Laconia Motorcycle Week is held from June 11 - 19, 2011 in scenic
. This year, Laconia, New Hampshire is there. Gary
The Laconia Motorcycle Week, also known as Laconia Bike Week, has its roots dating back to 1916 when a few hundred bikers met at The Weirs (aka
Years later, the “Gypsy Tour” started in
. When it passed through Loudon, New Hampshire , it kicked off the official Laconia Motorcycle Week. This makes it one of the oldest Motorcycle Events in the Laconia United States and “ ’s Original Riding Rally.” America
In the last 88 years it has also grown to be one of the largest Motorcycle Events in the
He will have a splendid party experience and will be able to spend all his time with motorcycles of every description; his idea of heaven.
Gary left early on Wednesday morning to drive down to
with three friends. They stopped in Laconia overnight, and will again on the way home next week. They won’t be killing themselves riding hard, as one guy has to stop to eat all the time, one has to stop to smoke and one, to pee. Lots of stops and resting! Bangor
They managed to book a convenient lodging just 5 minutes walk from downtown; had to book it at New Year’s to attain accommodation that close. It has all the amenities: BBQ, walking distance to the stores, taverns and all the action, air conditioning, and a hilltop for viewing the bikes passing by, all 400,000 of them!
I haven’t heard much from him since he arrived in
, except one bleary conversation with lots of laughter and music in the background and the slosh and clink of ice in a rum glass. Laconia
Have a great time
Both photos are mine.
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