Daytona, FL (PRWEB) March 7, 2007
The Florida sun is beaming. The spring breeze is blowing. And thousands of tons of chrome and steel are gleaming at Daytona Bike Week 2007, the motorcycle party of the season. And all of the hot action and cool events at the annual gathering, taking place March 3-10, are captured daily on the new Harley-Davidson® website harley-davidson.com/daytona.
Daytona Bike Week, which began with the inaugural running of the Daytona 200, has been a motorcycling tradition since 1937. This year, with more than 500,000 people expected to attend Bike Week, the excitement - and coverage - is nonstop. The new Harley-Davidson® website offers daily updates on all of the action taking place morning, noon and night. A staff of more than a dozen Harley-Davidson biker-writers, professional photographers and producers bring the sights and sounds of Daytona Bike Week to life in words and pictures.
Keeping site visitors up to speed:
Harley-Davidson has a team of roving and riding reporters on the scene, bringing site visitors the latest news from Daytona Bike Week.
Biker Billy reports on 'Idle Chat' Biker Billy, a dedicated Harley ® rider, hosts his own syndicated cooking show, 'Biker Billy Cooks with Fire'. Billy's 'man/woman-on-the-street' interviews and video postings zoom in on what's hot at Daytona Bike Week. An easy-to-use interactive map allows site visitors to see where riders hail from and post their own home base location.
Rock band The Bouncing Souls becomes 'The Adventurers' Punk rock band The Bouncing Souls released their sixth album in 2006 prior to hitting the road with the Warped Tour touring music festival. Band members Bryan and Pete visit all of Daytona's hot spots for food, music and more, and provide commentary in a style all their own. Site visitors can vote on which places are their personal favorites.
'Beau Allen Pacheco's 'Custom Showcase'
Motorcycle journalist and Harley-Davidson enthusiast Beau Allen Pacheco hits the road to find the coolest bikes in town. Former editor of Big Twin magazine, he chats it up with riders and captures them in action on their rolling sculptures. Site visitors can check out daily postings of the best shots of the day, select their favorites, and vote for an online ride-in show champ to be declared at the end of Daytona Bike Week.
'The Daily Daytona' with Jessica Craker Harley-Davidson staffer Jessica Craker, a rider and writer, reports from Daytona on all the action, including special events at the Ocean Center, the Speedway, the Gainesville Raceway for drag racing, and more.
Every picture tells a Harley story
The new Harley-Davidson® website also features a spectacular photo gallery provided by a team of all-pro photographers capturing everything that makes Daytona Bike Week one of the year's most anticipated events. The photo team uploads daily images from on the road and behind the scenes. Team member and world-renowned photographer Peter Turnley, whose award-winning work has appeared in publications such as Newsweek, has previously covered the H-D 100th Anniversary as well as past Daytona Bike Weeks and Sturgis rallies.
Visitors to the new Harley site can also download the coolest Bike Week screensavers and wallpapers. These classic images will keep the memory of 2007 Daytona Bike Week alive all year long.
Like all Harley-Davidson gatherings, Daytona Bike Week is about people and events, roads and riding. Year after year, this unique riding event offers something fun for every enthusiast and draws motorcyclists worldwide back to the roads of Daytona. The new Harley-Davidson® website, harley-davidson.com/daytona, brings together in one place all the amazing sights and sounds of this annual happening.
Harley-Davidson Motor Company, the only major U.S.-based motorcycle manufacturer, produces heavyweight motorcycles and a complete line of motorcycle parts, accessories and general merchandise. For more information visit harley-davidson.com.