Riding North Carolina, TN and VA

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

  1. PineyMountainRacing

    PineyMountainRacing Oops....

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    were you teasing my Kawi?
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  2. JRowland

    JRowland reaching for the sky Supporter

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    It was just whispering to me, I have this weird thing :-)
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  3. PineyMountainRacing

    PineyMountainRacing Oops....

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    tell her I’ll be there in a few days :D
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  4. justBert

    justBert Been here awhile Supporter

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    @JRowland Thanks for laying out the tracks for another awesome day of riding! You were right about my not minding the 790 for the slab home but from now on I think I'll use the 390 for our future explorations.

    Cheers!
    Bert
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  5. kvango

    kvango Been here awhile

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    Epic ride @justBert and @JRowland ! I’m up here to day figurin’ out where to go ... weather starting off with a drizzle . . . FYI these things actually work (cell extender) I think it was 70$ ebay. About 90 seconds to upload this pic, but zero internet without.

    Uses very little power.
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  6. JRowland

    JRowland reaching for the sky Supporter

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    That’s a cool little device! Now we know you can post pics of all the amazing things you are gonna see don’t let us down :lol3 If you wanna come explore near Maggie today I’ll drop this paint brush in a heartbeat, the DR is always whispering “Let’s ride”.
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  7. kvango

    kvango Been here awhile

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    @JRowland Sounds good! I dropped @justBert a text but haven’t figured out today’s adventure. If you are free today, great, if tomorrow is better that works too.
    -Kevin
  8. Jeathrow Bowdean

    Jeathrow Bowdean Been here awhile

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    Awesome photo's JR...

    I wished I lived in a area like that,,, foot hills and little lakes...

    We are getting into our winter months up here in Western Canada...
    -4c with 30 ish mpr winds,,, main hwys are a bit tricky too drive on with 4 wheels...
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    Checked the live stock at the farm
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    Then toured around the cattle pasture out West,,, need a few more days of frozen too get too the back side of the pasture that leads too crown land...
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    What a great thread with spectacular views...

    It gives me time too plan a trip down there ...

    Deffinaly on the bucket list...

    Don
  9. JRowland

    JRowland reaching for the sky Supporter

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    I’m free if y’all come here, that will give me enough time to finish a section. I can’t tomorrow. If it works I’d love to meet you. If not, there will be other opportunities hopefully. I have a lot of riding available in my back yard so to speak.
  10. dp064

    dp064 Been here awhile Supporter

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    Those frozen landscapes are beautiful but man, my old body just doesn't like the cold much anymore. I work outside a lot and the older I get the more my weather comfort window closes!
  11. JRowland

    JRowland reaching for the sky Supporter

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    Stay warm Don, I don’t miss what I can feel from your pictures. It started as a bucket list for my wife and I too, we liked it so much we quit our jobs and moved :-) Come on down anytime!
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  12. justBert

    justBert Been here awhile Supporter

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    Kevin as usual I am up for most anything and riding with @JRowland is always a good choice!
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  13. kvango

    kvango Been here awhile

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    Ok! Bike still on bumper rack — text me at 4 two three 68eight7 area code 727
  14. Amphib

    Amphib A mind is like a parachute....

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    I was born in CO, raised in Chicago...... I often joke with my wife around February that I didn't move far enough south! I wouldn't trade it though, it's such a short winter here and I do appreciate the distinct 4 seasons.

    @JRowland, @justBert I really would like to meet up with you guys soon.
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  15. JRowland

    JRowland reaching for the sky Supporter

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    I’m down, make it happen. I think @Rusty Rocket is down for a Monday ride around Max Patch, any chance of you being available this coming Monday?
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  16. justBert

    justBert Been here awhile Supporter

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    @Amphib I like to ride so most anytime you want to meet up we can make it happen. Not sure where you're located but we can figure the when and where so lets make a plan.
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  17. justBert

    justBert Been here awhile Supporter

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    Ok I need to type faster.....so what @JRowland said
  18. JRowland

    JRowland reaching for the sky Supporter

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    @Amphib we’re rolling out of the 209 cafe around noon today if you’re available. Short notice for all of us but I love this place.
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  19. Amphib

    Amphib A mind is like a parachute....

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    Working like mad to make up for my last trip. Things will ease up in the next few weeks. Thanks for the invite! Hopefully soon!
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  20. Extremenc

    Extremenc NC Mtn. Man

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    Has anyone been on Big Walker Mountain road lately? Wondering if the gate at the bottom on the east end is open or closed?