Americade

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2015 marks 33 years of Americade, when tens of thousands of motorcyclists pack into the Village of Lake George.

The weeklong celebration features demo rides, contests, and a slew of other events.

WAMC's Southern Adirondack Bureau Chief Lucas Willard brings us this piece featuring the sounds and cycles of Americade.

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One of the largest motorcycle rallies in the United States kicks off in less than two weeks in Lake George. In the shadow of a huge biker brawl that killed nine in Waco, Texas, organizers of Americade are dispelling worries over safety.

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Thousands of motorcycles have been rumbling across roads and highways leading to Lake George over the past week. The annual Americade draws vendors, motorcyclists and money to the region.