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Tail of the Dragon at Deals Gap, NC

June 18, 2012 | By More

Ever heard of a stretch of road called “the tail of the dragon”? How about “the tree of shame”? The Tail of the Dragon at Deals Gap, NC is a curvy stretch of road with 318 curves in 11 miles. There are other favorites in the area, but this one is pretty well-known. If you’ve ever been to the International Motorcycle Show, you’ve surely seen a booth or two with information on this popular destination for motorcycle enthusiasts.

Here’s a guy on a Yamaha Warrior tearing up the dragon. I sure wouldn’t be going that fast. That is one twisty piece of asphalt ribbon.

The “tree of shame” is a conglomeration of motorcycle wreckage from the “tail”. It can be seen in these two videos:

 

 

 

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Linda Carruth is a freelance illustrator and designer who enjoys riding her motorcycle. Her professional work can be seen at lwwallace.com, but her motorcycle, humorous, and motivational designs are available at MadDashRiot.com, LinesByDesignBoutique.com, and at MadDashRocket.com.

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