US-321 near Watauga Lake, TN and Beyond

US-321 starting in Hampton, TN is another local favorite for sportbike and cruiser riders. Sometimes though the traffic can get a little heavy especially in the summer when boaters and swimmers are enjoying Watauga Lake.  When temperatures drop, the traffic dies off, and since the road is well-maintained, it is a great choice for winter … Continue reading US-321 near Watauga Lake, TN and Beyond

Two Routes that Include VA-80 from Meadowview to US-19 then to Breaks Park and KY or to Cleveland and Coeburn, VA

These two routes are not in the Blue Ridge Mountains but they are close and unique enough to be included in the category.  Both routes include riding VA-80 from near Meadowview, VA to US-19 in Rosedale, VA.  This section of VA-80 is located in the Channels Natural Area Preserve.  You will feel like you are … Continue reading Two Routes that Include VA-80 from Meadowview to US-19 then to Breaks Park and KY or to Cleveland and Coeburn, VA

The Full Rattler (NC-209) and the Best Part of the Blue Ridge Parkway

In another post, I have described another riding route that included the most northern part of the Rattler (NC-209), but there is also good riding to enjoy on the southern part as well.  Therefore this post will detail riding the entire Rattler (NC-209).  This riding route will also include riding a portion of the Blue … Continue reading The Full Rattler (NC-209) and the Best Part of the Blue Ridge Parkway