2020 BMW’s Tame the Tail of Dragon (TTD)
BMW K1600's Forum riders, family & friends from across the country will be gathering for the 5th year in a row
at the Iron Horse Motorcycle Lodge (IHML) from April 29th to May 3rd 2020
. Our BMW Motorrad Sponsor is Touring Sport of Greenville, SC.
We Welcome All Experienced Mountain Riders to Join Us!
There is No Registration.
(Like most things: 90% of Life is Just Showing Up.)
Wensday, April 29th to Sunday, May 3rd 2020
Iron Horse Motorcycle Lodge (IHML), Robbinsville, NC ( https://ironhorsenc.com
Touring Sport of Greenville, SC ( http://www.touringsport.com
Grand Prize Drawings for Riders & Pillon:
High End KLIM Jacket & BMW AllAround Boots (TBA)
Motorcycle Rental: https://wolfcreekrentals.us
Motorcycle Tires & Repair:
Wheelers Performance ( https://www.wheelersperformance.com
Spirited, Regular, Couples and Scenic; See the area with a RoadCaptain/ Leader & TailGunner; Most Mountain Riders should consider the Couples or Regular Group Rides. Spirited rides can cover almost 300 miles in a day. To participate in the Group Rides or be Eligible for the Grand Prizes you must fill out a Release. Release forms are available upon arrival or each day prior to the Group Rides.
IHML offers Breakfast & Dinner. If you are staying at the IHML they will E-Mail out a menu for the dinners (usually a week before your arrival). Breakfast preferences are filled out upon arrival. Those not staying at the IHML may eat there if you notify/ E-mail the IHML in advance. Area has some pretty Good Places to Eat & Saturday night Prime Rib at the IHML is Great.
Location Central is the IHML. All Group Rides depart from/ return to the IHML. All TTD Event occur at the IHML.
What accommodation are AVAILABLE/ OPEN AT THE IHML RIGHT as of 1/14/2020!!!
- 2 Conestoga Wagons w/twin beds $145.95/night +tax
- 2 Conestoga Wagons w/king beds $145.95/night +tax
- Big Bear Luxury Cabin (New this Season: DELUX Private Cabin) 2 King Bedrooms, 4 bedrooms w/2 twins. Lots of space in downstairs for blow up beds. $1250.00/night +tax
- 1 Bunkhouse Bed $29.95/night + tax
- 2 RV sites Full Hook Up $50.00/night
- 7 (110 volt) campsites $25.00/ 1 person
Lots of Tent Camping
If you cannot get a reservation at the IHML consider
Quality Inn of Robbinsville ( https://www.choicehotels.com/north-c...94?source=gyxt
), Phillips Motel ( Phillips Motel Robbinsville North Carolina | Home-style motel in the Smoky Mountains
), Two Wheel Inn ( https://twowheelinn.com
), or Tapoco Lodge ( https://tapoco.com
Our event occurs at the same time as the Mini Rally at the Fontana Village ( https://www.minisonthedragon.com ) & the Thunder in Smoky’s in Maggie Valley (1 of 3; https://handlebarcorral.com ).
Tentative Schedule for the 2020 TTD
28th of April 2020: Organizers Arrive
29th of April 2020: Organizers Group Ride- Open to All. Recommended Arrival Date!!
30th of April 2020: Regular & Spirited Group Rides; Tips Rides with Doc at 4 PM; Meet & Greet at 6PM with Free Heineken Keg
1st of May 2020: Spirited (1 & 2), Regular, Couples (1 & 2) and Scenic Group Rides; Evening Events after/ during dinner- Presentation of Gifts to Sponsors; 50/50 (Must be present to Win) & Free Heineken Keg
2nd of May 2020: Line up Bikes in front of IHML & Participants Photo- 8:30 to 9AM; Spirited (1 & 2), Regular, Couples (1 & 2) and Scenic Group Rides; Evening Events after dinner- Grand Prize Drawing for Riders & Pillions (Release Required/ Must be present to Win) & what is left of the Keg
3rd May 2020: DEPARTURE
This is a Private Event. Please No Copyrighted Photography!!
There is a professional photographer on site but, any & all SD cards of the event are appreciated.
No Public Drunkenness Allowed!
All Experienced Mountain Riders are Welcome!!
(Yes, you do not have to be riding a BMW…. Will DeadPool make another Appearance at the TTD?? His Agent says- NO! I believe it was because several participants thought he was Spiderman…..)
Yes, we have a "Facebook" page;HTTPS://WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/K1600DG/
See You in the Mountains.