Travels with Captain Midnight & jbcoyote

Spring 2014 motorcycle trip through Georgia, North Carolina, Virginia & West Virginia Highlights include Grandfather Mountain, Mount Roger’s Recreational Area, Damascus Va, Greenbank – National Radio Astronomy Center, Jefferson Pool Warm Springs VA, Floyd Country Store Bluegrass Jamboree & Galax, Mayberry Mount Airy NC

West Virginia

05/07/2014 Leaving Grandfather Mountain on HWY221 south to HWY105, I head towards Tennessee. The back country roads are windy, hilly and scenic in this part of the country.  Route 105 travels on the backside of Grandfather Mountain winding through farmlands and twisting curves. Several miles of great motorcycle road, I turn left onto Beoadstone Road towards…

The Incident at Roan Mountain

5/6/2014 Day 2 – Tuesday Leaving Elberton in the morning, taking HWY 17, I pass I-85 traveling through Lavonia and  Toccoa, turn NW to Haiwassee then north to Haysville NC. North of Hayesville, I travel the Great Smokey Mountain Expressway towards Bryson City then to Cherokee Indian Reservation. From Cherokee which is the southern end…