Myrtle Beach says NO BLACK BIKE WEEK

As most of you know, Myrtle Beach has been on a campaign to distance themselves from biker rallies. In late 2008, the city counsel adopted new ordinances to restrict or otherwise eliminate the activities associated with Black Bike Week and Harley Week.

These ordinances are posted on their website located Here. The header clearly states “Effective 2009, Myrtle Beach, SC will no longer host motorcycle rallies.”

I’m no fool and that message is clear and to the point. Since this announcement I have read responses from fellow bikers such as:

“They can’t tell us we are not allowed there – I’m going anyway!”
“They trying to kill our fun, well I will be there.”
“Im going to NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, because they welcome us.”

My take on this is simple. I refuse to support this monetarily. Whats the difference between Myrtle & North Myrtle really? If someone / some business / some city counsel wants to make life difficult for you – Why would you support them in any fashion?

“Oh, Im going to spend my money in NORTH MYRTLE and other parts of Horry County.”

What statement are you making? That hurts them how?

As with any business ( including city governments ), the way to get your message heard is by hitting them in the pockets.

By spending money in NORTH MYRTLE you are STILL supporting their economy. The hotels, restaurants, taxis, airports, gift shops will all suffer without the cash infusion Black Bike & Harley Week brings IF you keep your money.

“…but thats what they want! They can’t tell me I’m not allowed there”

True, they can not, but why are we so accepting of other’s intolerance?

Spend your money wisely.

Vending Info For East Coast MotorCycle Show

For Vending contracts, electricity requests, hotel request and vendor badge forms – Click Here

** Deadline for Vendor info submissions is Friday, May 2 to be included on the vendor list for the Myrtle Beach mini mag.

FOR MORE INFO CALL: SARAH TIMLECK 714-513-8409

East Coast Customs Motorcycle Show

May 23-25, 2008 – Myrtle Beach Convention Center – Myrtle Beach, SC

Jason Britton & Team No Limit will be performing Daily

SPEED TV Show “Superbikes!” will be filming

5 custom sportbike builders displaying their bikes.

Hundreds of Aftermarket Sportbike Companies.

Rolling Blue Thunder Black Bike Week Meet & Greet

Rolling Blue Thunder will be having a Meet & Greet Party at:

The Hard Rock Cafe in Broadway At The Beach

Friday, May 23, 2008 from 1pm – 5pm

Comedy Show Lineup Change

D.L. Hughley has replaced Mike Epps due to filming delays on his current project.Information courtesy of Third Eye Entertainment.

The concert will be held Saturday, May 24, 2008. Doors open at 7pm and the show begins at 8pm.

Address:

Myrtle Beach Convention Center – 2101 North Oak Street.

Black Bike Week Vendor Information

If you are looking to sell food, shirts or any other merchandise related to Black Bike Week I suggest you go ahead and get registered with the city of Myrtle Beach.

I have collected a few PDF files with all the information you should need in order to get started.

The two locations for vendor (merchandise) booths will be: Redline Powersports & Colonial Mall.

 Redline PowerSports – Applications, Rules & Regulations

 Colonial Mall – Applications, Rules & Regulations

If you are looking to sell FOOD in the designated areas use the information below from the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control – Division of Food Protection Food Service.

 S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control

Black Bike Week Blackout Comedy Explosion

Blackout Comedy Explosion – Mike Epps

Starring Mike Epps & George Wilborn

Saturday May 24, 2008

Myrtle Beach Convention Center
2101 N. Oak Street
Myrtle Beach, SC 29578

Doors Open at 7pm, Show starts at 8pm

Myrtle Beach Blackout Party 2008 – Big Daddy Kane In Concert

Big Daddy Kane In Concert

Friday May 23, 2008

Myrtle Beach Convention Center – Exhibit Hall C

Concert starts @ 9pm

Black Bike Week Meet & Greet 2008

Black Bike Week – Meet & Greet

The Meet and Greet location is the same as last year!

Date: May 22, 2008

Location: Dick’s Last Resort Bar & Grill
4700 Highway 17 S. North Myrtle Beach (Next to the House of Blues)

Admission: $5

Party starts at 7pm until…

Rev up!!

Black Bike Week 2008 Dates – Myrtle Beach

Black Bike Week will be held Memorial Day Weekend.

May 24th – May 27th, 2008

Myrtle Beach, SC

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