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July 11, 2019

July 11, 2019

July 11 – The area is back into the normal summer weather routines of brief afternoon widely scattered thunder storms. We emphasize “brief” and “scattered”. Plan you day with riding until mid-afternoon and taking a break when the afternoon storms roll in. They are usually gone in 30-45 minutes and the skies clear for you…

July 4 Celebrations

July 4 Celebrations

The 4th of July holiday is coming up, why not escape to the mountains for a good ‘ol fashioned Appalachian celebration. CLICK HERE for details on area celebrations, fireworks, and availability.

May 27, 2019

May 27, 2019

Memorial Day 2019 – Please pause for a minute of silence in tribute to those who have given their lives for our freedoms.

May 5, 2019

May 5, 2019

Well May is here and we are seeing the typical summer weather pattern begin. To take a quick glance at the forecast you would think nearly every day is a rain-out. What happens in reality is the heat of the afternoon triggers widely scattered showers that usually dissipate in and hour or so followed by…

April 20, 2019

April 20, 2019

April 17-21

April 17-21

IT’S OUR ANNUAL CELEBRATION SALE $4.20 SHIPPING ON ALL ORDERS $10-99 SAME RATES FOR ORDERS LESS THAN $10 ($2.50) AND ORDERS OVER $99 (FREE) Also special deal on our MILE 420 metal sign and our ELON UP IN SMOKE metal sign, available in KEY CHAIN SET size, get both for $4.20. And of course, STICKERS too !! Applies to US…

April 12, 2019

April 12, 2019

Wookies in the Woods everywhere and one Wookie even in the Water. Great weather even though showers were predicted. Remember, you can’t relay on the reposts of rain in the spring and summer. Showers move through and are gone in a hour or two.

Smoky Mountain Loop

Smoky Mountain Loop

The missing link 16 mile section of the Foothills Parkway is now open. This slightly changes our Smoky Mountain Loop Map, but it is for the good. CLICK HERE for printable map From Little River Road (TN 73) take Wear Gap Road north to Wear Valley, jog right on US321 for 1 mile and jump…

Free Shipping Week

Free Shipping Week

The Tshirt shack is open for the 2019 season. And to get this season rolling, we are offering fee shipping at Tailofthedragonstore.com this week only. We’ve made it easy, no codes necessary !! Get your Dragon Gear now. Road update for Moonshiner 28. New pavement from US 19/74 to Franklin. The potholes and heaves are…

February 14, 2019

February 14, 2019

February 2019 -A new season is only a few weeks away. This year we will be opening Friday March 1 as long as the weather holds out. Indications are for an early spring, so get your rides prepped for some action. The Moonshiner 28 has new pavement from US 19/74 to Franklin. Many of the…

December 2018

December 2018

The weather at the Tail of the Dragon has been cold, but has not dramatically affected the road itself. Be aware that the Dragon US129 stays open year round no matter what the weather is, but it can be dangerous if an ice or snow storm hits the area. Other area roads can be closed…

November 29, 2018

November 29, 2018

The weather at the Tail of the Dragon has been cold, but has not dramatically affected the road itself. Be aware that the Dragon US129 stays open year round no matter what the weather is, but it can be dangerous if an ice or snow storm hits the area. Other area roads can be closed…