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Old 06-30-2009, 11:16 AM   #16
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I got the name of the river. And if my math is correct I have the road number. I'm guessing on the closest town location by it's name. Either way I still do not know how to start looking for the building. I will see what the founding member of the A.C.T.G. can come up with.

Hell I cannot go get it anyways.

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Old 06-30-2009, 12:17 PM   #17
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I got the name of the river. And if my math is correct I have the road number. I'm guessing on the closest town location by it's name. Either way I still do not know how to start looking for the building. I will see what the founding member of the A.C.T.G. can come up with.

Hell I cannot go get it anyways.

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I'm pretty sure there are enough clues there now. Trouble is there's a place I hate riding through on the way there. Plus it's getting late for me to make a run there.
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Old 06-30-2009, 01:23 PM   #18
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Great set of clues... found it with just a little good googling. One nearby resort even uses that building as a landmark so you can make the turn to their place, even had a nice picture of it everything..

Have a safe trip. Still going to blend in an ss1000 on the trip?

Oh.. and congratulations on your adaptability to work stuff AND getting a blessing to leave the Phreakwife Unit at home alone.

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you mean the "honey I'm gonna save some $$ (since I'm unemployed now) by riding the Tiger up to see Spencer."

as to the SS1000

don't know if I'm ready for that on the first day, don't know about weather, just don't know

I'm taking the paperwork and starting with a witness both directions, but if I get too tired or anything is questionable (hot weather), I'll do it in the fall when it's cooler
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Old 06-30-2009, 01:48 PM   #19
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great new TAG thread. I will be on the lookout for something coming near my area.
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Old 06-30-2009, 02:01 PM   #20
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great new TAG thread. I will be on the lookout for something coming near my area.
NOt a bad day ride from NW GA.. a lot closer than if it gets up NE PA. Go get it!
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Old 06-30-2009, 05:54 PM   #21
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I haven't found it yet, but I'm betting it isn't too too far from me. It's too bad that I won't get to ride much for the next few days.
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Old 06-30-2009, 06:33 PM   #22
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This is off of Hwy 80 near S. Toe River Rd. Between Burnsville and the BRP.
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Old 06-30-2009, 06:36 PM   #23
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Sweet. Is there any kind of history to that store or just another old stone building?

Can't wait to see what's next.
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Old 06-30-2009, 08:10 PM   #24
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This NC visitor center was closed due to a landslide but reopened over a month ago.
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Old 06-30-2009, 08:12 PM   #25
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This NC visitor center was closed due to a landslide but reopened over a month ago.

aaaaarrrrrggh. I was JUST there and didn't take a picture. Great spot!
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Old 07-01-2009, 11:55 AM   #26
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Old 07-01-2009, 12:22 PM   #27
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Craggy Gardens visitor center on the BRP.

I just knew on a day like this I was gonna get Bruced on this so I was in no hurry. I rode up through Newport and out to Hot Springs then told my GPS to take me to the tag site. Turns out my Zumo 550 doesn't know about the visitor center. Guess I coulda looked at that first. At any rate it took me through some neat places including all the way to Jupiter. Then the road turned to gravel.







Sweet cool riding. It must have rained there a few minutes before I arrived and everything had that sweet fresh smell to it.

Then this:









From the website:

"Craggy Gardens, Milepost 364
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The name fits – Craggy Gardens. These high elevation summits are home
to the most spectacular floral display along the 469-mile parkway
corridor. Mid to late June is usually prime time for viewing the pink
and purple blooms of rhododendron that blanket much of the Craggies."

All told I rode 258 miles and love it all.
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Old 07-01-2009, 12:57 PM   #28
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Gee guys, yall make we want to get vertical!

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Old 07-01-2009, 01:03 PM   #29
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Stephen,

Thought I had found a long distance runner toady but turns out one persons idea of good condition is not mine.
(and I own alot of what most people call junk)



Nice TAG guys. OK where to next?




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Old 07-01-2009, 01:11 PM   #30
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Stephen,

Thought I had found a long distance runner toady but turns out one persons idea of good condition is not mine.
(and I own alot of what most people call junk)



Nice TAG guys. OK where to next?




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Keep looking, there are a lot of old bikes out there that might look like junk but just need some TLC and very few parts to make them a nice rat bike but able to do some long distance runs.

I will keep my eyes open as well... PM yamatech5 as to the perimeters you are looking for as he is uncovering a number of bikes in his coming and going.

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