Breaking News – Nashville Bike Week

Breaking News – Nashville Bike Week

The past week has been a whirlwind. A true test of patience and grit. Between preparing for Daytona Bike Week, getting ready for the events we are hosting during Daytona, and now being flooded with emails, messages and comments from people who listened to the Wide Open Radio interview last week featuring Mike Axle and are concerned, upset and worried about Nashville Bike Week… we’ve had our hands full. I felt the need to stop what I was working on tonight and update everyone on some things that unfolded today regarding Nashville Bike Week. I had a one on one phone call with Mike Axle, the man behind Nashville Bike Week, that left me feeling differently than I’ve felt since the 1st day I heard about this motorcycle rally. First let me back up and address today’s Facebook Live broadcast on the Nashville Bike Week page. Don’t bother looking for it. It is no longer available. Here are my Cliff’s Notes, for those who missed it: The Negative – The video left much to be desired and made some people even angrier than before. People were expecting a live press conference from the new venue, showing the grounds and making the event ‘real’ again. That’s not what they got. They got Mike Axle, indoors at a non-disclosed location. The Positive – Mr. Axle was relaxed and uncoiled. He came across less ready to strike. His demeanor was much more positive and he was focused on how to move forward. Most noticeably, there was almost no profanity – which was in stark contrast to earlier appearances. I have no information on why the video was later...