As I pull up to the lights at the end of Main Street the Florida drought has just broken and Bike Week is looking decidedly wet. With no customers to deal with, she pulls gently down on her skirt, showing more thong, and pulls out three of the notes. The air is full of exhaust fumes and the din of a thousand slash cut pipes. This is early March, this is Daytona, this is Bike Week At night, watching the endless stream of bikes becomes somewhat hypnotic. Interesting philosophy.
Approximately , people make their way to the rally area for the day event. The festivities include motorcycle racing, concerts, parties, and street festivals. The event is usually held on the first full week of March including the Fri-Sat-Sun prior to and contends with the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally as the most popular motorcycle rally in the United States. This first race was a 3. It was won by Ed Kretz from California riding an Indian motorcycle with an average speed of This yearly race took a break from to due to World War II.