Blue Ridge in Oct

Discussion in 'Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge' started by dahenrymd, Sep 12, 2006.

  1. xtphreak

    xtphreak from B4 "adventure bikes"

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    goes kinda like this?
    :nod
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  2. Rustic

    Rustic Star Benchwarmer

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    That's what happened last year. Worst color year in recent memory. But '04, on the other hand, was about as good as it gets. Third week in Oct., on average, is a pretty good bet to see the peak - whatever that turns out to be.


    Phreak's right - anything you're not prepared for, well.. that's what you'll get.


    Maggie would be a good base of operations, that is if you can still find a room and don't mind paying the leaf-peeper's premium. Lotta folks make their reservations a year in advance. Sylva, Waynesville, Canton, Brevard, Asheville... they're all close enough to serve as a base and any two-lane you use to connect from them to the BRP will be a nice, scenic ride.
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  3. PhilSpace

    PhilSpace The Gov Administrator

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    The purpose of the post was to get Freak to weigh in and see if he knows him, I don't have a freakin clue :dunno

    PS - Freak looks better with the red X.
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  4. xtphreak

    xtphreak from B4 "adventure bikes"

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    so who brings the red rattle can to the next rendezvous :evil ?


    ok, it's weird you posted that pic, I was talking to RTR about the ride, then the pic, and I STILL can't remember his name.

    nice guy, but WTF is it with my memory?



    I know, I'll PM Sherpa & Louge, maybe they still have more brain cells living than I do


    sometimes I feel like my brain cells are best described as:
    one is waving bye-bye to the other one :wave
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  5. dlrides

    dlrides 1:1.618

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    Temps will perfect, with a little preparation. I would stay off the BRP though. Get a Gazeteer for NC, and find alt. routes. Plenty of nice gravel and paved twisties.
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  6. Louge

    Louge silence of the limbs

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    Here's a facial to help ya out phreak. :huh

    Why is yer motahsycle all slideways???
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  7. freaking RT

    freaking RT will golf for food

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    :poser He used to ride a Dakar 650. And you fucking know how bad I am with names :lol2 I am a fucking retard when it comes to remembering peoples names. :nod Name????Mike???? His handle??? No clue. :dunno Ping Sherpa, he'll know. I've met the guy what, 3, maybe 4 times??? :lol2 Mostly in a campfire stupor, once a year. :lol3 He's a good egg :nod And knows how to ride that bike :nod the 650 was too small for him :nod He was hanging with Boogum and Todd at the Hot Springs thing last year. Way up the camp ground. :nod

    damn, phil I thought that was a good pic :lol3
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  8. GPS_Jon

    GPS_Jon The Global Pucker

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    I'll be leaving Jacksonville, FL with a bud westward on Oct 17 over to Natches and up the Trace to Nashville, then backroads over to the Blue Ridge. Once I get to Lynville Falls I'll probably head back down to the Zentrum at Spartenburg (Bantam Chef restaurant is in there somewhere) and then more back roads home. Maybe a diversion over to NE GA.
    Its my favorite time of year in NC and have left as late as mid Nov. Sometimes its really cold. Most times it has been perfect. Last year the leaves changed in Nov... I was camping up there then. Actually they changed and dropped the same day:wink:. Many of the campsites close down for the winter in mid Oct though.
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  9. Louge

    Louge silence of the limbs

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    Phixxed.









    Quite the demo derby that day! :lol3
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  10. Bollocks

    Bollocks Farts with an Accentâ„¢

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    +1 on staying of the BRP {I would rather go shopping at Food lion than ride that POS road that time of year} sorry, JMO.
    Try the Globe road in Blowing Rock.
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  11. xtphreak

    xtphreak from B4 "adventure bikes"

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    hiya Louge :wave

    I'll pass on the "facial" :rofl






    it was to hide all the mud on the left side of my Kili








    from the ground where the rib cracking rock was waiting in ambush








    Gripsters are Slipsters in the owl shit DAMHIK :nod
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  12. xtphreak

    xtphreak from B4 "adventure bikes"

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    yer right

    Robert did know
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  13. Louge

    Louge silence of the limbs

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    No mo calls ... we have a winnah!!!:clap


    Michael and Sherpa at the firetower
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