2013 South Beach Bike Week

  • A woman steers her neon pink Harley-Davidson toward a block party at 12th Street and Washington Avenue on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013. She is riding south on Washington Avenue. The party was among several activities during the first South Beach Bike Week. The free three-day event ends Sunday. MARSHA HALPER / Miami Herald Staff

  • Guy Paul of Deerfield Beach perches on his Harley-Davidson Softail Screaming Eagle to watch the action at the first South Beach Bike Week on Saturday Aug. 17, 2013. Paul is a metal welder and designer who has been the Sturgis, South Dakota Motorcycle Rally and Daytona Bike Week. MARSHA HALPER / Miami Herald Staff

  • Bikers on motorcycles in a spectrum of colors and styles converge outside the Clevelander South Beach Hotel & Bar, at 1020 Ocean Dr., during the first South Beach Bike Week on Saturday Aug. 17, 2013. MARSHA HALPER / Miami Herald Staff

  • Friends and bikers Danny Vera, center, and Mark Szmansky, both of Miami, admire a trio of motorcycles parked along Ocean Drive at the first South Beach Bike Week on Saturday Aug. 17, 2013. MARSHA HALPER / Miami Herald Staff

  • Manny Costa of Miami, left, shows Ken of Miami the photo he just snapped of Ken's Harley-Davidson Road King with sidecar, on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013 at the first South Beach Bike Week. MARSHA HALPER / Miami Herald Staff

  • Anthony N. Douglas, owner of Ocean's Ten restaurant on Ocean Drive in South Beach, parks his 2013 Harley-Davidson Roadglide next to a 1955 Chevrolet Bel-Air on Saturday; Aug. 17, 2013. Douglas was making more room for motorcyclists who wanted to park their bikes at the first South Beach Bike Week. MARSHA HALPER / Miami Herald Staff

  • The Gamarra family of Pompano Beach -- Joe, left; Michelle, and their daughters, Mia, 4; and Katie, 1 -- admire parked motorcycles with their friend, Jason Berger, also of Pompano Beach, on Saturday, August 17, 2013 at the first South Beach Bike Week. Joe and Michelle Gamarra bike together. MARSHA HALPER / Miami Herald Staff

  • Three men cruise along Ocean Drive in South Beach on their motorcycles on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013 during the first South Beach Bike Week. The free three-day event ends Sunday. It features vendors, motorcycle contests, showings, displays and live bands. A block party was planned for 12th Street and Washington Avenue on Saturday afternoon. MARSHA HALPER / Miami Herald Staff

  • Cathy Berrain, a member of Thunder & Lightning motorcycle club of Miami, adjusts her bandana before meeting friends for lunch along Ocean Drive at the first South Beach Bike Week on Saturday Aug. 17, 2013. Berrain is a kindergarten teacher who rides a BT 1300 Stateline; she started biking in 1999. MARSHA HALPER / Miami Herald Staff