https://www.wkyt.com/2021/05/17/wkyt-investigates-the-future-of-coal-country/ LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - The entire city of Lynch, Kentucky once centered around coal. In fact, it still does - much of the town remains intact, with the portal to its underground mine now serving as an exhibition - but not in the way it once did. Lynch was a company town built in…
https://youtu.be/rCC9LGXFB4Y Backroads of Appalachia is growing in popularity for it's ability to bring like-minded people together for fun roads and fun times. These roads rival those like the Dragon and Cherohala Skyway only with much less traffic and best of all, state approved roads, roads shut down for our enjoyment, block parties, burnouts, drag racing…all…
https://issuu.com/thunderroads8/docs/31005-trtn-sept2022/36 Thunder Roads Tennessee/Kentucky September 2022 Featured on page 36
https://issuu.com/thunderroads8/docs/31549-trtn-oct2022/30 Thunder Roads Tennessee/Kentucky October 2022 Feature on page 30
https://issuu.com/thunderroads8/docs/31950-trtn-nov2022/26 Joe C Paul Trail and Memorial
https://issuu.com/thunderroads8/docs/thunder-roads-202305/20 Patch's with a Purpose
https://issuu.com/thunderroads8/docs/trm_march_issue/16 Enjoy a true Appalachian experience in Whitley County KY.
https://issuu.com/thunderroads8/docs/thunder-roads-062023/24 Lets ride Appalachia, Appalachian Gateway 80 and River Dragon
https://issuu.com/thunderroads8/docs/tnkyjuneweb/2 Hillbilly Briefest
https://issuu.com/thunderroads8/docs/trm_jan_isse/24 Experience Harlan County Kentucky
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https://issuu.com/thunderroads8/docs/trtn_02_2021_web_aabe33b418b0cf/24 Thunder Roads Tennessee/Kentucky February 2022 Feature on page 24. Thunder Roads Tennessee/Kentucky February 2022 Feature on page 24.
https://issuu.com/garzalaw/docs/thunder-roads-202308/12 Take the road less traveled Take the road less traveled
https://issuu.com/thunderroads8/docs/april_issue/26 Thunder Roads Tennessee/Kentucky April 2023 Feature on page 26.
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https://youtu.be/zN2kdr4MmjY The Slingshot is a section of road connecting Cumberland, KY to Whitesburg KY. This segment of road snaking through rural Kentucky provides a challenging and exciting course for motorcyclists and automotive enthusiasts alike. If you are ever in Eastern Kentucky, you can't miss out on driving this section of road. Promoted and paid for…
https://grassrootsmotorsports.com/news/pine-mountain-perfection-scca-pine-mountain-hillclimb-grassroots-motorsports/?utm_content=buffer97683&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=GRMFacebook&fbclid=IwAR2Ik_Xhk3JATGdUlMXurTCuxSCHbGS67TuNaVkr9nZMhOun0PzapdgSwS8 Sometimes a motorsports event just needs the right allies to come together. The SCCA Inc. Pine Mountain HillClimb by Grassroots Motorsports quickly went from idea to green flag thanks to the help of Backroads of Appalachia
https://youtu.be/5JQM47UX0Rc SOAR held its first-ever Summit on #Tourism and #DowntownRevitalization on March 7-8 in #Ashland #Kentucky. The event was presented by Kentucky Power.
https://youtu.be/9bCeL4Y4juw Some highlights from our even "Slingshots on the Slingshot" showcasing the beautiful scenery of the Appalachian Region in both Kentucky and Virginia. Many thanks to the drivers who attended with nearly 100 Slingshots from as far as Florida!
https://www.wymt.com/2022/04/24/second-annual-pine-mountain-hillclimb-wraps-up-pineville/?fbclid=IwAR0ufaadzlShILwNTZ_06z-_uYliboxkqZEuSsimbly8WFhDo5PEyHinJW4 By Alyssa WilliamsPublished: Apr. 24, 2022 at 5:13 PM EDT PINEVILLE, Ky. (WYMT) - The sound of engines roared through the mountains as the 2022 Pine Mountain Hillclimb took place in Bell County this weekend. Drivers from across the nation and outside of it, came to race on Pine Mountain, including Canadian racecar driver…
https://grassrootsmotorsports.com/news/saturday-april-22-is-scca-motorsport-day-in-kentucky/?fbclid=IwAR3-JGLSXm4XSAH-yjurp-Wh5UZQ_8J9YdQav3V2bbjSDK1gZ-8IwkQZnm8 As the result of a proclamation by the governor of Kentucky, Saturday, April 22, is SCCA Motorsport Day. It coincides with the first event for the SCCA Appalachian HillClimb Series, April 21-23, at Pine Mountain State Park in Pineville, Kentucky. The proclamation by Governor Andy Beshear recognizes the efforts of several entities, including Backroads…
https://esweku.org/track/3051602/april-14-2022-samantha-morrill-trails April 14, 2022 - Samantha Morrill - Trails by Samantha Morrill (esweku.org) Samantha Morrill reports on the latest efforts to support growth of trail tourism in the mountains and valleys of Eastern Kentucky
(1) Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/100000210941976/posts/5837479249602382/?d=n Appalachian Mustang Rally April 29-30 2022
The Backroads of Appalachia app delivers fun, scenic routes – Red Pixel Studioshttps://redpixel.com/the-backroads-of-appalachia-app-delivers-fun-scenic-routes/?fs=e&s=cl&fbclid=IwAR3--zlWn8ZvMlU1Vb-XVmuV_vkoWA_dUQu-LTpuB0ga1kw0JMDYIc2w87g The Backroads of Appalachia app delivers fun, scenic routesPublished on June 15, 2022 Red Pixel Studios recently developed and launched an app for Backroads of Appalachia. Backroads of Appalachia works to drive economic development and opportunity in the poverty-stricken areas of Appalachia…
https://issuu.com/derektrosmith/docs/rtr_ohio_sept_2023_web/40 Lets Ride Appalachia
https://issuu.com/derektrosmith/docs/rtr_ohio_oct_2023_digital/26 Lets Ride Appalachia
https://issuu.com/derektrosmith/docs/rtr_ohio_nov_2023_digital/42 Thank You Riders for Visiting Us This Year on the Backroads of Appalachia
https://issuu.com/derektrosmith/docs/rtr_ohio_may_2023_digital/46 Lets ride the Rattlesnake and Dragon Slayer 160
https://issuu.com/derektrosmith/docs/rtr_ohio_june_2023/34 Appalachian Gateway 80 and River Dragon
https://issuu.com/derektrosmith/docs/rtr_gl_july_2023_web/46 Lets Ride Appalachia
https://issuu.com/derektrosmith/docs/rtr_ohio_jan_2024_digital/40 Let's Take a Ride with the Hatfields and McCoys!
https://issuu.com/derektrosmith/docs/rtr_ohio_feb_2024_digital_edition/44 Honoring Appalachia's Military History Honoring Appalachia's Military History
https://issuu.com/derektrosmith/docs/rtr_ohio_dec_2023_digital/32 Come and Take a Ride Through Country Music History
https://issuu.com/derektrosmith/docs/rtr_ohio_aug_2023_web/42 Coal Train 421
https://issuu.com/derektrosmith/docs/rtr_ohio_apr_2023_edition/30 Reasons To Ride Ohio April 2023 Feature on page 31.
https://issuu.com/derektrosmith/docs/rtr_michigan_mar_2023_digital_edition/40 Enjoy a true Appalachian experience in Whitley County KY
https://issuu.com/derektrosmith/docs/rtr_feb_2023_digital/44 Drop a Gear and disappear on the Backroads of Appalachia Reasons To Ride Great Lakes February 2023 Feature on page 45.
https://issuu.com/derektrosmith/docs/rtr_appalachia_mar_2023_digital_edition/42 A true Appalachian Experience
https://www.wymt.com/2021/08/01/backroads-appalachia-partners-with-local-tourism-bring-car-rallies-meets-region/ PIKEVILLE, Ky. (WYMT) - On Saturday, July 31st, the non-profit group Backroads of Appalachia made a pit stop in Pikeville at Pike County Central High School which featured exotic supercars, classic hotrods, and All-American muscle cars. All as an effort to boost the economy and bring a passion to children in the region. “If…
https://www.facebook.com/ttdashpixdotcom/posts/pfbid027bDgoc23onJiVyZDDqAYCBRJJXcdMVaTWCfiQuse5cLyngwCgjWCbzypZz1d2rfjl https://www.facebook.com/ttdashpixdotcom/posts/pfbid027bDgoc23onJiVyZDDqAYCBRJJXcdMVaTWCfiQuse5cLyngwCgjWCbzypZz1d2rfjl Hello, SCCA Pine Mountain Hillclimb By Grassroots Motorsports. Thank you for the warm welcome.
Organizing motorsports events in eastern Kentucky just got easier, thanks in part to $1.4 million in grants that Backroads of Appalachia has recently received. “Backroads of Appalachia helps supply the venue and coordinate with government and private entities to make motorsports events happen,” said Backroads of Appalachia Executive Director Erik Hubbard. “[The grants allow] us…
https://www.wymt.com/2020/11/02/non-profit-brings-area-money-and-gives-second-chance/ LYNCH, Ky. (WYMT) - The coronavirus pandemic has been hard on businesses. Some have still been able to open despite the trying times and hang on. In Lynch, Kentucky, one new organization opening its doors during the global pandemic is Backroads of Appalachia, a non-profit geared at making a difference for small towns in…
https://sandlotmotorsports.com/blog/f/my-first-hill-climb-understanding-what-it-means-to-be-a-racer?fbclid=IwAR36ulHSo14WcUpzAB_2intVupZJco9DSXucEEyGRIaOwLd6WUcR91h6HY0 April 28, 2022|BRZ, hillclimb When I begin to think back about how I ended up driving some overgrown monstrosity of a Subaru BRZ up the side of a mountain for basically nothing in return except my own giddiness, I keep returning to two things; watching my brother when I was 11 or so play…
https://ridemsta.com/blog/backroads-of-appalachia/ Backroads of Appalachia!May 25, 2021 by Patrick MogaveroA few weeks back a couple of friends of mine and I took a weekend bike trip from southern Ohio to southern Kentucky and the towns of Pineville and Middlesboro. Kentucky. The purpose of the trip was two fold. We wanted to ride the fantastic roads through…
https://www.facebook.com/535197075/posts/10158803177087076/?d=n https://www.facebook.com/535197075/posts/10158803177087076/?d=n https://www.facebook.com/535197075/posts/10158803177087076/?d=n LOCAL LEADERS CREDIT 'PARTNERSHIP' WITH BACKROADS OF APPALACHIA FOR INCREASE IN TOURISM DOLLARSMini Cooper Spring Event Another SuccessBy: JENNIFER McDANIELS Appalachian Journalist(As Published In The Tri-City News)Tri-Cities, Harlan County, KY - Even though the snow flied at times, spirits were not dampened in the Tri-Cities last week as almost 50 Mini Coopers…
Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/100064481422709/posts/359891416170236/?d=n The McCreary County Gravel Rally organized by Bernie Orby and Matt Earl with NASA Rally. Backroads of Appalachia helped organize the event with Isaiah House and the county government. Through our Workforce Development Director, Ed Early, we sent some of our guys to help at the event. We were glad to help and it…
(1) Patrick Gruszka - Posts | Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/100261805497304/posts/369436671913148/?d=n Patrick GruszkaMay 2, 2022 ·HUGE thanks to all the organizers, the volunteers, and all the wonderful people of Kentucky for putting on an amazing event on some amazing roads! The McCreary Gravel Rally is my first win in the Mirage and my first overall win, and it means…
https://www.wymt.com/2020/08/08/local-leaders-ride-in-rally-cars-see-impact-sport-has-on-eastern-kentucky/ CUMBERLAND, Ky. (WYMT) - Local leaders grabbed an extra gear Friday when it came to economic development in Eastern Kentucky. “Our bed and breakfasts any kind of overnight lodging our RV parks are all filled up hopefully it requires us to build some more,” said Letcher County Judge Executive Terry Adams. Adams was just…
https://www.harlanenterprise.net/2021/07/20/highway-160-refurbishment-announced/ State Highway 160, recently dubbed “The Dragon Slayer,” is receiving the most extensive makeover it has received in years according to Paul Browning, District 3 magistrate.
https://fb.watch/isJFCIXHoG/ Live Q&A with SCCA's Heyward WagnerRecorded liveGrassroots Motorsports Magazine
https://youtu.be/ke8l7-NCzdI Take a trip to Whitley and McCreary Counties to witness the majestic Cumberland Falls, check out local shops, fine eateries, and curves…lots and lots of curves.
Born To Ride Southeast #115 - September 2022 Featured on Page 28-29 https://issuu.com/borntoridefl/docs/ga_115_09-22_web-small/28 Kentucky on Tour
https://issuu.com/borntoridefl/docs/fl_221_10-22_web_2small/42 Born To Ride Magazine #221 - Oct 2022 Featured on Page 42-43
Born To Ride Southeast Biker Magazine #117 - November 2022 Featured on Page 24-25 https://issuu.com/borntoridefl/docs/ga_117_11-22_web-small/24 Support our Vets, J.C Paul Trail
https://issuu.com/borntoridefl/docs/ga_123_05-23_web_small/24 Lets ride Appalachia Rattlesnake and Dragon Slayer 160
https://issuu.com/borntoridefl/docs/fl_229_06-23_web_small/22 Lets ride Appalachia Rattlesnake and Dragon Slayer 160
https://issuu.com/borntoridefl/docs/ga_125_07-23_web_small/34 Lets ride Appalachia
https://issuu.com/borntoridefl/docs/ga_119_01-23_web-small/26 Born To Ride Southeast #119 - Jan 2023 Featured on Page 26-29
https://issuu.com/borntoridefl/docs/ga_120_02-23_web-small/26 February 2023 Issue #120 - Jan 2023 Featured on Page 26-27
https://issuu.com/borntoridefl/docs/ga_118_12-22_web-small/24 Born To Ride Southeast Motorcycle Magazine #118 – December 2022 Featured on Page 24-26
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https://issuu.com/borntoridefl/docs/ga_122_4-23_web-small/24 Come ride with us this year on the Backroads of Appalachia
https://issuu.com/borntoridefl/docs/ga_112_06-22_web-small/32 Articles from Born To Ride Southeast 112 - June, 2022 Featured on Pages 32-35 Riding the Dragon Slayer
https://issuu.com/borntoridefl/docs/ga_130_12-23_web_small/34 Come and take a ride through country music history
https://issuu.com/borntoridefl/docs/ga_126_08-23_web_small/34 Coal Train 421
https://issuu.com/borntoridefl/docs/ga_124_06-23_web2_small/16 Ride Appalachia
https://issuu.com/borntoridefl/docs/fl_237_02-24_web_small/38 Honoring Appalachia's Military History and our Nations Heroes Honoring Appalachia's Military History and our Nation's Heroes
https://issuu.com/borntoridefl/docs/fl_236_01-24_web_small/38 Ride with the Hatfields and McCoy's
https://issuu.com/borntoridefl/docs/fl_235_12-23_web_small/38 Come and Take a Ride Through Country Music History!
https://issuu.com/borntoridefl/docs/fl_234_11-23_web_small/38 Thank you Riders for visiting us this year on the Backroads of Appalachia
https://issuu.com/borntoridefl/docs/ga_127_09-23_web_small/14 Lets Ride Appalachia
https://www.harlanenterprise.net/2020/05/27/backroads-of-appalachia-works-to-drive-tourism-into-harlan-hosting-charity-event/ With Backroads of Appalachia bringing new bikers across KY 160 every day, Lynch locals like Melvin, who posed for this photo outside the Dragon Slayer Welcome Center, are cruising alongside people with the same passion as them in the same area they call home. (Photo submitted)
Backroads of Appalachia to launch app that will benefit tourism in EKY (wymt.com)https://www.wymt.com/app/2022/06/07/backroads-appalachia-launch-app-that-will-benefit-tourism-eky/?fbclid=IwAR0nZPwU2lioAtZVoHQLMvGkB4WjYqz7ES-1qIMVR3Bm4bKPWiR1DkWmseQ By Alyssa WilliamsPublished: Jun. 7, 2022 at 1:46 PM EDT HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - If you have been looking for a guide for local trails, restaurants or other fun things to do in the region, soon enough there will be an app…
Backroads of Appalachia to launch app for motorsport riders in Kentucky (thekentuckydaily.com)https://www.thekentuckydaily.com/backroads-of-appalachia-to-launch-app-for-motorsport-riders-in-kentucky/?fbclid=IwAR2OKJiXkhdVx8dqA-wyFpYZ7y1bp0s7MLQ-tp1WS1dauRfXiPggIeSRV8E The Kentucky Daily Jun 10, 2022If you ever needed an app to find local events, restaurants, and ATV/motorcycle trails all in one place…there’s about to be one available in your phone’s App Store. A nonprofit 501c3 organization devoted to promoting the $322 billion…
https://www.wymt.com/2021/07/25/backroads-appalachia-see-amazing-turnout-rumble-mountain-event/ HARLAN COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - Hosted by Backroads of Appalachia, the event “Rumble on the Mountain” had its last day Sunday. Beginning Friday, the event welcomed any and all motorcyclists to come into the Harlan County area to ride and enjoy each other’s company. Food was provided as well as a chance to win…
https://youtu.be/rnAmjrCJZfk Porsches from 10 states met to drive the curvy mountain roads of the Appalachian Mountains in Kentucky, Tennessee and Virginia. Watch for more events at www.BackroadsOfAppalachia.org and join us for more adventures!
https://www.wymt.com/2022/04/02/backroads-appalachia-preparing-two-upcoming-events/?fbclid=IwAR2tdUhmo3xqVby_crOLMyNphff0VpH7zeRn97I_qOPjuoAaRcXzfZVI5y4 By Chas JenkinsPublished: Apr. 2, 2022 at 2:57 PM EDTHARLAN COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - Those with Backroads of Appalachia are gearing up for two exciting events in April. In partnership with Sports Car Club of America, the first is a “hill climb” racing event at Pine Mountain State Resort Park in Bell County. That…
https://youtu.be/cddCMSUuVFA Deep in the hills of Harlan County you will find some of the most dangerous curves, some delicious eats and the nicest folks you'll ever meet.
2023 was a incredible year thank to our supporters and our visitors, spectators, and participants. We were able to provide an Economic Impact of over $41 million dollars and visitors of 44,000 people coming to Central Appalachia and spending an average of 3.1 days none of this would be possible if it was for our…
https://youtu.be/7hiB9Etumxs The 2021 SOAR Summit is a celebration of all the amazing things that are taking place in eastern Kentucky right now. Though the Summit has ended, the work continues. We are proud to take you throughout Appalachia Kentucky in this video, showcasing the beautiful mountains of our region and reminding everyone that there is…
https://fb.watch/ijR7HgH4zO/ When groups collaborate towards a common goal, magic happens. But don't take it from us, look at those smiles that show all you need to know about the 2021 Pine Mountain HillClimb! Want in on the action? Mark your calendar for next year: April 22-24, 2022.
https://www.wymt.com/2021/08/28/10000-worth-toys-donated-tri-city-empty-stocking-fund/?outputType=apps By Chas JenkinsPublished: Aug. 28, 2021 at 5:15 PM EDTHARLAN COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - In partnership with Backroads of Appalachia, the Porsche Club of America donated 10,000 worth of toys to the Tri-City Empty Stocking Fund Saturday. Director Erik Hubbard said it was a successful day. “Anytime I see a Porsche, a Lamborghini, a…
https://www.wymt.com/2021/05/01/this-is-a-dream-come-true-pine-mountain-hillclimb-kicks-off-in-bell-county/?outputType=apps BELL COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - Sounds of revving engines and screeching tires were just a few highlights from an event that has long been in the making. “We’ve been working on this for a long time,” Tim Suddard said. “The minute my friends at the SCCA said ‘hey we need some help with this,’…