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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.

Highest Rated Motorcycle Roads & Rides

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Route 904 to Sunset Beach

NC 904 runs right along the SC line and curves through lush eastern NC farmland. If you like little traffic, old farms and farming communities you will love this scenery!...

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NC Route 197 Northern Portion

This road follows along a stream for a good portion of it, through farm land in the foot hills of Appalachian Mountains....

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Dirty Driving to Lake Lure

This route covers some really nice two lane roads. As you get closer to Lake Lure the road gets very twisty. Lots of hairpin turns into and out of Lake Lure. Lake Lure is also the location that Dirty Dancing was filmed....

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Wine Spring Road

Hey guys-I'm local to Franklin, NC and figured I'd let you in on my dirty little secret...its one of the most beautiful and technical roads in WNC, and most of the time, it's completely deserted! No intersections, no houses, and no cops. Just a shoot...

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