Bike Week http://nhpr.org en Bike Week Looking Bright http://nhpr.org/post/bike-week-looking-bright <p>Bike week has arrived in the Granite State once again, and the forecast for the 91st annual rally is bright. And local vendors anticipate a record New Hampshire Bike Week on more than one front.</p><p></p><p>At first, local vendors were worried about turnout. Last year rain and lower temperatures overshadowed the week.</p><p>But, Laconia Bike Week Association director Jennifer Anderson says New Hampshire businesses need not fear:</p> Thu, 19 Jun 2014 21:44:01 +0000 Halina Loft 50528 at http://nhpr.org Bike Week Looking Bright A Taste of Bike Week http://nhpr.org/post/taste-bike-week <p><span style="BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; FONT-VARIANT: normal; FONT-STYLE: normal; FONT-FAMILY: Calibri; COLOR: #000000; FONT-SIZE: 15px; VERTICAL-ALIGN: baseline; FONT-WEIGHT: normal; TEXT-DECORATION: none">The 90th annual Laconia Motorcycle Week has a distinct sound that revs and rattles throughout the Granite State during the nine day rally, but over the years “bike week” has also become known for its unique taste.</span></p> Fri, 14 Jun 2013 19:22:03 +0000 Abby Kessler 29267 at http://nhpr.org A Taste of Bike Week Four Motorcyclists Die In One Day http://nhpr.org/post/four-motorcyclists-die-one-day <p>With <a href="http://www.nhpr.org/post/future-bike-week-relies-new-marketing">Laconia Bike&nbsp;Week </a>underway&nbsp;four&nbsp;motorcyclists were killed in separate crashes Friday including one in the North Country, according to news releases from the state police.</p><p>The latest occurred about 4:15 on the Everett Turnpike near Exit 8 in Nashua. Police said Michael Loverme, 24, of Merrimack, lost control of his motorcycle, crashed and died of &ldquo;severe trauma.&rdquo;&nbsp;The accident in the North Country&nbsp;occurred on Route 16 near Dummer Pond Road about 3:15 p.m.</p> Sat, 16 Jun 2012 00:32:34 +0000 Chris Jensen 7000 at http://nhpr.org Future Of 'Bike Week' Relies On New Marketing http://nhpr.org/post/future-bike-week-relies-new-marketing <p>Once upon a time, Laconia Bike Week was a rowdy affair with a lot of drinking and wild behavior. Fri, 15 Jun 2012 22:04:48 +0000 Emily Corwin 6994 at http://nhpr.org Future Of 'Bike Week' Relies On New Marketing Bike Week's Wall of Death http://nhpr.org/post/bike-weeks-wall-death <p>All this week, New Hampshire Public Radio is bringing you some of the sights and sounds of bike week in Laconia. Wed, 14 Jun 2006 16:55:50 +0000 Cheryl Senter 6702 at http://nhpr.org Bike Week's Wall of Death Tuesday's Postcard from Bike Week http://nhpr.org/post/tuesdays-postcard-bike-week <p>For plenty of participants, Bike Week is nothing short of a Dionysian pilgrimage. Tue, 13 Jun 2006 17:50:18 +0000 Cheryl Senter 6709 at http://nhpr.org Tuesday's Postcard from Bike Week