just puttin' around in WNC

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Day Trippin'' started by Cuttle, May 28, 2011.

  1. Laconic

    Laconic Hapless Rube

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    Looks like a hoot, as usual. I'm sorry we had to miss it.
  2. JaxObsessed

    JaxObsessed Endeavor to persevere.

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    Looks like a great time:deal

    Love the shorts Banjo:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl
  3. PFFOG

    PFFOG Richard Alps-aholic

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    Love Hookers Gap, great short cut to avoid Asheville from the 151 to points N.

    It is hard to find if you don't know where it is as the street signs keep getting stolen:rofl
  4. LadyDraco

    LadyDraco KillerSmileIHazIt !!

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    Great pic Silke Thanks for sharing :clap
  5. knybanjo

    knybanjo kinda slow

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    Y'all are just jealous of all the attention my pasty white legs got there! :fitz
  6. RidingDonkeys

    RidingDonkeys Purveyor of Awesome

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    Cuttle, just found this thread. Love it! I'm envious of the riding you guys get in WNC.

    Where is this house?
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    And Marshall has one of my favorite places to get food to-go. Whenever MrsDonkeys and I are up that way, we snag a few pot pies.
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  7. Cuttle

    Cuttle twisted

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    The house is on 213 near Marshall (boring road though) - but I was a bit late and I can do the good stuff there any day.

    Pie is good! :clap


  8. ben2go

    ben2go Moto Flunky

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    If there is a historical organization in the county,and the house can be traced to some historical event,they may be able to help restore and save the house.I have been through Marshall a few times over the years.
  9. RidingDonkeys

    RidingDonkeys Purveyor of Awesome

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    It doesn't appear to be on the market as far as I can tell. I have a fondness for old homes and have passively been looking for a project for future retirement now, while the market is still down.
  10. Cuttle

    Cuttle twisted

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    as pretty as the house is, the location is not good at all (close to the road and lower than the tarmac). There is a really neat, empty house in similar style on hwy 23 - but I have no idea if it's for sale (I assume it's part of a big acreage.. so everything is possible)
  11. Cuttle

    Cuttle twisted

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    went to the RA rally at Biltmore for a bit and watched the "GS Giants games". Unfortunately I missed yesterdays track competition... damn work!

    Dan aka GSweave on the right before the slow race

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    don't know his name - but he did great in the barrel race (apparently I make a great barrel weight :lol3)

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    some folks did not quiet as good :lol3

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    on the way home

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    oh, and only a Moran would ride a Morini to a BMW rally :lol3 (they had plenty of beemers there already....)

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    and tonight sky

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  12. PineyMountainRacing

    PineyMountainRacing Oops....

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    We had the same sky last night in FL. Of course, I wouldaratherbeenin N C ;-)
  13. RidingDonkeys

    RidingDonkeys Purveyor of Awesome

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    Hey, do you WNC folks still meet up at the Wedge every Wednesday night? I've got to make a trip to Eurosport, and am considering making a night of it next week.
  14. Mark_O

    Mark_O Drain Bamaged

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    I heard they only meet when BgDadddy isn't going to show up. :lol3
  15. dbarale

    dbarale Squiddly slow

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  16. RidingDonkeys

    RidingDonkeys Purveyor of Awesome

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    I can't expect the fine folks of eurosport to rush on behalf of me. I might as well give them some extra time and enjoy a few brews. :D

    Sent from the voices in my head and transcribed by their drinking buddy...
  17. Cuttle

    Cuttle twisted

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    cool! this Wededay?
  18. RidingDonkeys

    RidingDonkeys Purveyor of Awesome

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    Next week, July 3rd. This is all assuming I get my Jeep running before then. No Jeep means no trip.


    Sent from the voices in my head and transcribed by their drinking buddy...
  19. Cuttle

    Cuttle twisted

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    Way to much rain lately, so I didn't' get a change to ride a lot, but I did do some long overdue bike projects:

    moving and adding buckles to stop the tanbag from sliding around

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    changing my seating position from Western (knees sticking out) to English (legs tight) - and it helps a bunch with touching the ground:norton

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    fixin' some stuff I broke :shog (house rules: you break it - you fix it)

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    yeah I know - reading glasses :cry

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    and .... no more knobbies :cry:cry:cry - but something really fun for the road and ok on hard-pack gravel: Conti Trail Attack 2 :rayof

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    front tire next, oil-change, few more maintenance things and I am ready for a tour de lobsta.... :evil
  20. enduro Dan

    enduro Dan Sticks and Stones™..

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    Wicked. :thumb