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Lakota Heritage Ride And Celebration

Lakota Heritage Ride And Celebration

Article & Photos By: Kelly Quinn aka Throttle Girl Originally Published In The December 2016 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine It’s no doubt riders have a special place in their heart for Sturgis and what it means to them; for me, in addition to seeing friends and riding some of the best roads in the […]

Pandemonium’s Sturgis Giveaway Tank

Pandemonium’s Sturgis Giveaway Tank

Article And Photos By: Daniel Donley Originally Published In The November 2016 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Got Sportster tank? It’s hard to beat the lines and traditional styling of a vintage sportster gas tank. They are small and compact in size and very easy to mount to your custom application. There are a few […]

35 Years Strong

35 Years Strong

The Buffalo Chip Forges The New Path Forward Originally Published In The November 2016 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine In addition to this being the other side of the Sturgis Rally’s big 75th, the 2016 running of the Black Hills Classic brought with it another unique anniversary that I thought it important to highlight in […]

Sturgis Vintage Day

Sturgis Vintage Day

Broken Spoke And Iron Horse Play Host To The History Of The Musical Article By: Heather Callen Photo By: Amelia Rose Originally Published In The November 2016 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Chris has been a member of the Antique Motorcycle Club of America (AMCA) for several years now, ever since he built “The Ticket”, […]

Big Joe’s Sturgis FXR Show

Big Joe’s Sturgis FXR Show

Article By Joe Mielke Photo By: Walt Lumpkin Originally Published In The November 2016 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine So here we are, another Sturgis Rally over and the 4th Annual Sturgis FXR Show is in the books. This year we had a new venue at the Sturgis Dragway/Glencoe Camp Resort. We had a few […]

Sturgis Rally ’16

Sturgis Rally ’16

The Future Looks Bright From What We Saw This Year Article By: Chris Callen Photos By: Repor Photography Originally Published In The November 2017 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine   The big news from Sturgis this year was apparently the anniversary of the Black Hills Rally last year. At least that was all anyone seemed […]

No Rest For The Weary: SMRi Unveil New Logo For Next Year’s 78th Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

No Rest For The Weary: SMRi Unveil New Logo For Next Year’s 78th Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

(Sturgis, SD) The 77th Sturgis Motorcycle Rally featured over a half a million riders of all stripes, who descended on the Black Hills region to help celebrate the world’s most iconic motorcycle gathering. With attendance and merchandise sales at or near levels generated for the iconic 75th anniversary two years ago, Sturgis 77 can only be considered a […]

SBS Takes on Sturgis!

SBS Takes on Sturgis!

Reading, PA – August 8, 2017 – Fast. Faster. And Fastest! Well, the results are in, and Briar Bauman won the American Flat Track TT twins race at the Buffalo Chip in Sturgis Sunday night. Briar is the only rider to beat the Indian team this year and now he’s done it twice. Briar rides […]

Pappy Hoel Speed Classic Roars Into Downtown Sturgis

Pappy Hoel Speed Classic Roars Into Downtown Sturgis

Sturgis, South Dakota – The Pappy Hoel Speed Classic presented by Russ Brown returns to the same historic dirt track where it all began back in 1938. And just like the first flat track race organized by the local motorcycle dealer and area business, the Speed Classic roars back into downtown Sturgis backed by Coca-Cola and […]

S&S Track Day At The Sturgis Dragway 2016

S&S Track Day At The Sturgis Dragway 2016

Article By: Joe Mielke Originally Published In The November 2016 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine For the last couple of years S&S has hosted a Demo Ride Day during the Sturgis Rally. The intent of the day is to allow customers the opportunity to feel the power of the S&S T124 and T143. Not something […]

10th Annual Run To The Line

10th Annual Run To The Line

Article By: Chris Callen Photos By: Heather Callen Originally Published In The November 2016 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Each year during Sturgis the Cycle Source crew along with its readers and rally goers take to the roads as a pack for a few laughs, libations and memory making. This, is usually my favorite day […]

Iron Horse Saloon Sturgis Hosting Grease & Gears Garage Round Two

Iron Horse Saloon Sturgis Hosting Grease & Gears Garage Round Two

Iron Horse Saloon Sturgis Hosting Grease & Gears Garage Round Two! Industry leading builders and craftsmen to hold live demonstrations throughout the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally for the second year in 2017. Sturgis, SD July  2017 :Last year Cycle Source Magazine and the Iron Horse Saloon launched a brand-new type of rally entertainment, the Grease & […]

Sturgis Rally 2017 Grand Marshall Announcement

Sturgis Rally 2017 Grand Marshall Announcement

Sturgis SD – Sturgis® Motorcycle Rally™ Names Jessi Combs as Grand Marshal for 2017 Mayor’s Ride. Known as the Fastest Woman on Four-Wheels, Black Hills native, Jessi Combs has been named the Grand Marshal for the 15th Annual Sturgis Mayor’s Ride scheduled to take place on Monday, August 7, 2017 during the Sturgis® Motorcycle Rally™. […]

Sturgis Buffalo Chip® 2017 Motorcycles As Art Exhibit “Old Iron – Young Blood” Draws Next Generation Of Motorcycling’s Masters

Sturgis Buffalo Chip® 2017 Motorcycles As Art Exhibit “Old Iron – Young Blood” Draws Next Generation Of Motorcycling’s Masters

A new generation is shaping the industry, and they are ready to show what they can do. Sturgis, SD (May 4, 2017) An incredible group of young builders and artists who have been inspired by the iron stylings of previous generations will be creating new works that reflect the attitude and attributes of the present […]

Indian Motorcycle & Veterans Charity Ride To Sturgis® Announces Third Annual Motorcycle Therapy Adventure

Indian Motorcycle & Veterans Charity Ride To Sturgis® Announces Third Annual Motorcycle Therapy Adventure

Nomination Program to Award Post-9/11 Veterans With Epic Adventure via “Hero’s Ride of a Lifetime” Scottsdale, Ariz. & Minneapolis (April 5, 2017) – — Indian Motorcycle®, America’s First Motorcycle Company®, has again joined forces with “Veterans Charity Ride to Sturgis,” a nine-day journey that provides veterans a chance to use motorcycle therapy as a way […]

Kuryakyn, Sturgis Buffalo Chip Debut Signature Build At Donnie Smith Bike & Car Show

Kuryakyn, Sturgis Buffalo Chip Debut Signature Build At Donnie Smith Bike & Car Show

SOMERSET, WIS, MARCH 29 — Kuryakyn® and the Sturgis Buffalo Chip® kicked off the Midwest’s biggest bike show with a bang, debuting the 2017 Rock, Rumble & Rebellion signature build in front of a packed house at the 30th annual Donnie Smith Bike & Car Show. Representing seven days of electrifying racing in August at […]

Pappy Hoel Speed Classic

Pappy Hoel Speed Classic

Flat Track Racing In Sturgis Comes Full Circle Sturgis, South Dakota, March 16, 2017 – On a dusty summer day in 1938, local Indian motorcycle dealer J.C. Hoel set the wheels of history in motion when he promoted a flat track race at the Sturgis Fairgrounds. History comes full circle this year as the Pappy Hoel Speed […]

Sturgis Buffalo Chip® To Give Away Indian Scout Sixties Customized By Roland Sands And Carey Hart

Sturgis Buffalo Chip® To Give Away Indian Scout Sixties Customized By Roland Sands And Carey Hart

Moto StampedeTM giveaway bikes come complete with hooligan race battle scars and wild stories Sturgis, SD (March 14, 2017) – Creative motorcycle madmen Roland Sands and Carey Hart are molding identical 2017 Indian Scout Sixty motorcycles into wicked racing machines for the Sturgis Buffalo Chip’s Moto Stampede Bike Giveaway. Before being given to two fans […]

Buffalo Chip Hot Leathers’ “Win a Trip to the Buffalo Chip Contest” For Sturgis 2017 Now Open To Enter

Buffalo Chip Hot Leathers’ “Win a Trip to the Buffalo Chip Contest” For Sturgis 2017 Now Open To Enter

Lots of Sponsors, Lots of Prizes for Epic Contest from Hot Leathers and the Buffalo Chip Manchester, CT (March 8, 2017) – Hot Leathers, the industry leader in motorcycle apparel and accessories and the world-famous Buffalo Chip have teamed up with some big names in the motorcycling world for their Win a Trip to the Buffalo […]

Danger To Jump Pit Of Deadly Rattlesnakes At Sturgis Buffalo Chip®

Danger To Jump Pit Of Deadly Rattlesnakes At Sturgis Buffalo Chip®

Evel Knievel’s 1972 Harley Davidson XR750 will again fly as Doug Danger fearlessly pilots it over a 120-foot pit filled with venomous prairie rattlers.   EVEL Sturgis, SD (January 5, 2017) – An already crazy attempt by stuntman Doug Danger to make an underpowered vintage motorcycle sail 120 feet through the air across the Buffalo Chip […]

Applications Now Accepted For Buffalo Chip Challenge™ Custom Motorcycle Build And Scholarship Program

Applications Now Accepted For Buffalo Chip Challenge™ Custom Motorcycle Build And Scholarship Program

Spearfish, SD (December 5, 2016) – Black Hills area high school students are invited to apply for a position in the prestigious Buffalo Chip Challenge 2017 custom motorcycle build program, which offers a chance at significant educational scholarships. Ten students will be accepted to learn valuable mechanical skills and customization techniques through hands-on instruction from […]

Iron Horse Saloon Comes To Sturgis

Iron Horse Saloon Comes To Sturgis

Article By: Chris Callen Photos Courtesy Of: Iron Horse Saloon Originally Published In The June 2016 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine There are a few places in the motorcycle scene, when it comes to the major events at least, that have a vibe and feel all their own. The Suck Bang Blow in Myrtle, The […]

A Night At The Museum: Sturgis Motorcycle Museum Celebrates Success

A Night At The Museum: Sturgis Motorcycle Museum Celebrates Success

Sturgis, South Dakota, October 18, 2016 – From the motorcycles to the industry’s pioneers and innovators, the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum and Hall of Fame recognizes every aspect of what makes motorcycling great. The Museum was chartered in 2001 to recognize individuals or groups who have made a long term positive impact on the motorcycle community, […]

Cycle Source Run Through The Hills ’12

Cycle Source Run Through The Hills ’12

Article By: Darren McKeag Photos By: Bart Mitchell Originally Published In The November 2012 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Arriving in Sturgis on Sunday, August 5th seemed like a great accomplishment in itself. Especially considering the fact that I was extremely hung over from my ritualistic pre-Sturgis evening in S.F.S.D., and the fact that we […]

Traveling With The Cycle Source To Sturgis

Traveling With The Cycle Source To Sturgis

Article By: Matt Reel Originally Published In The November 2012 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine I have always been an “it’s the journey, not the destination” kind of person. Maybe it comes from all the family vacations growing up, or maybe it’s from being the son of a Greyhound bus driver and brother of a […]

Sturgis 2012

Sturgis 2012

Article By: Lemme Photos By: Bart Mitchel, Darren McKeag, Kerri Schindler And Sara Liberte Originally Published In The November 2012 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Once that truck driver figured out that I had pissed my shorts less than twenty hours ago, he booted my ass out of that Petercar along I-90 somewhere near Nothing, South […]

Artisan & Craftsmen Wanted!

Artisan & Craftsmen Wanted!

The New Iron Horse Saloon Sturgis is looking for a few unique artisan’s and craftsman to show case in their premier vendor village on the corner of Junction and Lazelle Streets for the Sturgis Rally 2016. With limited space available for vendors on their massive footprint the Iron Horse Saloon wants to take a new […]

Iron Horse Saloon – Sturgis To Host Grease & Gears Garage

Iron Horse Saloon – Sturgis  To Host Grease & Gears Garage

Industry leading builders and craftsmen to hold live demonstrations throughout the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally 2016. For Immediate Release Sturgis, SD July 14, 2016 – Ever wonder what it takes to make a great tig weld, build a frame for a custom motorcycle, or bend your own set of custom handlebars? This year at the Sturgis […]

2016 Flying Piston Benefit Breakfast

2016 Flying Piston Benefit Breakfast

Kickstart your Sturgis Rally by rubbing elbows with renowned custom builders at an exclusive charity breakfast. All 30+ of the custom builders represented in the Motorcycles As Art exhibition, curated by Michael Lichter, are invited to the Buffalo Chip on Sunday, August 7, for this one-time-only Meet & Greet with fans. The likes of Paul […]

2016 FXR Show Sturgis Has A New Location

2016 FXR Show Sturgis Has A New Location

2016 FXR SHOW   The 2016 Sturgis Rally will mark the 4th Annual Sturgis FXR Show. The first three years of the show were held in historic Sturgis City Park. This year the City of Sturgis has chosen not to grant me the privilege of hosting the show in Sturgis City Park. Last year the […]

STURGIS BUFFALO CHIP® BIKER BELLES® REVEALS “TWO-WHEELED TRANSFORMATION”

STURGIS BUFFALO CHIP® BIKER BELLES® REVEALS “TWO-WHEELED TRANSFORMATION”

Sturgis Buffalo Chip® Biker Belles® Reveals “Two-Wheeled Transformation” Buffalo Chip, SD (May 3, 2016) – The sport of motorcycling has witnessed considerable changes over the years. The bikes themselves have become more reliable, comfortable and safer. Not only have the bikes and attitudes about bikes and bikers changed, but the act of riding itself transforms the […]

Sturgis Buffalo Chip & Kuryakyn Kick Off Rock, Rumble & Rebellion Tour

Sturgis Buffalo Chip & Kuryakyn Kick Off Rock, Rumble & Rebellion Tour

Sturgis Buffalo Chip & Kuryakyn Kick Off Rock, Rumble & Rebellion Tour SOMERSET, WIS, MARCH 17, 2016—The Rock, Rumble & Rebellion Tour officially kicked off at Daytona Bike Week with Kuryakyn® unveiling the Sturgis Buffalo Chip® 35th anniversary Harley-Davidson® Road Glide® and Epiphone® Sheraton II guitar. The stage is now set for an epic celebration honoring […]

2013 Sturgis Rally – On The Scene At The Broken Spoke

2013 Sturgis Rally – On The Scene At The Broken Spoke

Published In The November 2013 Issue Of Cycle Source Article By: Darren McKeag www.slinginink.com or www.mckeagart.com Photos By: Darren McKeag, Bart Mitchel, Kerri Schindler It seems as though there are more and more motorbike events popping up around the U.S., and some of them taking up entire weeks on everyone’s busy schedule. There are plenty of events […]

Hall Of Fame Class Of 2016 Announced

Hall Of Fame Class Of 2016 Announced

Sturgis, South Dakota, March 8, 2016 – From pioneers and innovators to customizers and dealers, the 2016 inductees into the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum Hall of Fame represent every aspect of what makes motorcycling great. The Museum was chartered back in 2001 to recognize individuals or groups who have made a long term positive impact on […]

Breaking Ground New Road To The Chip

Breaking Ground New Road To The Chip

Long-Awaited I-90 Access Road to Sturgis Buffalo Chip® Under Construction Buffalo Chip, SD (Feb. 26, 2016) – In a historic moment for which many have waited years, or even decades, Zandstra Construction has made a 1.5-mile first cut of the new road that connects the northern and southern dead ends of Fort Meade Way. Once […]

Sturgis Buffalo Chip, Kuryakyn & Epiphone Salute 35 Years Of Rock, Rumble & Rebellion!

Sturgis Buffalo Chip, Kuryakyn & Epiphone Salute 35 Years Of Rock, Rumble & Rebellion!

SOMERSET, WIS, FEB 25, 2016—The Sturgis Buffalo Chip®, “The Largest Music Festival in Motorcycling™,” has teamed up with Kuryakyn® and Epiphone® to salute 35 years of “Rock, Rumble & Rebellion” at the annual August rally in the Black Hills. To commemorate the iconic venue’s 35th anniversary in 2016, the Sturgis Buffalo Chip enlisted Kuryakyn to […]

Sturgis 2014

Sturgis 2014

Article By: Jack Shit Photos By: Mad Stork, Heather Callen, Amelia Rose Originally Published In The November 2014 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Hello, my name is Jack Shit and I’m an addict! What it is that I find myself addicted to these days is the same thing it seems that I’ve experienced my whole […]

Sturgis Family Vacation

Sturgis Family Vacation

Article By: Chris Callen Originally Published In The November 2014 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine With all the responsibilities that the Sturgis rally holds for us, it’s sometimes hard to remember what a great part of the country this is to ride a motorcycle or just to be and experience. That’s why this year it was […]

Motorcycles As Art

Motorcycles As Art

Article By: Roadside Marty Photos By: Mad Stork Originally Published In The November 2014 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine If you’re reading this and you haven’t heard of Michael Lichter I promise that you’ve at least seen his work. Every year in Sturgis Michael hosts a different art exhibit featuring motorcycles as art at the […]

The 2015 Source Awards- Event Of The Year

The 2015 Source Awards- Event Of The Year

With what seemed to be close to a million people in attendance this year, it’s no surprise that this years Event Of The Year came out on top. Between the killer shows, attractions and parties, it made for one hell of an event. With that being said, we are pleased to announce that this years […]

Buffalo Chip Challenge™ Custom Motorcycle Build And Scholarship Program Registration Open To Black Hills Students

Buffalo Chip Challenge™ Custom Motorcycle Build And Scholarship Program Registration Open To Black Hills Students

Spearfish, SD – Black Hills area high school students are invited to apply for a position in the prestigious Buffalo Chip Challenge 2016 custom motorcycle build program with a chance at $8,500 in scholarships. Students accepted will learn valuable mechanical skills and customization techniques through hands-on instruction from industry professionals at Dakota V-Twin and Baggster, […]

Woody Announces First for 2016

Woody Announces First for 2016

News from the President of the Buffalo Chip: Good Morning! This is an exciting time of year–the start of many weeks and months in which Buffalo Chip fans are eager to hear which of their favorite bands will be performing next summer. I realize many of you plan your vacations around our annual motorcycle and music festival, […]

Indian Motorcycle Backs Veterans Charity Ride To Sturgis For A Second Tour

Indian Motorcycle Backs Veterans Charity Ride To Sturgis For A Second Tour

INDIAN MOTORCYCLE SPONSORS SECOND ANNUAL “VETERANS CHARITY RIDE TO STURGIS” IN BUILDING THE NEXT GREAT TRADITION OF ITS MILITARY LEGACY   MEDINA, Minn.  —Indian Motorcycle, America’s first motorcycle company, in celebration of Veterans Day, today announced its sponsorship and support of the second annual Veterans Charity Ride to Sturgis.  This marks the second straight year Indian […]

By Bikers, For Bikers

By Bikers, For Bikers

By Marilyn Stemp, Iron Trader News If you went to the Sturgis 75th – in fact, if you’ve ever gone to the Sturgis Rally – you sat in traffic, that’s a fact. But just because traffic has become a part of the Sturgis experience, that doesn’t mean we like it. Bikers don’t want to sit […]

Tired Of Sitting Behind RV’s On Your Bike In Sturgis?

Tired Of Sitting Behind RV’s On Your Bike In Sturgis?

Hey guys, this just in from Marylin Stemp over at Iron Trader News. Word is that Meade County commissioners are meeting again today about proceeding with the alternate route in Sturgis – or not. Head to their website for more info. http://irontradernews.com/by-bikers-for-biker/ and also linked from ITN’s Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/IronTraderNews There’s a small window of opportunity to […]

In The November Issue- On Newsstands Now

In The November Issue- On Newsstands Now

In case you missed it, here’s a little taste of what you’ll find in the latest edition of Cycle Source: Cycle Source hit the ground running at the 75th Sturgis Bike Rally this year with tons of pictures and a story for the ages. To go right along with our theme of Sturgis, we have […]

Indian Motorcycles Custom “Black Hills Beast”

Indian Motorcycles Custom “Black Hills Beast”

October 6th, 2015, Medina MN: Indian Motorcycle revealed the “Black Hills Beast,” built by Doug Siddens and Nick Jaquez of IndianMotorcycles.net in Sturgis to a strong reception. The Black Hills Beast, based on a new 2015 Indian Scout, was customized to emulate the purpose built nature of historic hill climb motorcycles. Transforming the look of […]

?Iconic Donnie Smith Bike & Car Show Joins Forces With Sturgis Buffalo Chip® In Strategic Partnership

?Iconic Donnie Smith Bike & Car Show Joins Forces With Sturgis Buffalo Chip® In Strategic Partnership

The Donnie Smith Bike & Car Show has planned to tap into the expertise of a company with 34 years of event marketing experience in order to promote growth and boost sponsorship. The annual event, known to many as the “Greatest Show on Two Wheels,” has entered into a partnership with the Legendary Buffalo Chip, […]

Flying Piston Benefit Breakfast Wrap Up

Flying Piston Benefit Breakfast Wrap Up

International Custom Builders Mix & Meet at Sturgis 75th Rally Bringing back a rally tradition, The Flying Piston reports a successful re-ignition of the breakfast meet & greet, bringing together custom builders and fans at the heart of the Sturgis rally. Kicking off the Sturgis 75th on Sunday, August 2, fans and builders alike enjoyed […]

Full Throttle Saloon aka “World’s Biggest Biker Bar” Destroyed By Fire

Full Throttle Saloon aka “World’s Biggest Biker Bar” Destroyed By Fire

Tuesday morning the motorcycle industry was violently woken up by a tragic event. The Legendary Full Throttle Saloon caught fire and burned completely to the ground early Tuesday morning. The Owner, Michael Ballard, has yet to speak on the matter. CNN News and the Rapid City Journal have both covered the story which you can […]

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