Excursions pour la Journee avec Gaston

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Day Trippin'' started by Gaston Gagne, Aug 29, 2010.

  1. GlennR

    GlennR Chasin' my tail

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    Phil,
    Get in touch next time you're in the mood to ride around Sugar Grove. I recently picked up a street bike, a BMW S1000XR, so will be up for either the twisties or the trails. It's been "quite a while" since I've fully explored Stone, so it's probably due for a few trips on the ATVs & chainsaws again over the Winter.
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  2. Gaston Gagne

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    Nice! I'm sorry I didn't see this before today. We rode right past the 321 end of Phillips Branch on Saturday.

    Some blue for you to view.

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    Let's switch over to Moto GP blue

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    arapaho Been here awhile

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    Finally an opportunity to enjoy this special gift from Phil n Nik Happy Thanksgiving E2C2BC93-31ED-4D86-92C5-050E384410B0.jpeg
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    I hope that was good. I think we still have 1 or 2 bottles.

    Layla is a good sport and agreed to go bicycle adventuring. We started in the bottom of the Tennessee Gulf.

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    Two hours of pedaling brought us to Max Patch.

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    Good day. We ran into very few people
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    A local run. We ran down a few off piste tracks, and despite the crazy wind and rain, they were mostly open. We moved one small bough.

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    Wednesday was the first day of vacation. It was touch and go with the weather, but conditions were as good as I could have hoped for.

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    Still some nice brushstrokes of color out there.

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    Thanks!
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    Good luck on this one.

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    OU812 Legend in my own Mind! Supporter

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    When this time we're in passes I'm so lookin forward to riding with u again my friend.
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  13. Gaston Gagne

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    It has been wet and snowy here. We get along the best we can.

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    Caldwell County is serious about sculpture. Look it up if you don't believe me.

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    A nice way to spend a Sunday.
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    This was a day of cognitive dissonance.

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    What do you do after being mask shamed by your "fellow" bikers? Maintain proper social distance on the shiny road.

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    Find your center. Continue ripping. Two Suzuki weekend.
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    January update

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    I'm so focused on the mountains, I forget heading in the other direction.

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    Three ride weekend.

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    They will eventually finish repaving NC 126, and it will be great.

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    Chores done --> Maple Sally

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    What can I say about Sunday?

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    I kicked ass at work today. I did chores when I got home. I rode NC 80 and 226A (edit: on new Pilot Powers). People pulled over for us. Good day.

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    Spring break!

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    The scenic route to Shady Valley

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    The scenery in Shady Valley.

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    I haven't taken this route in a few years. If you stay clear of Boone, it's not so bad.

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