Just rolled in the door. 1600 miles of driving in 3 days, rode the bike 2 - 3 hours per day. Didn't make the Cumberland Gap because we simply ran out of time. We did get lost somewhere on the coal mine roads near Appalachia, VA right around sunset, and encorporated the local police to help us find our way out. (That experience had "Deliverance" written all over it
). Then we drove up Black Mountain in Kentucky ... OMG!
No body rides their bike up that do they? Set some new personal records: I actually walked my bike up some climbs for the first time in the last 15 years (which answers my own question if a 38x24 is enough for riding those roads ... NO!
), I got chased by a dog 5 times in one day, and my friend got chased by 6 dogs at the same time !!
Had a blast, will put together a full write up with pics soon.