St. Pete Beach BikeFest – November 15-19, 2017

St. Pete Beach BikeFest – November 15-19, 2017

Are you tired of walking rows and rows of motorcycle rally vendors who carry the same parts, accessories, apparel and food? Bored with the same shows and entertainment? Not interested in riding the same planned routes year after year?  We have the answer to your Bike Rally Blues… Introducing: St. Pete Beach BikeFest – November 15-19, 2017 – Presented by Bert’s Barracuda & Bert’s Black Widow Harley Davidson   We met with Keith Overton, President of TradeWinds Island Resorts in St. Pete Beach Florida in October to discuss his dreams of hosting a motorcycle event that will wake up the motorcycle community and put an end to the monotonous trends to which most motorcycle rallies have fallen victim. “I get so tired of going to rallies and seeing the same vendors, row after row… hearing the same bands night after night… riding the same routes and hanging out at the same bars, year after year. I want to do something new. Something different. Something exciting!” – Keith Overton, TradeWinds Island Resorts – St. Pete Beach, FL The idea quickly evolved from a “bike night” style event to a full-blown motorcycle rally. The Hotelier, who is also an avid motorcyclist – complete with his own highly customized Harley Davidson – moved quickly; selecting his A-Team, scheduling planning meetings and securing a presenting sponsor: Bert’s Barracuda & Bert’s Black Widow Harley Davidson. St. Pete Beach BikeFest will be unique in many ways – but we will start with the location: PARADISE, aka St. Pete Beach, Florida. This beautiful stretch of white, sandy beaches and warm turquoise water will be “Home Base” for the rally – with a concert stage featuring soon-to-be-named...