N. Georgia Mountains Suches Two Wheels Only

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N. Georgia Mountains Suches Two Wheels Only

Post by SingleMalt » Tue Sep 29, 2020 4:39 pm

Plenty of state forest roads to explore. Came across a US Army Ranger training center in the middle of the forest.
Two Wheels Only campground is the perfect motorcycle camp. Plenty of camp sites, lodges or cabins to stay in, new bath house. Breakfast, lunch and dinner available. Area to park a trailer if needed. A small stream runs through the grounds. https://twowheelsofsuches.com/
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Re: N. Georgia Mountains Suches Two Wheels Only

Post by aduthie » Wed Sep 30, 2020 9:26 pm

You’re making me jealous, man! I’ve been on some of the dirt roads near there for the Vintage 1000 event for the past four years, but I’ve yet to take one of the Urals down there. I’m so glad that Two Wheels of Suches survived/evolved with the new owner. Embarrassed to say I’ve never actually had a chance to stay there, though I did stop in for lunch once.
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Post by SingleMalt » Fri Oct 02, 2020 10:07 am

The only limitation at TWO is that the dinning room is closed. You can walk in and order a meal but it has to be eaten outside. Which was okay as the weather was nice.
I did have an intermittent issue with the bike.
After two days of gravel roads, the bike would not start. No headlamp, no starter, I didn't feel any spark with the kick start.
Then for no reason the headlamp and instrument light came on and I was able to use the starter motor.

One time I was trying to kick start it (All lights were dead) and maybe just shaking the bike the headlamp came on as did the started.

I'm going to go through all the major wiring and clean contacts/ re tighten.
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BMW 1200GS
Ural Gear Up 2013

Prior bikes:
Honda 1100 ST 2000
Moto Guzzi V7 2012
BMW 1150RT
Honda Goldwing 1800
Honda 500
Yamaha

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Re: N. Georgia Mountains Suches Two Wheels Only

Post by aduthie » Sat Oct 03, 2020 9:56 am

SingleMalt wrote:
Fri Oct 02, 2020 10:07 am
I did have an intermittent issue with the bike.
After two days of gravel roads, the bike would not start. No headlamp, no starter, I didn't feel any spark with the kick start.
Then for no reason the headlamp and instrument light came on and I was able to use the starter motor.

One time I was trying to kick start it (All lights were dead) and maybe just shaking the bike the headlamp came on as did the started.

I'm going to go through all the major wiring and clean contacts/ re tighten.
Sounds a bit like a fuse not making good contact. Can’t say I’ve encountered that problem with blade-style fuses before, but it never hurts to remove/inspect/reinstall them all. If nothing else it cleans up the contacts a bit. (A loose battery terminal could also do it.)
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Re: N. Georgia Mountains Suches Two Wheels Only

Post by sagerat » Sat Oct 03, 2020 8:18 pm

I’ll go for the obvious quip: were you required to fly the chair at all times to comply with the TWO standard?

And that BBQ meal looked delicious. Cool pics, thanks for sharing. Riding in the SE is on my list, even if it’s way more hot, humid, and buggy than what I am used to being on the east (dry) side of the Cascades.
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Re: N. Georgia Mountains Suches Two Wheels Only

Post by Paint shaker » Sat Oct 10, 2020 8:21 pm

TWoS is an awesome place. First went there in the mid 2000s when it was TWO. Definitely worth the trip. Best eats in the area are TWoS kitchen and Jim's Smokin' Q (on 129, a Ga 180). Also there used to be a great cajun restaurant in Dalonaga (on the north side of the square).
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