Brace yourself, this year’s Daytona Bike week promises to be more spectacular and confusing than ever. Coming to you from February 29 to March 9, Daytona Bike Week is a week full of motorcycle and adrenaline competition.
Before we look into this year’s event, let’s take a peek at the humble beginnings of this big, big motorcycle rally. The first rally officially started on January 24, 1937 with the first run of the Daytona 200. But when World War II broke out, gas rationing had led to the cancellation of the race in 1942. The rally was back on track in February. 24, 1947 and as they say, the rest is history.
Daytona Bike Week Is Here, And This Is Your Cheat Sheet
Today, Daytona Bike Week is one of the most anticipated motorcycle events for passionate bikers and those looking for a hands-on motorcycle challenge. Some of the events to look forward to in this bike competition include AHDRA Motorcycle drag racing, Daytona 200 Motorcycle Race Week, an entire racing event, and several custom motorcycle exhibitions, including the Rat’s Hole Custom Bike Show.
But this cycling competition is not just about motorcycle racing. Activities like the Big Daddy Rat Custom Chopper Show, coleslaw wrestling matches and beach biking never fail to keep the community spirit alive. There is also live music throughout the event and a variety of vendors to suit your every biker and personal need. If you are a rider, interested in taking part in the competition, now is your chance. This event welcomes all racers and motorcycle lovers who love the thrill of the fast track. Pack your Harley-Davidson helmet and boots and you’re good to go.
Bikeweek in Daytona Beach
Apart from events on the beach, there are also quite a number of nearby attractions that you will enjoy visiting. Kennedy Space Center is an hour south, St. Augustine which is “the oldest city in the country” is an hour north, Sea World is an hour and 10 minutes southwest and Walt Disney World which is a place loved by all ages is one of them. hours 15 minutes southwest. Don’t forget to take a glass-bottomed boat in Silver Springs or take a tour of Universal Studios Florida or the Cypress Gardens theme park.
And although there have been some problems lately as one of the city commissioners petitioned to cancel the event in response to complaints some residents of Daytona Beach had to leave the place to sleep, Daytona with more than 500,000 people attended the exciting race. this, hopefully it stays in action for a long time.