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Old 05-05-2015, 05:42 AM   #1
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Went for a long ride

So I decided to go for a ride on the Scarabeo. I wanted to ride The Cherohala Skyway and The Dragon, mainly to see how it would handle them. So, I left my house and went riding.

First stop was a store in Cumming, GA called Cowboy Folk General Store. They have it set up to look like a ghost town. They weren't open, but I liked the look of it:


Next, I found some Road Art near Dawsonville, GA:


I went through Dahlonega and up to Woody Gap:


On my way to Tellico Plains, TN, I stopped by Fields of the Wood Bible Theme Park which has the world's biggest 10 Commandments:


I then rode to the start of the Cherohala Skyway and stopped in at Kats Diner for lunch:


My view, very serene:


After lunch, I went to Bald River Falls, just off the Skyway:


Then on to the Dragon, where I promptly got stuck behind some Harleys that couldn't even do the speed limit!




After I left the Dragon, I took Hwy 28, The Moonshiner, south, one of my favorite roads up there.


I then headed for home. 405+ miles on the day. Averaged 70 mpg and the bike was wonderful. It struggled a bit going up parts of the Cherohala, but all things considered, it was a great day!
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Old 05-05-2015, 06:14 AM   #2
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Great report and photos. I like Kats, usually for coffee..

Thanks for posting.
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Old 05-05-2015, 06:15 AM   #3
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Looks like you had a great day!
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Old 05-05-2015, 06:46 AM   #4
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Great pics! Thanks for taking us along. Hope to get over there soon.
Ride on!
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Old 05-05-2015, 06:57 AM   #5
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Enjoyed your report. I've always had a soft spot for the Beo 200, and you have TWO of them. Got to take a short demo ride on a beautiful bright red one several years ago, loved it.
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Old 05-05-2015, 07:56 AM   #6
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That waterfall picture is superb!
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Old 05-05-2015, 08:22 AM   #7
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great pics and looks like a wonderful ride.
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Old 05-05-2015, 08:35 AM   #8
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Nice report. I was in the same area as you this weekend. The weather was perfect and it's a fantastic area to ride in.
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Old 05-05-2015, 02:35 PM   #9
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Enjoyed your report. I've always had a soft spot for the Beo 200, and you have TWO of them. Got to take a short demo ride on a beautiful bright red one several years ago, loved it.
Right there with you. When my wife decided to get a bigger scooter, she was on a Buddy, the red one came up for sale locally and I jumped on it! They really are wonderful bikes.
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Old 05-05-2015, 02:36 PM   #10
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That waterfall picture is superb!
Thanks! All the pics I took were on my iPhone 6, including the waterfall. It has quite the good camera on it!
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Old 05-05-2015, 03:46 PM   #11
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Nice ride!

Your sig notes one red Scarabeo and one white, but the scooter in your photos don't look like either color. What color is the bike in your photos?
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Old 05-05-2015, 04:33 PM   #12
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Nice ride!

Your sig notes one red Scarabeo and one white, but the scooter in your photos don't look like either color. What color is the bike in your photos?
It's the white one. The white is actually two tone, white and gray, matte finish. The red is glossy.
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Old 05-05-2015, 05:27 PM   #13
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Great report and fantastic pics. Now my Beo 150 wants to go...
I think I know where my long scooter ride is going now.
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Old 05-05-2015, 08:34 PM   #14
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That may be the COOLEST ride EVER! I love Cherohala (more than the dragon) and have done the dragon....on a scooter? Top notch....kudos.
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Old 05-06-2015, 05:51 AM   #15
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Great report and fantastic pics. Now my Beo 150 wants to go...
I think I know where my long scooter ride is going now.
Thanks! Enjoy the ride. the bike will work hard going up The Cherohala, but it's worth it.
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