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Biketoberfest spreads across Volusia County
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Posted: 2013 Oct 18 - 06:10

Like Bike Week in March, Biketoberfest has begun to spread to more of Volusia County.

The event started 21 years ago in Daytona Beach, but now bikers can find activities crafted for them throughout the county.

Here's some of the things they'll find.

Destination Daytona

Harley-Davidson 2014 demo rides will be Thursday to Saturday, Oct. 17-19.

Saints & Sinners Pub will host a full band schedule during Biketoberfest. Mikey Clams Band will perform from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 18. World Famous Trans Ams will perform from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday. Tru Adkins will perform from 8 p.m.-midnight. On Saturday, Mikey Clams Band will perform from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Bobby Scott takes the stage at 4 p.m. Tru Adkins returns at 8 p.m. On Sunday, Bent will perform from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The Pavilion at Destination Daytona will feature Jeff Vitolo & the Quarter Mile Rebels with performances By Chad "Torch" Land at 4 p.m. Saturday. The Miss Destination Daytona Contest will be at 7 p.m.

Molly Hatchet will perform a free all-ages show at 9 p.m.

Destination Daytona is at 1637 N. U.S. 1, Ormond Beach.

For more information, call (386) 671-7100 or visit www.brucerossmeyer.com.

Daytona International Speedway

The Speedway will become a biker's paradise on Oct. 17-20 for the annual Fall Cycle Scene.

On the track, the Speedway's 3.51-mile road course will showcase the Team Hammer Advanced School, vintage racing from American Historic Motorcycle Racing Association, Championship Cup Series sprint races and the American Sportbike Racing Association finals.

Outside the "World Center of Racing," there will also be numerous motorcycle activities to check out including:

The annual Monster Dash returns on Friday night, Oct. 18 where bikers will have the opportunity to take two parade laps around the Speedway. Tickets are $30 per bike.

The Hot Leathers Fashion Show will be staged on Saturday, Oct. 19 at 1 p.m. in the K&G Cycles Thunder Alley.

Motorcycle enthusiasts can test-ride the newest rides from manufacturers, such as Yamaha, Victory and Indian.

Bikers can visit with close to 100 of the nation's top aftermarket product vendors or get an up close look at the cruiser and sport bike manufacturers and custom bike builders have to offer in their display areas.

Bikers can spend the day inside the K&G Cycles Thunder Alley where they can enjoy a cold Budweiser and great food next to the area's largest vendor, display and demo ride marketplace. It also will showcase entertainment, games and contests. Local musical acts scheduled to perform are Walt Kulwicki from "Those Guys" (Friday, 3 p.m.) and Southern Justice (Saturday, 3 p.m.).

For tickets or more information, call (800) PITSHOP or visit daytonainternationalspeedway.com.

DeLand Bike Rally

The MainStreet DeLand Association will present a fall edition of one of its bike rallies from 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Enjoy bike parking on East Indiana Avenue in beautiful historic downtown DeLand, live music, a beer garden and merchant specials in the downtown shops and restaurants. Admission is free.

For more information, call (386) 738-0649 or visit mainstreetdeland.org

New apparel company debuts at the Pig

Robbie and Savannah Roberson will debut Third Wheel, a new line of apparel, from 6-10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at the Blind Pig Tavern, 148 W. New York Ave., DeLand.

The apparel will be exhibited by Ride Nahked models. There also will be drink specials, prize giveaways and live music.

Oak Hill

Grace Fellowship Nazarene Church will host a Cookout for Bikers from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at 480 N U.S. 1, Oak Hill.

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