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Old 06-23-2018, 08:00 AM   #139
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It started in 1916. The number of participants grew each year as did the eventís duration. Over time, the rally blossomed into a week-long event, eventually suffering in attendance and popularity after getting wrapped up in the upheavals of the 60ís.

The rally reverted to a 3-day weekend and would remain so until 1991, when organizers revived the week-long event after seeing the success of Sturgisí 50th Anniversary Rally in 1990.

In 1991 Laconia Motorcycle Week reclaimed the support of local businesses and the AMA as a week-long rally and the oldest gypsy tour in the country.
If this was the 95th then how could it have started in 1916? That would make it 102.
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