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June 23, 2014 12:57 PM

Issac Bailey blog: Social media and Bikefest in Myrtle Beach: Some historical context

One of the first big pieces I did for The Sun News, maybe 14 or 15 years ago, about what we then called Bike Month – May included the massive Harley Week and the Atlantic Beach Memorial Day Bikefest – involved trying to document the growth of Bikefest in particular. The Harley event is decades older than Bikefest, which began in 1980 inside the four-block Atlantic Beach as what some described as a fish fry and was sponsored by a local black motorcycle enthusiasts club.

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