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Day 2: Trifecta

We woke up feeling refreshed in Tazewell, Virginia, the northern entrance to Back of the Dragon.  Commonly known as route 16,  this 32 mile  run of switchbacks  goes up and down two mountains  as it travels south to Marion ,Virginia. … Continue reading

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Laurie is joining the trip!

Our friend Laurie is joining us on her 2013 Wee Strom!  I met Laurie at the Bennington Triumph Bash a few years ago.  Kim & Kate brought her and then the four of us rode the 2014 Nutmeg 400 together.  … Continue reading

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Tigers in the wild

Rob & I happen to be on a pair of ’14 Triumph Tiger 800 XC for this trip; he has several bikes. With a 200 mile range, we stop about every 3 hours for fuel & a stretch. We have … Continue reading

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Anatomy of The Dragon

2012: Tail of the Dragon on the Bonneville with Andrew; 2013: Tail visit again with Frenchy, Andre, and Antonio, this time with blue Tiger; 2014: Tail again for IBA BunBurner 1500 with Frenchy, Matt & Ariel; 2015: Back of The … Continue reading

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