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The "Big MO" River Ride Loop + ADD NEW ROUTE


15   in Missouri Missouri123 Miles

By Arby Todd
on June 1, 2009

3.9out of 5

8 Riders rated

 Scenery

 Road Quality

 Roadside Amenities

Written Directions

Start in Wellington MO, intersection of Hwy 224 & 131. Head East on Hwy 224 towards Lexington, MO (7miles). Drive through downtown Lexington and merge onto Hwy 24, continue East towards Waverly, MO (20 miles). Drive through Waverly, MO turn North on Hwy 24/65 towards Carrollton, MO (12 miles). Head West on Hwy 10 towards Richmond, MO (30 miles). Continue West on Hwy 10 which merges to Hwy 210, continue West towards Missouri City, MO (20 miles). Continue West on Hwy 210, then head South on Hwy 291. Continue South on Hwy 291, head East on Hwy 24 towards Buckner/Napoleon. At Napoleon merge off of Hwy 24 and onto Hwy 224. Continue East on Hwy 224 towards Wellington. End Trip.

Scenery

South side of the River Hwy 224 runs right next to the Missouri River where you'll get some good views of the river flowing. Later the road scenery changes (when you get on Hwy 10 & 210) to mainly farm country and some nice easy riding.

Road Quality

Minimal potholes on this trip. There are not a lot of turns but some curves. Overall its mostly easy riding.

Roadside Amenities

This whole area is historic from Lewis & Clark, The Battle of Lexington (Civil War), Santa Fe Trail, to name a few. Nice smaller cities/towns to do some shopping along the way too.

Additional Info

- View the weather forecast for this area from Yahoo weather .

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By 03Speed3
on September 11, 2017 0 out of 0 members found this review useful.

2.0out of 5

Motorcycle Year 2015

Motorcycle Make Ducati

Motorcycle Type Sport-Touring

This ended up being a real snoozer. Hwy 24 had lots of heaved sections that jar your back if you're not ready for them. Fields, flat and straight for the most part, felt like it would never end.

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By FaceChair
on June 9, 2014 0 out of 0 members found this review useful.

4.0out of 5

Motorcycle Year 2007

Motorcycle Make Kawasaki

Motorcycle Type Cruiser

I took 2 of my friends for this ride.. It was nice.. not too many cars on the road to think about.. a bit windy but very nice.. will come back to this one.

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By Levi1952
on June 2, 2013 0 out of 0 members found this review useful.

4.0out of 5

Motorcycle Year 2009

Motorcycle Make Honda Shadow

Motorcycle Type Cruiser

Combined this ride and County Rd H, 224 was flooded, very easy ride, 99 percent two lane. Never felt pushed by traffic, Had to wait till Lexington before there was anyplace to take a break.

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By Guest
on March 29, 2011 0 out of 0 members found this review useful.

5.0out of 5

Motorcycle Year 2004

Motorcycle Make BMW

Motorcycle Type Touring

One of the best rides I have been on, and two week ago, rode and found a sign saying the bridge would be done by mid April 2011. If someone knows more, it would be great to ride it once it is open.

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By Guest
on July 6, 2010 0 out of 0 members found this review useful.

4.0out of 5

Motorcycle Year 2007

Motorcycle Make Harley-Davidson

Motorcycle Type Touring

Great ride, but currently (July, 2010) the bridge on Highway 224, about 2 miles east of Wellington, is being replaced and Highway 224 is closed at this location. Work has been slowed down on this project due to flooding by the Missouri River. Catch Highway 224 at Lexington and run the rest of the route from that point.

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By Guest
on January 18, 2010 0 out of 0 members found this review useful.

3.5out of 5

Motorcycle Year 2009

Motorcycle Make Honda

Motorcycle Type Touring

Nice scenery, enjoyed the ride.

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By Guest
on September 30, 2009 0 out of 0 members found this review useful.

5.0out of 5

Motorcycle Year 2008

Motorcycle Make Suzuki

Motorcycle Type Sport

Excellent run, but take it easy on 210 hwy troopers can drive! Real nice guys.

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By Guest
on July 26, 2009 0 out of 0 members found this review useful.

4.0out of 5

Motorcycle Year 1981

Motorcycle Make Suzuki

Motorcycle Type Sport-Touring

I have rode it several times did not know of this web sight till today and my wife rode her v-star and i rode suzuki today .A very cool ride to us.A lot of bike travel on the road south of the river and go to someplace in lexington.Iride that after work just for a short run.

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