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Motorcycle Roads NC Hwy 66 Near Brown Mountain21   in North Carolina North Carolina10 Miles

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By Brian Fistler
on February 9, 2015

0.0out of 5

3 Riders rated

 Scenery

 Road Quality

 Roadside Amenities

Written Directions

This route begins at the intersection of NC Hwy 66 and Moores Spring Rd on the south-west side of Hanging Rock State Park.
The route continues for 10.2 miles to NC Hwy 89

Scenery

This route starts out along a mixture of small farms/pasture land with a view of Hanging Rock. The road meanders through sweeping curves through this type of scenery for about 4 miles before entering heavily wooded twisties and climbing Brown Mountain.
The twistiest section is in the souther half of the route.

Road Quality

The southern part of this route is in great shape,I'd give it 5 stars. About 3 miles into the route, the road has been repaved in 2014 and is in good condition compared to what it used to be. The repaved section is 4.5 stars, with some undulation and a bit of sparsely spread fresh gravel in the turns. Until the repaving of the northern section in 2014, this road was down-right scary on a sport bike. Now it's a great ride.
The corners are NOT well marked and once you hit the tighter turns NONE have a suggested speed limit to judge what is coming up, and many don't have any turn markers at all.

Roadside Amenities

There are no amenities of any kind along this road. You can follow Hwy 89 west at the end of the route to the town of Westfield where there is Westfield Superette station.

Additional Info

This is NOT a road for anyone to take lightly on their first trip through.

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What Riders Say About this Route Add Review & Rating

By Butch Reid
on February 25, 2015 1 out of 1 members found this review useful.

4.0out of 5

Motorcycle Year 2010

Motorcycle Make Triumph

Motorcycle Type Sport-Touring

I have ridden this road many times and I love it. It will test your skills and if like to push it you can get rid of your chicken strips. Road is prone to gravel in the curves though.

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By CycleCyco
on January 17, 2016 0 out of 0 members found this review useful.

5.0out of 5

Motorcycle Year 2002

Motorcycle Make honda 954

Motorcycle Type Sport

I was able to ride this for the first time today(jan 16 58 dgrs)and was very impressed. Giving 5 for the technical side of this ride,it is not for the novice rider.Some really nice sharp hairpins and switchbacks,ill be going back when its warmer.And then 89 east where 66 deadends is long sweeping curves with twisties inbetween nicw overall run

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By Brian Fistler
on February 13, 2015 0 out of 0 members found this review useful.

5.0out of 5

Motorcycle Year 2013

Motorcycle Make Kawasaki ZX6R-636

Motorcycle Type Sport

Liking this road more every time I ride it.

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