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Old 08-13-2013, 07:03 PM   #1
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Where to ride in West Virginia?

Coming to West Virginia in a few weeks. What donyounguys recommend to ride? I have a triumph trophy and my brother a Harley road king

I'm familiar with Charleston and the big bridge to jump off near by.

Do I make charleston my base or some other city. Budget is not an issue. Great food a must, but more importantly smooth twisty rolling roads

Thursday thru Sunday ride.
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Old 08-13-2013, 07:25 PM   #2
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Here's a good start...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=645585

You'll get some good suggestions from the local WV crowd.
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Old 08-13-2013, 07:27 PM   #3
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Marlinton or points north of there as a base.
Camping? A new base every night.
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Old 08-13-2013, 07:51 PM   #4
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Smoke Hole Road.
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Old 08-14-2013, 02:52 PM   #5
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+1 on Marlinton. If in town on 22-25 AUG. just up the road at Snowshoe COG is having a rally at the Snowshoe Inn. Come hang out with us. No cost and we should have rroute sheets even tho any road round here is great with very little traffic. We are the Concours Owners Group but all brands are welcome. Rooms run about $70 a night. ANDY-WV
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Old 08-14-2013, 03:08 PM   #6
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Smoke Hole Road.
Hush now. That which must not be named.

I've heard it said that there ain't a bad road in WV... I tend to agree. For a campground I'm biased towards Big Bend campground. They put in showers this year, but in years past the river has sufficed as a wash basin.
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Old 08-14-2013, 05:40 PM   #7
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hotels is what we want.
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Old 08-14-2013, 06:22 PM   #8
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Garry lists some mighty fine WV roads on his site:

http://www.motoroads.net/
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Old 08-14-2013, 06:25 PM   #9
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Where not to ride its freaking West by god Virginia!!
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Old 08-14-2013, 06:35 PM   #10
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If you know what area you will be riding there are more than a few of us who can give you ideas for lodging.
Marlinton Motor Inn is a good one, Yokum's near Seneca Rocks, many of the state parks offer lodging or cabin rentals.

Anywhere from fleabag motels to the http://greenbrier.com/
The Purple Fiddle is good if you are interested in a hostel, and they have good music, food and brews.
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Old 08-14-2013, 07:22 PM   #11
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1 - Ride to Matewan WV
2 - Stay at the Hatfield & McCoy Inn
3 - Ride WV, Eastern KY & Southwest VA
4 - Tell Don & Kathy McCoy "Thanks for the best MC trip ever !"
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Old 08-14-2013, 07:42 PM   #12
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Riding in WV sucks. I wouldn't recommend it.

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Old 08-14-2013, 08:53 PM   #13
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Riding in WV sucks. I wouldn't recommend it.

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Old 08-15-2013, 07:19 PM   #14
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Thanks! Keep ideas coming
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Old 08-15-2013, 08:26 PM   #15
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Just Out of WVa.

Got to go to Paint Bank, Va., just across the state line. Order a Bison burger.
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