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Myrtle Beach Bike Week Spring Rally

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Date(s) 05/12/2023 - 05/21/2023
Location
Murrells Inlet, South Carolina 29576
More Info Official Website
Contact Name Sonny
Phone 336 580 1638

First, the Myrtle Beach Bike Week Spring Rally is “The Carolinas’ Largest Motorcycle Event.” Also, the Spring Bike Week is the larger of the two rallies held in the Grand Strand area. And both MBBWs are a lot of fun. In addition, both of the Bike Weeks in Myrtle Beach are on the LightningCustoms.com’s Major Motorcycle Rallies List.

Next the center of the Myrtle Beach Spring Bike Week is in Murrells Inlet. And the attractions are spread out across the entire Grand Strand area. Subsequently, there are 60 miles of beaches and ocean views to enjoy while riding. So, it should be no surprise that the Spring Myrtle Beach Bike Week is a riding rally.

Additionally, there are special Bike Week motorcycle riding tours. And of course, you can find your own path in the Myrtle Beach areas. Next, there is other entertainment, vendors, and attractions.

Note, there is additional 2021 Myrtle Beach Bike Week Spring Rally details on the site.

Motorcycle Laws in Myrtle Beach & South Carolina

Importantly, as you’ve probably heard, the City of Myrtle Beach has made it challenging to hold Bike Week. Subsequently, you will really want to follow both the South Carolina and Myrtle Beach motorcycle laws. In addition, you will need to follow the general laws as they are enforced.

  • South Carolina motorcycle laws require motorcycle helmets for both the rider and passenger under the age of twenty-one. And the helmet must be Department of Public Safety approved. Also, there must be a chin strap that reflects on both sides.
  • Goggles or face shields must be worn by under the age of twenty-one.
  • Although, if there is a motorcycle windscreen/windshield the above goggle and face shield requirement does not apply for the operator.
  • South Carolina motorcycle laws require motorcycle helmets for both the rider and passenger under the age of twenty-one. And the helmet must be Department of Public Safety approved. Also, there must be a chin strap that reflects on both sides.
  • Goggles or face shields must be worn by under the age of twenty-one.
    Although, if there is a motorcycle windscreen/windshield the above goggle and face shield requirement does not apply for the operator.
  • Both the rider and passenger must have an attached “permanent and regular seat” under
  • While at attending the Myrtle Beach Bike Week Spring, you need to be in the standard riding position. And this is facing forward with one leg on each side of the motorcycle.
  • Both hands must be on the handlebars under the motorcycle laws in South Carolina. So, it is illegal to carry anything that makes it so both hands are not on the handlebars.
  • Not surprisingly, you can’t hold onto another vehicle.
  • You can’t in the same lane that is occupied by another motor vehicle.
  • South Carolina motorcycle laws prohibit lane splitting.
  • Footrests are required for both the rider and passenger under the SC motorcycle laws.
  • Rear view mirrors are required in South Carolina.
  • There is strict enforcement of speeding and seat belt laws in Myrtle Beach.
  • To drink you must be at least 21 years old. And this is enforced during the Myrtle Beach Bike Week Spring Rally.
  • Whether you are in a vehicle or in a public location you can’t have an open container.
  • There is no loitering allowed in the city of Myrtle Beach.

Please note that the above is a summary of the motorcycle laws in Myrtle Beach and South Carolina. Although we help these give you an overview, we are not attorneys, so please refer to the below legal statutes.
Myrtle Beach Motorcycle Laws & Other Laws
https://library.municode.com/sc/myrtle_beach/codes/code_of_ordinances?nodeId=10726

South Carolina Motorcycle Laws – https://scdps.sc.gov/sites/scdps/files/Documents/ridesmart/South%20Carolina%20Motorcycle%20Laws%20Article29.pdf

Next, here is an article about how some of the residents of Myrtle Beach think of Bike Week https://journalnow.com/bikers-beware-myrtle-beach-passed-laws-to-discourage-may-motorcycle-meets-but-riders-with-their/article_b590d5c8-7d9b-5c79-b4e0-ed0633dac6a3.html As you know, the citizens put pressure on the City, so while at the Spring Myrtle Beach Bike Week, be careful.

Finally, you might want to check out the what’s going on at the Fall Bike Week.



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