Big Rigs Banned From Tennessee's Tail Of The Dragon

The state of Tennessee has finally done what anyone who's driven on the Tail of The Dragon assumed was common sense: banned big rigs from the road. » 12/05/14 4:05pm 12/05/14 4:05pm

Stop-Motion Motorcycle Collision On Tail Of The Dragon

The Tail of the Dragon, a magical stretch of road in North Carolina, has 318 curves in 11 miles. This is what happens when a motorcycle rider can't keep himself between the lines. » 3/12/09 2:30pm 3/12/09 2:30pm

Top Ten American Automotive Pilgrimages

It wouldn't be a Jalopnik Automotive Amerigasm without a nod to the places that make American automotive history so great. Eddie Izzard may joke that he's from "Europe, where the history comes from," but the relative young age of the auto industry means our automotive history is as old and rich as anyone's...and of… » 7/03/08 2:00pm 7/03/08 2:00pm

Spy Photos: Was Ist Dis Trike?

Everyone's favorite Smoky Mountains motorsports photographer, Killboy, caught shots of an unidentified trike as it traversed the Tail of the Dragon, betraying its duty as a test vehicle by way of various manner of tech gear. Speculation on its origin ranges from a BMW skunkworks project to a KTM-Audi mashup for the… » 12/14/06 9:27am 12/14/06 9:27am

Jalopnik Road Trip Report: Sevening on the Tail of the Dragon

Last weekend, I drove for 32 hours and more than 1,700 miles in the process of making an increasingly popular vehicular pilgrimage. No, not Bowling Green, nor Indy, nor Pebble nor Laguna. There was no factory tour waiting for me at the end of my journey. No concours of priceless Italian bella macchina. Just a… » 11/09/06 1:00pm 11/09/06 1:00pm