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“Dragon disappointment”
Review of Tail of the Dragon

Tail of the Dragon
Reviewed October 16, 2012

Rode the Dragon late in afternoon from Tennessee side to North Carolina. A lot of inexperienced of just plain stupid riders both in cars and on bikes. There are plenty of roads better in the area that are not really advertised. Deals Gap Resort/gift shop smelled like sewage. Not very impressed.

Thank Barbra C
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Reviewed October 9, 2012

A good mix of car and motorcycle road enthusiasts. Traffic was moderate with no hold-ups. An absolutely beautiful drive.

1  Thank FontanaVillageResort
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Reviewed October 8, 2012

Rode the Dragon's Tail on the back of my husband's bike - I got to take pictures as we went. Thrilling ride and the photographers along the way are great to download pics of your ride from. Be careful of the blind curves, cars and trucks tend to cross the center line coming towards you.

1  Thank Stacey L
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Reviewed October 7, 2012 via mobile

This was such a fun 11 mile drive I want to do it again with a motorcycle next time. I first stopped at the Deals Gap Motorcycle Resort and marveled at the sheer number of bikers who ride this road.
When I drove I counted only 180 curves before I realized that the 318 curves mentioned include every little slight curve on the road. Literally you are making turn after turn after turn. I really enjoyed watching the sports biker zipping past. It may scare others but I had a blast seeing them take the sharp curves at high speeds. This is definitely a must do if you are in the are.

Thank highlandertx
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Reviewed October 6, 2012

Beautiful forest scenery, interesting driving experiences on the mountain roads. The SCCA Hill Climb is a destination for sports car fans and racing. Held twice yearly.

Thank Sam A
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