Bikes and Beans

Motorcycle Adventures, Coffee Shops and Life's experiences

Helms Ferry

Helm’s Ferry is located at Straight Branch Rd, Speedwell, TN 37870.  It is one of the last working Ferries in TN.  Now that I have two Ferry rides under my belt, one on the St Johns River and one on…
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DT’s Blue Ridge Java

While attending the Mountain Moxie event I had the occasion to travel up to Spruce Pine NC for lunch at DT’s Blue Ridge Java.  DT’s is a quaint coffee shop that serves a great lunch.  They are located at 169…
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Meeting an Inspiration

I recently had the opportunity to attend the Mountain Moxie motorcycle event held at the Switzerland Inn in Little Switzerland NC.  Little Switzerland is located on the Blue Ridge Parkway just south of the town of Spruce Pine NC and…
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Tupelo to Natchez MS

Day three of my spring adventure, Tupelo to Natchez MS. Started out at about mile marker 265 and headed south.  At about mile 235 the road turned really rough and kind of wash board like, but thank goodness it did…
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Sevierville to Nashville

Today I started my journey to Nashville TN to begin my journey down the Natchez Trace.  Last year Denny and I rode the Blue Ridge Parkway and I felt that my spring ride should be to Natchez so it begins.…
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Laurel River Store

The Laurel River Store is owned by Jemima and Matt Cook.  It is located between Hot Springs and Marshall NC at the intersection of North Carolina Route 25/70 and 208.  the physical address is 5150 US-25, Marshall, NC 28753.  The…
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