Area's Largest Motorcycle Marketplace
The Midway, located along the speedway’s frontstretch just off International Speedway Boulevard, is open Thursday-Saturday, Oct. 17-19, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 20, 9 a.m.-noon. The Midway provides a one-stop shopping destination with everything from the nation’s top motorcycle parts to Hot Leathers fashion; admission is free. Activities in the Midway include the Harley-Davidson Thunder Alley main stage where bikers can spend the day enjoying a cold Budweiser, live music, contests and great food within the area’s largest vendor and display marketplace. On Friday, Oct. 18, Harley-Davidson Thunder Alley will showcase Yaffe’s Baddest Bagger Bike Show with registration from 10 a.m.-noon and the awards ceremony taking place at 3 p.m. On Saturday, Oct. 19, Harley-Davidson Thunder Alley will host the Full Throttle Magazine Bike Show presented by GEICO – registration from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. and the awards ceremony at 5 p.m. – and the Hot Leathers Fashion Show at 1 p.m. For more information visit DaytonaInternationalSpeedway.com.
Yaffe’s Baddest Bagger Bike Show: The country’s biggest bike show series will take place Friday, Oct. 18 next to the Harley-Davidson Thunder Alley stage, which is located just east of the AdventHealth injector. Registration is from 10 a.m.-noon with the awards ceremony taking place at 3 p.m. on the Harley-Davidson Thunder Alley stage.
Bikes will be judged based on five classes determined by front-wheel size:
- Stock, up to 21-inches
- Modified, up to 23-inches
- Radical, up to 26-inches or wide tires up to 240mm
- Pro, 30- to 32-inches
- SRT (Steam Roller Touring)/Performance, a NEW class celebrating emerging trends in the custom bagger scene
Trophies will be awarded to the top three baggers in each class and the overall Baddest Bagger at Biketoberfest as well as for Best Paint, Mobile 1™ People's Choice Award, Urban Rides Pick, Paul Yaffe’s Bagger Nation Award, Yaffe’s Best Attention to Detail Award, Yaffe’s Most Innovative Award and BAB-USA Pick. Winners will also be featured in Urban Rides Magazine.
Full Throttle Magazine Bike Show presented by GEICO will take place on Saturday, Oct. 19 next to the Harley-Davidson Thunder Alley stage. Registration is from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. with a $20 entry fee per bike. The awards presentation will be held at 5 p.m. on the Harley-Davidson Thunder Alley Stage. Trophies will be awarded in 10 categories and a $500 cash prize will be awarded to Best in Show. The 10 categories include:
- H-D Non-Bagger
- Stock Street
- Custom/Pro Build
- Anything Goes
Daytona International Speedway Motorcycle Races – Friday, Oct. 18-Sunday, Oct. 20. Tickets are $10 on Friday and $25/day on Saturday and Sunday. Daily admission also includes access to the UNOH Fanzone, garages, infield and free parking! Fans can also purchase a three-day ticket for $50. Kids 12 and under are FREE all weekend. Friday kicks off with the Team Hammer Riding School and Saturday and Sunday features the Championship Cup Series (CCS) and the American Sportbike Racing Association competing on Daytona’s 3.51-mile road course. For tickets, call 1-800-PITSHOP or visit DaytonaInternationalSpeedway.com. 1801 West International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach.
Daytona International Speedway Camping – RV camping is available in the “World Center of Racing’s” infield. Gecko Shores at Lake Lloyd (with hook-ups) is available for $295 and GEICO Grounds Red is $175; both include two (2) three-day adult admissions for the weekend’s racing activities. Tent camping in the GEICO Campgrounds, located inside Turns 3 and 4, is free with your daily or weekend admission ticket. Motorcycle trailer parking, located in GEICO Park West just outside of Turn 1, is $25 for the week. For more information, call 1-800-PITSHOP or visit DaytonaInternationalSpeedway.com.