Tsali North Carolina Left Loop and Right Loop

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The first time I started on the Tsali Loops was the "perfect storm" for a mountain biker's nightmare, within 15 min. I got stung just above the knee by a hornet that got caught under my shorts, stung like hell, but I pushed on. I just passed the 6 mile marker, when on a slight downhill I got a bit carried away, and on a minor jump, I blew both my inner-tubes and had to walk 5 miles back to the trail head, I always carry 2 spare tubes on a trail, but 2 weeks ago i gave one away to a fellow biker … [Read more...]

Smoky Mountain Bicycles Franklin NC

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Smoky Mountain Bicycles Franklin NC The first time I entered "Smoky Mountain Bicycles" I was very impressed, but this time around, I was not there for my bike, or parts, I was there for some trail info. I was advised by the "Great Smoky Mountains Visitors Center" to pay Smoky Mountains Bicycles a visit to get all my questions answered about Trails in the Franklin area. On my travels, I have before, been sent to the local bike shop for info and maps, just to get a big zero on info. Luckily … [Read more...]