EXCLUSIVE: ‘This is America, you can’t tell us what to do!’ More than 300,000 maskless leather-clad bikers flex their defiance – and muscles – on Daytona Beach over Biden’s national mask mandate

  • Tens of thousands of bikers rolled into Daytona Beach, Florida this week for the 80th annual Bike Week 
  • Many of the bikers showed up maskless and with a defiant message for President Joe Biden and his national mask mandate: ‘This is America, you can’t tell us what to do’
  • The famed party town pushed ahead with the event despite fears it could spawn a Covid superspreader event
  • DailyMail.com joined the rally as photos show leather-clad motorcyclists from every state in the nation cruising down Main Street for a raucous week-long party 
  • Virtually no one wore a mask or practiced social distancing as tattooed revelers packed into bars 
  • ‘I refuse to mask. Joe Biden ain’t gonna tell me what to do. I have a constitutional right to do whatever the hell I want,’ laughed one biker John Saxon, 52 
  • A local vendor said, ‘I will tell you this: bikers don’t give a fu*k about Covid and they don’t give a fu*k what you think. They are free, it’s their style and I feel the same’ 
  • It’s estimated that 300,000 to 400,000 people will descend on the city for Bike Week this year, down from the 500,000 yearly figure but still a huge boost for the Covid-ravaged tourism scene

More than 300,000 bikers rolled into Daytona Beach this week with a defiant message for President Joe Biden and his national mask mandate: ‘This is America, you can’t tell us what to do.’

The famed Spring Break mecca pushed ahead with its 80th annual Bike Week despite fears it could spawn a Covid-19 superspreader event.

DailyMail.com joined the giant rally as leather-clad motorcyclists from every state in the nation cruised down Main Street for a raucous party on two wheels.

Virtually nobody wore a mask or practiced social distancing as tattooed revelers packed into bars to sing along to REO Speedwagon covers and kick back with $3 beers.

‘I refuse to mask. Joe Biden ain’t gonna tell me what to do. I have a constitutional right to do whatever the hell I want,’ laughed biker John Saxon, 52.

The bikers had a defiant message for President Joe Biden and his national mask mandate: 'This is America, you can't tell us what to do', as one biker is seen flying a 'F*ck Biden' sign

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