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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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North Carolina

Topsail Loop

I started the ride at New River HArley Davidson just south of the Airstation at new river. Not much to see at first but once you turn on Hwy 210 toward Topsail beach, you cross the Topsail bridge and get a breath-taking view of the Atlantic and the I...

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North Carolina

Old Maple Hill Road

Mostly farm houses. The road is popular with motorcyclists primarily for the challenge challenging turns. Road has decreasing radius turns, aswell as a few straight-aways to open the throttle. Its a very unpopulated road, mostly just farms. Bridge ...

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North Carolina

Ebeneezer Church Rd

This route borders a state park. It is well forested on one or sometimes both sides of the road. There are some homes and developments opposite of the park but tastefully landscaped and some grassy mounds to block road noise. The church itself is a q...

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North Carolina

Back Country Church Roads

This route covers the back roads of Durham and passes many Churches in the area. The start and end of the route are nice, but once you get into the main parts of it, the scenery becomes beautiful. You'll pass through fields, forests, and small towns,...

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North Carolina

Great Ride - Mt Pisgah Highway

The elevation drop is pretty dramatic and plenty of twist and turns beautiful hills and trees untill you flatten out at the bottom and then the secenery opens up into the farm land....

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