The area had been running motorcycle races for many years prior to see the article, above. The more tours there are and the more riders there are in each tour, the more effective the demonstration will be. And at all times the echo of husky motorcycle engines bringing new riders into town, riders going here, going there, coming back, meeting old friends, and looking up the rest of the gang. In , the award — a glass ashtray — was simply given away to anyone who registered at the AMA booth at any Gypsy Tour and showed their AMA membership card. Just From the Factory.
There was no Gypsy Tour in Laconia. In the second of the two magazine photos, the motorcyclists are posed on the northern side of the New Hotel Weirs block, near the corner of Tower Street.