80 Years—Daytona Bike Week 2021

The Low and Loud Rumble of Spring Bike Week 2021, the 80th year this rite has been observed in Daytona Beach, begins today. From Friday March 5th through Sunday March 14th, the constant rumble of many motorcycles will fill the soft pre-spring Florida air.  That stampede of iron horses begins arriving even before the actual event though, lured by the warmer southern climate and the holiday atmosphere the event generates. Bike Week has a long […]

Daytona Beach Bike Week 2020

  The Rites of Spring in Daytona Beach It’s that time of year again. Yes, spring of course, but in sunny Daytona Beach, Florida, this time of year means Motorcycles—lots of them. Probably 500,000 or more. The low rumble of them can be felt not just in the air, but through the ground itself during this ten day event. Official dates this year are from March 6th through March 15th (2020) though many arrive earlier […]

Spring Fever in Daytona Beach

Race Cars and  Motorcycles—Spring Breakers and Snowbirds It might be late winter in most of the country, but in Central Florida we can start calling it Spring from anytime in Mid-January through May. It is a changeable season here, and this year saw our coldest weather in years. But the cold never lingers for too long before sunny skies and balmy breezes herald the coming Spring. We had an early interval of very warm temperatures, […]