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bill50cal #863538 11/19/21 5:02 pm
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I,ll follow gordon!


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Originally Posted by Richrd
I,ll follow gordon!

Yea, maybe to the first gas stop!!!!

Boredom will have set in by then.

We always ( I think? ) had good success with having two groups.

I don’t necessarily equate speed with “good” (on public roads). I’d rather follow Mr Bryan ( aka BeezaBryan) than anybody else I’ve ever ridden with. In my book he’s the best rider I’ve been behind. Mr Dick Harris was a very close second. My bet is both of those gentlemen can ride fast if they wanted to.

But I understand that’s not how everyone feels and l’m okay with that.

Gordon

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Gordon Gray in NC, USA.........my son says..... "Everybody is stupid about something"
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Some of the TSMR scenery

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A couple more

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with the changes that have happened in the last 2 years it has been a small group, some new roads, some old roads and no parkway.it has also had me do the leading so it has been a relaxed pace ( don't go there Gordon ) and still 3 stops, I would like to figure out how to get in some of the parkway but so far does not look good. for the early arrivals we can still do that if wanted, Gordon I would never ask you to run the chase truck BUT you might be asked to lead a group, turn about is fair play LOL , all joking aside I would love have you here to enjoy a ride, on a motorcycle you put so much into even if it is not the same route end to end,


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Windy wrote.... "Gordon I would never ask you to run the chase truck BUT you might be asked to lead a group, turn about is fair play LOL , all joking aside I would love have you here to enjoy a ride"

Honestly I would ENJOY something different. You got the handle on that part of the world now and I bet there are some interesting roads. I'd need some time to study a route if you want me to lead one......but would be more than happy to do so.

"turn about is fair play"........yes sir, I leaned hard on you when I needed help. Hat's off to you for stepping up.

I'm in this year..(2022)....Good Lord willing

Gordon

PS: Parkway photos deleted... laugh...one with split rail is actually on 58.

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There was no need to deleat the parkway pics as it had been a part of this ride for many years and it was good to be reminded of that part of it. If yoy like i can send you the directions for last years ride so you can see where we went.


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bill50cal #863587 11/20/21 1:07 am
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A different loop will be exciting.......believe me, I've been around the old loop to many times to count. I'm looking forward to something different. If and when you get time please send me the directions and I'll start learning the new parts.

The Parkway is nice and folks come from a long way off to ride up there.......but you know as well as I do that there are plenty of other options.
Honestly my favorite section of the Parkway is from Cherokee to Asheville........really hard to beat that. Pretty much all we have at this end is the Viaduct.

Gordon

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Gordon Gray #863607 11/20/21 2:25 pm
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For Windy.....

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I have seen that one before. There are more curves in the central part but i think you know i was pretty good on a mountain road.


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Originally Posted by bill50cal
.........snip.......but i think you know i was pretty good on a mountain road.

Everyone is better than me on a mountain road.......I remember Bob finding out how good you were/are.

No insult intended.......I was born and raised in Tallahassee. Been all over the state. Tallahassee was built on 7 hills. I took my kids back there for the first time ( Born in NC) and all they had to say was "Where are the hills?"

Our only real curves around Tallahassee are on 98 by the Gulf.

Just sharing some cracker humor with ya, thought you might be getting home sick........Gordon

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I'm counting the days already....


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YOU CAN COUNT??????


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Originally Posted by Richrd
YOU CAN COUNT??????
Only as far as 21...then I get in trouble


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Originally Posted by MikeG
Originally Posted by Richrd
YOU CAN COUNT??????
Only as far as 21...then I get in trouble
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