Part of what makes Daytona Bike Week so great is the diversity of the event. Attendees can see everything from Flat Track racing to the rat bikes parked outside of Willie's Tropical Tattoo. With so much to cover it can be difficult to see it all so we have snap shots of everything here in [...]
As the week rolls on, the temperatures have risen and the crowds have thickened. The final hoorah of Daytona Bike Week is about to commence with the final weekend upon us. The 75th anniversary has brought crowds larger than ever to the shores of Daytona Beach and we are excited to bring you this update [...]
With a successful 2015 Bike Week in the books we have started preparation for 2016. This year marks the 75th anniversary of the ten day festival and what better way to celebrate than with racing, beer, bikes, and babes. With such a rich history Bike Week grabs the attention of hundreds of thousands of riders [...]
The 19th edition of Biketoberfest got underway yesterday in Daytona Beach, Fla., and while many states are chilling up, those of us lucky enough to live and work in Florida are at a point where a light jacket is reasonable evening wear.
And the onset of what we call fall here in Florida only accents the sounds of motorcycle engines, the shine of chrome and the smells of various meats on sticks.
If you can find your way down here, you will most assuredly not be disappointed. In fact, the only drawback to Biketoberfest is there’s not enough time to squeeze it all in. The event runs through … Continue Reading
It’s an awfully big country for a biker and you couldn’t run out of places to visit if you tried. But if it’s a guaranteed successful vacation you seek, it would be hard to find any place in the contiguous United States more fun than Daytona Beach, Florida.
In fact, Daytona Beach is rated as one of the top 10 most beautiful beaches in the United States, offering more than 23 miles of white sandy beaches with options for great fishing, surfing and night life. But what Daytona’s really known for is its status as one of the only beaches in the world where you can drive your vehicle onto … Continue Reading
Located just off I-95 and US-1 in Ormond Beach, Fla., the 15,000-square-foot showroom features thousands of parts and accessories for your Harley-Davidson, Cruiser, and Gold Wing, along with a large selection of helmets and apparel.
Highlighted by the enormous J&P Cycles logo and a huge neon sign that reads, “Keeping the World on 2 Wheels,” the mezzanine demonstrates our co-founders’ – John and Jill Parham – love of antique motorcycles. There are gorgeous motorcycle canvas prints and huge wallpaper scenes … Continue Reading
Wow, what a crazy first few days! My role this year is making sure people who visit J&P’s Ormond Beach Superstore — officially called the Destination Daytona Superstore — find what they need and can quickly make their way through checkout. I haven’t reached Wal-Mart greeter status yet but already I’ve met a lot of incredible people from all walks of life.
If there’s one thing everyone visiting our Bike Week location has in common, it’s a tremendous passion for motorcycles. As a result, I’ve been able to steal time away from my assigned duties (shh, don’t tell Zach) long enough to talk with several shoppers. Here’s what … Continue Reading
It’s official! Bike Week has begun and if you aren’t here; you are missing out!
- A boatload of entertainers and performers.
- Great food and lots of cold drinks.
- Some of the coolest people on the planet.
- Acres and acres of motorcycle parts and accessories from some of the industry’s leading manufacturers and venders (see complete list below.)
Bike Week has so much to offer that it’s nearly impossible to sum it all up in one blog entry. That’s why our team will be blogging about Bike Week through the next week or so, giving everyone who can’t make it to Daytona a bird’s eye view of all the … Continue Reading
While it’s cold here at our headquarters in Anamosa, Iowa, the temperature is much warmer toward the south at our Destination Daytona Superstore. Point being…as Bike Week 2010 approaches, things are only going to get hotter!
Whether this is your 10th Bike Week or your first, you’ve may be wondering what exactly you can do while you’re in Daytona – besides ride, of course! Our Destination Daytona Superstore and the surrounding Destination Daytona complex will be hopping, and it’s a destination you won’t want to miss. From seeing some of the hottest bikes in the area to motorcycle-related shopping and entertainment galore, Destination Daytona has it all!
J&P … Continue Reading