SiteLock
High Country Rolling,2017 - KLR650.NET Forums - Your Kawasaki KLR650 Forums Resource! - Original KLR650 Forum!
KLR650.NET Forums - Your Kawasaki KLR650 Forums Resource! - Original KLR650 Forum!
Go Back   KLR650.NET Forums - Your Kawasaki KLR650 Forums Resource! - Original KLR650 Forum! > Regional Events, Upcoming Rides & Tech Days > United States
> Southeast
Register FAQ Members List Calendar Mark Forums Read
Hello, welcome back.
Southeast Home of Tour de Tellico, Tour de Pisgah, Tour de LBL


Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 09-08-2017, 06:09 PM   #1
cherokee_chuck
KLR Enthusiast
 
cherokee_chuck's Avatar
 
Super Cool Since: Oct 2006
Locale: Cleveland, TN
Postings: 2,396
cherokee_chuck is on a distinguished road
Default High Country Rolling,2017

I am excited to finally get our newest rally thread going.........High Country Rolling! Look forward to seeing a bunch of our regular Southeast riders, but also hoping to meet a bunch of the Mid-Atlantic group as well!

It was 1993 when I took a trip along the Blue Ridge Parkway on my '92 Suzuki Katana 750 to visit family in Richmond, VA. Along that tour, I stopped off to stay the night at High Country Motorcycle Campground. I can't remember exactly how I heard about this campground, but back then there use to be just 4 in the SE. It happened to have been a Sunday night when I got there, so the only person that was there was the owner.....Turkey Tom. He was a dualsporting BMW rider........80GS....100GS, etc. It was great hearing his stories! That conversation opened my eyes more to getting a touring dirt bike, as how I looked at it. On the way back home from Richmond, I hit the BRP and stayed another night at HCMC. The bunkhouse was lonely both of those nights, but it was nice having my pick of beds! So.....yes....I am looking forward to getting back to HCMC, after over 24 years since my last visit!


Make sure and check out their website below.....but they have:
Tent sites - $12/night
Bunkhouse (9 beds....5 lower, 4 bunk) - $20/night
Chalets (4) - $45/night
Cabin - $100/night up to 2 people (2 additional beds at $20 each)


What: High Country Rolling rally
When: Sept. 29 - Oct. 1 (Early Bird - Thur Sept. 28)
Who: Dualsports/Adventure Bikes of all sizes! (All bikes welcome, though)
Where: https://www.highcountrymotorcyclecamp.com/


*if link doesn't work, just do a search


Rider....................Bike.................Days ..............Digs
cherokee_chuck......KLR719.............Fri-Sun...........Bunkhouse


PS...........If you want to include this rally while touring the Southeast, staying at several motorcycle/friendly campgrounds, you should check out Bootlegger DS Tour
__________________
2017 KLR Rally Calendar

Keep Loving Rides!

Last edited by cherokee_chuck; 09-08-2017 at 06:13 PM.
cherokee_chuck is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-09-2017, 09:15 AM   #2
Jerry Atrick
 
Super Cool Since: Oct 2007
Locale: Georgia
Postings: 806
Jerry Atrick will become famous soon enough
Default Re: High Country Rolling,2017

Sign me up! Elderly person with sidecar...
Jerry Atrick is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored links
Old 09-09-2017, 03:03 PM   #3
cherokee_chuck
KLR Enthusiast
 
cherokee_chuck's Avatar
 
Super Cool Since: Oct 2006
Locale: Cleveland, TN
Postings: 2,396
cherokee_chuck is on a distinguished road
Default Re: High Country Rolling,2017

Good to hear, JA! Looking forward to seeing ya again!

My plans for this trip.....others may come as well:
Thursday.... after work, go through Townsend, Gatlinburg, Cosby, and stay the night at Riders R & R.
Friday..... adventure touring the rest of the way to High Country MC.....getting there sometime that afternoon.
Saturday.....enjoying a day of local riding with my KLR Community Friends!
Sunday......more adventure touring, making way back south on some great roads!


What: High Country Rolling rally
When: Sept. 29 - Oct. 1 (Early Bird - Thur Sept. 28)
Who: Dualsports/Adventure Bikes of all sizes! (All bikes welcome, though)
Where: https://www.highcountrymotorcyclecamp.com/


*if link doesn't work, just do a search


Rider....................Bike.................Days ..............Digs
cherokee_chuck......KLR719.............Fri-Sun...........Bunkhouse
Jerry Atrick...........KLR650 Rig.........Fri-Sun?...........Chalet?


PS...........If you want to include this rally while touring the Southeast, staying at several motorcycle/friendly campgrounds, you should check out Bootlegger DS Tour
__________________
2017 KLR Rally Calendar

Keep Loving Rides!

Last edited by cherokee_chuck; 09-09-2017 at 03:15 PM.
cherokee_chuck is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-12-2017, 04:15 PM   #4
shakeyjake18
A Regular
 
Super Cool Since: Jul 2016
Locale: Murrayville Ga
Postings: 79
shakeyjake18 is on a distinguished road
Default Re: High Country Rolling,2017

I have spoke with Carolina Bear Killer and we are talking about doing the same type of ride as Chuck. Leave from Northeast Georgia on Thursday morning and ride to Del Rio TN, spend the night there and then ride over to HCMC on Friday. We will be coming home on Saturday due to a prior commitment on Sunday. If anyone in this area wants to join us, come on
shakeyjake18 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-13-2017, 07:30 AM   #5
cherokee_chuck
KLR Enthusiast
 
cherokee_chuck's Avatar
 
Super Cool Since: Oct 2006
Locale: Cleveland, TN
Postings: 2,396
cherokee_chuck is on a distinguished road
Default Re: High Country Rolling,2017

Good to hear you guys are coming! Looks like a Mini Bootlegger is underway.

My plans for this trip.....others may come as well:
Thursday.... after work, go through Townsend, Gatlinburg, Cosby, and stay the night at Riders R & R.
Friday..... adventure touring the rest of the way to High Country MC.....getting there sometime that afternoon.
Saturday.....enjoying a day of local riding with my KLR Community Friends!
Sunday......more adventure touring, making way back south on some great roads!


What: High Country Rolling rally
When: Sept. 29 - Oct. 1 (Early Bird - Thur Sept. 28)
Who: Dualsports/Adventure Bikes of all sizes! (All bikes welcome, though)
Where: https://www.highcountrymotorcyclecamp.com/


*if link doesn't work, just do a search


Rider.......................Bike.................D ays..............Digs
cherokee_chuck.........KLR719.............Fri-Sun...........Bunkhouse
Jerry Atrick..............KLR650 Rig.........Thur-Sun...........Tent
Shakeyjake18............KLR650..............Fri-Sat...........Bunkhouse
CarolinaBearKiller.......XR650L.............Fri-Sat...........Bunkhouse


PS...........If you want to include this rally while touring the Southeast, staying at several motorcycle/friendly campgrounds, you should check out Bootlegger DS Tour
__________________
2017 KLR Rally Calendar

Keep Loving Rides!

Last edited by cherokee_chuck; 09-13-2017 at 07:36 AM.
cherokee_chuck is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-14-2017, 07:36 PM   #6
tube8520
Active Member
 
Super Cool Since: Oct 2006
Locale: Chatsworth, Ga
Postings: 503
tube8520 is on a distinguished road
Default Re: High Country Rolling,2017

Add tube
__________________
If it wasn't for kids
2009 blue klr650
2006 green KLX300
What can Brown (dirt) do for You?
Ground Hawg
tube8520 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-15-2017, 01:42 PM   #7
cherokee_chuck
KLR Enthusiast
 
cherokee_chuck's Avatar
 
Super Cool Since: Oct 2006
Locale: Cleveland, TN
Postings: 2,396
cherokee_chuck is on a distinguished road
Default Re: High Country Rolling,2017

Les.......done!

My plans for this trip.....others may come as well:
Thursday.... after work, go through Townsend, Gatlinburg, Cosby, and stay the night at Riders R & R.
Friday..... adventure touring the rest of the way to High Country MC.....getting there sometime that afternoon.
Saturday.....enjoying a day of local riding with my KLR Community Friends!
Sunday......more adventure touring, making way back south on some great roads!


What: High Country Rolling rally
When: Sept. 29 - Oct. 1 (Early Bird - Thur Sept. 28)
Who: Dualsports/Adventure Bikes of all sizes! (All bikes welcome, though)
Where: https://www.highcountrymotorcyclecamp.com/


*if link doesn't work, just do a search


Rider.......................Bike.................D ays..............Digs
cherokee_chuck.........KLR719.............Fri-Sun...........Bunkhouse
Jerry Atrick..............KLR650 Rig.........Thur-Sun...........Tent
Shakeyjake18............KLR650..............Fri-Sat...........Bunkhouse
CarolinaBearKiller.......XR650L.............Fri-Sat...........Bunkhouse
tube8520..................KLR650..............Fir-Sun...........Bunkhouse


PS...........If you want to include this rally while touring the Southeast, staying at several motorcycle/friendly campgrounds, you should check out Bootlegger DS Tour
__________________
2017 KLR Rally Calendar

Keep Loving Rides!
cherokee_chuck is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored links
Reply

Tags
2017, country, high, rolling

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
High Country Rolling Rally, Early Fall! cherokee_chuck Mid-Atlantic 2 09-12-2017 12:01 AM
Contract Courier/High Mileage Lease/Best High Mileage Car bekoontz41 Off-Topic Discussion 13 02-03-2017 11:45 AM
High miles? weekendwarriors KLR650 First Generation 23 11-06-2015 10:30 AM
High beams activated by horn: Help me figure out how? Doc. Caliban KLR650 Maintenance, Modifications & Technical 6 05-28-2015 11:59 AM
High beam pops fuse, repair report Trambo KLR650 Second Generation 5 02-08-2015 03:58 PM

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:24 AM.


Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
© Copyright KLR650.NETAd Management by RedTyger