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29 Dreams Motorcycle Resort - A haven for motorcyclists, nestled in the foothills of the Southern Appalachian Mountains, 29 Dreams is located just south of Birmingham, Alabama on scenic Highway 25. Conceived and built by two avid motorcyclists, 29 Dreams provides the perfect place to stop with friends, old and new, for a cold drink and good conversation. 

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North Carolina
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Biltmore Estate is in Asheville, N.C. has a $36 per person entrance fee and is a two hour drive from Knoxville. Get your money's worth by spending the day. (Worth your time and $$$)

Blue Ridge & Smoky Mountain Motorcycle Adventure Maps is a great web site containing lots of information for anyone traveling through this section of the Appalachians. Maps are available for a reasonable price. They contain suggestions for accommodations, restaurants, hiking etc. Check here for the latest weather forecast and conditions.

Cherohala Skyway is one of the most beautiful areas in the East and a destination on a Day Trip. It has been said that checking the weather forecast before traveling this road is a waste of time. It's almost always raining!

Deal's Gap is located in on Highway 129 near Robbinsville, NC. It will be a resting spot on most of the rides we take in that area.

Kickstand Lodge is a motorcycle riders resort in Stecoah, North Carolina (Near the Dragon and Deals Gap.) Located in the Smoky Mountains, surrounded by the best riding in the southeast, the Kickstand Lodge is a great destination for a weekend get-away or a week long stay.

NC Full Throttle Magazine - Get up-to-date information including an events calendar, laws, and much much more. Bookmark this link.

NC Motorcyclists is a impressive web site with databases containing information about rides people have taken and open invitations to upcoming rides by individuals. Current links include a wealth of information for the motorcycle enthusiast.

Stations Inn Restaurant, and Country Store is located at mile post 248 on the Blue Ridge Parkway and Hwy.18 in Laurel Springs N.C. This early motor lodge built in 1950's has been restored with photos and signs telling the history of Laurel Spring sand the golden age of traveling the parkway. Our inn features 17 guest rooms and a suite with cable TV, A/C, smoking, non-smoking, and rooms for those traveling with their pet.
Tail Logo - Click here to goto Tail of the Dragon at Deal's Gap contains information about Highway 129 and the area surrounding Deal's Gap to include the Cherohala Skyway. The Webmaster takes the time to post weekly photos taken in the area, usually from the overlook on the Dragon. Take a look at this well maintained site.


Timber Frame Resorts - Here is a motorcycle friendly house in Franklin, N.C.

Wheels through Time - Maggie Valley, N.C. - An All American Transportation Museum. AKA "The Museum that Runs." If you like antique cars and motorcycles, you've got to see this place. (Non-Profit).

South Carolina
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South Carolina State Parks - The parks of South Carolina provide visitors a wide range of activities, lodging and events. Whether you want to visit the mountains, the beaches or somewhere in between, each park will provide you with the setting and facilities to make your experience a great one.

South Dakota
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Sturgis Bike Rally - Official site - Offers lots of information including live cams on Main Street, the schedule of events, rally pictures, message boards, general information, and miscellaneous maps.

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Ballowe Artistry  painted my bike. Many of you have asked me about the paint work which features a unique re-design by Bert Ballowe of a well known concept. His studio is in East Tennessee but Bert also travels to large gatherings such as Daytona Bike Week and Sturgis. Bert and his work have been featured on the Travel Channel, The Learning Channel and ESPN. Check out his web site for more information and tell him "Dan Harvey" sent you.

Gatlinburg Real Estate  - Real Estate for the Gatlinburg area.

Knoxville Rider Education Program  - Motorcycling can be a thrilling and challenging experience. The safe operation of a motorcycle requires practiced skill, knowledge, and a respectful understanding of the limitations imposed by the operator, the machine, and the environment.
    Believing in the benefits of rider education, the Tennessee Department of Safety administers the Tennessee Motorcycle Rider Education Program.
    This program provides a combination of rider education and other motorcycle issues. For example, public awareness initiatives, information of the effects of alcohol and drugs, licensing procedures.

The Mill House Restaurant, Townsend, TN. - This biker friendly restaurant serves excellent food in the rustic surroundings of a old house just across the street from the old mill site. Check out their web site and give this place a try for your dining pleasure.

Misty Shadows Farm House - Rent this old house which has been recently remodeled. Seven bedrooms and nine baths plus lots of couches and nooks. Sleeps up to twenty two. Great for your group traveling to this area. Hot tub, Big Screen TV, Pool Table, Air Hockey, out side grille and much more.

Ramps Festival - The Ramp Festival is the oldest on-going festival in Tennessee, and every May, the festival celebrates the ramp, a vegetable of the lily family that looks like a little green onion, but, tastes like powerful garlic

Shady Valley Country Store - Shady Valley is becoming a "Motorcycle Mecca". Within a 12 mile radius of the store there are 489 curves and some of the most beautiful scenery in the tri-states. SVCS is the landing and launch site for the......"Triple Threat".          Located at "The Crossroads" of highways 421 / 133 / 91 in the valley of the Iron, Cross and Holston mountains. Shady Valley Country Store was founded in 1948 by Mr. Dennis Plummer and was purchased by Carroll and Peggy Long in the spring of 1998. It is one of the oldest, continuous businesses in Johnson County, Tennessee. The present location was built in 1956 and provides this beautiful mountain community with groceries, hardware, feed and other general merchandise.

Shiloh Motor Hotel and Campground - Located near Knoxville, TN., this hotel is run by Harley riders for Harley riders. Its design takes from the 1950's, when 'Roadhouses' were a way of life for the traveler.

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Blue Ridge Parkway actually runs through Virginia AND North Carolina and is one of the best rides in the East.

West Virginia
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Cass Scenic Railroad is a West Virginia State Park that evolves around old steam locomotives used to recover timber from the steep mountains. Pack a picnic lunch and take the train to Bald Knob which is the second highest peak in West Virginia.

Greenbank, West Virginia has a large radio telescope that is unbelievable. See it for yourself as the photos on this site are not as impressive as the real thing.

Misty Mountain Rentals offers cabins and condos in the Slaty Fork and Snow Shoe Area.

Monongahela National Forest is a fantastic riding adventure in the eastern U.S. It is 901,000 acres of natural beauty with countless roads and trails. History surrounds the National Forest including Civil War points of interest.

wvbikers.jpg (6711 bytes) A good site for the resident or tourist. Contains up-to-date news and legislation as well as suggestions for biker friendly retailers like restaurants, bars and even tattoo parlors.
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