Riding North Carolina, TN and VA

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Day Trippin'' started by Extremenc, Jan 23, 2017.

  1. CheapB

    CheapB Long timer

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    tireatr is a good fella to get you lost for sure! He's one of the human road maps I know. :lol3

    Nice strom! Great bikes!
  2. Vico1

    Vico1 The Maestro Supporter

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    Thanks for the response yes I will watch this thread. Anxious to meet local folks and do some riding.
  3. tireatr

    tireatr Let's go for a ride

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    Vico are you interested in street or just off road ? I roll through your area on my way to SW VA/ East TN. TN 66/70 are two very fun and often empty roads.
  4. Rusty Rocket

    Rusty Rocket Life behind "Bars"

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    Both had mudslides closing portions last week
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  5. Vico1

    Vico1 The Maestro Supporter

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    Yes road is just great. Let me know and I will make time to join/meet you at lest.
    I will look up TN 66 and 70.
  6. tireatr

    tireatr Let's go for a ride

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    Thanks for the heads up!
  7. Rusty Rocket

    Rusty Rocket Life behind "Bars"

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    Rte 66: Hawkins Co.
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    Rte 70: Hawkins Co.
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    both will be a problem for a long time. there are work arounds
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  8. stinkfinger

    stinkfinger Chickenfat dirtbiker

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    Beautiful day today. Any riders around Johnson City or Asheville up for a ride?
    Cant leave for a few hours(9/10/am) so post up if youre up and willing.
    Sorry about last minute post,

    Tony
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  9. tireatr

    tireatr Let's go for a ride

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    Well this sucks :(

    Sorry to the folks who live here and have to deal with it.
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  10. CheapB

    CheapB Long timer

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    bummer, thanks for the heads up rustyrocket!
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  11. RidingforRebelGears

    RidingforRebelGears Adventurer

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    Out riding on our favorite golf course. Found abandon tennis court also. We ran across a few miles of secret single track. Anyone else ride on the plateau? 20190302_124157.jpg 20190302_144617.jpg 20190302_142512.jpg
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  12. GlennR

    GlennR Chasin' my tail

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    Looks great. I went to school on Center Hill Lake and really liked middle TN. Wish I'd hade a dual sport back then.
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  13. RidingforRebelGears

    RidingforRebelGears Adventurer

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    My son and I are out of Crossville. The plates make it so nice to get to great ridding areas.
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  14. CheapB

    CheapB Long timer

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    Just ordered a couple of sets of tires for this riding season, it's almost upon us!!! Thinking about doing the MABDR this year... :D
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  15. scfrank

    scfrank Old farts riding club. Supporter

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  16. CheapB

    CheapB Long timer

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    ^ that's what I was thinking, who says we don't like golf?! :D I'll yell fore before every wheelie. :lol3
  17. Gaston Gagne

    Gaston Gagne Past Easy

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    Between 19E and Hickory Nut Gap is an abandoned, almost finished golf course that offers some sketchy riding. The low key access off of Blevins Creek is now thoroughly gated, unfortunately. I haven't tried the other end.
  18. Rusty Rocket

    Rusty Rocket Life behind "Bars"

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    The news on TV says they awarded contracts to fix the roads. One is scheduled for mid August and the other mid October
  19. tireatr

    tireatr Let's go for a ride

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    ^ any idea which section this is in? Wondering if it's worth a "go around" though very few connection roads intersect with most of 66 N or 11E. Most of 70 N of 11E is still worth the distance for me from NC.
  20. jnjdad

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