Project Ridemore is sponsored by Smoky Mountain Harley Davidson in Maryville, TN on the north side of Great Smoky Mountains National Park. It's goal is to get folks riding through guided weekly rides. I've seen many of these rides on the Project Ridemore Page on Facebook, they are well promoted, and now that I've met a group riding I can say they are well run.

I got an early morning Facebook message from Tom Ronn who leads these fun rides in the Smoky Mountains. The Wednesday group was stopping for lunch at Caffe' Rel in Franklin, NC. Let's meet.

Caffe Rel, Franklin, NC
Caffe Rel, Franklin, NC

Caffe Rel is a unique experience. It's built into the side of a big modern gas station, an unusual place to find great food. They do not take reservations. There is no waiting area save a few benches outside. There's usually a line. It's that good.

Tom rolls up at Caffe Rel
Tom rolls up at Caffe Rel

The group rolled in on time and I met Tim. There were about a dozen riders enjoying this nice day. I didn't get to meet but a few of them as we were spread amongst several small tables. Two of the riders at our table were down from St. Louis, I believe the remainder were more local. It looked like everyone was having a good time.

Bridal Veil Falls
Bridal Veil Falls

After lunch, the group was headed to see the nearby waterfalls on NC 28. I ran ahead to get photos of them. They came up on me quicker than expected and I botched the job.

The group stopped at Dry Falls, then rode on to get the classic photo of the bikes under Bridal Veil Falls. Here they started back west while I headed east for home.

Bridal Veil Falls
Bridal Veil Falls

I've been watching Project Ridemore on Facebook. They have numerous well attended rides. They pick unique destinations to visit. My impression is they are well run.

Contact Smoky Mountain Harley via their website -  Smoky Mountain Harley Davidson in Maryville, TN 

Follow Project Ridemore online -  Project Ridemore Page on Facebook

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