Where to ride in West Virginia?

Discussion in 'Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge' started by flyingz06, Aug 13, 2013.

  1. flyingz06

    flyingz06 Been here awhile

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    Coming to West Virginia in a few weeks. What donyounguys recommend to ride? I have a triumph trophy and my brother a Harley road king

    I'm familiar with Charleston and the big bridge to jump off near by.

    Do I make charleston my base or some other city. Budget is not an issue. Great food a must, but more importantly smooth twisty rolling roads

    Thursday thru Sunday ride.
    Thank you!
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  2. bwalsh

    bwalsh Long timer

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  3. WVhillbilly

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    Marlinton or points north of there as a base. :deal
    Camping? A new base every night.
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  4. wvrocks

    wvrocks Been here awhile

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    Smoke Hole Road.
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  5. 50bluedirt

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    +1 on Marlinton. If in town on 22-25 AUG. just up the road at Snowshoe COG is having a rally at the Snowshoe Inn. Come hang out with us. No cost and we should have rroute sheets even tho any road round here is great with very little traffic. We are the Concours Owners Group but all brands are welcome. Rooms run about $70 a night. ANDY-WV
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  6. gastone

    gastone R.I.P. sweet Angus

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    Hush now. That which must not be named.

    I've heard it said that there ain't a bad road in WV... I tend to agree. For a campground I'm biased towards Big Bend campground. They put in showers this year, but in years past the river has sufficed as a wash basin.
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  7. flyingz06

    flyingz06 Been here awhile

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    hotels is what we want.
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    Scratch33 Fugawi?

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  9. Wezza83

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    Where not to ride its freaking West by god Virginia!!
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  10. WVhillbilly

    WVhillbilly Long timer

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    http://www.ridingwv.com/

    If you know what area you will be riding there are more than a few of us who can give you ideas for lodging.
    Marlinton Motor Inn is a good one, Yokum's near Seneca Rocks, many of the state parks offer lodging or cabin rentals.

    Anywhere from fleabag motels to the http://greenbrier.com/
    The Purple Fiddle is good if you are interested in a hostel, and they have good music, food and brews.
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  11. dlrides

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    1 - Ride to Matewan WV
    2 - Stay at the Hatfield & McCoy Inn
    3 - Ride WV, Eastern KY & Southwest VA
    4 - Tell Don & Kathy McCoy "Thanks for the best MC trip ever !"
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  12. mica

    mica Weekend Adventurer

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    Riding in WV sucks. I wouldn't recommend it.

    Sent using Galaxy Note 2 from your Moms bedroom.
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  13. Evil_Chucky

    Evil_Chucky Whiskey Stealer

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    Ride US 219 - stay in Thomas or Davis. Eat at the Hellbender. :ricky
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  14. Forrest6775

    Forrest6775 Been here awhile

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    219 and 33 into va.
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  15. DCrider

    DCrider Live from THE Hill

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    yep and get the F*CK OFF my lawn too :lol3
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  16. flyingz06

    flyingz06 Been here awhile

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    Thanks! Keep ideas coming
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  17. Scubawerx

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    Got to go to Paint Bank, Va., just across the state line. Order a Bison burger.
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  18. Beemer Bob

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