Author Archive: bikesandbeans

Panacia Coffee, Waynesville, NC

Panacia Coffee is housed an old warehouse on Commerce St.  in the Frog Level district of town.   The facility is roomy with many tables, chairs and couches.  There is also outdoor seating along the tree lined Plott creek.  Panacia roasts…
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Yellowstone and Back

Earlier this year I was approached by a friend Chris who suggested we ride to Yellowstone National Park this summer.  He was putting together a group of four bikes for the ride from East TN to Yellowstone.  I immediately said…
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Valley View Ferry

While visiting Nicholasville KY I decided to treat myself and ride some nice back roads of central KY and take the Valley View Ferry across the Kentucky River. When I was in Jacksonville FL this spring and I rode a…
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J’s Place

As many of my Facebook friends I can’t pass up a coffee shop so while in Nicholasville KY I spotted a new coffee shop on Main St. named J’s Place.  I stopped in for a fresh brew and ordered the…
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Camp Ytiliba

I was honored this past weekend to travel north to Camp Ytiliba which was held at the YMCA Camp Ernest in Northern KY with the motorcycle unit from Kerbela Temple in Knoxville TN. We started the day at 9 AM…
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East Tennessee Coffee Company

This morning I had breakfast at the East Tennessee Coffee Company with my Daughter and Son-In-Law.  This is a locally owned coffee shop in Newport TN.  I have visited here many times and have always been greeted  by a friendly…
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