Anyone been to Tail of the Dragon?

Logan

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Took a long break from here, but have been super busy playing a buttload of shows in my hiatus. In between playing out, working, and school for my associates in science my girlfriend and I went to Tail of the Dragon in Tennessee with a local car group I’m in.
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Took my Focus ST there and the scenery plus the roads, dear lord was it a fun time. Only problem was using 93 with how high gas is, I spent probably $600 in gas alone which was horrendous but absolutely worth it. BEF6CE2A-857E-43DE-8BE4-8868AA774C4C.jpeg 1D9291CC-671B-47CB-A7C1-3A1466236652.jpeg
 

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I'm from the area. The Smokies were my stomping ground for twenty years. The first time I rode on it was in about 1963. I moved out of the area in 1981. My wife and I made pilgrimage there a few years back for the fun of it. 318 curves in eleven miles! It is a fun road.

My brother's 1979 classic Mini Cooper and my 2003 R53 MINI Cooper side by side outside Sevierville:
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My wife taking in old friends Rich Mountain and Thunderhead:
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At the Zeephoto turn:
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At Killboy Corner:
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Time lapse of another car entering the "Gravity Cavity":
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Time lapse of another car leaving the "Gravity Cavity":
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Laurel Falls upper reach:
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Laurel Falls lower reach:
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I guess this makes me a Certified Asphalt Surfer
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Bob
 

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I've looked into that area sometime ago, but never made it there. With the price of gas now, coming down from Quebec would be madness. I'll come down when I get my EV. Should be fun.
 

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30 yrs ago in a furniture truck with air brakes. Good times. I’d go back with a motorcycle.
 
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My son and I have been to the Dragon twice on our motorcycles. It and the surrounding region are wonderful areas to ride.
 


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