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Old 09-17-2010, 09:01 AM   #31
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Down a little farther at the second light. Taylorsville highway is actually old 64. There is a large plant to the right, and we are down the side road next to it. It is exactly 70 miles each way from my house in Greensboro.
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Old 09-18-2010, 06:27 PM   #32
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Allegheny Tag

Sorry about the delay, folks. More about that later.



This is such a beautiful county! I'm heading back up once one of my bikes is working.

We passed through a city that was holding a mountain heritage festival. My friend said that the traffic was madness. I replied, "Madness? THIS. IS. TAGGING!!"

We continued heading NNW until we saw what apparently passes for a bridge in this county. That guy off to the right was a farmer fishing near his camp.

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On the way back we stopped at a great Cuban place, then couldn't get my bike started (how embarrassing-- my friend's bike is British, and I'm the one breaking down). Long story short, I got a jump from a guy who didn't know his black clamp from his red clamp, and now my bike's starter turns over even when the starter button is not depressed, and the bike's ignition is in the "OFF" position. Is it making up for not starting at all earlier today? Anyway:





Does a tag count when the bike has to be trucked home?

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Old 09-19-2010, 02:57 PM   #33
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Did our usual summer camping trip up there a month or so ago and put in at this bridge to go tubing back around to our campsite. Took 4 hours to tube maybe 2 miles at most but its very relaxing. Just tie the floating cooler to your inner tube, pop the top on a cold one and let the river take you away.

Interesting note which some may or may not know...This is on 1 of only 2 rivers in the world that flow north and it flows right thru our beautiful state.

I'd love to grab this tag, with all the great roads close by but doubt I'd have time to put it anywhere in the next county on the list in the alotted 7 day time-frame so most likely safe from me...

PS...sorry about your bike IndiaPaleAle. Any fix yet?
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Old 09-19-2010, 04:45 PM   #34
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We go tubing on the Dan River just south of Hanging Rock. According to a bus driver I spoke to, their tube rides are a given length because if they're any longer, their customers will be too drunk when the drivers pick them up!


I also picked up what I think might be the meanest tag location in all of NC while I was out there. I might use it in the NCTOR game.


The initial problem with the bike was due to a loose terminal, which was the result of a cross-threaded terminal screw. The jump definitely messed up the starter relay, though. The odd thing is that I took the relay out, pulled the fuses, looked it over, put everything back, and the bike cranked right back up. I figure that something fused together when I got the jump, and I broke apart whatever had fused together when I took the relay out (?). Beats me, really. A new relay is on its way for peace of mind.
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Old 09-19-2010, 08:06 PM   #35
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Glad to hear it is a simple fix.

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Old 09-20-2010, 07:18 AM   #36
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My friend said that the traffic was madness. I replied, "Madness? THIS. IS. TAGGING!!"
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Old 09-20-2010, 07:19 AM   #37
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Sorry 'bout your bike, IPA!
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Old 09-20-2010, 11:40 AM   #38
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Sorry about the delay, folks. More about that later.



This is such a beautiful county! I'm heading back up once one of my bikes is working.

We passed through a city that was holding a mountain heritage festival. My friend said that the traffic was madness. I replied, "Madness? THIS. IS. TAGGING!!"

We continued heading NNW until we saw what apparently passes for a bridge in this county. That guy off to the right was a farmer fishing near his camp.
Nice tag location. Sorry you had bike troubles.

No chance for me to grab this tag. Google just told me I am 350 miles away and no bike in sight.

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Old 09-20-2010, 01:52 PM   #39
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Old 09-21-2010, 02:16 PM   #40
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On DAM I so want this as my avatar!!! And on a T-Shirt!!!
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Old 09-21-2010, 03:18 PM   #41
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Okie why are you posting instead of riding to get a tag
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Old 09-22-2010, 04:59 PM   #42
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THIS IS TAGGING!!!!!!

Single Lane Bridge on Farmers Fish Camp Rd, North/East of Amelia, NC nearly VA!!



Other side of the bridge



Clear Water


Beautiful area really Beautiful country!!

Views from the Bridge





MADnNC, Myself and Nutsy grabbed this one! Going to have to regroup and check which county is next.
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Old 09-22-2010, 05:30 PM   #43
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I hope you guys had time to see the county a bit. Beautiful!
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Old 09-22-2010, 07:03 PM   #44
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On DAM I so want this as my avatar!!! And on a T-Shirt!!!
I can resize the image for your avatar but making it big enough for a T-shirt won't work. The resolution just isn't there.
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Old 09-22-2010, 09:49 PM   #45
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OK OKIE and MadnNC...I am only following you guys on FOUR tag threads now Is there some kind of grab record like 3or 4 at the same time
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