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Old 09-20-2010, 09:12 PM   #8071
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Good job Jerry.
Yes to Vic.
I started my little single track project to day, But got to hot, so came in and took a nap and woke up at 9pm. probley go and run the trail with some string as a guide.
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Old 09-20-2010, 09:22 PM   #8072
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Turky Trot Date

Lets start by picking date. Friday works for many but Saturday my accomidate more... even do it both days with two smaller groups. But the idea is that many have a four day weekend so its a good time to Ride and still have time with Family (or away from in some cases)...

So Friday or Saturday After Thanksgiving?

I vote Friday!
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Old 09-20-2010, 09:36 PM   #8073
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are you all going to pre ride this route before the trot? I would like to get down to join the ride. Sounds like a good time
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Old 09-20-2010, 10:04 PM   #8074
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Lets start by picking date. Friday works for many but Saturday my accomidate more... even do it both days with two smaller groups. But the idea is that many have a four day weekend so its a good time to Ride and still have time with Family (or away from in some cases)...

So Friday or Saturday After Thanksgiving?

I vote Friday!
Friday!
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Old 09-20-2010, 10:10 PM   #8075
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Got a new used bike

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Old 09-21-2010, 04:09 AM   #8076
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Got a new used bike

That sure is purty. Does it have a tag?
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Old 09-21-2010, 05:35 AM   #8077
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Got a new used bike
Wow! A knife fighter. Just in time for the Single track at Pre ANF.

Looks good R bin.

You might even be able to tag it.
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Old 09-21-2010, 05:55 AM   #8078
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Ricks Ride Report - Day Three Hillbilly Hospitality

NC Hillbilly / Mark met us at our hotel in Franklin at 9am to show us around a little....

Man oh man, did he show us around!!!

We started immediately towards the Dragon with a few stops along he way. First was the Iron Horse Motorcycle Resort then Fontana Dam. The twisties here are unbelievable!

Next we stopped at Deals Gap for the obligatory tee shirt and such. Funny, you round a corner and there are three hundred riders sitting in the parking lot on everything from Harleys to crotch rockets.

We then rode to Tellico Plains where we ate a fantastic lunch and visited adver Mini Mikes/ Mike's motorcycle shop. He maintains the single track in the forest there (sound familiar Vic),,,and he has anything a DSer would need.

From there we picked up the Cherahola Skyway and I'd have to say that was one of the most spectacular roads I have ever seen, let alone ridden on.

By about that time Eddie and I were getting tired and asked Mark to start us back towards Franklin, the hotel and a cold beer. He told us we still had about 1.5 hours of riding ahead so we got refocused and headed back east.

Mark took us to his house on a beautiful mountain lake. We sat on his deck overlooking paradise and had some lemonade. After a bit we said goodbyes and started for he last 30 miles of our day. My odo shows that we rode 284 miles and almost all of it was twisty!!!

I have to give a shout out to NC Hillbilly / Mark for showing us true North Carolinian hospitality. He has invited us back for their next dual sport rally and we should get a group together to return here soon.

Today we are setting out for Blood Mountain, TWO, Rchard Russell Pkwy and points west. Ye haaa!

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Old 09-21-2010, 05:57 AM   #8079
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Got a new used bike
Wow Robin! Congrats buddy!

I knew you were bitten by the singltrack bug!!!
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Old 09-21-2010, 06:00 AM   #8080
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Lets start by picking date. Friday works for many but Saturday my accomidate more... even do it both days with two smaller groups. But the idea is that many have a four day weekend so its a good time to Ride and still have time with Family (or away from in some cases)...

So Friday or Saturday After Thanksgiving?

I vote Friday!
I vote Friday Vic!
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Old 09-21-2010, 06:01 AM   #8081
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Wow! A knife fighter. Just in time for the Single track at Pre ANF.

Looks good R bin.

You might even be able to tag it.
Truth

Looks like it has a tail light that's all Eloy needs
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Old 09-21-2010, 06:08 AM   #8082
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little single track project ,run the trail with some string as a guide.
Kevin is that so you can find your way back out?

Sweet ride Robin
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Old 09-21-2010, 07:24 AM   #8083
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Got a new used bike

A I got to say.....

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Old 09-21-2010, 07:35 AM   #8084
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Kevin is that so you can find your way back out?

Sweet ride Robin

No, it so I can hang one of those flying cameras to get overhead running shots or Advertising from over head and make some money off yall. Like food stands and tire sales
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Old 09-21-2010, 11:06 AM   #8085
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Cool bike Robin!

Vic - damn fine idea! IN! Friday or Sat sounds great! Let's hope any luggage I may be carrying doesn't empty itself all over 6 miles of trails this time! LOL!
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