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Old 08-28-2012, 07:14 PM   #11 (permalink)
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I was there in July and not bitten! US129 and 28 are great roads indeed, but I particularly enjoy the Cherohala Skyway the most! It is 165 in TN and 143 on the NC side. It connects to 129 just north of Robbinsville NC. All those highspeed sweeping curves really do something for me!
I think 28 gives the best of both worlds. I did crash on the skyway though. Target fixated looking at a rest stop, went across the road and I dumped it on the grass. Didnt like the option of riding off the mountain LOL
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Is that the road big Lynn lodge is on? if so we rode that road and holy **** it was amazing. Its a short run from the BRP to the lodge, and that section was good, so one day after riding we kept going past the lodge and I was saying when is this going to end, it was such a great road and it just kept going. We stopped at a little deli/town store and they had t-shirts and bumper stickers promoting the road.

No issues withthe road, but I did hit a turkey as 6 of them decided to cross the road in front of me, fortunatley for me I got one before it could try to get airborn so I hit it with my tire and didnt damage my bike.
I don't know the name of the lodge, but that sound about right, I did buy a T shirt. Route 80 is also fun, in the same area.

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