Cherahola Skyway Run

My friend, Huck and I rode the Cherohala Skyway last Saturday. Both of us on Yamaha SuperTenere 1200cc ADV bikes.

Perfect day out for a ride and the crisp cool temps towards the top of the Skyway. Put in a 300 mile round trip from Northern Atlanta. Up via Blairsville, GA and back down from Tellico Plains, through Blue Ridge, GA and backroads around Ballground, GA. A Tri-state ride. Started in GA, north into North Carolina, and then westwards crossing over into Tennessee on the Skyway and then back south into Georgia.

It’s been 2 years since Huck and I put in a ride together. A last minute planned route and the perfect weather made for a nice long day’s ride. Especially the crisp cool temps as we climbed up to 5400ft elevation.

Credit to the Skyway ‘official’ photographer. The clarity and resolution is pretty good. You can even see my eyes and that deep concentration and focus on the road ahead!



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