There is nothing quite like riding in the mountains of North Georgia and the Carolinas. For the most part, the high traffic roads are easily ridden and full of sightseeing opportunities. Perhaps one of the best features of these bigger roads is that most of them are four or five lanes wide, making for an easier ride and fewer difficult passages. This means that we can ride without fear and trembling, and simply kick back and admire the beauty of the area.
There is a “monument” to the trickery of more difficult roads, located at the start of the Tail of the Dragon. I am referring to the Tree of Shame at the start of the actual Dragon itself. When a rider goes down on the Tail, they are to put a wrecked part of their bike on the tree as a subtle warning of what lies ahead!
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