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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.

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.