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Trip to the Dragon!

Discussion in 'Motorcycles' started by MxRacer190, Oct 17, 2012.

  1. Oct 17, 2012 at 4:26 PM
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    MxRacer190

    MxRacer190 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    3rd time this year that I've been. Me and two buddies rode 4 hours there, and stayed in my parents cabins. Can't get enough of this place!

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    Little bit of goon riding behind some slow cars.
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    My friend and his new Ducati 1199
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    The crew
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    At the cabins
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  2. Oct 23, 2012 at 6:41 PM
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    Warhorseforever

    Warhorseforever Will The Thrill

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    Nice man I'll be up that way soon enough. If nothing else as soon as the parkway opens in the spring.
     
  3. Oct 27, 2012 at 9:28 AM
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    Tacoma Mike

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    One of these days.... :burnrubber:
     
  4. Oct 27, 2012 at 10:28 AM
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    2004TacomaSR5

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    So lucky, my steed is parked until the spring thaw :(
     
  5. Oct 29, 2012 at 10:10 AM
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    buck

    buck TheEh-Team.ca

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    Good fun down there. For us it's 16h to get there. We'll be back in the spring to tear up... I mean leisurely ride the area.
     
  6. Oct 29, 2012 at 10:57 AM
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    dbkid05tacoma

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    This is why I love living in Arizona, year round riding
     
  7. Oct 31, 2012 at 10:57 AM
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    buck

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    ...but you miss the awesome fun of driving around in the snow!! :D
     
  8. Nov 2, 2012 at 12:37 AM
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    dbkid05tacoma

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    no i have done that in my truck and on my ktm it sucks either way lol.
     
  9. Nov 2, 2012 at 3:57 AM
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    pinchetaco

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    Steed... Lolerskates!!!
     
  10. Nov 20, 2012 at 2:23 PM
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    MedlinAround

    MedlinAround Failure is the result of letting setbacks stop you

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    I feel ya. Didn't get to make it this year, but i live about 1:45 min from it. Awesome place to ride indeed!
     
  11. Dec 17, 2012 at 8:46 AM
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    A3umph

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    After years of dreaming about it I finally got to ride The Dragon this past June. My company sent me to Commerce GA so I got to cut through on US129 all the way down. Great roads and got paid to ride the bike on them, what a plus. Wish I was on the Trident and not the Speedmaster but on a 16hr trip I went for all day comfort. Sure beat the ride back up I-75 and I-24 in the rain but I won't complain.

    Steve
     
  12. Jan 1, 2013 at 1:16 PM
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    Doc4216

    Doc4216 Housework can't kill you, but why take a chance?

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    Love the Dragon! Been on it about 3x. Try US 28 next time and you have to do the Cherohala skyway also!!
     
  13. Jan 5, 2013 at 4:30 PM
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    Dred777

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    Very nice, I did the Cherahala Loop (Cherahala Skyway and Dragon) first week of Oct. my first trip, wow was that a blast.

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  14. Jan 16, 2013 at 3:22 PM
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    MxRacer190

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    I love the Cherohala! Nice long sweeping turns, and a GREAT view. here are a few pics. I can't wait until this spring to go back! ONly a 4 hour ride there.

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  15. Jan 16, 2013 at 3:24 PM
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    RadTaco914

    RadTaco914 MALLIN'CRAWLIN'

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    The only time to go to the dragon. Less people = less cops ;)
     
  16. Jan 16, 2013 at 3:25 PM
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    ntilehman

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    I love going to the dragon. I haven't been in years because of the move out west. I can't wait to get back that way and ride the Smokey's again.
     
  17. Feb 1, 2013 at 10:46 AM
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    blackfriar

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    I've been down there a couple of times. Can't say that I ride it all that fast, but it's some great riding. I like the Foothills Parkway as much as any of the roads down there. Smoky Mountain HD is a good stop if you're a Harley guy.
     
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