The Best Guide to Motorcycle Roads, Rides & Events

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Motorcycle Roads in North Carolina

North Carolina's (NC) is endowed with some of the greatest motorcycle rides in all of America. It hosts a beautiful diversity of inspiring scenery. Starting in the west, motorcycle riders will find outstanding Blue Ridge Mountains riding. Moving east will bring riders into a large swath of territory running down east central and central North Carolina known as the Piedmont Plateau. Green rolling hills with numerous rock outcroppings typify this region. Moving further east to the Atlantic Coastal Plain area will bring motorcycle riders to an area characterized as wet, with many rivers, marshes, swampland and primarily used for agriculture. Motorcycle road highlights in North Carolina include the ever famous Deal's Gap (AKA Tail of the Dragon), The Blue Ridge Parkway, and southern access to The Great Smoky Mountain National Park.

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Devil's Racetrack - North Carolina

Devils Racetrack Rd in central NC is a local legend, aptly named for the outstanding curves in an area full of normally flat and boring roads. Also named in part for it's historical significance of being the route General Sherman led his troops along...

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The Rattler - 25 miles - 290 turns - 2 mountains

This route takes you over two mountains both with scenic pull off areas, overlooking the mountains. In the early morning, the fog often is coating them with what looks like thin layers of silky cotton draped over them. You will pass farmlands live ...

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The Sauratown Loop

The Sauratown Mountains, (Pronounced like Sara not Sour) are sometimes called "the mountains away from the mountains". The vast majority of the range is located in Stokes County, and even though the range occupies only 5% of Stokes County's area, it...

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North Norman Loop

Route goes through Duke Power State Park, several water crossings along with a short ride along the bank of the Catawba River. Farmland/rural driving....

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Lunch in Mayberry

This route takes you through four North Carolina counties: Rowan, Davie, Yadkin and Surry. From small towns to rolling country farmland, you will love this relaxing ride!...

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