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Bike Week

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  • ‘Machine Gun Preacher’ draws bikers — and SWAT Team — in Winter Park

     
    A movie about a biker-turned-preacher drew bikers, in leathers, to a preview screening in Winter Park And that earned the attention of a Winter Park Police Department SWAT team, six of whom interrupted the Monday night showing of “Machine Gun...
  • Ocean still the star at Daytona Beach

    Ocean still the star at Daytona Beach
    Earlier this year, I reported in this space about a happy collision between my music and travel assignments, a Paul McCartney concert at Sun Life Stadium in Miami that offered the opportunity to hang at too-trendy-for-me South Beach. Not bad, eh? This...
  • Daytona: a real sun of a beach

    Daytona: a real sun of a beach
    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Biker babe, I'm not. NASCAR fan? Uh-uh. Beach bunny? Nope, don't think so. I'm way past the weight limit on being either a babe or a bunny. But it is late evening, and I've found myself driving along Daytona Beach, on Florida'...
  • A glimpse at quieter charms of Daytona Beach

    A glimpse at quieter charms of Daytona Beach
    If one were to identify Daytona Beach by sound, the crash of the Atlantic surf wouldn't be the first thing that comes to mind. This place likes to introduce itself with a roar: Stock cars tearing around the Daytona International Speedway, hundreds of...
  • Leesburg aiming for more wholesome Bikefest

    Leesburg aiming for more wholesome Bikefest
    LEESBURG — For Jason Harbison, the Leesburg Bikefest isn't about heavy drinking or ogling women's revealing outfits, which are common images that have become associated with the 15th annual event. Instead, it's a chance for the Leesburg firefighter...
  • Outlaws Motorcycle National President Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison

    Outlaws Motorcycle National President Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison
    . The national president of the Outlaws Motorcycle club, Jack Rosga is sentenced to 20 years in federal prison. Federal authorities made the announcement after sentencing by U.S. District Judge Henry E. Hudson. "Jack Rosga led an outlaw motorcycle gang...
  • City Leaders Listen to Bike Rally Pitch

    City Leaders Listen to Bike Rally Pitch
    There's a new event planned for downtown Grand Rapids this summer.  Organizers want to bring 40,000 bikers to town for a huge party along with countless enthusiasts. Organizers from River City Bike Week briefed the Grand Rapids City Commission Tuesday....
  • Get On Your Bike and Ride

    Get On Your Bike and Ride
    With gas prices as high as they are, you might want to think about trading in your four-wheeled vehicle for something with just two. FOX 4's Sharita Hutton is Working for You with more on Bike Week.
  • News to use: Travel tidbits, deals

    News to use: Travel tidbits, deals
    Here are some of the more interesting deals, websites and other travel tidbits that came across our desk recently: China Spree has an amazing deal on its eight-day Timeless Beijing package for two November departures and all January and February 2012...
  • Bike Week Organizers "Prepared to Compromise"

    Bike Week Organizers "Prepared to Compromise"
    Grand Rapids city staff spoke to city leaders Tuesday to review the pros and cons of holding a motorcycle rally that could draw 40,000 riders to downtown. Concerns were raised about noise, crime, and congestion during River City Bike Week, proposed for...
  • Bike Week Stalls, Rock Rolls On

    Bike Week Stalls, Rock Rolls On
    The Grand Rapids City Commission is giving mixed reviews to a some new events planned downtown this summer, giving their apparent blessing to the Rock the Rapids concert series, but nearly condemning River City Bike Week. The Rock the Rapids concert...
  • Bike Week(end) May Be A 'Go'

    Bike Week(end) May Be A 'Go'
    A biker festival in downtown Grand Rapids is closer to a reality.  Commissioners say if it's scaled back one more day, they'd be more willing to accept it.  Meanwhile the organizer has been spouting off on Facebook, lashing out at city leaders....