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Did anybody go down to Myrtle beach during bike week

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I went the first part of the week. What a disappointment,no vendors and few bikes and the Po Po was writing motorcycles tickets as fast as they could.

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yepo...but i live here so does it count?? myrtle beach has almost ruined bike week with all these new laws and crap..

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yepo...but i live here so does it count?? myrtle beach has almost ruined bike week with all these new laws and crap..
I think Myrtle Beach has shot them selves in the foot. I saw hotel signs asking bikers to stay at the hotel they needed the business, the hotel next to it would have signs no motorcycles allowed? The highway patrol would have 5-6 police bikes hiding in groups in the closed down business parking lots with a Myrtle Beach crusier to transport. The SCHP would ride into groups and pull the whole group over at one time. I have been going to bike week since the 80's and have never seen the bikers treated like they were. I don't think I will waste time to go back. I hate it too, the spring rally was the place to be. It seams like Florida is welcoming the bikes with the always great Daytona Beach rally and now Panama City rally getting big.

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yeah its been goin down the crapper since the city council has imposed all these new laws in the city limits of myrtle beach... last yeah we went down the week before bike week for our honeymoon and it was sad all the signs they were puttin up listing all the rules and things you couldnt do... im not sure if it passed but wernt they trying to pass a helmet law in the city limits as well??

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My last time down there was 2008. I won't go back. I had a great time and all, but it changed for the worst.
It was going to be my yearly "let loose and blow cash" spot since it was far enough away to be a vacation of sorts. But when you can't enjoy yourself, whats the point?
I will now save my cash and go out to Sturgis every other or every third year. Now THAT is FUN!
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yeah its been goin down the crapper since the city council has imposed all these new laws in the city limits of myrtle beach... last yeah we went down the week before bike week for our honeymoon and it was sad all the signs they were puttin up listing all the rules and things you couldnt do... im not sure if it passed but wernt they trying to pass a helmet law in the city limits as well??
The helmet law was deemed unconstitutional by the State Supreme Court however; the other ordnances passed. No gathering in groups to watch traffic whether you stay at the hotel or not, no loud pipes. They were tagging a$$ when the group would leave the stop lights loud. The good thing was there were no crowds at the restaurants.

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Charleston has started it's own little "Bike Week" to the south of Myrtle Beach.
We are in the infancy, and it is still "Fun". Prices haven't been jacked up to unrecognizable prices, and the local folk don't hate the motorcycle riders. Yet.
Also, There is not a "Black Bike Week" following, so you don't have the early birds mingling.

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I remember way back they tried to start one. I think it was called the Heritage Rally? I don’t remember way it did not take off; I think maybe it was a noise issue? Charleston would be a great rally site; I enjoy riding and would love to ride in the area. I guess I’m spoiled living in the upstate so close to the mountains. I usually don’t ride anywhere but the hills where bikes are loved for the people that ride them and are not grouped into the “Sons of Anarchy” wannabes that are shown on tv.

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