NC Tag O Rama is here

Discussion in 'Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge' started by Ridge-Runner, Sep 15, 2008.

  1. 1911tyler

    1911tyler Adventurer

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    Yes we have 3 indy car teams, 2 cup teams and 2 nationwide teams. 450,000 square feet. I hope you came inside.
  2. augiedog

    augiedog augie dog

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    I did not try to come inside today but I am definately going to come back. What do you do there? It is a very impressive looking place.
  3. augiedog

    augiedog augie dog

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    [​IMG] Parkway bridge, take rt 80 off rt 70 past lake tahoma (buck creek road). Follow to buck creek gap.
  4. KingJarhead

    KingJarhead Long timer

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    That is a great ride.
  5. knybanjo

    knybanjo kinda slow

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    :ricky It's a hoot even on an old tank of a relic!!

    <iframe src="http://player.vimeo.com/video/2698230?badge=0" width="500" height="377" frameborder="0" webkitAllowFullScreen mozallowfullscreen allowFullScreen></iframe> <p><a href="http://vimeo.com/2698230">NC 80 to BRP</a> from <a href="http://vimeo.com/user1104365">Kenny Banjo</a> on <a href="http://vimeo.com">Vimeo</a>.</p>
  6. Cuttle

    Cuttle me? what?

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    :evil

    hmmm.... maybe if I put the broken clutch lever back in......
  7. augiedog

    augiedog augie dog

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    knybanjo, sounded like you were polishing some rust off your footpegs in that video. That is one of my favorites to get onto the parkway. I like to go north on the parkway and pick up 226 in little switserland and drop back down grab 221-A back up again. heck of a loop with all the twisties you will want for a good day ride. I also noticed you were trying to stay ahead of an fz-1 too. that is a tall order in itself. as you know I got one and It is the best bike I have ever owned, and I have had a bunch in my 50 years of riding.here is my baby.[​IMG]
  8. knybanjo

    knybanjo kinda slow

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    Here I was trying to keep up with that FZ1...still on 80 but headed up through Bandana....

    <iframe width="420" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/7TIEIcCgYko" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>


    It's old, low and fat...doesn't take much to grind the boards. :lol3

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  9. _anatic

    _anatic Plated

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    Very nice! That's a serious mile eater.
  10. augiedog

    augiedog augie dog

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    looks to me like you were holding your own. what kind of camera and how,where did you have it mounted? those were some of the best vidoes I have seen shot in a while. would like to hook up and ride some time. I ride almost every weekend somewhere, most week days too.
  11. JoeWannaB

    JoeWannaB Usually a nice guy

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    Looks like a beautiful weekend for riding. I'm fighting a really bad cold or I would have already grabbed the tag. I hope you guys get out and enjoy the great weather this weekend and think of me cooped up indoors feeling like crap. :cry
  12. knybanjo

    knybanjo kinda slow

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    Thanks...it was just a plain old digital point and shoot set on video mode. A small piece of pvc was zip tied to the crash bar and the camera was just on a min-pod that had a leg dropped into the pvc and held in with a bungie. I tried several positions including handlebars and looking rearward from the trunk.....have not videoed in a long time and don't think I've ever tried it from the Strom......

    It'd be great to meet you and ride sometime, I'm currently working weekends and off Tue-Wed. :wave
  13. NCStephen

    NCStephen Riding NC

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    I sorely miss grabbing a great tag.
    NCS
  14. 1911tyler

    1911tyler Adventurer

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    Is that right up by mount Mitchell ? If so I got a picture in that same parking lot a month ago.
  15. lostmarbles

    lostmarbles Long timer

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    yep it is :deal



  16. JoeWannaB

    JoeWannaB Usually a nice guy

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    I'm very disappointed no one grabbed this today. It was hard not to jump on a bike and head that way but I had to take it easy today. I hate being sick. :cry
  17. truck6driver

    truck6driver The Fireman

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    I know the feeling but I'm still at work. :cry


    Ray
  18. augiedog

    augiedog augie dog

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    If one of you hillbillys don't git this thang soon you'll have to have studded knobbys to get to it. It's up over 4000 ft and there is a storm brewing for de first of de week. Might have to send one of the foothill boyz up to grab it for it's too late.
  19. 1911tyler

    1911tyler Adventurer

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    This was taken in the same spot just a different angle. This is not a grab attemp since this Is a file tag. But just thought it was cool [​IMG]
  20. JoeWannaB

    JoeWannaB Usually a nice guy

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    I'm feeling better but have church and other obligations today. I'll grab this tomorrow if it is still there. My laptop is down so i'll have to get creative on posting it. Don't have one them thar smarty phones and I can't figure out just how to get the picture to go up from my phone to the interweb. I took a picture of my phone below in case one of you tech wiz kids could help.

























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