Pisgah Forest Ridin'

Discussion in 'Day Trippin'' started by _anatic, Jun 6, 2011.

  1. _anatic

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    We went back to Hot Springs for lunch an advtenn went back to Party Central while rmarkr an I road up to the fire tower via Paint Rock.
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    Made it back just in time to eat. California rolls, soba noodles, an cabbage salad on fried wantons(I'm sure their's a name for that but I have no idea what)! Chef Kevin did on awesome job all weekend!!

    Gaston Gagne feeding the fire.
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  2. _anatic

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    Saturday morning started off a little chilly.:vardy
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    Headed off into Tennessee this time.
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    After exploring a few driveways we finally ended up on Bug Creek.:D
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    Thanks Cuttle an ktmMike!

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    Fugarwe?
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  3. knybanjo

    knybanjo kinda slow

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    Hey! We weren't lost :nah We was xsplorin'!! :evil
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  4. _anatic

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    Nope not lost, I still had 1/2 a tank.:rofl
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  5. _anatic

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    After Bug Creek we went to Rocky Top. Knybanjo took us "straight" to the start of the road up! THEN more xsplorin!:lol3

    A mud hole reached up an swallowed BDXMPL's bike.
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    I chickened out an went around.

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    After lunch in Hartford we went north an found a short cut to Buzzard's Roost.

    Knybanjo
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    Sorry had the flash on an didn't get you in the water.

    Rmarkr
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    BUGSMAK
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    BDXMPL
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    The rest of the afternoon flew by to fast for pics, made it back just in time to eat again.

    It was another good day ridin', we were all wore out!
    Porter in his chair.
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    The morning after.

    Nice bikes!
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  6. Gaston Gagne

    Gaston Gagne Past Easy

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    I shoulda brought the DRZ.
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  7. _anatic

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    In the spring at the RDV!!:D
    I hear advtenn had some nice durty routes last time!:D:D
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  8. _anatic

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    Wednesday PARTY BOSS™ an Chef Kevin came by for a little hair of the dog!:evil
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    We went back around behind the house again.

    PB tried to hop over a tree but the 6fiddy was havin none of that!
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    The hill I couldn't get up Friday. Still had to walk it the last 20'.
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    Made it this time!:D
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    Expect to see this shot if the 'tweenes start complaining about 2 sticks an a pine cone again.:evil

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    One for the neighbors.
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    An back to the Casa da Party.
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  9. advtenn

    advtenn Long timer

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    Great pics!
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  10. rmarkr

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    Shane- thanks for the effort with the camera - nice pics.
    I had a wonderful ride, a bit challenging here and there, but a memorable weekend. You guys live in D/S heaven.
    And Rick makes it happen!
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  11. PARTY BOSS™

    PARTY BOSS™ FORMERLY R1100RICK

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    Chef Kevin has a couple of broken ribs and a punctured lung in this last shot . His mom called and said he is doing well in the hospital . I went along with conversation about how he fell going fishing .:D
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  12. Cuttle

    Cuttle me? what?

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    WTF? for real?

    :huh
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  13. red bud

    red bud alky w/motorcycle problem

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    :eek1what she said
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  14. _anatic

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    Hate this happened. Talked to Rick but I still don't know any more than y'all. I'll let y'all know if I hear any more an Rick doesn't post it first.
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  15. RicH2

    RicH2 Ric H2

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    The pictures on the second page.....where are these locations on the map ?
    Buzzards Roost, Rocky Top, Bug Creek and others I suppose.....

    Can you provide some info so I can find these places ?
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  16. _anatic

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    Cocke Co. between Del Rio an Hartford.

    Buzzards Roost is off FS288.
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  17. _anatic

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    Got an up date yesterday that Chef Kevin is doin' well:thumb an hangin' with his family for the holiday.
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  18. _anatic

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    So yesterday I celebrated Black Friday by increasing my carbon footprint.

    Started off pretty cold.
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    Got to Mars Hill in time to get some breakfast. At least it was fillin'.
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    The coffee was hot, an the bacon, yeah, y'all know all about bacon.

    Folks started rollin' in, we ended up with 10. Nice group, 'bout 1/2 an 1/2 same old FFs an some new ones.
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    Took off up 197, it was just getting good and...
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    How y'all like my fotochop skills? Just happened to have a pic of Moose standing by some rocks.:evil
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    The extraction crew.
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    Every thing came out all right, just a cracked beak!

    Nother stop.
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    An another.
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    Yeah, your gettin' the idea.
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    Nice stuff, an the second half of the day was all new to me. Always a plus!:D
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    It was a great day, really enjoyed riding with y'all.

    Oh, it was 36 when I got back home last night. So I'm guessing a 40 degree temp spread on the day. Not bad for Nov. in the mountains!:ricky
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  19. advtenn

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    Nice job! :clap Looked like a micro rally.
    I had to work Friday or I'd been taging along.
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  20. Cuttle

    Cuttle me? what?

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    looks chilly! :vardy


    as promised - the route:

    Mars Hill, Holcomb, 197, 19E (unavoidable - sorry), 80N, 261/142 (Roan Mt), Cove Creek, 226, Unaka Mt. Rd, 395, Erwin (next time I take I26 for 2 exits and avoid getting lost), Flag Pond Rd, old 23. I think I did about 145miles (would be a bit less, but I did the gravel section of 197 3 times due to an non-incident)
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