Sturgis or Texas or Arkansas to get fair judging by IMBBA and work towards certification in our trade.

This year Mike named the Bike show after the loss of a dear friend Biker Bob, whose wife Donna was there with his restored bike to raffle it off at the bike show. IMBBA President, Jeff Starke, paid a tribute to Biker Bob by reciting a poem on Freedom as a dedication prior to the Awards ceremony. The first Award was presented by Mike Corbin titled the “Hollister Rally Bike Show award” and given to Donna in memory of her husband “Biker Bob” in appreciation of the contributions made to the Hollister rally for many years.

The show, displayed bikes of variety and customization, Big wheel baggers, theme bikes and one off customs along with choppers and three wheelers. Class Prizes were $450.00 cash and the Best of Show received $600.00 and a Speed-Way Motorsports Shelter – Touring Model Shelter (MSRP $425) http://www.speedwayshelters.com .

Best of Show Winner-Sam Baldi

This year Sam Baldi took “Best of Show” at Corbin’s. Sam is no stranger to the winners circle, he was the winner of the IMBBA National Championship held in Sturgis three years prior with an outstanding custom. IMBBA challenged him to build another and he was to enter it into IMBBA’s World Competition when his Daughter passed away. This along with delays in paint held up its completion. Sam, inspired by this unexpected life changer, to build the bike as a tribute to his daughter, and as such brought it to The Mike Corbin Biker Bob Memorial Bike Show where he knew points could be had for the building of this bike through judging by the IMBBA. Well he not only accomplished his mission and was awarded “Best of Show”, but he also received an invite to attend the IMBBA world Competition Bike show, sponsored by Emirates Bike Festival held this November in Dubai, UAE.

Corbin was running free factory tours throughout the day and offered a 10% event discount and free installation to everyone that attended the rally which caused a traffic jam of bikes getting custom seats tailor made to fit their bikes and bodies. All in all, everyone thoroughly enjoyed themselves and I for one am looking forward to attending Hollister and Corbin for years to come.

For those interested in obtaining more information on Corbin, you can reach them at 800-538-7035 or online at http://www.corbin.com. Visit Corbin Headquarters at 2360 Technology Parkway, Hollister, CA. 95023 or Corbin Florida at 1433 US Highway 1, Ormond Beach, FL 32174.

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CELEBRATE AMERICAN BIKER INDEPENDENCE…COME TO THE HOLLISTER FREEDOM RALLY JULY 3-4-5!

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The Hollister Freedom Rally is just 2 months away and motorcycle enthusiasts from all

over are making their plans to attend the rally. Thousands of bikers will ride to the town of Hollister, CA a town with a population of just over 34,900 and travel the streets on their favorite ride with friends. The roar of motorcycles will be heard up and down the main drag of San Benito Street. The connecting streets will be filled with vendors of all types from major parts and accessories manufacturers, leathers and helmets, jewelry, sunglasses, motorcycle attorneys, insurance companies, food vendors, beer gardens and more.

Throughout the day attendees will enjoy such activities as live music on 2 different stages, Custom Bike Show, Poker Walks, Tattoo Contest, Beauty Contest, Biker Games, Biker Bingo and more. The Touring Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall is being brought in during the rally and will be on display at Dunne Park from July 3rd – 6th. On July 4th there will be a huge Fireworks Show at nearby Marguerite Maze Middle School. On July 5th you can make the ride to the San Juan Bautista Mission where there will be a Bike Blessing at 11:00am.

On Saturday, July 4th a special Celebrity Appearance from Sons of Anarchy Stars Tommy Flanagan “Chibs” and Mark Boone Junior “Bobby” will take place in the Veteran’s Building.

VIPs will enjoy headline entertainment with the Fabulous Thunderbirds on Friday, July 3 and The Guess Who on Saturday, July 4.  Both of these bands have a huge biker following and aresure to bring some “good ole rock n roll” to the rally.

This year a VIP Package is offered to the attendees who are looking for that “little something extra” out of the rally.   Included in the VIP Package you receive Front Line Access to the Sons of Anarchy Meet & Greet, a ticket to the Fabulous Thunderbirds Concert on Friday, July 3 and a ticket to The Guess Who on Saturday, July 4th.  Exclusive Rally T-shirt and Pin, a Custom Kickstand Plate, Lunch Coupon, Photo Tower Entry, Entry of Your Bike into our Custom Bike Show, 2 Poker Walks, Secure Bike Parking and 3 Bonus Raffle Tickets.  A package value of $145 for ONLY $75.

Price increases to $100 after June 5.

We’re very excited to welcome GEICO Motorcycle Insurance as the “Presenting Sponsor” and Russ Brown Motorcycle Attorneys as the “Exclusive Motorcycle Attorney Sponsor” of the Hollister Freedom Rally.

“The Hollister Freedom Rally is the “birthplace of the American Biker” and we are excited to continue the traditions of such an iconic rally, but also bring in our own 21st century twist to it”, says Chuck Schwartz, Chairman of the Hollister Freedom Rally. “We are very focused onbringing our experience and innovation to this great event with our sole objective being to provide bikers and vendors an exciting, fun and safe experience”, says Chuck Schwartz.

VENDORS and SPONSORS: Now is the time to get involved! Contact: Penny Osiecki, Event Sales Manager right away!  Call her at (702) 216-5846 or email at pennyfxr@hollisterfreedomrally.com.  For more information about the rally go to our website at http://www.hollisterfreedomrally.com

DEI Joins Roland Sands Designs Victory Motorcycles for Project 156 Race To The Clouds

DEI Joins Roland Sands Designs 

Victory Motorcycles 

for Project 156

Race To The Clouds 

 

Avon Lake, OH (May 12, 2015)… DEI Powersports is proud to announce they have joined Project 156, a cooperative effort by Victory Motorcycles and Roland Sands Design to build a custom bike from the ground up that will compete in this years’ Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. The bike will be a hand- built racing chassis, specially designed for the challenges of the 156 turn mountain course that is the Pikes Peak International Hillclimb. Victory’s own in-house Racing Department will be providing the fire-breathing prototype power plant. DEI Powersports will be providing parts and technical support for the thermal management side.

“Being a purpose built race machine, everything is compact. This adds some thermal challenges that DEI can help with”, commented DEI Powersports Brand Manager Brian VanKoevering.

“Support from companies like DEI are invaluable because they offer specialized solutions that fit well for this kind of project”, mentioned RSD Project Manager Cameron Brewer.

Follow all the action of build on the RSD Blog: Project #156 “Race To The Clouds”and  victorymotorcycles.com.

To see the first video installment of the project click here.

Keep up with the very latest power-sport product introductions and company news onFacebook, Pinterest, Twitter, Instagram , or subscribe to the  DEI newsletter here.

About Roland Sands Design 

Roland Sands Design is a motorcycle, product and apparel company that has its roots in racing, custom bike building and design. Their inspiration comes from a high performance background that blends the love of two wheels with the desire to create unique products. They live the two wheeled life and their crew is a diverse collection of road racers, off-road, dirt track, supermoto and custom bike builders and riders. It’s this diversity that allows them to work with the best in the industry on a variety of projects.            

About Design Engineering, Inc 

Formed in 1995, Design Engineering Inc. (DEI) is a major U.S. manufacturer and supplier of high performance aftermarket products selling worldwide to a large number of commercial markets – automotive and racing, V-Twin, Sportbike/Metric, ATV/UTV/Offroad, 12 Volt/Car Audio, Industrial, Marine, and Aeronautical. DEI, located in Avon Lake, OH specializes in the development of thermal and acoustic performance products as well as cryogenic intake systems and related accessories under the CryO2™ brand, nitrous oxide systems and accessories under the Ny-Trex™ brand, acoustical insulation and sound deadening products under the popular Boom Mat™ brand, as well as a full line of performance coolant additives under the brand Radiator Relief™. 

Corbin Announces Hollister “Biker Bob” Memorial Custom Bike Show

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Corbin Announces Hollister “Biker Bob” Memorial Custom Bike Show

Hollister, CA – “The Annual Ride-In Bike Show has been dedicated to our recently departed friend, radio personality Biker Bob Warford. Bob started this bike show for us years ago and has been running it ever since. His dedication and time generously given to Corbin and the bike show participants out of his own enthusiasm for all things will be sincerely missed. Words cannot express our gratitude for the years we worked together, nor our sadness at his passing”, stated Mike Corbin, the “Idea Guy” at Corbin.

To honor his memory and continue what Bob started, Corbin contracted with the International Master Bike Builders Association to handle the judging and help Corbin to bring the show to a new level. Joe Distefano of Pro Riders Marketing graciously offered to step in as emcee. As always the show is open to all motorcycles and builders and is absolutely free to enter.

For 2015 Corbin has added cash prizes to go along with the traditional “Johnny” award. See below for the full list of categories, special awards and prize values.

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2015 Categories: Prize
Vintage / Classic / Antique $450
Radical Bagger $450
Modified Stock Bagger $450
Modified Stock Cruiser $450
Modified Stock Sportbike $450
Old School Custom / Bobber $450
Chopper / Radical Custom $450
Special Interest
(Trike, Electric, Innovation)
$450
2015 Special Awards:
Best In Show $600
Best Paint / Graphics $250
Hollister Bike Award $250
Vetter Challenge Winner T.B.A.

This year the Hollister Rally and Corbin’s Open House are July 3-5th. Corbin’s Open House will feature their “Biker Bob” Memorial Bike show on Saturday, July 4th. There will also be a wide variety of motorcycle aftermarket manufacturers set up on their lot as well as live entertainment featuring the music of Music Relived, a human jukebox that will keep you entertained with music from the 50’s to the 90’s, food of all kinds and free factory tours throughout the day. Corbin is also offering a 10% event discount and free installation to everyone that attends the rally. Last year there was a traffic jam of bikes getting custom seats tailor made to fit their bikes and bodies so get there early. Don’t miss out on Corbin’s Open House this year; it will be better than ever!

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For those interested in obtaining more information on Corbin, you can reach them at 800-538-7035 or online at www.corbin.com. Visit Corbin Headquarters at 2360 Technology Parkway, Hollister, CA. 95023 or Corbin Florida at 1433 US Highway 1, Ormond Beach, FL 32174. Hollister Event information:www.corbin.com/rally/.

 

AMA PRO FLAT TRACK ROOKIE CLASS OF ’79 AND FRIENDS HOSTS 4TH ANNUAL CHARITY GOLF OUTING

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AMA PRO FLAT TRACK ROOKIE CLASS OF ’79 AND FRIENDS HOSTS

4TH ANNUAL CHARITY GOLF OUTING

Friday, May 22, 2015, Springfield IL.

 

April 17, 2015 – The AMA Pro Flat Track Rookie Class of ’79 and Friends is hosting their 4th Annual Charity Golf Classic on Friday, May 22nd, in Springfield IL.  For the second year in a row the event is being held at Bunn Park Golf Course.  For a $100 tax-deductible donation to the injured rider’s fund (per person) you are eligible for 18 holes of golf, beverages (beer and water), a commemorative t-shirt, goody bag, and dinner/drinks at Boones Saloon following the event.  A silent auction of racing memorabilia will conclude at 10 PM CDT at the restaurant.  County music artist Beau Braswell will be on stage in the Beer Garden as well.

Golfers will be paired up with a GNC rider and will be competing for awards – which will be presented at Boones.  They are:  closest to the pin, longest drive, longest putt and most accurate drive.

The party at Boones Saloon is open to everyone who’d like to come hang out with Bubba Shobert, Chris Carr, Kevin Atherton, Johnny Lewis, and more, participate in the silent auction, and get your groove on with live music!!

You can pre-register for the golf outing by visiting www.amaft79.com
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Sons of Anarchy Star Mark Boone Junior “Bobby” to Join Tommy Flanagan “Chibs” at the 2015 Hollister Freedom Rally

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Sons of Anarchy Star Mark Boone Junior “Bobby” to Join Tommy Flanagan “Chibs” at the 2015 Hollister Freedom Rally

Las Vegas, NV, April 7, 2015 – Sons of Anarchy star, Mark Boone Junior “Bobby”  will be joining Tommy Flanagan “Chibs” for a special appearance at the Hollister Freedom Rally on Saturday, July 4.  Bikers will have a chance to meet and take pictures with both of the Sons of Anarchy actors during their appearance.

Sons of Anarchy was an American crime drama television series created by Kurt Sutter, about the lives of a close-knit outlaw motorcycle club operating in Charming, a fictional town in California‘s Central Valley.  Sons of Anarchy premiered on September 3, 2008, on cable network FX. The series’ third season attracted an average of 4.9 million viewers per week, making it FX’s highest rated series ever. The seventh and final season of the series premiered on September 9, 2014. The series finale premiered on December 9, 2014.  

“We are very happy to have added Mark Boone Junior to our SOA celebrity appearance lineup.  Sons of Anarchy has such a following still, we know the bikers will be very excited to see both “Chibs” and “Bobby” at the rally” stated Chairman, Chuck Schwartz.

Hollister Freedom Rally is a FREE Rally and we are offering up a special VIP Registration Package.  Hollister Freedom Rally will be held July 3 – 5, 2015 in the heart of downtown Hollister, CA.  For more information regarding the VIP Registration Package, events and vendor space can be found at http://www.HollisterFreedomRally.com.

 

Black Hills Students Return Victorious From Famed Donnie Smith Bike Show

 

 

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Black Hills Students Return Victorious From Famed Donnie Smith Bike Show

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 Sturgis, SD (March 30, 2015) – High school students from across the Northern Black Hills are returning home today from the prestigious Donnie Smith Bike Show in St. Paul, Minn. with two new trophies to add to their growing collection. The students participated in the Buffalo Chip Challenge™ program, headquartered at Sturgis Brown High School, where they helped to build two world-class custom motorcycles under the instruction of some of the industry’s most celebrated customizers.

The student-built custom 2014 Indian Chieftain received FIRST PLACE IN THE FULL CUSTOM/OTHER BAGGER CLASS and the 2014 Harley- Davidson Road King took SECOND PLACE IN THE HARLEY ROAD KING W/26″ WHEEL (FULL CUSTOM) CATEGORY. The students competed against professional custom bike builders from around the country, which makes winning these awards a remarkable achievement.

“The kids worked very hard for these awards and the scholarships we are offering with this program,” says Rod Woodruff, president of the Sturgis Buffalo Chip. “Their dedication has paid off. We are very proud to be a part of their success.”

The 2015 Buffalo Chip Challenge program, themed “When 2 Legends Collide,” pitted superstar bike builders and tutors John Shope of Dirty Bird Concepts and Paul Yaffe of Bagger Nation in a head-to-head competition. Shope’s team worked to customize the Indian, and Yaffe’s team transformed the Harley. While Team Shope came out as the winner at the Donnie Smith Show, all of the students came away victorious, learning valuable lessons from the best in the business. The two custom motorcycles will go head to head once more when the Sturgis Buffalo Chip® auctions both off Monday, Aug. 3, 2015 in support of its signature Legends Ride®.

The Buffalo Chip Challenge is a collaboration between the Sturgis Buffalo Chip, Sturgis Brown High School, Terry Components, Dakota V-Twin and a large group of industry-leading sponsors. This is the fifth consecutive year the Sturgis Buffalo Chip has lead the regional program focused on American innovation and craftsmanship. World-renowned customization leaders Nick Trask, Dave Perewitz, Keith Terry, Randy Cramer, Nick Cramer and Chris Malo as well as Sturgis Brown High School instructors Chad Hedderman and Bill Johnson were all instrumental in instructing students.

Many of the motorcycle industry’s top companies continue to supply world-class parts and services for the Buffalo Chip’s build program each year, recognizing its significance as part of the growth and success in American custom bike building. Special thanks to American Iron Magazine, AirFX, Baggster, Arlen Ness Enterprises, Hot Leathers, C.P. Carrillo, Dirty Bird Concepts, Dakota Digital, Danny Gray, Dave Mackie Engineering, Diamond Heads, Fueling Parts, Handy Industries, Hawg Halters, Inc., Horsepower, Inc., Hofmann Designs, Jamie’s Repair, Klock Werks, Legend Air Suspension, MTX Audio, Owens Interstate Sales, RC Components, Paul Yaffe’s Bagger Nation, Perewitz Cycle Fab, Thunder Cycle Design, Thunder Max, Trask Performance, Jack Van Kampen and Vee Rubber America for contributing to the program.

Those interested in bidding to win one of these award winning bikes can visit LegendsRide.Com or call (605) 347-9000.

About the 2015 Buffalo Chip Challenge™

The Sturgis Buffalo Chip® continues its commitment to education and the growth of South Dakota’s motorcycle industry with its fifth annual Buffalo Chip Challenge. The program utilizes award-winning veteran custom builders, Keith Terry, Randy Cramer, Nick Cramer, John Shope, Paul Yaffe and Dave Perewitz to serve as instructors and mentors to students customizing two stock motorcycles. The goal is to develop students’ skills and knowledge in a real-world experience they can use after graduation. Throughout the years, the custom creations produced in the Buffalo Chip Challenge have received much acclaim at prestigious motorcycle competitions, including winning first place in the Full Custom Bagger Open Class at the Donnie Smith Bike Show. 

About The Sturgis Buffalo Chip

The Sturgis Buffalo Chip is the Largest Music Festival in Motorcycling™. It is the world’s first and leading entertainment destination for the motorcycle enthusiast. Established in 1981, the venue’s high-profile, nine-day festival, known as The Best Party Anywhere™, remains one of the world’s most televised and longest running independent music festivals. Buffalo Chip guests experience world-class concerts, cutting-edge motorcycle events, moving freedom celebrations, outrageous daredevil stunts, unforgivably hot bikini contests and more. The Chip’s® PowerSports Complex is home to many national circuits including TORC: The Off-Road Championship races. The Buffalo Chip has been featured on networks including Discovery, Travel, HISTORY, Fox, VH1, CMT, AXS, National Geographic, FX, Velocity and TLC. Located three miles east of Sturgis, SD on 600 creek-fed acres, it offers cabins, RVs, camping, a swimming hole, bars, mouth-watering food, showers, paved roads, and more to visitors traveling from all corners of the world. The Chip’s concerts are free with camping. More details are available at www.BuffaloChip.com