Tellico Adventure Trail, +SM500+, and TAT_alt

Discussion in 'Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge' started by Baggi'tard, Jul 31, 2014.

  1. XT Traveler

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    Glad to see he's out riding at 78 and that he's OK.

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  2. Al Tuna

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    Looks like dad's a tough one. Glad he's ok.
    Anyone know the condition of trail 82?
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  3. Baggi'tard

    Baggi'tard Assventure rider

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    Last I got a report, it was fine. But it can change overnight. I need to go out and ride both 81 and 82 and check for clear.
  4. Al Tuna

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    Thanks. We'll have a few fuzzy beavers prowling the trails this weekend. We appreciate the work you do on the trails and providing this thread.
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  5. Baggi'tard

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    Trails 81 and 82 are clear, dry, and easy breezy riding.

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  6. Baggi'tard

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    Here's the potential folly of riding the single tracks by yourself. Recovery mode on Trail 82 this morning. No injuries, but had to leave the bike for a couple days while organizing help

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    Owner brought a winch along, that was fantastic idea. Luckily I brought my ATV tow strap, we needed it.

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    Wow! Reminds me of the time a friend and I had to leave our bikes overnight in the Panama jungle back in '97. My friend was concerned about theft. My reply was "look around. No one even knows we are here."

    My neighbor was the company commander for the HHQ Company for the Infantry and he found some contract help for the next morning. Paid them $10/each to help pull the bikes up a slick wet hill. It's what we get for following cow trails. :lol3
  8. Trashbag

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    I’m going to be in the area this weekend and have Friday afternoon to devote to some dual sporting.

    What are some can’t miss roads/trails for a couple of Gumby’s on 50/50 tires?

    Bikes are a dr650 and a klx250. We are staying in Robbinsville. Thanks in advance guys!


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  9. Baggi'tard

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    You looking to stay around Robbinsville or ride over to Tellico Plains and points past that?
  10. Trashbag

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    We got a place in Robbinsville for the weekend. Outside of Friday the rest of the weekend will be road stuff because our one friend coming down is on a kawasaki Vaquero with his wife.

    Looking for anything off pavement but not too extreme for Friday. Nothing too far from Robbinsville though because we won’t be getting down there until around 1-2pm.


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  11. Baggi'tard

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    Take Long Creek Rd south out of RVille, turns into Tatham Gap road (it's FS road) to Andrews. Take Beaver Creek north to FS 304 (which looks like a guy's driveway and wood pile). 304 goes to Little Snowbird, which you can then take back to Snowbird and Hwy 143.
  12. Trashbag

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    We ended up not getting to do as much riding that Friday as we thought. Got a late start. We rode from Joyce Kilmer on fs81 I think it was to where it went under the cherohala. We then got on there and road on up to the Indian boundary lake.

    I definitely want to plan a trip back next spring/summer once it dries out a bit.


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