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British in the Blue Ridge #690917
04/08/17 4:25 am
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Gnashville
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Great rally, great people, great roads!
Who needs the Dragon when you've got GA 180?


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Re: British in the Blue Ridge [Re: DavidP] #690968
04/08/17 4:00 pm
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was thinking about this event yesterday...thanks for posting...plan to go this yr.

Re: British in the Blue Ridge [Re: DavidP] #691038
04/09/17 1:54 am
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But the 180 is not complete without going south on the 348 turning around and going back up then continue to TW of Suches for lunch!!!!

Re: British in the Blue Ridge [Re: bodine031] #692028
04/17/17 7:35 am
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Originally Posted by bodine031
But the 180 is not complete without going south on the 348 turning around and going back up then continue to TW of Suches for lunch!!!!

Yes, I rode that route many times at the first BIBR at TWO. The Norton national was over in Hiawassee.
Beautiful road, and nowhere near the traffic of the Dragon.


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Re: British in the Blue Ridge [Re: DavidP] #692079
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129 up and over blood mountain......

Re: British in the Blue Ridge [Re: DavidP] #694124
05/06/17 5:21 am
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Yup! 'Bout anywhere you turn in this area is a good road.


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Re: British in the Blue Ridge [Re: DavidP] #699128
06/20/17 11:34 am
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I plan to arrive Thursday around supper time. Camping in the A section on top of the hill. Text me at six1five 3threesix four67four and we can meet up.


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Re: British in the Blue Ridge [Re: DavidP] #699271
06/21/17 2:21 pm
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My Wonderful Wife and I will be driving up o our place in Hiawassee on Saturday, about 10 hour ride from Clearwater, Fl. Will anyone still be a the Fairgrounds on Sunday or will everyone be headed home by then?
Hopefully it wont be rained out!

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Re: British in the Blue Ridge [Re: Thunderbutt] #699409
06/23/17 5:46 am
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Still be here, but most clear out on Sunday. I'm in A24, drunk as usual


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Re: British in the Blue Ridge [Re: DavidP] #699623
06/26/17 3:32 am
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Some show pictures.
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The Raleigh is mine.


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72 T150V yet to be named
Re: British in the Blue Ridge [Re: Thunderbutt] #699721
06/26/17 9:49 pm
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Originally Posted by Thunderbutt
Will anyone still be a the Fairgrounds on Sunday or will everyone be headed home by then?

They used to wait until Sunday for the field events and to give away the rally bike that afternoon. So many folks had a long trip home, they compressed everything into Saturday. Everyone just bugs out on Sunday.


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Re: British in the Blue Ridge [Re: DavidP] #699727
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Had no idea that there were that many Olde Bikes ... looks like a good time out! Thanks for the pics ....

Lannis


I stopped believing for a little while this morning. Journey is really going to be upset.
Re: British in the Blue Ridge [Re: DavidP] #700092
06/29/17 11:59 pm
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Not many photos posted, how many bikes shwed up? Did everyone consider the weekend a success?

Re: British in the Blue Ridge [Re: Thunderbutt] #703415
07/31/17 4:35 am
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I had to work....

Hurrrrrrumph!

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