Monthly Archives: October 2015

Triumph Dragon Raid 2015: Day 5 – More Twisties, Oskar Blues Brewery, and back to the BRP

Despite the soupy morning air, the outlook for Friday was a lot better than the previous two days. My buddy Jon, who joined me for the trek down to the Iron Horse, put together a route down through Brevard to … Continue reading

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What Happened to the Triumph Motorcycles Demo Truck?

I came across this short article in a recent edition of the Triumph Spirit Magazine (online publication) talking about the new dealership “facelift” that Triumph corporate has been pushing down. While it looks great, I think it’s a misallocation of … Continue reading

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Triumph Dragon Raid 2015: Day 4 – Wayah Road, Moonshiner 28, and a wet Dragon

The forecast for Thursday morning was even more sketchy than Wednesday. Waiting for the roads to dry out from the overnight showers, I loitered around the lodge a bit that morning before meeting up with a couple of buddies to … Continue reading

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Triumph Dragon Raid 2015: Day 3 – Paddling the Nantahala River

In the days leading up to the Raid, I was concerned that the aftermath of tropical storm Erika was going to make the weather a complete washout. As the first few days proved, weather in the mountains can be very … Continue reading

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Random Blurbs: Editing photos and video

I told myself the best plan would be to sit down and write every evening during the Dragon Raid… knowing full well I would be drinking and socializing. That’s the way the chips fall I guess. At any rate, I’m … Continue reading

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Triumph Dragon Raid 2015: Day 2 – Tigers Across the Blue Ridge

Tuesday morning started out very similar to Monday, a few guys talking about a good destination, suddenly a group mysteriously formed; and again, me just along for the ride. Getting my stuff set up for the day, fussing with the GoPro … Continue reading

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Indian Motorcycles Custom “Black Hills Beast”

I’m currently in the process of writing and cutting video from the Blue Ridge Parkway, in addition to editing photos and whatnot. I stumbled across this write up about a custom Indian Scout (1100) hill climber that I thought was … Continue reading

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Triumph Dragon Raid 2015: Day 1 – The Mile High Legend

Even after a long ride the day prior, I was chomping at the bit to get out on the road, yet rapidly reminded that they don’t call them the “Smoky Mountains” for nothing. While not the case all year, the … Continue reading

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