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October 30, 2017

October 30, 2017

October 30, 2017 Snow showers all day Sunday with high temps in the 30s. The snow didn’t stick in most places and our store was quite busy with cages all afternoon. The girls have been having some end of season fun dressing-up in various costumes. Weather looks okay for the coming week with no snow…

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September 2, 2017

Saturday September 2, 2017 – Misty rain didn’t keep riders from the Tail today. Good crowd enjoying 200 free hot dogs served by Leighann next to the Big Metal Dragon. Big Labor Day events planned and the weather looks much better on Sunday and Monday.

August 21, 2017

August 21, 2017

August 21, 2017 Total Solar Eclipse (Syzygy) at the Tail of the Dragon and Cherohala brought in larger crowds than we expected. Tents were set-up in any wide space on the back roads. The weather was near perfection with a few scattered clouds that parted nicely for the 2 minutes and 30 seconds of totality.…

Total Eclipse

Total Eclipse

Total Eclipse 2017.  On Monday, August 21, our region will witness the most accessible total eclipse in decades. The best place to see it is in the Path of Totality shown as the dark area in the regional map. We are lucky to have the Path of Totality pass over our region, including the Tail…

August 11, 2017

August 11, 2017

August 11, 2017 – Great weekend with the Miatas and a surprise visit by 140+ sand rail buggies. Also met a group from Barcelona whooping it up. Once again we get calls every day asking about the supposed rain-out that the weather pages keep posting. ONE MORE TIME …. when you see a 60 or…

August 1, 2017

August 1, 2017

August 1, 2017: This week is Miatas at the Gap version XXI. Should be a busy time on all of the area roads. Please drive carefully. The next big event will be OutSmarting the Dragon August 17. We will have our Tail of the Dragon/Cherohala Eclipse T-shirts by Friday August 4. 

July 8, 2017

July 8, 2017

July 8, 2017 – a busy 4th with the usual afternoon showers. For all those inquiring about the weather be advised that 90% rain forecasts simply means it will likely rain at some time during the day. This usually means in the heat of the afternoon. Rain is normally short lived and spotty. Take shelter…

June 29, 2017

June 29, 2017

Thursday, June 29, 2017 Been a busy week at the Tail and looks like a great holiday week to come. A reminder to Slingshot owners that Tennessee requires helmets. 

Friday June 16, 2017

Friday June 16, 2017

Friday June 17, 2017 The weather reports lately have been way off. One source showed 90% changes of rain for the past week. Instead we get scattered thunderstorms late in the afternoon after a full day of sun. Get your ride in early in the day and you stand a good chance of missing the…

Sunday June 4, 2017

Sunday June 4, 2017

It was a sad day for Dragon regulars after the loss of Kyle Moroney in an auto accident Saturday night on the road he loved. Kyle and a passenger died in a tragic accident. There is not much more to say at this point … we are all shaken.

May 28, 2017

May 28, 2017

May 28, 2017  Busy Memorial Day Weekend. A serious storm rolled through Saturday night bringing down many trees and causing widespread power outages. We have our generator running at the store and all is well other that some minor trashing of the area roads which will be cleared by noon. This holiday should have everyone…

May 3, 2017

May 3, 2017

May 3, 2017 – The roads are packed with Minis already. This weekend should see some 500 in the area. Also here this weekend is the BMW K1600 Forum, the New Beetles and Subaru Foresters. Spring Thunder in the Smokies in Maggie Valley.