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Housing Report at Bottom)
the Legendary Buffalo Chip - the Sturgis Rally hardcores
- (copyright 2002 SturgisZone.com) As you look around
the Buffalo Chip Campground - the "legendary
Buffalo Chip" - the overwhelming impression of
hardcore mania. This is where the hardcores comes.
The campground has a reputation for great concerts.
And also one of "anything goes." Despite
that reputation, I've never seen anyone have any trouble
there. And there is certainly no problem for anyone
going to the concerts that go into the wee hours every
As you look at the folks hanging around, however,
you don't tend to see the yuppie motorcycle crowd.
The ones that want to play biker. A lot of the folks
are the Buffalo Chip are the real thing - the lifestyle
Sturgis Rally Gangs Have the Money
if you want to find the best equipped outfit at the
Sturgis Rally, you'll have to look at the gangs. At
least that is what the Sturgis Police say. That the
gamgs are rich, powerful, violent, and far better
equipped than the police themselves.
In fact, the police say one of the ways the gangs
make money is by suing law enforcement departments
for rights violations
Apparently the Bandidos have 2500 members. And they're
supposed to second in power to the Hells Angels, which
has reportedly 2200 members. The Hell's preferred
instrument is supposed to be the ball-peen hammer.
Just the thought of which, makes my skin crawl.
And apparently Sturgis is supposed to be a neutral
place as far as gangs are concerned. The rumor is
that the Bandidos now have a chapter in South Dakota,
and want to make the Sturgis Rally under their gang
And that's all I care to know.
Breaking Sturgis Photos:
Aug 8, 2002
Photos - Sturgis 2002 photos for Aug. 8