While on location in the Black Hills of South Dakota, PBS’s Antiques Roadshow stopped by the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum to film a segment on motorcycle toys. In the segment host Mark L. Walberg talks with vintage toy expert Noel Barrett about various American-made, antique, cast iron motorcycle toys. Barrett shares the history of these early toys, […]
Calling All Daredevils! Daredevil Wednesday Added to Sturgis Buffalo Chip
Daredevil Wednesday, a day of daring and exciting stunts, will take place during the Sturgis Buffalo Chip Music and Motorcycle Festival. Multiple stunts are currently already planned to attempt to set world records, and as a bonus, a Calling All Daredevils contest is also taking place, where daredevils nationwide can submit their own stunts, big or small, to perform. Daredevil Wednesday takes place August 7 at the CrossRoads at the Buffalo Chip Free Public Access area during the Sturgis motorcycle rally. Daredevils interested in submitting a stunt can do so by clicking here or by sending an email to Info@BuffaloChip.com before July 7.
Guinness Book of World Records officials will be on site to substantiate already planned world record breaking stunts, including Toby Baker’s and Clint Ewing’s rival head to head attempt to bring back the title of Longest Motorcycle Ride Through a Tunnel of Fire to the US. Stuntman Patch McGillicutty will also attempt to set a world record of over 91 miles per hour inside a Wall of Death on his motorcycle. An additional event will include the American National UniMotorcycle Society UniMotorcycle Drag Races a one-wheeled motorcycling drag race. Additional events, stunts and highlights will be announced as Calling All Daredevils submissions are added to the spectacular day of events.
The Sturgis Buffalo Chip Calling All Daredevils campaign encourages daredevils nationwide to send in information regarding a unique or thrilling stunt that fans would enjoy. With media all around and the Guinness folks in attendance, participating in Daredevil Wednesday could be the opportunity of a lifetime for those who make the cut.
Rally attendees can witness a day of death defying amusement and follow it up with a night of hard rock, featuring Rob Zombie, Mastodon and Machine Head who will be performing in the main amphitheater after the events.