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The Twist - Jeb Stewart Hwy --RT 58-- + ADD NEW ROUTE


Motorcycle Roads The Twist - Jeb Stewart Hwy --RT 58--7   in Virginia Virginia33 Miles

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By WVrider
on December 17, 2012

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 Scenery

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Written Directions

I added this portion of Rt.58 to a larger loop beginning at Doughton Park on the Blue Ridge that included "The Snake" and then this portion of Jeb Stewart Hwy. This portion of that loop begins in Damascus, VA. Take Rt.58 toward Mouth of Wilson. This portion of Rt.58 is absolutely beautiful, running along the Virginia Creeper Trail for a distance. As it twists through the valley you'll think you are back on the Blue Ridge Parkway with some tighter turns. They had just repaved this road before I rode it in Mid October 2012 and the fresh berms had deposited some gravel in many of the turns. This should be clear by spring making this road a must if you are in the area.

Scenery

The road travels up a valley and then crosses a mountain or two. Many views from atop and the valleys over toward Mouth of Wilson are spectacular. Mountain laurel lines the road in the first 6 to 8 miles as you follow the stream up the valley.

Road Quality

Just repaved, lined and bermed in Mid October 2012 so should be extremely good for 2013 riding season. There was fresh gravel in many of the turns due to the new berming however had a lane that allowed us to have fun.

Roadside Amenities

There's not much between the two cities noted. There was one small convenience store / gas station somewhere along this route. We stopped and spoke to a few of the (country folk) patrons sitting on the big porch watching what traffic did pass or stop for gas. Took on some caffiene and were on our way.

Additional Info

Please note to watch for sharp turns. There were a few that were not marked and ended up being about 15 MPH turns. Lot's and lots of turns. Bye the time we reached Mouth of Wilson that day my lady friend on her Harley looked tired. When asked if she was ok, she stated "I'm tired".... "Tired of Turns". It's that good !

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By Guest
on October 11, 2013 3 out of 4 members found this review useful.

5.0out of 5

Motorcycle Year 2004

Motorcycle Make Kawasaki

Motorcycle Type Sport

VA-58E - The Mighty Python
(aka) Jeb Stuart Highway

The Python I sum up with only one phrase, "ROCK N ROLL."

It is Super Fast and Super Flowing.

In the video, I could confirm 7 Knee Drags in less than 15 minutes of footage and I am sure there were more... If I lived anywhere near this thing, I would have to buy Magnesium Knee Sliders and still end up buying at least two pairs of leather pants a year if not three!

http://youtu.be/ROa-rBeqDNg

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By Guest
on January 24, 2013 0 out of 0 members found this review useful.

5.0out of 5

Motorcycle Year 2008

Motorcycle Make Harley Heritage

Motorcycle Type Cruiser

My friend and I rode through Hwy 58 2 yrs ago in June in the rain, Very pretty country, relaxing and beautiful scenery, split rail fences, Christmas Tree farms decorating the hillsides. I can't wait to get back up there.

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