just puttin' around in WNC

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

  1. Al Tuna

    Al Tuna NSFW

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    your a Moran.
  2. _anatic

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    duhhh.
  3. GlennR

    GlennR Playin' in the Fire

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    There's a Beaver Dam Rd here, in Watauga county, too. It turns into Bulldog Rd at the NC/TN state line. Nice road for bikes. If you like em' really twisty you can take George's Gap Rd to/from Beaver Dam.
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  4. Laconic

    Laconic Cognitively Privileged

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  5. Cuttle

    Cuttle all ya'll can kiss my grits

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    Commuting can be fun!!!

    Took the long way home over Big Laural (I spare you the pics - posted plenty of that area before) - all but one:

    Somebodies had "escaped prisoners" as a parent: :lol3

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    I was almost home, when I remembered that Furtledurt mentioned new pavement on Flag Pond Road :evil. So it turned left into TN instead of right :lol3

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    yup - new pavement!!! (on the right is the interstate)

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    it's just a few miles - of fun!

    turnaround point:

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    my old camera is really on it's way out :cry (and the new one is broken too)

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    last sweeper on the TN side

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    yup - worth a little detour for sure! :D

    and the food/canibalism pic: made some cuttles for dinner...

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    told ya my camera sucks
  6. LadyDraco

    LadyDraco KillerSmileIHazIt !!

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    Great pic Silke...:clap
  7. PFFOG

    PFFOG Richard Alps-aholic

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    Don't bother it sucks....
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    .......rubber off the rear tire. After riding it 3 times in the last 3 days I tell you it sucks, just to be sure I may ride it again tomorrow:evil
  8. GlennR

    GlennR Playin' in the Fire

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    Silke,

    I believe I rode that new pavement this past Saturday. To & from Hot Springs. Had a blast.

    PFFOG, I'm right there with ya'. I'll be shopping for tires sooon.
  9. Cuttle

    Cuttle all ya'll can kiss my grits

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    glad you have a good time - and weather :clap

    and you should come to meet us at the Wedge afterward :deal (lots of adv and vintage bikes every Wednesday)


    oh - and a shameless plug for the Nottrally :D
  10. PFFOG

    PFFOG Richard Alps-aholic

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    Might be able to stop in there, heading to BRMC in Cruso for the next couple of nights. what time do things happen?
  11. Cuttle

    Cuttle all ya'll can kiss my grits

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    about 6:07ish till 9-10ish
  12. Cuttle

    Cuttle all ya'll can kiss my grits

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    Leaf Report: there are leaves! :lol3

    Just a late afternoon stroll in the neighborhood... weather: overcast, 0% change of rain. Perfect!

    near Sam's Gap

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    I26 retaining wall

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    lousy pic, but it shows how steep the road is. Great for coasting :D

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    wait, it wasn't supposed to rain :huh :lol3

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    Spivey Gap

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    a little bit earlier I talked to a local guy about all kinds of hiking trails and back-roads in the area. There is one trial I'd like to do, and apparently this road leads get me closest to the trail...

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    found the parking area - and a few more gravel roads. It's raining, I only have about 1.5 hours of daylight left and I have no idea where this road goes. :evil

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    I love it! :clap

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    don't ask me :lol3

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    well, off course it's a dead end road, still a few miles of pure beauty - worth the detour.

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    almost home

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    and that's the reason I started late:

    pooch-time on the AT - still looking good at 13 :deal

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    and some shenanigans in the yard:

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  13. ben2go

    ben2go Moto Flunky

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    I was up on 276 and BRP around Pisgah Inn area.Ran into a few inmates.
  14. Cuttle

    Cuttle all ya'll can kiss my grits

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    was the BRP busy? I normally try to avoid it during leave season....
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    Mr Porter... :clap

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    Mark_O Drain Bamaged

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    I think that's Thompson.
  17. Al Tuna

    Al Tuna NSFW

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    I'm a rasist... They all look alike. :D
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    PineyMountainRacing Oops....

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    mushrooms do me the same way :D
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    kurtzinpa KurtzInPA

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    Damn it... I knew there was something missing here in California. I don't think Jushua trees shed.

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  20. LadyDraco

    LadyDraco KillerSmileIHazIt !!

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    Great pic Silke :clap
    Thanks for sharing,,,