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BMW Motorcycles (aka Beemers) and the Competition
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Old 07-19-2009, 12:59 PM
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little day trip report

No one has posted a trip report yet, so I thought I would post a few pics from yesterday in hopes it would persuade a fence sitter to get a two-wheeler...

The Blue Ridge Parkway is about 1.5 hours from my driveway and there is a favorite loop I like to take.
Charlotte-Boone-BRP South toward Asheville-lunch at Mt Mitchell-Asheville-Chimney Rock-Lake Lure-CLT.
About 330 miles.
Just a few pics from yesterday.
Pics from an iPhone 3GS which actually did a pretty decent job.

0645 meeting point, South 21 Charlotte - since 1955


Old School


On the Parkway 1.5 hours later


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Mt Mitchell Restaurant, I highly recommend it - home cooked meals, fresh veggies




View out the window


Total 1960s chic


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Old 07-20-2009, 05:36 AM
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Very nice pics!
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Very cool pics.

Just out of curiosity, what brand and model windshield do you have on your bike?
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Just out of curiosity, what brand and model windshield do you have on your bike?
Memphis Shades Rio Grande

I only use a windshield when I plan on riding on the highway (or high speed) for more than an hour, makes 70-85 mph a non issue.
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