Jun 06, 2014 — Lake George is one of those North Country towns that's calm and quiet in the winter, but explodes with tourism in the summer. Right at the top of tourism season is a motorcycle rally called Americade.
Every year, thousands of bikers from all over the northeast gather in tiny Lake George. Riders tour the Adirondacks, peruse new gear, watch stunt shows, and meet one another. Zach Hirsch spent a day at the bike festival earlier this week, and produced this audio postcard. Go to full article
Sep 22, 2008 — A motorcycle crash on Saturday left two people dead on a remote highway north of Westport, in the Champlain Valley. The accident involved a pack of fifteen motorcycles that were touring the North Country. Brian Mann has details. Go to full article
Jul 16, 2008 — This time of year, Americans like to take to the open road. Car tourism is big business in the North Country. But with gas prices hovering around $4.50 a gallon, the summer driving vacation has begun to look less like a tradition and more like a luxury. A growing number of tourists are parking the RV and turning instead to more energy-efficient motorcycles. As Brian Mann reports, the popularity of touring bikes has brought a surge in accidents. Go to full article