Thirty-five years ago Atlantic Beach Bikefest started across a few blocks in Atlantic Beach. Now, the annual Memorial Day weekend event spreads miles across Myrtle Beach. While the old-timers prefer the quaint gathering up north, younger crowds are drawn to the party atmosphere of Myrtle Beach. With more restrictions and police as a result of Bikefest's growth, festival goers both young and old react to how bike week has changed. Credit: Jessica Koscielniak/McClatchy
Thirty-five years ago Atlantic Beach Bikefest started across a few blocks in Atlantic Beach. Now, the annual Memorial Day weekend event spreads miles across Myrtle Beach. While the old-timers prefer the quaint gathering up north, younger crowds are drawn to the party atmosphere of Myrtle Beach. With more restrictions and police as a result of Bikefest's growth, festival goers both young and old react to how bike week has changed. Credit: Jessica Koscielniak/McClatchy

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