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Tates Creek Road - Lexington to Richmond + ADD NEW ROUTE

Motorcycle Roads Tates Creek Road - Lexington to Richmond14   in Kentucky Kentucky26 Miles

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By RC51
on July 11, 2012

0.0out of 5

1 Riders rated


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Pretty simple, take Tates Creek Road from Lexington KY and follow it the whole way. It runs over a river where you take a free ferry across and keep following the road until you reach Richmond KY


Good scenery. A lot of farm land and open areas to see quite a good distance and also parts of the stretch that go through dense woods and you're riding through the forest. You also take a ferry across a river at one point which is pretty cool.

Road Quality

The road is great in most parts but there are places where it gets a little bumpy and there's patches of blacktop from repairs. There's a lot of nicely untouched paved road but just a small about of bumpy annoying road to deal with in a few turns, nothing major.

Roadside Amenities

Not much really, your just driving from one main city to another and there'e not much inbetween really other than the ferry I mentoined where you can park and relax or just ride across.

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By proberts
on February 15, 2014 3 out of 3 members found this review useful.

4.0out of 5

Motorcycle Year 2012

Motorcycle Make Road Glide Custom

Motorcycle Type Touring

A very good little ride that isn't well-known or highly traveled. The scenery is nice, but I consider the highlight of this ride taking the Valley View Ferry across the Kentucky River. It gives a glimpse into the past long before the superhighways took over America. The slow easy ride across on the ferry gives a nice break on a hot summer day. As the original poster said about the road conditions, there are some places where patching has been done. However, if you're familiar with the backroads of Kentucky it's no different than anywhere else around the area. Nothing major to upset your ride.

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