Saturday - More than 200 riders participated in the Peter Markris Memorial Ride & Run around Lake Winnipesaukee in spite of rain at the start of the 88th Laconia Motorcycle Week.
The debut of the Full Throttle Saloon in Laconia and the filming of their TruTV reality show is a landmark event at this year's rally.
English Don & Steg Von Heitz (former partners with Indian Larry) will be at the Lobster Pond Biker Build-Off all week with their bikes. Famous for his Babylon Taxi springer... above photo is English Don with his new build, Babylon Taxi II.
English Don is also making daily appearances at the Iron Horse Magazine booth at Broken Spoke Saloon, where you can grab some great NYC shirts, pics, magazines and CD's.
Six shops are competing in the Biker Build-Off at Lobster Pond - June 13 to 18. Irish Choppers (Dudley, MA), Pitoniak's Custom Cycles (Belchertown, MA), Ready Customs (New Hamptom), Vintage Custom Cycles (Sandown, NH), Deadwood Choppers (NY), and Masshole Moto (Cape Cod.)
For more than 35 years, Lobster Pond has been the cornerstone at Weirs Beach, NH.
You can also grab the latest copy of Cycle Source Magazine at the Lobster Pond.
AMA National Gypsy Tour and many other scenic rides roll out daily from the official Laconia Rally Headquarters at the Weir's Waterslide. There are also fireworks at 10pm.
Flat Track Races at Big Daddy’s Speed Bowl in Rumney, NH - Three shows will be available, daily - plus bike wash, massages, music, food, and beer.
Wednesday - Bikers BBQ after the HillClimb at Beans and Greens Farm on RT. 11 (245 Intervale Rd, Gilford). Chicken BBQ, BYOB from 3-6pm. All are welcome!
Thusrsday - June 16th enjoy a beautiful "Ride to the Sky" - Mt. Washington Auto Road is celebrating a 150th anniversary in 2011. Open every day during Laconia Bike Week - Motorcycles Only on Thursday, June 16th. "Ride To The Sky" Motorcycle Ride with guide vans for extra passengers and vendors begins at 10am June 16th.
Saturday - Rolling Thunder Races! New England Dirt track Series at Jolly Roger's Motor-Sports Park on Rt. 10 in East Lempster, NH. Gates open at 3, Racing begins at 5:30.
For more rally details, visit: LaconiaMCWeek.com