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Jun 17, 2008 - Fun on Route 421

Today we rode on the very twisty Route 421, which was recommended originally by our friend Gonzo to our friend Ken Brand, who told us about it; we rode Route 421 to honor and in memory of Gonzo, who died two years ago tomorrow. The best part of the road is called The Snake, running from Mountain City, NC to Lake Holston, TN; there are 489 curves in only 12 miles! Fred’s comment was that the road surface conditions were better, plus there were more curves and less traffic than on the Dragon, which is much better known than The Snake. We both...

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