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Old 08-03-2005, 05:01 AM   #1
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Question NC fire roads

I have had a GS for about 2 years but have never gotten into riding dirt or fire roads. I have just been enjoying the great handling on paved twisties. Now I would like to explore the dirt a little now. Are there any resources for finding out about these type roads in the NC mountains or national forests? Thanks
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Old 08-03-2005, 06:22 AM   #2
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nc dirt roads

check out the web site: and look for the button that says "Dual Sports Rides". Ron, the owner of the site, also publishes a couple of good maps that show dual sport roads. You can buy these maps at any of the outlets that sell TailoftheDragon merchandise or order them online. I saw his newest and best map (included some stuff in North Georgia) at Loafer's Glory, a small store just out of Franklin, NC on Wayah Road. I have a ride report and pics form an event in the area last year at:
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Old 08-03-2005, 11:51 AM   #3
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Old 08-04-2005, 08:04 AM   #4
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Buy a NC Gazateer by DeLorme (dunno if I spelled that right). It's like an highly detailed atlas for one state. All roads, paved and unpaved, are shown as are foot trails, topography, etc. These are great maps!
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