WTF moments at Biketoberfest 2014 in Daytona Beach

Biketoberfest 2014 coverage in Daytona Beach, FL / Headline Surfer®
Two scantily clad women embrace during Biketoberfest in Daytona Beach, FL over the weekend / Headline Surfer® Headline Surfer videos & photos /
Video at left: If you can figure who or what that is on the chopper on Atlantic Avenue in Daytona Beach during the three-day Biketoberfest that ended Sunday then good for you.
Video at right: It's debateable whether the man holding the boa constrictor in his arms on Main Street is a snake charmer.
Photo at left: It's an enlightened crowd not afraid to express love as shoen by these two women on Main Street.

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- They arrived. They cruised. They amused. They drank. They danced. They hooked up. They left.

In three short days -- leather-clad biker bad boys and babes thrilled us with the rumble of Harleys, the sleekness of choppers and the whining of Ninjas -- with two objectives in mind -- to see and be seen -- to make their presence felt in and around Daytona Beach.

And that they did. There was the snake charmer. The scantily clad tub gals with sotball-sized boobs. There was even a gender-bender freeakazoid on a custom chopper seem to revel in others gasping "WTF?"

Patriotism alive and well at Biketoberfest in Daytona Beach, FL / Headline Surfer®Biketoberfest features bikes galore / Headline Surfer®Patriotism is always en vogue at biker rallies in Daytona as shown in the display photo at left. Above, there were bikes of all kinds as shown n the inset above.

And Main Street in Daytona made a comeback from last year's dismal showing, though Bruce Rossmeyer's Destination Daytona in Ormond appears to be the new ground zero for bikers.

It seems some things never change when it comes to the phony stats of 125,000 bikers or more, as suggested by the print media that is the Daytona Beach News-Journal without attribution.

To the casual observer -- perhaps there was slighrly less than half that total in and around Daytona Beach, Ormond Beach, Palm Coast, Port Orange, New Smyrna Beach, DeLand and Edgewater.

Headline Surfer® believes there were 65,000 bikers for the three-day rally, based on informal surveys with the cops on the street, revelers and checking in with hoteliers, some og whem were filled, though most had rooms available through the weekend.

Attendance was up from last year's Fall motorcycle rally when there were an estimated 40,000  bikers. 







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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 for a decade now. 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 dozens of journalism-industry awards in print anddigital platforms. Frederick is enrolled at Full Sail University in Winter Garden, FL, where he's three-fourths through the online Master of Arts program in New Media Journalism. His graduation is in August.