Daytona Bike Week: Days 1 & 2

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Here is one biker's video diary from his YouTube page called "Roadside Channel" that showcases Days 1 and 2 of Daytona's Bike Week.

This is what he wrote under the YouTube video he posted: "Day one of Bike Week 2017 was sort of a bust. I got there way too early. I snapped a few photos and then went on a nice long ride away from Daytona. Day two was far more festive so I decided to do a comparison of day one and day two. The weather was perfect both days, but it looks like bad weather may move in for Sunday and Monday."

He continued with an important observation and concern we should all take heed with: "If there was anything that you could pick out that has been a problem with Bike Week this year, it would be the absolutely STAGGERING number of IDIOTS driving cars with cell phones glued to hand texting and driving. I counted over 50 just on the trip from the Speedway to Main Street Beach side."

By Henry Frederick 
Headline Surfer
 
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Henry Frederick is publisher of Headline Surfer®, the award-winning 24/7 internet news covering the Daytona Beach-Sanford-Orlando metro area in Central Florida, via HeadlineSurfer.com. Specializing in breaking news & investigative reporting, Frederick is among the Sunshine State's most experienced reporters with dozens of journalism-industry awards in print & digital mediums. Frederick is enrolled online at Full Sail University in Winter Garden, FL, where he's pursuing a Master of Arts degree in New Media/Journalism (graduation in March 2018). Frederick earned his BA in Political Science/Public Admin. (concentration in Writing) from Central Connecticut State University, in 1984, where he recieved the President's Citation for "academic excellence & outstanding campus/community service." Prior to myriad duties as publisher/award-winning journalist of Headline Surfer, 2008-present; Frederick was city hall reporter for the Palatka (FL) Daily News, 2007-2008; city editor of the Taunton (MA) Daily Gazette, 2005-2006; cops & courts/legal affairs writer for the Daytona Beach News-Journal, 1996-2004; and cops & courts reporter for the Rockland (NY) Journal-News/Gannett Suburban Newspapers, 1989-1996.