Scenic ride near Raleigh?

Discussion in 'Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge' started by seawolf06, Aug 19, 2009.

  1. seawolf06

    seawolf06 Adventurer

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    I was thinking of heading north or northwest. I want to take the gf on a nice scenic Sunday ride. Dirt or gravel roads are fine, but nothing more than that.

    Thanks.
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  2. eyedragaknee

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    What kind of bike?

    How far?
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  3. truck6driver

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    Dirt?....Gravel?.....Raleigh?!?..........:lol3 :lol3 :lol3

    Are you talking about the gravel just to the right of the asphault shoulder on I40. :rofl



    Sorry I could not resist

    I have no infor for you on that one.


    Have fun be safe


    Ray
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  4. seawolf06

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    Not sure why my signature isn't showing up. I have an 07 DL650. Maybe within an hour radius.

    Yeah, I figured there wouldn't be many options. I just wanted to get some practice in for a possible cross country trip next year.
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  5. dlrides

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  6. eyedragaknee

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    Aren't any

    Cass Holt turns to dirt/gravel going south and there are a couple of roads off of that to the right before it turns paved again. Power lines, but difficult for a DL if wet. If you are "creative" when you get to the end of one of them, there is a bunch beyond the iron curtains. I would take someone to help you lift the DL back up onto its wheels.:lol3

    Beware. Not supposed to be in there. Sunday is best. I wouldn't know. Never been there. Rumors.

    If you just stick to the short gravel sections and do loops, it will at least be practice and close by.

    I'd go to the mtns.
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