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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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Road to Oz

This route is the only way up to Beech Mountain Resort. The weak part is all the development. The strong part is the beautiful views and that you get to the Land Of Oz at the top (note: Land of Oz is currently listed on Google as "defunct" and only o...

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Cape Carteret to Fort Macon

The beginning of the route will take you over the Emerald Isle bridge which crosses over Bogue Sound. You will see beautiful beach houses while crossing the island. In between Emerald Isle and Indian Beach you will be able to see Bogue Sound on your ...

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Route 268 Between Wilkesboro and Warrior

Lots of hills, farm land, twistys long sweeping curves and some straightaways. Lots of Barns and farm houses...

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NC 215 - Alternate to or from Blue Ridge Parkway

A nice alternate to the southern part of the famed NC 215 between the Blue Ride Parkway and US 64. You can ride the best of 215 and use ride this stretch to extend the fun. The road is densely lined with Mountain Laurel in places, and there some very...

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Route 9 - Black Mountain to Bat Cave

This route begins with a steep climb along switchbacks up the mountains to the Eastern Continental Divide. Near the top, take in panoramic views of the Blue Ridge mountains and the Foothills region of NC. Across the Divide, the road descends through ...

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