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Friday, March 4, 2011

88th Laconia Motorcycle Week June 11-19, 2011

One of the nation’s foremost motorcycle rallies, Laconia Motorcycle Week is centrally located in beautiful New Hampshire. From its majestic mountain peaks to its gorgeous coastline, New Hampshire offers an array of stunning landscapes as well as a selection of sizzling scenic byways for bikers to experience and enjoy.
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Boston Globe (several photos)

Event Schedule from Saturday June 11th thu Sunday June 19th

Lodging & Camping ~ Links Here  &  Lodging Links Here Too

Event Highlights

One of the nicer travel routes is the “Canterbury Shaker Village Byway.” It is only 20 minutes from Concord (Concord is 30 minutes from Laconia). The byway runs right through this 694 acre village that steps you back into the past into the life of the Shaker. It is filled with scenic beauty of its woodlands, ponds, botanical garden, conservation areas and more. It totals about 24 miles round trip and is a must see. Read More photo credit - Wiki

When touring the classic New England beauty and charm of the Monadnock Region be sure to see the Ashuelot Covered Bridge in Swanzey (Swanzey is 2 hours from Laconia). It is one of the most beautiful covered bridges in New Hampshire. Travel route 137 for 17 miles to experience the unparalleled New England beauty located in this region.  Putt through picturesque rolling hills, winding country roads, small villages, and stunning greenery on your way.... Read More photo credit- Campground

 To experience the 400 year old historic beauty of the amazing 18 miles of Seacoast Region, travel the Coastal Byway starting north in Portsmouth head south along route 1a through Rye and end at Seabrook where route 1a becomes 286. This is a must see trip for anyone.  Read More photo credit - Portsmouth

A beautiful scenic byway in the Lakes Region is the “Lakes Region Tour” which circles Lake Winnipesaukee. Starting at Alton Bay, it takes you through Gilford, Weirs Beach, Meredith, Holderness, Center Harbor, Moultonborough, and brings you back to Alton Bay. This is a must see for any motorcyclist as its superb beauty is sure to please.  Read More photo credit - Wiki

There are 48 mountains that are over 4000 feet high in the White Mountain Region. One of its most spectacular byways is the 30 mile stretch of road called the Kancamagus Highway. It winds through the mountains west from Conway to Lincoln and is free of any signs of civilization and offers only pristine beauty. Traveling this byway is sure to afford you a glimpse of the White Mountains splendor.  Read More photo credit-Wiki

PAINKILLER  built by Rich Pitoniak

Rich Pitoniak
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  Rich Pitoniak of Pitoniak Cycles Custom & Speed Shop will be one of the bike shops competing this year at Laconias Biker Build Off!

Biker Build-Off

Sponsored by Spiced Jack 94 Rum and the Lobster Pound  at the Laconia Roadhouse.
6 shops competing for big cash prize!
Stop by all week to see their progress.
Contest is People’s Choice on Saturday the 19th at
Must be 21+ to enter Roadhouse.


Hot Leathers named Sponsor/Retailer at Laconia 2011

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