May 2013 Blue Ridge Parkway Motorcycle Trip

May 29, 2013  •  Leave a Comment

 

May 2013 – Blue Ridge Parkway Motorcycle Trip

  • May 21 – Joe Glogan and I met in Bethel, Ct and left for our Blue Ridge Trip.  Bethel, CT to Staunton, VA (553 miles).
  • May 22 – Staunton, VA to Boone, NC (270 miles Blue Ridge Pkwy).
  • May 23 – Boone, NC to Cherokee, NC (187 miles Blue Ridge Pkwy).
  • May 24 – Cherokee, NC (rode in the Great Smokey Mountains to Clingman’s Dome in the a.m., but it was 41 degrees and completely fogged in.  We headed to Gatlinburg, TN, which was a disappointment as it was completely converted to a tourist town.  Got on the Blue Ridge Parkway and headed back to Clingman’s Dome and it was clear and beautiful this time.
  • May 25 - Headed to Deals Gap and rode the Tail of the Dragon, which has 318 curves in 11 miles.  After the Dragon we headed to the Cherahola Skyway and rode the entire 60mile road.
  • May 26 – left Cherokee, NC on the Blue Ridge Pkwy and headed to Greenville, SC and Spartanburg, SC and continued on to Mooresville, NC and spent the night (238 miles).
  • May 27 – Mooresville, NC to Staunton, VA (254 miles).
  • May 28 – Staunton, VA to Danbury, CT (443 miles, of which 300 was in pouring rain).

Total of 2600 miles on the bikes.


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