Progressive’s Laconia Motorcycle Week, June 14 – 22 Shifting Gears: Time to RIDE!

It is finally Spring and Progressive’s Laconia Motorcycle Week®, “America’s Original Riding Rally™,” gets ready for its 91st year of heart-stopping motorcycle riding and its signature classic rally experience. Additionally, this is the 2nd year of the Laconia Passport Program. The Laconia Passport Program is a FUN and FREE way to encourage motorcycle enthusiasts to get on the road and see the splendor of the Lakes Region and White Mountains because In Laconia…We Ride®!

Riding, exploring and getting together with friends is the reason for Laconia Motorcycle Week® and now there is an extra incentive. The Laconia Passport Program, first introduced in 2013 is a fun way that encourages riders to explore outside the immediate Laconia area and experience all that the stunning surrounding roads and towns have to offer. The Passport program includes collecting Official Stamps and completing a Passport in order to be eligible to “Win A Trip to Laconia at the NASWA Resort in 2015” as well as earn an Exclusive Limited Edition Sweatshirt that is for Passport members only.

Passports can be picked up at Rally Headquarters on the Boardwalk of Lakeside Avenue, at the Live Broadcast location of 104.9, the Hawk, across from the Weirs Beach Lobster Pound, and at the headquarters for the Rally in the Valley at Hillbilly’s Restaurant in North Conway. The Laconia Passport Program is proudly sponsored by AMSOIL.

Additional events and attractions during Motorcycle Week include the Kickoff Ride and Run; The Peter Makris Memorial Run on Saturday June 14, Motorcycle Flat Track, Short Track, Super Bike and Vintage Bike races at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, The NASWA Resort’s famous Bikini Contest hosted by Jody Perewitz and Terry Moran, Ride to the Sky (motorcycle-only days on Mt Washington), Gypsy Tours, Fireworks and dozens of concerts!Bike Week Pix

Passport Stops Include:

Laconia Harley-Davidson
New Hampshire Motor Speedway
104.9 The Hawk
Bentley’s Saloon
Country Cow
EVL Cycles
Gilford Mobile Mart
Gilmanton Winery/Restaurant & Alpaca Farm
Heritage Harley-Davidson
Hillbilly’s Restaurant – for the Rally in the Valley
Iron Tails Saloon
Junior’s Crush House
Lucky Dog Tavern
Newfound Grocery
Mount Washington Cog Railway
New Hampshire Motor Speedway
NASWA Resort
Schuster’s Tavern (at the Gunstock Inn & Resort)
The Seven Barrel Brewery
Sunset Grille
Tony’s Italian Grill
Truant’s Tavern
Whitehorse Gear
White Mountain Harley Davidson
And more!

About Progressive’s Laconia Motorcycle Week®

Progressive’s Laconia Motorcycle Week® is a statewide rally, beginning in 1916, with its epicenter at Weirs Beach, the center of the State of New Hampshire. 2014 marks the rally’s 91st year, as seven years were missed due to wars and the Great Depression. Laconia Motorcycle Week is proudly presented by Progressive Insurance, Budweiser, Hot Leathers, and AMSOIL. Corporate sponsors include: Twisted Tea, Pepsi, the Lobster Pound, J&P Cycles, and SYSCO.

Progressive’s Laconia Motorcycle Week® also thanks the State of New Hampshire for its large financial contribution to the Rally. For more information on the Rally, including schedule, lodging options, and more, visit To contact The Laconia Motorcycle Week Association,  call (603) 366-2000.


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