Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: The 8th Ring
I Ride: 04 ZX6-R, 07 R6 (Sold), 09 DRZ400S (Sold, but forever in my heart) 2015 XT250
This is a great read. The pictures remind me of being back in North Carolina for the ZX6R meetup at Deal's Gap. Even though I live in CA and there are some absolutely beautiful roads here, I will openly admit that the Dragon AND the Cherohala (sp?) Skyway were phenomenal rides. A buddy and I split off from the group and did a little ride through some other roads as well and all of it was beautiful.
Stopping for pictures does drag out the trip a little longer, but it is so worth it in the long run when you look back on the experience.
As for the bike falling over: it sucks but when it comes to adventure riding, it's par for the course. I think that's a universally accepted part of the experience. If that's the only thing that happens, you're in good shape. It just sucks when it happens on a beautiful sportbike.
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