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2016 Triumph Dragon Raid: Round Trip to Deal’s Gap

Normally I’d say that the trip down and trip back to the Dragon Raid are distinct events, however this year’s commute to and from the Raid was one of the most challenging motorcycle trips I’ve taken. Obviously this was no … Continue reading

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Singing in the Rain…

I wouldn’t go as far as to say I’m terrified of riding in the rain… but close. One of my goals with “the new bike” is to ride, rain or shine, whenever possible. The “rubber met the road”, as they … Continue reading

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Triumph Dragon Raid 2015: Day 7 – The Long Ride Home

At dinner Saturday night I was enjoying steak along with  good company, while at the same time deciding if I wanted to take the long way home, or just burn it up the freeway with the boys. Figuring that it … 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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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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Triumph Dragon Raid 2015: Day 0 – Southbound (Part 2)

Continued from Triumph Dragon Raid 2015: Day 0 – Southbound (part 1) When word made its way around the office that my “big trip” to the Dragon Raid this year was upon me, most folks told me to be careful, especially … Continue reading

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Random Blurbs: Trains, Tunnels, and Bridges

It’s August and the summer is whipping by. I feel like last year I rode twice as often compared to this year. Just a few days ago I heard a news story that confirmed my suspicion, this has been the … Continue reading

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Pubs and Street Eats 8: Chubby’s Pizza and Dairy Point

I mentioned a few weeks ago that I had done some initial reconnaissance at a new street eats location. Lately I’ve been ripping up the Little Miami River corridor at every opportunity, so stopping at Chubby’s for snack has been … Continue reading

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Random Blurbs: Urban Adventures

This past week has been ridiculous; my wife has been traveling for work, which typically leaves me with more time to write, but the past week has pretty much been me commuting from work, then home to take care of … Continue reading

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