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The entire town of Cleveland Georgia is completely out of gas.....And I’ll be driving a very thirsty V-8.


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asheville NC dry as bone lines at pumps here in Gasolovakia County NC about 100 miles east i got some hi-test as it was only brew available $3.25 a gallon NC Goobernator Cooper declared state of emergency yesterday which of course touched off panic buying hahah last year this time no toilet paper to be seen ..one damn 'crisis' after another sheesh! enuff to make a person go to drinkin'


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This may need to be re-scheduled.......I’m not gonna make a 4 hour drive if I can’t get gas......


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Originally Posted by DPO
This may need to be re-scheduled.......I’m not gonna make a 4 hour drive if I can’t get gas......

Maybe it'll ease up in the next couple of days. I'm 5 hours away by bike myself.

Sometimes it's worth taking a chance, sometimes not. A few years back, the Blowing Rock region was a flood disaster area during our week, roads and homes washing away, you never knew what you'd find around the next curve. I felt bad about coming down to "play" while people were losing their homes and livelihoods. Probably wouldn't do THAT again.

This is a little different, like planning a trip to a part of the world where you buy gas a liter at a time, poured out of a soda bottle in someone's front yard. Not fatal consequences if it goes south, just inconvenience....

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Well, I guess it will be. Me and windy


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Originally Posted by Richrd
Well, I guess it will be. Me and windy

You'll make a lovely couple I'm sure. I'll be there to chaperone, though, otherwise people might get to talking.

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lol!


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Wotan is full of petrol and on the trailer. I filled the van yesterday. I took Mr Jim out for a ride today, before deciding to bring the Trident. Paid $3.80 for non-ethanol premium, been a while since it took $10 to fill a small tank.
I might drain a couple of gallons into a can before I depart.
Nothing left to pack but the cooler. We'll see y'all around the campfire. laugh


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With gas as it is, I'm not going to attend.

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I’m out as well, unless I see some kind of assurance that gas will be available. Just too far under the circumstances.


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Only 250 miles or so from north Georgia to Shady Valley ... ought to be able to make that on one tank, carry a few spare gallons in the bed, Windy'll know a guy who knows a guy I'm sure to tank up to get home ... ?

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General store says they should have gas today or tomorrow

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Originally Posted by Richrd
General store says they should have gas today or tomorrow

And how do we fuel up several bikes through 175 miles and 3 states? Has someone got a tanker truck to follow? I’ve called several gas stations in that area, and they ALL are out....


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I'll trust the goddess of Norton's to provide.


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I guess there's worse times I could have missed than this. Sitting here with my dad in PA wishing I could be with you down there with you worrying about fuel bit duty calls. I have managed to get out into the Chester county area a bit on the Norton,but now I don't know what to do with those three nice Dominican cigars I have. Somebody have a beer around the fire for me, and I'll see you next time.


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I'm going to Trailer. Bringing the rocket 3. I'm coming up I75 to I81. Marlin should be there by now. I think he found gas in Ashville of al the crazy things. I'm bringing a 5 gallon can of hightest and a 5 gallon can of Noethanol 87. I was going to ride the BMW but it just didn't seem right to not bring a britbike to a britbike rally so there.

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Originally Posted by MikeG
,but now I don't know what to do with those three nice Dominican cigars I have. Somebody have a beer around the fire for me, and I'll see you next time.

overnite them to windy and we will take care of those for you. problem solved!

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Originally Posted by MikeG
I guess there's worse times I could have missed than this. Sitting here with my dad in PA wishing I could be with you down there with you worrying about fuel bit duty calls. I have managed to get out into the Chester county area a bit on the Norton,but now I don't know what to do with those three nice Dominican cigars I have. Somebody have a beer around the fire for me, and I'll see you next time.

Well, you're doing the right thing. I said goodnight to my Dad, hale and healthy, on October 5th 1967. Heard a few noises during the night but went back to sleep.

Never saw him again. He dropped dead in his tracks of a massive heart attack (his second one, age 39) in front of the bathroom sink about midnight. Woke up the next morning, ambulance and coroner had been and gone, no Dad.

We'll see you next time!! There's a time for everything.

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I may head that way Friday morning depending on the gas situation.....


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From SBC, no one has died, gumbbysnuck in about 2AM so no one would see that he trailers, and the weather is invigorating


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Sitting in my brothers kitchen with a nice hot cup of coffee....getting ready for a breakfast of scrapple and eggs then a ride out into that nice countryside that RichochetRider is always taking such nice photos of.. Ride safe and don't forget your gas rationing cards!


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The Norton is packed up and ready to go, looks like a beautiful day, I'll head to Mountain City first and unload, then over the Snake to Windy's this evening ....

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I’ll see you guys and gals Saturday. I’m bringing 10 meter targets.....maybe a little post ride competition???

Be safe and stay healthy.

Gordon


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I’ll just be checking in here from time to time and living my life vicariously. 😁

Don’t forget to post photos!

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My Manual GPS worked great.... My packing job didn't. Lost the blue bag with my rain gear in it somewhere around Ferrum, VA. Got to find some more somewhere. About 3 out of 4 gas stations had gas so no problems along those lines. Headed to Shady in a few minutes....

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