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Old 06-15-2013, 12:25 PM   #27676
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Not many bikes at TWoS this afternoon.
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Old 06-15-2013, 03:56 PM   #27677
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I was in Tellico Plains around lunchtime. Lots of bikes on the Skyway. Saw Flux at Mini Mikes. Wanted to sign my t-shirt, said it'd be like Picasso some day.

Came back down from Stratton Meadows on dirt and back out the river to Tellico, then down 315 to Reliance and 30 to 64, both of which were great stretches. Great day to ride.
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Old 06-15-2013, 06:50 PM   #27678
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Not many bikes at TWoS this afternoon.
Looked like an adventure bike rally when I got there.

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Old 06-15-2013, 07:11 PM   #27679
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My red R12GS in the foreground. And it was filling up just as a few of us left around 1230. Word's gettin' out and the burgers are good. I understand the menu will be expanded soon.
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Old 06-15-2013, 07:20 PM   #27680
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I've been enjoying a nice 3 day weekend riding with my Dad for Father's day weekend. It was kind of spur of the moment Thursday night when I realized I had Friday off and remembered Sunday was Father's Day. I don't get to ride that often on multiple day trips with my Dad, so I called him Thursday night, and he was good with riding for 3 days. We left Friday and visited TWoS on Friday. They weren't really open or serving lunch on Friday, but got to meet Bob Johnson and check out the new bath house and admire all the nice changes they have made. I hope to make it back to have lunch.

We headed up to BRMC for Friday night and had a cabin there that a buddy of mine gave up at the last minute and let us have. Today, we left BRMC and made our way over to Iron Horse. Again, a rider left early and we managed to score another cabin!

Tomorrow, we'll head home, but its been a very enjoyable weekend and perfect weather!
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Old 06-17-2013, 02:52 PM   #27681
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Anyone else up on 129 just north of Turner's Corner on Sunday and see the poor guy who stuffed his Shelby Cobra(classic 427 variety) into the mountain?

He seemed fine, cop was there with him. Weird part was it was on a straightaway...he must have really gotten on it coming out of one of the turns and the rear end got away. Looks like he made it clear across the runnoff ditch and up the mountain side.

Poor bugger, it was a beaut..car was catch me red and actually didn't look too bad but I gotta think it took a good hit to the frame. Anyway glad he looked ok.
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Old 06-17-2013, 03:07 PM   #27682
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Anyone else up on 129 just north of Turner's Corner on Sunday and see the poor guy who stuffed his Shelby Cobra(classic 427 variety) into the mountain?

He seemed fine, cop was there with him. Weird part was it was on a straightaway...he must have really gotten on it coming out of one of the turns and the rear end got away. Looks like he made it clear across the runnoff ditch and up the mountain side.

Poor bugger, it was a beaut..car was catch me red and actually didn't look too bad but I gotta think it took a good hit to the frame. Anyway glad he looked ok.
Hoping it was a kit car! Even then those are pretty cool. Always been a dream car of mine. Simple solution to going fast; less weight, MORE power!
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Old 06-17-2013, 05:31 PM   #27683
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Hoping it was a kit car! Even then those are pretty cool. Always been a dream car of mine. Simple solution to going fast; less weight, MORE power!
Yours and mine both that's why I felt so bad for the guy. If it was a kit - alot of time and love went into it.
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Old 06-17-2013, 05:44 PM   #27684
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Anyone else up on 129 just north of Turner's Corner on Sunday and see the poor guy who stuffed his Shelby Cobra(classic 427 variety) into the mountain?

He seemed fine, cop was there with him. Weird part was it was on a straightaway...he must have really gotten on it coming out of one of the turns and the rear end got away. Looks like he made it clear across the runnoff ditch and up the mountain side.

Poor bugger, it was a beaut..car was catch me red and actually didn't look too bad but I gotta think it took a good hit to the frame. Anyway glad he looked ok.

ok tell me it wasn't this guy?


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Old 06-17-2013, 06:59 PM   #27685
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Screw the mustang, I want the Jeep! ^^^
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Old 06-17-2013, 07:06 PM   #27686
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Did you just call a Shelby Cobra a Mustang?

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Old 06-17-2013, 07:54 PM   #27687
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ok tell me it wasn't this guy?


It wasn't,,,,, was a red one. Kit car as I think the body was fiberglass judging by the damage.
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Old 06-17-2013, 07:56 PM   #27688
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Anyone else up on 129 just north of Turner's Corner on Sunday and see the poor guy who stuffed his Shelby Cobra(classic 427 variety) into the mountain?

He seemed fine, cop was there with him. Weird part was it was on a straightaway...he must have really gotten on it coming out of one of the turns and the rear end got away. Looks like he made it clear across the runnoff ditch and up the mountain side.

Poor bugger, it was a beaut..car was catch me red and actually didn't look too bad but I gotta think it took a good hit to the frame. Anyway glad he looked ok.

Just looking at some pics I saw,,,,, should be fixable without too much bother.
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Old 06-18-2013, 04:36 AM   #27689
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Did you just call a Shelby Cobra a Mustang?

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That's not a Miata?
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Old 06-18-2013, 04:46 AM   #27690
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That's not a Miata?
Upon closer review, clearly it is a Subaru.
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