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2011 Sturgis Rally Photo Gallery
Alice Cooper put on an incredible show at the Buffalo Chip Saturday night.
Motorcycle USA brings you the 2011 Sturgis Rally in photos, from the parties at the Buffalo Chip to the AMD World Championship of Custom Bike Building and everything else in between.
Before reaching Sturgis, we had to rumble through the plains of Wyoming.
Alice Cooper's shows are always full of theatrics. Here, a 15-foot Frankenstein towers above the guitarist during 'Feed My Frankenstein.'
Heed doing big burnouts at Sturgis aboard a 2012 Harley-Davidson V-Rod.
There's some serious competition for the title of Miss Buffalo Chip 2011.
Making our way to Sturgis aboard the 2012 Victory Cross Country Tour.
This is one of the most beautifully crafted motorcycle sidecars we've ever seen. Excellent job, Abnormal Cycles.
AFT Customs brought its bike that won the recent LA Calendar Show to compete in the AMD World Championship of Custom Bike Building in Sturgis.
'Son of a Gun' by Lamb Engineering's Larry Houghton started with a 1951 BSA 500 db32 Goldstar engine he found on eBay.
Buffalo Chip 'Mayor of Fun' Bean're shares a laugh with his good friend Betsy.
It was another sellout for the 4th Annual Legends Ride.
Lorenzo Lamas was at the Legends Ride to support the cause and to let people know about his own charitable efforts for Operation Homefront.
The Budweiser girls are in Sturgis adding to the festive spirit.
We got a chance to meet Survivor star Holly Hoffman at the Legends Ride. Hoffman is a South Dakota native who is now a motivational speaker for women's organizations.
'Big' Kenny of Big & Rich gets ready to lead the Legends Ride out of Deadwood.
Custom builder Dar Holdsworth gets ready to ride!
MotoUSA bottle openers have been a hit at the 2011 Sturgis Rally.
We were happy to see our friend Chris Calaprice at the Legends Ride. Chris embarked on an epic journey last year called the Road 2 a Cure to raise awareness and funds for pancreatic cancer research.
Producer and director Chad Greulach now works hand-in-hand with Lorenzo Lamas Cycles supporting Operation Homefront.
Our favorite Motor Maid, Gloria Struck, was all smiles after getting a hug from Lorenzo.
Mrs. South Dakota can handle her own on a motorcycle.
Custom builder Mike Prugh rode the customized 2011 Street Bob he built along with students from Western Dakota Technical Institute in the Legends Ride. The bike was later auctioned off.
Getting ready to roll out of Deadwood with our buddy Rupert Boneham of Survivor fame.
Bikers were stepping up and shaving their heads for the Bics 4 Good effort.
Def Leppard's drummer Rick Allen gets ready to take the stage at the Chip.
Don't recongnize the face? Maybe you'll recognize the voice. Welcome to the Buffalo Chi-i-i-i-ip!
It's nice to see she takes color coordinating seriously.
Motorcycle USA videographer and resident weasel worked his magic to get backstage where he got an opportunity to meet the guys from Buckcherry.
Here's a peek at some of the contestants in this year's Miss Buffalo Chip contest.
The man behind 'The Best Party Anywhere' Rod 'Woody' Woodruff and his Mayor of Fun, Bean're.
Now that's a true fan!
The Jagermeister girls add a little spice to the Sturgis party.
In honor of...
Jim Guiffra and the AFT Customs girls celebrate their victory in the Performance Custom Class.
The guys from Abnormal Cycles held a big celebration onstage after winning the Modified Harley-Davidson Class.
Now we know why Abnormal Cycles entered a sidecar. They needed someplace to carry the winning trophy home.
Ken Tabata from Yao City, Osaka, Japan, and his wife with the winner of the Freestyle Class at the 2011 AMD World Championships in Sturgis.
The World Championship ring looks good on Ken Tabata's finger.
Emotions overcame Ken Tabata and his wife after they learned they had won the prestigious Freestyle Class in the 2011 AMD World Championships.
AFT Customs Modified Performance winner Sentoh.
It's a good thing the Rat's Hole Custom Bike Show has an 'Unusual' category. Maybe we can call this the 'Second Amendment' bike.
Sin-sual shot, anyone?
The guys from Italy's Abnormal Cycles know how to celebrate a win. This is the first time I've seen anyone lift the Rat's Hole Rat in the air.
Jeff Decker took a break to come check out Spacester, a futuristic interpretation of a Sportster created by France's Bernard 'Buck' Massart, of V-Twin Mechanic.
Another proud winner at the 2011 Rat's Hole Custom Bike Show in Sturgis.
There was plenty of old school cool in this chopper entered in the Rat's Hole Show.
Bob Beck and Scott's Insane Choppers out of Lake Havusu, Arizona, won 'Best of Show' honors in the 2011 Rat's Hole Bike Show in Sturgis.
The Rat's Hole Custom Bike Show filled the pavilion of the Buffalo Chip.
The Nitemare won Best in Show at the Rat's Hole Custom Bike Show in Sturgis.
John Fogerty can still play a mean guitar. Fogerty was one of the special guests during the Bob Woodruff Foundation's American Thunder benefit.
This coffin dragster looks straight out of the mind of Ed 'Big Daddy' Roth.
Stevie Nicks cast her spell over the audience at the Buffalo Chip as a thunderstorm swirled off in the distance.
Jeff Bridges entertains the crowd during the American Thunder Music Festival at the Buffalo Chip.
Stevie Nicks and Jeff Bridges share a moment backstage during the American Thunder Music Festival at Sturgis.
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