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Tail of the Dragon at Deals Gap with 318 curves in 11 miles: America’s number one motorcycle and sports car road.

Designated US 129, the road is bordered by the Great Smoky Mountains and the Cherokee National Forest with no intersecting roads or driveways to hamper your travel. It is considered “the destination” for thousands of motorcycle and sports car fans throughout the spring, summer, and fall. Can you brave it? It’s best to be cautious as the turns are tight, but the Tail of the Dragon is guaranteed to be the ride of your life.

The nearby Cherohala Skyway is quickly becoming a destination too, with its remote 60 miles of breathtaking scenic mountain highway. The area also has other incredible roads like the Moonshiner 28, Foothills Parkway, Smoky Mountain Loop, Devils Triangle, Blue Ridge Parkway, The Gambler NC209, Diamondback 226, Devil's Staircase, Six Gap North Georgia, The Snake US421 and many Great Forest Service Dual Sport and Jeep Roads.

The Complete History of US 129 from Chiefland, FL to Knoxville, TN
by Ron Johnson 2020

Summer Weather Pattern

Next week the forecast is for rain nearly every day. This is a typical summer weather pattern which brings widely scattered rain to the area in the afternoons. Notice the forecast is usually less than 50% which means many areas will not get the short lived thunderstorms. Plan on touring in the morning with a break in the mid-afternoon. Storms usually clear after an hour to allow you some nice weather in the late afternoon.

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Tail of the Dragon Store

Tail of the Dragon offers custom signs in both street sign and shield format. You can add a photo too. What a great way to remember your trip to the Dragon. 

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Tail of the Dragon Store

Find your swag for all the great roads including Cherohala Skwyay, Tail of the Dragon, Moonshiner 28, Devils Triangle, Six Gap, Diamondback and more. 

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New Jersey Family at the Tail July 3, 2020

Upcoming 2021 Events

From official rallies with hundreds of attendees to a small gathering of friends, our region is ready to host your group. Let us help you plan your event.

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Leaf update from the Cherohala Skyway! This photo was taken yesterday. Great color above 4000ft and still plenty of time to catch the show.

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@foxnews just listed @officialtailofthedragon as one the top scenic drives in America for fall color.

Check out the article 👉 link in bio.

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Guys, we did it! Twice! We rode the Tail of The Dragon, the Cherohala Sky Way and so much more! One more stop at Wheels Through Time, tomorrow and then we’ll be headed back to Maryland. This trip has been absolutely included some of the most beautiful and amazing rides I’ve ever taken! Thanks for all of your suggestions! No video on Sunday on YouTube, but I will be posting a short update to Patreon tomorrow. Stay tuned for a video of all of our shenanigans on Thursday!!!
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Do you know all the names of the curves? Be sure to get your official tail of the dragon map.

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Got my first photo back from my Tail of the Dragon trip this past weekend. It was a blast! #dsm #dsmgram #dsmsociety #dsmnation #gsx #awdarmy #awd #tailofthedragon #wedssport #eclipse #talon #2gb #mitsubishi #mitsu #turbo #fall #potd #killboy #fmic #fpgreen #forcedperformance #mitsubishieclipse ...

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Raise your hand if you’ve done all 318 curves of the Tail of the Dragon and battled the mighty Cheoah in the same day. If this is a bucket list for you, the Cheoah will be released Saturday October 9 for 1000cfs.

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Thank you crownrally.
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Anyone looking for an exciting highway will enjoy this 11-mile stretch of US 129. The Dragon is desolate and can be a real adventure in the winter months. We've had to deal with bears, turkeys, deer, and wild boars in the road, trees down, ice/snow, and tractor-trailers taking up both lanes in the curves. It is not a road for the squeamish, but if you're looking for a lot of excitement, don't miss this one.

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🌏 BBC Top Gear’s Romania special didn’t feature the Transalpina—the road wasn’t yet complete. Would Clarkson, Hammond, and May now rank this the World’s greatest road over the nearby Transfagarasan??
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Daddy’s here

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Is it the weekend yet? Where are you headed this weekend?

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There's something blissful about an empty dragon and solo runs.
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Q: Why should you keep hay in your motorcycle’s saddlebags?
A: Hay increases horsepower.

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Be sure to give us a follow, use our tag #129Touge for a feature!

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