Sites & Sounds of Daytona's Biketoberfest: Harleys, crotch rockets and choppers galore

Biketoberfest in Daytona / Headline Surfer

Headline Surfer videos by Henry Frederick / The video at left shows a young couple on a crotch rocket on Main Street hwading onto A1A, reflecting the tastes of the younger generation motorcycle enthuisiasts while the older crowd perefers the rumbling sound of Harleys as shown in the video at right in front of Dirty Harry's bar on Main Street.

DAYTONA BEACH -- Bikes, babes and booze are the common denominators for Biketoberfest, the annual Fall motorcycle rally in greater Daytona Beach that draws tourists nesr and far.

Headline Surfer captured the flavor of the four-day rally with several videos from Main Street in Daytona Beach early on before mad weekend crush. As expected, most of the bikers are in Daytona and up in Ormond Beach at Destination Daytonas and the Ironhorse Saloon complex where there are live bands. 

The 24/7 internet newspaper has additionakl stories on the way, including an interview with a Notrh Carolina married couple whop actually drove rtheir bikes here instead of trailering them.

And there's the not-so-pleasant side of the motyorcycle rally to report on and that's the death toll from accidents. So far there are four confirmed deaths, two of them Saturday in a collision between riders on the track at Daytoba Beach International Speedway. 

Headline Surfer will have an updated story on the carnage, along with additional videos and photos. And as a special bonus, the internet newspaper will rank the top all-time biker movies and songs.

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Henry Frederick is publisher of Headline Surfer®, the award-winning 24/7 internet news outlet covering the Daytona Beach-Sanford-Orlando metro area via HeadlineSurfer.com since 2008. A longtime cops & courts reporter focused on breaking news & investigative reporting, Frederick is among the Sunshine State's most prolific daily news reporters, having amassed close to a hundred award-winning byline stories nearly evenly split in print and digital platforms. Frederick earned his Master of Arts in New Media Journalism with academic honors from Full Sail University in Winter Park in February 2019. He was a metro reporter with the Daytona Beach News-Journal for nearly a decade and then served as a city editor for the Taunton Daily Gazette in Taunton, Mass, while maintaining a residence in Central Florida. Prior to moving to Florida, Frederick was a metro reporter for the Rockland Journal-News in West Nyack, NY, for seven years. Headline Surfer was named the Sunshine State's top internet news site by the Florida Press Club in 2018.