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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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Perquimans, Gates Co. farmland ride

A couple of small towns and a lot of farmland. Some old houses are also highlights on this ride....

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Hanging Rock Run

Mountains along NC 66 allow for a very pleasant ride. It's not so twisty you have to white knuckle every turn, but what is there will keep you well engaged in the ride. It was cooler under teh trees lining the road in several spots providing relie...

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Beaufort to Harkers Island NC

This route will take you through Beaufort all the way to the end of Harkers Island. The road through Beaufort is mainly commercial with some residential areas. Once you take a right onto US-70 after East Carteret High School, you will pass your first...

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NC Route 42 - Sanford to Fuquay Varina & Beyond

The terrain shifts quickly from picturesque farm settings, flowing fields to heavy forest as you roll though several small communities and towns of Americana....

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Great Smoky US441

GSMNP is the most visited national park in the world. With significant altitude changes as you ride through Newfound Gap you have several scenic pullouts that afford long range views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The brief side trip to Clingman's Do...

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