Riding North Carolina, TN and VA

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

  1. Moto45

    Moto45 Been here awhile

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  2. red bud

    red bud alky w/motorcycle problem Supporter

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    lov me some river street tavern


    a town of drunks with a antique problem


    or something like that
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  3. JRowland

    JRowland reaching for the sky Supporter

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    Got out this afternoon, Cold Springs Creek Rd. still has closed signs up, I was glad I got in via I40. Rode around Martha Sundquist then over to Halls Top Rd, dozer guy moved for me today. He saw me turning around and waved me up. Had a Fox Racing hat on, cool move to get out of one and move the other so I could pass.

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  4. Rusty Rocket

    Rusty Rocket Life behind "Bars"

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    Along the Toe River today in NC IMG_20200512_121404652.jpg
  5. CheapB

    CheapB Long timer Supporter

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    :lol3 perfect analogy
  6. red bud

    red bud alky w/motorcycle problem Supporter

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    says something like that on their tshirt :lol3
  7. MaverickNC

    MaverickNC Gnarly Dude

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  8. Rusty Rocket

    Rusty Rocket Life behind "Bars"

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    Huntdale Rd. Green Mtn, NC at the junction of the Cane River, North Toe and Nolichuckey rivers. Was wishing I had a NC fishing license.

    Is Roses Branch a dirt road?
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  9. mhr650

    mhr650 Been here awhile Supporter

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  10. MaverickNC

    MaverickNC Gnarly Dude

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    Yup, comes off Double Island Rd and then runs alongside the Toe for a while.
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  11. Rusty Rocket

    Rusty Rocket Life behind "Bars"

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    will def check it out next trip east
  12. JRowland

    JRowland reaching for the sky Supporter

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    Shelton Laurel Road today. Trying to get over to Hurricane Creek but not having success. I can see trails on satellite images but I haven’t figured it out yet. I am enjoying trying though :-)

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    Stuff like this is what I’m guessing I see, too rough for me solo possibly period.

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    Dicked around in Martha Sundquist as well, saw two bear cubs this time scurrying off the trail up the mountain.

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  13. Moto45

    Moto45 Been here awhile

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    Out for a nice rip today on the BRP. Awesome conditions but quite a number of other motorists enjoying the reopening. Nothing like having something taken away to make you appreciate how much you enjoy it. One section just south of Mt. Mitchell still closed for some reason. Still no leaves out on the high elevation trees but you gotta love the views.
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    jfauerba Been here awhile

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    I called the Forest Service and Bent Creek is open but Wash Creek and Yellow Gap still partly closed like they have been for a while. The person I talked to had no idea when they might be fully open.
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    AlH Long timer

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    BRP website says due to debris and fallen trees.
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  16. Rusty Rocket

    Rusty Rocket Life behind "Bars"

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    Anyone know if Hurricane Gap Rd near Hot Springs is open. It was gated a month ago.
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    mhr650 Been here awhile Supporter

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    Forest Service site says it is closed, but it is notoriously out of date most of the time.
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  18. JRowland

    JRowland reaching for the sky Supporter

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    Hit the newly opened western portion of the BRP in my back yard. Jammed the BIA roads all around the Parkway here as well. What a stellar day weather wise. Heintooga Ridge is closed, the rest of the dirt can be accessed from Big Witch Gap from the Parkway.

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    Amphib A mind is like a parachute....

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