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Hilly-twisty-curvy two lane blacktop at speed

Discussion in 'Trip Reports' started by Rex Kramer, Mar 19, 2018.

  1. Mar 19, 2018 at 11:02 AM
    Rex Kramer

    Rex Kramer [OP] Vinyl Spinner

    Apr 9, 2017
    2002 4.7L RCLB 4X4 2007 5.7L RCSB 4X2
    Last Monday my friend (father of the bride) and I took the path less traveled on the way home from his daughters 3.11 wedding in Asheville, NC - US 178 from Rosman, NC south to I-85 in SC. He rides, and he was driving the AWD Subaru like he would ride his motor bike (yanking & banking).

    My RCSB handled the hilly-twisty-curvy two lane blacktop at speed with ease, the only problem I experienced was temporarily losing sight of his Subaru Outback directly in front of me as we negotiated the sharp left-hand curves... the huge A pillar in the Tundra is what blocked my view.

    Toggling the sequential 6 speed kept me off the brakes, and allowed me to whip through the turns - it was a great roller coaster ride in the rain & fog. We encountered one slower driver,... they pulled over to let us pass - we appreciated their courtesy.
    Watt maker, 15whtrd and COMiamiFan like this.

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