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TSMR - Route or Itinerary #719790
12/23/17 1:43 pm
12/23/17 1:43 pm
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Lincolnton, NC
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I'm planning on attending the TSMR for the first time this year and I was hoping that someone could share an old itinerary or route list so that I have an idea of how to prepare etc... Thanks.


1972 T120RV
1972 Honda CB100 K2 SS
2005 Bonneville T-100
Re: TSMR - Route or Itinerary [Re: davarney] #719836
12/23/17 8:13 pm
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I should be able to do this from memory by now!

If you can trace this on a map, you'll be there.

Start at Julian Price Park on the Blue Ridge Parkway just south of Blowing Rock, NC

Go South on the Blue Ridge Parkway (over Linville Cove Viaduct) about 10 miles.

RIGHT on US221 past Grandfather Mountain about 3 miles to NC105.

RIGHT on NC105 about 5 miles to light.

LEFT on NC184 about 3 miles toward Banner Elk.

RIGHT at T intersection on NC194 about 8 miles toward Valle Crucis (last 4 miles is the "Goat path")

LEFT on mast gap rd about 2 1/2 miles

LEFT on US321 N.... about 1/4 mile to first gas stop on right.

CONTINUE on US321 N about 20 miles to stop sign at NC67.

RIGHT on NC67 about 20 miles toward Mountain City, TN (but not all the way to Mountain City)

LEFT on Pleasant Valley Road about 5 miles

LEFT on US421 N over the Mountain ("The Snake") about 10 miles.

STOP at NC133 at Shady Valley Store - Lunch stop.

After lunch,

LEFT out of the store back the way we came on US421 S over the mountain about 10 miles.

LEFT on NC91 N (new four lane) toward Damascus, about 10 miles.

RIGHT on US58 E just before Damascus. Follow US58 (some right angle turns) to Mouth of Wilson, about 30 miles.

RIGHT on VA/NC 93 south about 2 miles.

KEEP STRAIGHT as 93 turns left, to NC113 about 10 miles.

RIGHT at T intersection on NC 18 about 3 miles.

GO SOUTH on Blue Ridge Parkway about 42 miles and exit at BLOWING ROCK and we're home.

Hope to see you there! It's about 210 miles or so, first gas stop at 30 miles, then every 50 miles or so, so even my 2-gallon-tank Firebird will make it. Plus there's a chase truck with gas and, trailer, so no worries there ....

Lannis


Last edited by bill50cal; 12/23/17 11:08 pm.

I stopped believing for a little while this morning. Journey is really going to be upset.
Re: TSMR - Route or Itinerary [Re: davarney] #719858
12/23/17 11:19 pm
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I did a little editing on your post for a couple of corrections. i dont carry any tools as there is very little time to fix a problem on the road. we have also used my shop at the half way point as it is also the lunch stop and we have a little more time. also there is some people at the motel with tools and some are more than willing to lend a hand if needed.

the itinerary is people meet at the blowing rock in on friday, some want to come early and stay at my campground in shady valley tn that is just 2 miles from the snake. the ride leaves the starting point at aprox 9 to 9-30 and back the the motel around 5. there is a catered BB Q and a lot of bench racing { BS ing }

hope to see you there


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Re: TSMR - Route or Itinerary [Re: davarney] #719907
12/24/17 12:40 pm
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Thanks to you both for the information this will help quite a bit.

Have a great holiday!

Dave


1972 T120RV
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2005 Bonneville T-100
Re: TSMR - Route or Itinerary [Re: davarney] #719945
12/24/17 7:42 pm
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Itinerary is a pretty big word for this group.


Rich (member ThreeMustGetBeers)
"It's not always about going fast. Sometimes it's nice to slow down" (Wendy E.2016)

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Re: TSMR - Route or Itinerary [Re: Richrd] #719963
12/25/17 2:18 am
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Originally Posted by Richrd
Itinerary is a pretty big word for this group.


So is "prepare", but it can happen to anyone .... !!

Lannis


I stopped believing for a little while this morning. Journey is really going to be upset.
Re: TSMR - Route or Itinerary [Re: Richrd] #720245
12/28/17 12:12 pm
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Originally Posted by Richrd
Itinerary is a pretty big word for this group.


Itinerary ?
A quite meaningless word when used by the airline that used to be Continental help


Blessed are the curious for they shall have adventures

It's not the destination, it's the journey.

Bryan



Re: TSMR - Route or Itinerary [Re: Richrd] #722406
01/17/18 10:53 pm
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Originally Posted by Richrd
Itinerary is a pretty big word for this group.


Take two weeks off and be ready for anything.
Regardless of what happens,
resolve to have a good time.
That about covers it.


Gaggle of BSAs
a Honda
an old BMW
and a Montesa
Parking lot Elf in training

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