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Summer Fun and Sun in the Dirty South Ride (evening of 6/17 to 6/21)

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As of now it's just myself and @Howabusa , @max power, and @Dreare going. So medium fast pace, 10-15 over(ish) except in the fun bits. Lots of miles, lots of twisties, 4 nights in hotel, 3 different hotels.

I ask that you have your gear and equipment in good working order, you are prepared for the day at hand and are flexible to any changes. Also make sure you have backup funds and resources if you get into trouble. I'm fine with any ones pace but don't get butt hurt if I leave you if you want to take it slower, ill wait at the turns or an occasional pull off. If you have a problem I'll make sure your are safe and help is on the way but I will continue my trip. About 300-400 miles a day of mostly twisties and mountains, maybe a 1800-2000 mile long weekend.

 

Here is the itinerary...(didn't add The Diamond Back or Devils Whip those can be done at the end of Thursday or start of Friday)

 

Wednesday June 17th..Slabby to Beckley WV after work. ( should be there around 7:30 pm ish) Having dinner a the steak house next door to hotel. 

https://goo.gl/maps/4z6UdSKFWECShoWQ8

 

Thursday June 18th...Beckley, WV to Little Switzerland

https://goo.gl/maps/AaA6Vybqhwafx3e96

 

Friday June 19th...Little Switzerland to Deals Gap..then 2 Wheel Inn

https://goo.gl/maps/JjHK917Bc9qXLJR28

 

Saturday June 20th fun loop w/ dinner at Cafe Rel

https://goo.gl/maps/KTAFi45VbnKL22uB8

 

Sunday June 21st.....(two differnt)Long twisty routes home

https://goo.gl/maps/tXp2QCwkp9W4oMzP7

https://goo.gl/maps/vvDmkRYwckqESqtK8

OR...

Sunday June 21st ...Slab home with US62 added.

https://goo.gl/maps/fi6BkN7WhGMnB3dE8

 

EDIT: Hotels Decided.

Wednesday the 17th we are staying at the Baymount in Beckley WV here is a link... https://www.wyndhamhotels.com/baymont/beckley-west-virginia/baymont-inn-and-suites-beckley/overview?CID=LC:BU::GGL:RIO:National:45395&iata=00093796

Thursday night we are staying at the Skyline Village Inn up near Little Switzerland off the BRP here is a link..... https://www.skylinevillageinn.com/

Friday and Saturday nights will be at the 2 Wheel Inn in Robinsville

 

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Speed safely. 👍

A few of us should be arriving at DGMR Sunday by mid afternoon.  Tank (Don B.) from Rideohio should be arriving 6/19.  He’s got a silver Versys 1000 now, not a VStrom.   I’ll be on my white Goldwing.

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Interested, pending my actual vacation plans are still Covid-Squashed. I will let you know asap, but the bike is 100%. 

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I need to wear out my tires and get new ones mounted. Definite maybe.

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11 minutes ago, Howabusa said:

I need to wear out my tires and get new ones mounted. Definite maybe.

I'll be mounting a new T30 rear the weekend before. Probably be ready to take off when I get back. 

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I have a 2k trip left in my front tire. I do not have a 3k "chasing Tpoppa" trip left in my front tire. 

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1 minute ago, Pauly said:

I have a 2k trip left in my front tire. I do not have a 3k "chasing Tpoppa" trip left in my front tire. 

I have a vast collection of half used fronts in the garage. I much choose wisely. 

choose-wisely.jpg.15f7f0640d8f35cbe25f6ddea39bab84.jpg

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I have the kiddos else I would totally be game. 

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We'll be in TN the 6/21-25

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2 hours ago, Pauly said:

I have a 2k trip left in my front tire. I do not have a 3k "chasing Tpoppa" trip left in my front tire. 

I'm old and slow now.

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32 minutes ago, Tpoppa said:

We'll be in TN the 6/21-25

 You were mentioned in my last day of my itinerary...lol

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18 minutes ago, Tpoppa said:

I'm old and slow now.

I don’t believe that for a minute!

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1 minute ago, 2talltim said:

 You were mentioned in my last day of my itinerary...lol

We'll be on the road at 6a on the 21st, but won't get to TN until late afternoon.

 

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32 minutes ago, Tpoppa said:

We'll be in TN the 6/21-25

 You were mentioned in my last day of my itinerary...lol

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2 hours ago, Casper said:

I have the kiddos else I would totally be game. 

Mom!

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3 hours ago, Danimal said:

Make sure to tell Tank I said hey, and be sure to pay your respects while there. Ride safe. 

Will do!  Thanks Dan.  

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I am not going to make it. I do have that entire week off, but Saturday. Lol

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I will be meeting Tim in Beckley on the 17 th for this adventure.

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...and my week off just went away. I fly to Houston on Wednesday and had my vacation scrubbed yesterday. 

Fuck you, China. 

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8 minutes ago, Pauly said:

...and my week off just went away. I fly to Houston on Wednesday and had my vacation scrubbed yesterday. 

Fuck you, China. 

Temps close to 100 next week down there, enjoy.

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It was 102 in Dallas yesterday. Well aware. I am still here. Lol

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19 minutes ago, Tonik said:

Temps close to 100 next week down there, enjoy.

That's why you stay in elevation. Not my first rodeo. 

 

Edit: never mind just realized you were talking to Pauly...LOL

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Change of plans.  I cancelled my room at the Gap for week after next.  May try again in the fall.  Life gets in the way sometimes. 🙄

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