How We See It: Motorcycle Rally Creates Boom For Economy

Posted: March 19, 2014 at 6 a.m.

For the people who feel assaulted by, or who simply relocate to avoid, the influx of motorcycles for the annual Bikes, Blues and BBQ rally, there is only so much any study or public relations bullet point can accomplish in convincing them of the rally's positive aspects.


The economics of the Bikes, Blues and BBQ motorcycle rally provide strong evidence of the event’s success for the region, despite the annual concerns about noise and traffic that come with it.

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