just puttin' around in WNC

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

  1. ETrider

    ETrider Gawker

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    Boss told ya to get lost huh? Nice pics! :clap





    My "other bike" at the same place. :lol3

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  2. HalcyonDaze

    HalcyonDaze The Great Unwashed Mass

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    That's Lester McGillicuddy's old place. He was a county judge back in the early '70's. If you take the little road around and under, you can see where he used to hang 'baccer underneath. That lower room sticking out the back is where he kept the still. Right above it, that back porch looking thing, is where he ran a poker table. The main floor towards the front was a honkey tonk, mountain dancing and music making, drinking, all purpose kind of an establishment with a guard at the front door. Secret password required for entry. Up above, in the attic area, was where he housed the 'ladies of ill repute', sometimes transferred from the jail in Marshall where they had been arrested, and incarcerated in this place to work off their sentence. Quite the lucrative business for ol' Lester. And that front porch up high- there was always at least one guy posted up there with a scatter gun. Just in case...

    :lol3 All made up, of course. But I've often stopped there and wondered myself.

    I pass you sometimes, sometimes alone and sometimes with your crew, always going the other way. Maybe someday we'll all be going the same way and you all will let me tag along.

    Great thread, nice to see the same things through another's eyes.
  3. advtenn

    advtenn Long timer

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    Great pic's, thanks for sharing.:clap
  4. fancyindigo

    fancyindigo schmancy...fancy

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    :clap:clap :photogWell stated!
  5. Cuttle

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    pretty much sums it up :lol3

    anytime!!! we have a ride planned tomorrow around Hurricane Creek...
  6. HalcyonDaze

    HalcyonDaze The Great Unwashed Mass

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    :clap You have found the secretly embedded answer to your original question!

    This is the first Saturday in a long time that I'm having to work (making up for lost days due to last weeks storm and trying to make a deadline). I do appreciate the invite and look forward to another time.
  7. Cuttle

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    after a slight bobcat fiasco in the morning, I met up late with the "Florida boys" to ride Hurricane Creek and show them some altitude - turns out they do get queasy :lol3 (just a little)

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    some more pics from the trail (same road I rode last week)

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    Thanks guys for riding with me!

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    after sending them back south, I found this cool little creek/campsite

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    and I ran into familiar faces back in Hot Springs, and a few minutes later Rob showed up too on his "beer run" :lol3

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    the world is small
  8. PineyMountainRacing

    PineyMountainRacing Oops....

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    Thank you for a fun afternoon! Can't get pics uploaded to PB so you'll have to wait until I get home. Trailer loaded, house clean, we'll be outta here by dark-thirty.

    TTYL!
  9. Cuttle

    Cuttle twisted

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    Have a good trip home!

    See ya in October :deal
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    red bud alky w/motorcycle problem

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  11. Cuttle

    Cuttle twisted

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    I figured you'd have "bikes and babes" :lol3


    btw, I have a landscape version of the same spot too:

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  12. Flatroads

    Flatroads 38 years/ still n00b

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    Thanks for being our tourguide and taking us safely through Hurricane. You guys have some beautiful riding up here. The BRP enjoyed it!

    Tom
  13. Grizzlyman

    Grizzlyman Been here awhile

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    Wow, I need to get up with you all and ride!
  14. JaxObsessed

    JaxObsessed Endeavor to persevere.

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    Love the photos and story! You are livin in a dualsporters wonderland!
    Thanks for taking all the time to post. :thumb
  15. advtenn

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    Hi Cuttle,

    I'm planning to me ETrider and maybe some others in Hot Springs at 10:30 for some duel sport riding. Do you and the sheriff want to ride?
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    red bud alky w/motorcycle problem

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    sometimes
  17. Cuttle

    Cuttle twisted

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    If the saying "better living with pharmaceuticals" (and scotch) is true I'll be up for it, if the saying is wrong, I'll spend another day on the couch and in the basement (Morini started today :D).

    I'll let you know tomorrow before 9


    :2cry. damn zest pool kids at work :lol3
  18. Cuttle

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    I think I make it, I passed it on :hide




    ... just gonna ride sweep :lol3

    10:30 at the store next to the camp ground?
  19. advtenn

    advtenn Long timer

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    yes. I may be just a little late:deal
  20. Cuttle

    Cuttle twisted

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    :waveHi HalcyonDaze - nice to finally meet you!