Local bar and restaurant owners are working together to present an upcoming motorcycle weekend filled with live entertainment and events.
Formerly known as Thunder in Old Forge, the new event, Bike & Brews in the ADK, will be held Friday and Saturday, June 3 and 4th. Continue reading
The Central Adirondack Association will host the annual motorcycle gathering, Thunder in Old Forge, on Friday and Saturday, May 29 and 30. The motorcycle rendezvous event has become a tradition for bikers to experience a scenic ride through the Adirondacks while area restaurants and other area establishments offer specials, food, beverages and entertainment. Continue reading
The Central Adirondack Association will host the annual motorcycle gathering, Thunder in Old Forge, on Friday and Saturday, May 30 and 31st.
The motorcycle event will kick off on Friday at 4:30 p.m., weather permitting, with live music by Paul Case and Sydney Pinto at Point Park in the center of town.
Shuttle bus service will be available both evenings from 7 p.m. to 2 a.m. The free service will transport guests to designated Thunder partner businesses. The cost to become a Thunder partner is $100.
Anyone interested in getting their business on the shuttle bus route should contact Laurie Barkauskas at (315) 369-6983, ext. 23.
For more information, visit ThunderInOldForge.com.
Main Street, Old Forge hosted biker visitors last weekend for annual Thunder in Old Forge. Photos by Jay Lawson
The rain held off long enough on Friday and Saturday, May 31 and June 1 for bikers to enjoy live music, barbecues and specials hosted by local establishments who took part in the annual Thunder in Old Forge motorcycle event, sponsored by the Central Adirondack Association.
This year’s event put a focus on the experience of riding in the Adirondacks, as many bikers made a pitstop in Old Forge on their way to Americade in Lake George.
Bikes line Main Street in this file photo of Thunder in Old Forge
The Central Adirondack Association has announced the return of Thunder in Old Forge, an annual motorcycle event that will be held Friday, May 31 and Saturday, June 1.
This year’s event will focus on the experience of riding in the Adirondacks. With Americade in Lake George beginning the same weekend, Thunder organizers invite bikers to “come for the ride, but stay for the fun” as local establishments feature live entertainment, barbeques, and specials.
Business owners who will be hosting activities and discounts throughout the weekend are encouraged to contact the Old Forge Visitor Information Center so they can be put on the official weekend schedule.
A free shuttle bus service will be running from Thendara to Inlet on Friday and Saturday from 7 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Any local business owner who wishes to have their establishment added to the bus route is asked to contact Laurie Barkauskas at (315) 369-6983 ext. 23 before Monday, May 27.
The fee to be added is $100, and includes shuttle bus stops at your place of business both nights plus a Thunder partner sign. Official Thunder in Old Forge patches will be for sale for riders to commemorate their visit.
For more information visit www.ThunderInOldForge.com.
Ed Booton (left) and Chip Kiefer (right), co-chairman of this year's Thunder in Old Forge Motorcycle Event with Town of Webb Publicity Director Mike Farmer. Photo by Carol Hansen
Thunder in Old Forge, an annual motorcycle gathering, is set for Friday and Saturday, June 1 and 2 at the George T. Hiltebrant Recreation Center on North Street.
This year’s event will benefit the Wounded Warrior Project and will be a cooperative effort of the Central Adirondack Association (CAA), the Town of Webb, and the motorcycle community, according to co-chairmen Ed Booton and Chip Kiefer.
“We’re really looking forward to giving back. The 10th Mountain Division in Watertown, which is basically our home base, is doing a large portion of the fighting in Afghanistan and Iraq and we want to recognize those guys and girls who have been out there fighting a war for us these last 11 years,” Booton said. Continue reading