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Progressive's Laconia Motorcycle Week, June 14 - 22

May 22, 2014

The following is an industry press release...

(Laconia, NH) - 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!


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 www.laconiamcweek.com. To contact The Laconia Motorcycle Week Association, email info@laconiamcweek.com , or call (603) 366-2000.

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