Category Archives: Skyline Dr

Completing The Blue Ridge Parkway-it’s a bust!

As noted in previous posts, I had been on & off the Blue Ridge Parkway during a 2012 trip.  Now I was riding the missing length of the 469-mile BRP; from the Southern terminus in Cherokee, NC up to Roanoke, VA, … Continue reading

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Audible!

A landslide on Skyline Drive today is forcing me to switch the trip; slabbing 95 to Florida, the BRP south to north home. Will Skyline reopen in time? KSU is T-36 hours! UPDATE: 24 hrs later, fully open.  Still going … Continue reading

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Skyline Drive and the Blue Ridge Parkway

The first trip of the season is once more the run to Tallahassee to visit our son. This is my fourth round trip to Tallahassee, beginning March 2013 with my final Bonneville road trip. There was an eventful run last year … Continue reading

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Bear on Skyline Drive

I took the rental thru the storm the next morning and got into Tally later that night. Five days later, commencement ceremonies over, I drove it back. The bike was fine, and off I went up Skyline Drive. Even tho … Continue reading

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Day 1:

I had a late start out of New York, leaving about 7:15am and took 40 minutes for the first 20 miles.  Entering PA, things loosened up and I made good time to the north entrance of Skyline Drive in Front … Continue reading

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12 hrs til Florida

That’s right, my carefully crafted leisure ride, described in the Panhandle menu above, is in danger of a 3-day soaker, due tomorrow. Coming soon: Gear Review-the Nelson Rigg rain suit!

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Day 1:

The four of us made an early start out of Manhattan, Queens, & Long Island.  I left at 4:30 and we met in Jersey City at a gas station just outside the Holland Tunnel around 5.  The ride in the … Continue reading

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Skyline Drive added to itinerary!

Skyline Dr parallels Rt81 about 11 miles east so we will take it in one of our directions, probably on the way home.  It does add about 2 hours on to the total making for a likely 14 hour day … Continue reading

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