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Old 08-05-2013, 05:31 AM   #2431
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This framed painting of the Tuggles Gap Restaurant & Motel, which is located at the junction of VA Hwy 8 and the BRP, went home with us. It now resides in the Hoosier Room (our guest room) with a zillion other moto-related pieces we've gathered over the years. That's the Parkway just to the right of my thumb; we had just ridden over that stone bridge not 15 minutes earlier.

Tuggles Gap Restaurant & Motel: http://www.tugglesgap.biz/
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Old 08-05-2013, 06:38 AM   #2432
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Now we are back in business. Love that shirt.
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Old 08-05-2013, 08:06 AM   #2433
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...Love that shirt.
Yeah, it just works, don't it?

Thanks for tagging along, T-man. I've got a few more pix from Floyd; I'll try to get 'em posted-up tonight after w*rk.
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Old 08-05-2013, 09:17 AM   #2434
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Monday, Monday

Always a great start to the week when FBAD-LOTBR has an update. Cool picture for the Hoosier room too.
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Old 08-05-2013, 09:42 AM   #2435
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...Cool picture for the Hoosier room too.
You're prolly the only person in Indiana who has a guest room in Virginia named in your honor.

We dug the pic, and the modest price, plus the fact it fit in one of the saddlebags for the ride home.

I learned how to drive in a '49 Chev pickup with a straight six and three-on-the-tree. The truck in the painting brings back a lot of great memories.
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Old 08-05-2013, 06:08 PM   #2436
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There's almost ALWAYS some old-time music happening at the Floyd General Store. Today was no different. The price was right, and so was the laid back, down home, feel good, foot-tappin' vibe.
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Old 08-05-2013, 06:10 PM   #2437
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This feller and his missus were doing some perusing through the books while the band jammed behind them, and, well, he's got himself a pretty good case of Happy Feet.





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Old 08-05-2013, 06:17 PM   #2439
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Ruh roh, BUSTED!!



He was cool, and when his wife walked past she flashed me a big smile and a look, as if to say, "I can't take him ANYWHERE!"
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Here's a whole BUNCH of people with Happy Feet. This sounds just like Floyd, Virginia.

This sounds just like Home, Sweet Home.



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Old 08-05-2013, 06:38 PM   #2441
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Ferris,
Great to see this thread back and alive. Great pics as always! This years been a little slim on mountain grass tours, but hope to make up for it in the fall! Can't wait to check out the new BBQ- I'm due to make some more FAst Ferris stout soon and I'll bring some up...

Ride safe brother and we'll ride soon!
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Old 08-06-2013, 03:34 AM   #2442
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Ferris,
Great to see this thread back and alive. Great pics as always! This years been a little slim on mountain grass tours, but hope to make up for it in the fall! Can't wait to check out the new BBQ- I'm due to make some more FAst Ferris stout soon and I'll bring some up...

Ride safe brother and we'll ride soon!
"Fast Ferris Stout," you say? I say:

It FINALLY stopped raining up here, and the humidity has dropped (although, as I write this, it's gotten just light enough outside to see that our infamous FOG is back...). It's been so wet we've actually seen salmon spawning in the branch in the back yard. Sunday's riding conditions were absolutely perfect, for a change, and it woulda been a great day to just ride, and ride, and ride, and ride...

All that said, looking forward to hooking up with you on two wheels again. It always seems like once August gets here the days on the calendar begin to speed up and whiz by at an alarming rate. Hi to Heather, hope all is well down there on the flatlands.
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I was wandering around Vimeo and YouTube last night looking for a Floyd-related music video to post up, and, well, you know how it is once the journey begins - it's hard to stop.

Alison Krauss and Union Station have strong ties to this part of the Appalachians. This video isn't particularly related to our ride to Floyd on Sunday, it's just offered up for your (and my) listening and viewing enjoyment.

So, like, enjoy. :-)


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Old 08-06-2013, 04:50 AM   #2444
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Alison Krauss and Robert Plant? Who'da thunk it?!?


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Alison Krauss and Union Station at FloydFest 2012:


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