A hotel on Ocean Blvd. There was a sense that all bikers were being punished for the actions of only a few, said attendee Myron Martin. Attendance at the Bikefest events held in Atlantic Beach appeared to be up overwith greater variety in entertainment, merchandise and services offered. Act now, these sales end soon. My best friend is a white guy and we go to both.
He said the goal is to have Black Bike Week treated "like every other event in the city.
Black Bike Week
One of the nation's largest. Click to enlarge images. There, they were allowed to open hotels, restaurants and nightclubs — activities that were out of reach in the surrounding segregated white communities. Fear of violence during Black Bike Week led residents to pitch a prayer tent on the boardwalk, left. A cloud of pot smoke seemed to permeate every crevice of the town.