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Mar 3, 2018 - AT Hike Days 13-18. Winding Chair Gap to Fontana Dam. 54.9 miles

2/26. Winding Chair Gap to Licklog Gap. 12.3 miles. 121.8 2/27. Licklog Gap to A Rufus Morgan shelter. 14.2 miles. 136.0 2/28. A Rufus Morgan to Sassafras Gap shelter. 7.7 miles. 143.7 3/1. Sassafras to Brown Fork Gap shelter. 9.1 miles. 152.8 3/2. Brown Fork to Fontana Dam. 11.6 miles. 164.4 3/3. Fontana Dam Zero Day. We enjoyed our day off in Franklin going shopping, eating at a busy Chinese Buffett with the Sunday after-church crowd, and hanging out in a hiker brewery. But all rest days must come to an end and Monday morning we were up...

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LUCKY 58

Aug 22, 2017 - First ride day

Our first riding day got off to a cool start at 8am. Steve led this ride and we headed towards our first stop which was Fontana Dam. There was an overlook before we got to the dam and the view was breathtaking. The dam was interesting and we got to stretch our legs a little bit. Then it was on to the Tail of the Dragon, via Highway 28 - which is also known as Moonshiner 28. This was a nice twisty road that hugged a river most of the way. We reached Dals Gap at lunch time and we ate at the Deals Gap Grill. After a little shopping and photos,...

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May 23, 2012 - MINIs on the Dragon 10th recap

The tail of the Dragon at Deals Gap is a road in Blount County, Tennessee, which also lends its name to a small motorcycle resort situated in a gap in Swain County, North Carolina. It is located along U.S. 129 at the Tennessee state line; the community has an unofficial population of 6, which is posted on a welcoming sign, with an approximate elevation of 1756 feet above sea level. Deals Gap is a popular and internationally famous destination for driving enthusiasts (of motorcycles and sports cars), as it is located along a stretch of...

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