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Tuesday, January 8, 2008

ROAR AT THE THUNDER BEACH SPRING MOTORCYCLE RALLY by Selene Marin

There's no roar louder than that of the upcoming Thunder Beach Spring Motorcycle Rally, rolling to you this May 1-4, 2008. Rushes of excitement inevitably fill the air of Panama City at the mere mention of one of the most anticipated motorcycle events of the year.
So what is it about this motorcycle rally that sends surges of adrenaline both to motorcycle riders and fans? Well, for one, this is held at the city known to be the ultimate Spring Break destination- Panama City . Second, being located at the south of Alabama , it has all the southern charms that people love. Third, this rally has tremendously exciting events lined up for all the participants and spectators.
This motorcycle rally is divided into five separate venues:
• Shops at Edgewater. This is where the Thunder Beach Spring Motorcycle Rally was born in 2002. Now, this has become the main part of the rally where major races and events take place.
• Boardwalk Beach . In this venue, you'll see and enjoy a stretch of a 1500 foot beach party pavilion with both indoor and outdoor vendors. This is also where the famous Miss Thunder Beach contest is held. And of course, don't forget to satiate your tummy with the sumptuous breakfast buffet that this part of the rally has to offer.
• Pier Park . At the Pier Park is where the largest mall in the country, the Mall of the Americas in Minnesota is being built. This is said to be the home to the bike builders and manufactures.
• The Spinnaker Beach Club. This is where you can take your bike for some dyno testing to see how well it performs. Aside from that, take a stroll along the 25,000 sq feet of vendors who are ready to take on all your biker needs.
• The Sandpiper Beacon Beach Resort. Here, you can sit back and relax at the TIKI BAR, where the Kick-Off night party with live bands happen.
Stopping by all these venues is necessary to get a full experience of the Thunder Beach Spring Motorcycle Rally. All these venues come with free parking, live entertainment and sell drinks at reasonable prices.
Some of the major highlights of events that you have to watch out for at this rally are the major motorbike races, best bike contest, tattoo contest, and poker runs. But the fun doesn't end in the rally itself. The nearby tourist attractions will add to the delight of your visit to the city even more.
For this major event, don't forget to don your motorcycle gear like your leather hat and leather jacket whether you're riding or not. This year, don't forget to include this motorcycle rally in the list of events you shouldn't miss.

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