Riding North Carolina, TN and VA

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

  1. Vark

    Vark Been here awhile

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    Nice! Awesome photos, thanks.
  2. PineyMountainRacing

    PineyMountainRacing Oops....

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    Awesome road but what’s “closed but passable?”
  3. Rusty Rocket

    Rusty Rocket Life behind "Bars"

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    I'm guessing pass at your own risk, or somebody went around some barrels.:clap
    Either way, it's good info. Thanks
  4. 12bridn

    12bridn I need throttle therapy

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    Barriers up marked closed, but upon , ahem, inspection, it was fairly easy to get through the construction zone. It was mainly very large compacted stone.
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  5. 12bridn

    12bridn I need throttle therapy

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    Here's the video. Starts after the first barriers. Pardon my crappy riding lol.
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  6. PineyMountainRacing

    PineyMountainRacing Oops....

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    ain’t nuttin wrong with dat road,:ricky
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  7. Rusty Rocket

    Rusty Rocket Life behind "Bars"

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    Who do we contact to get them to leave it as is?:D The sport bike guys have had it their way for decades. Our turn
  8. red bud

    red bud alky w/motorcycle problem Supporter

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    where is that?
  9. PineyMountainRacing

    PineyMountainRacing Oops....

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    TN, north of Crossville. Looks like fun
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  10. JRowland

    JRowland reaching for the sky Supporter

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    Hell yeah it does!
  11. JRowland

    JRowland reaching for the sky Supporter

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    Got out for only the second time really in January yesterday, I’m slackin’.

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    A guy was flying a remote controlled plane, it was a nice bonus

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  12. tireatr

    tireatr Let's go for a ride

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    Good day to ride the bagger, fairing and all.
  13. JRowland

    JRowland reaching for the sky Supporter

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    Yeah it was a tad bit nipply. Beautiful day though.
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  14. Vark

    Vark Been here awhile

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    Fantastic! That must have been fun....
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  15. 12bridn

    12bridn I need throttle therapy

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    I went up and down a few times for sure. I mean, no traffic? Let's go!! :clap
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  16. Vark

    Vark Been here awhile

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    Yeah, you only passed one other vehicle. Plus they so nicely put a comfort station right there for you. :)
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  17. PineyMountainRacing

    PineyMountainRacing Oops....

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    I think us western NC boys may need to do a road trip :deal
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  18. StevieVVet

    StevieVVet Been here awhile

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    Just below Allred , TN., NW of Knoxville TN
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  19. Gaston Gagne

    Gaston Gagne Past Easy

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  20. tireatr

    tireatr Let's go for a ride

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    Crazy weather today. Left Little Switzerland around noon and it was 66 degrees. Rode west through Madison county, then went through Asheville ( just a few miles on I-240 to get to Fairview). Took Old Fort road off 74 and as I rode towards McDowell county the temps dropped 20 degrees. Glad I had my electrics with me. Last 75 minutes in the mid 40’s until I started climbing the ridge again. Got back home ( 3800’ elevation) and it was 55.
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