|Thank you Saluda Fire Department for hosting the Toy Run|
The Saluda Fire Department served us Bar B Q and hot dogs. At two oclock, we left and headed down U.S. 176 towards Tryon. We went down the Saluda grade which is plenty of excitement for most motorcyclists.
People were out in the yard waving and cheering as we rode by all along the route. We rode through Tryon, North Carolina. As we approached the South Carolina state line, my friend, Ken was standing in front of Bird Mountain Liquor Market taking still pictures and movies as we passed into South Carolina. I hope he posts those pictures on Bird Mountain's Facebook page. I am certain that movie will end up on You Tube.
We rode on into Landrum, South Carolina. We turned left on Highway 14 and rode through downtown Landrum, South Carolina. It is nice that the local police and fire department have blocked the streets for us. There were lots of people waving and cheering as we went by in Landrum.
We proceeded on Highway 14 to Highway 9. We turned north towards Mill Spring, North Carolina. This is one beautiful strip of highway. You see the big mountains of North Carolina in the background as you motor up and down the foothills.
|Highway 9 heading north towards Mill Spring|
In Mill Spring, we turned left onto Highway 108 and ended up at the Polk county courthouse in Columbus, North Carolina. The steps of the courthouse was covered with donated toys.
It was a fun ride. We had perfect weather. Thank you God. There had to be over one thousand motorcycles on this run. There were lots of Harley Davidsons. There were BMWs. There were Suzukis, Kawasakis, Hondas, Yamahas and Victorys. There were Ducatis and Triumphs. There was a sidecar. There was a Can Am. There was even a Polaris Slingshot. There were Gold Wings. There was old bikes. There were new bikes. There were big bikes. There was little bikes. There was only one Suzuki Calvacade.
|There were big bikes and small bikes at the Saluda Toy Run|
|The weather was perfect for the Saluda Toy Run|
|A Polaris Slingshot at the Saluda Toy Run 2015|
|Lots of pretty girls at the Saluda Toy Run|
|Triumph Bonneville at The Saluda Toy Run|
|Sidecars were welcome at the Saluda Toy Run|
|Custom Paint looks good at the Saluda Toy Run 2015|
|Can Am at the Saluda Toy Run|
|The Polk County courthouse steps was full of Toys|
|There is another side car in the background on the Saluda Toy Run|
|Lots of Motorcycles in Columbus from Saluda Toy Run|
|That Indian is looking good on Saluda Toy Run|
|Did I mention we had small bikes at Saluda Toy Run?|