H-D plans demo rides, parties and more at Daytona Bike Week

Publish Date: 
Mar 4, 2011

Harley-Davidson has plenty of activities, including a dynamic display of motorcycles and more at Riverfront Park and at Daytona International Speedway, when the 70th Annual Daytona Bike Week starts Saturday.

"Daytona Bike Week launches the motorcycle riding season, and Harley-Davidson will be there at full throttle," says Steve Piehl, Harley-Davidson director of Customer Experience. "Our location at the Speedway gives riders a chance to enjoy any of our 75 demo bikes and we’re excited to be part of the thriving scene at Riverfront Park on Beach Street focusing on custom Harleys, cool clothing and great motorcycle experiences."

HOG members can receive a free gift March 5 and for their convenience can pick up their free event pin all week at either Harley location at Beach Street or the Speedway.

Motorcycle owners are invited to enter their Harley-Davidson motorcycles in an all-new H-D1 Custom Bike Showcase presented by Best Western. Riders can enter their bike all week at the Beach Street location. Winners will be selected by random daily drawings for a total of eight winners who each receive two nights lodging at a Best Western hotel and an H-D gift card.

Harley-Davidson activities at Riverfront Park on Beach Street will run from March 5 to March 12, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. Highlights include:

  • Harley-Davidson H-D1 customization tools and lifestyle interactive experience: Check out the latest options for lighting, exhaust systems, audio and more
  • Harley-Davidson MotorClothes displays with demonstrations and seminars on helmet fit, Force Flex eyewear and Hi-Vis gear
  • Women’s Area daily and 4th Annual Harley-Davidson MDA Women’s Ride Daytona March 8, with registration at www.mdarides.org
  • The Jack Daniels Experience
  • XR1200 Race Experience
  • Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) raffle
  • Food, beverage, music and free parking

Harley-Davidson activities at Daytona International Speedway near the Intersection of Midway Avenue and Richard Petty Boulevard will run from Saturday, March 5, to Saturday, March 12, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Highlights include:

  • Harley-Davidson 2011 motorcycle demo rides
  • 2011 Harley-Davidson interactive motorcycle display
  • Fit Shop motorcycle experience - custom fit Harleys with riding experience
  • Food, beverage, music and free parking
  • AMA Pro Racing Vance & Hines XR1200 road race, Thursday-Friday, March 10-11. (Requires Speedway admission)

Harley-Davidson will also be at Black Bike Week on Mary McLeod Bethune Boulevard in Daytona Beach March 10-12.

For a complete listing of Harley-Davidson events, please see the Motor Co.’s Web site and there will be online coverage from Daytona at. Please check the on-site Harley-Davidson activities guide for additional times and locations of entertainment and other attractions.

Posted by Holly Wagner

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