Myrtle Beach Bike Rallies

Myrtle Beach Bike Rallies

Longtime Bikefest attendees say they are unfairly targeted

Bikefest safety plan includes traffic loop, one-way traffic pattern, barricaded roads and extra police

Bikefest attendees say those measures are only rolled out for them

Police say safety is the goal, not harassment

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Generation gap spreads from Atlantic Beach to Myrtle Beach at Bikefest

Thirty-five years ago Atlantic Beach Bikefest started across a few blocks in Atlantic Beach. Now, the annual Memorial Day weekend event spreads miles across Myrtle Beach. While the old-timers prefer the quaint gathering up north, younger crowds are drawn to the party atmosphere of Myrtle Beach. With more restrictions and police as a result of Bikefest's growth, festival goers both young and old react to how bike week has changed.

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Which vendor had the best goods at Bikefest?

While many vendors were packing up merchandise and leaving Atlantic Beach on Saturday as Tropical Storm Bonnie was making her entrance, Tarey Thompson was just beginning to break out his wares in anticipation of a booming business.

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Bonnie not a bother to many at Bikefest

The rainy weather didn’t seem to dampen the spirits of people who came to celebrate the Atlantic Beach Bikefest. They planned to celebrate regardless of what Mother Nature had in store, but folks were grateful the Tropical Storm Bonnie forecasters predicted was more tame than expected.

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Devil devils washed out crowd at Bikefest

"Lou," short for Lucifer at Nightmare Haunted House deviled the crowd that braved the rain on the night of Saturday, May 28, 2016, during the Atlantic Beach Bikefest. He got them nearly every time, bringing screams and laughter to the rainy night.

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Sunshine brings out the Myrtle Beach Boulevard crowds

Dennis Fox, local musician, staked out a corner on the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk Sunday afternoon to perform for the Memorial Day weekends crowds.
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Sunshine brings out the Myrtle Beach Boulevard crowds 1:57

Sunshine brings out the Myrtle Beach Boulevard crowds

Generation gap spreads from Atlantic Beach to Myrtle Beach at Bikefest 2:34

Generation gap spreads from Atlantic Beach to Myrtle Beach at Bikefest

Devil devils washed out crowd at Bikefest 0:34

Devil devils washed out crowd at Bikefest

Dropping rhymes, selling CDs at Atlantic Beach Bikefest in Myrtle Beach 1:12

Dropping rhymes, selling CDs at Atlantic Beach Bikefest in Myrtle Beach