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OH 235 - McComb to Dayton + ADD NEW ROUTE


60   in Ohio Ohio100 Miles

By Wingmaster
on October 1, 2006

2.5out of 5

8 Riders rated

 Scenery

 Road Quality

 Roadside Amenities

Written Directions

This route is really easy to describe and follow. Just get yourself to McComb, OH and take OH 235 due south all the way to the route's end point of Dayton, OH.

Scenery

Scenery is pretty late spring to early fall. Sunsets during harvest catch the dust in the air and make for some blazing orange evenings.

Road Quality

Mostly under-used pavement and recently re-paved sections keep things smooth. Keep an eye out for the "bear" (police speed trap) between McComb and Ada. Also, please keep an eye out for slow moving farm machinery all summer and fall. Remember, they live and work here, and a lot of wet spots are where former riders finally tasted the John Deere green paint...

Roadside Amenities

Not a whole lot of places to stay or eat. Indian Lake State park is along the way and offers boating, fishing, camping, and picnicking. I suggest you take lunch in when you get to Ada.

Additional Info

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

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By Riding Duke
on August 23, 2011 2 out of 2 members found this review useful.

2.0out of 5

Motorcycle Year 1995

Motorcycle Make GPZ1100

Motorcycle Type Sport-Touring

This road is your typical country road; very pretty to look at and not too exciting to ride. BE SURE TO STOP AT INDIAN LAKE! Froggy's has good food...cheap and a swim-up bar for great sights or to hang out for a while. We jumped off at Rt33 and headed to Columbus. Iron Pony superstore in Westerville is worth the trip from anywhere within a 3hr radius.

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By Guest
on July 11, 2010 1 out of 1 members found this review useful.

3.0out of 5

Motorcycle Year 1996

Motorcycle Make Kawasaki

Motorcycle Type Cruiser

If you ride this route, take some time to spend around Indian Lake. There are a ton of small watering holes; Acheson's, Froggy's, Tilton Hilton, Brother's, Lakeside, Cranberry's, etc., where you can get some great food! Several regional riders consider Indian Lake a ride in itself as you can cruise the lake stopping and visiting along the way. There is a covered bridge if you take SR 366 south of the lake and Co Rd. 38 N. about a 1/4 mile.

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By Guest
on April 11, 2010 1 out of 1 members found this review useful.

No Rating Provided

Motorcycle Year 2008

Motorcycle Make Yamaha

Motorcycle Type Cruiser

You can start on 235 all the way up on Rt. 65 near the Maumee River and travel to Macomb from there. I suppose it's my Ohio upbringing, but the peaceful Ohio farm land is soothing to the soul.

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By Guest
on August 31, 2009 1 out of 1 members found this review useful.

2.5out of 5

Motorcycle Year 2008

Motorcycle Make Suzuki

Motorcycle Type Cruiser

It's a great route if corn, soybeans, flat, straight roads are your thing. If you do run this route, try to get into Fairborn before 3:00 and hit Foy's diner. You wont be disappointed.

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By Guest
on April 4, 2009 1 out of 1 members found this review useful.

No Rating Provided

Motorcycle Year 2003

Motorcycle Make Harley-Davidson

Motorcycle Type Touring

Tilton Hilton on the north side Indian lake interesting watering hole, awsome burgers.

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By Guest
on December 1, 2008 1 out of 1 members found this review useful.

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Motorcycle Year 2004

Motorcycle Make Harley-Davidson

Motorcycle Type Cruiser

Rt 235 does not actually go to Dayton. Just south of I-70 After you merge with Rt 4 you exit to the right on Chambersburg Rd. Turn left at traffic light to continue on 235 through Fairborn, Ohio. Rt 235 ends when you reach Rt 68 just north of Xenia, Ohio

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By Harleyfanatic
on July 14, 2016 0 out of 0 members found this review useful.

2.0out of 5

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Indian Lake is the most scenic area on this route. Lots of amenities situated around the lake. Russells Point and Lakeview are fun towns, especially during weekends with all the boaters. Going from Indian Lake south to Fairborn, there isn't much to look at. Its mostly straight, cutting through miles of flat farmland. There are some amish communities near degraff so watch out for horse drawn buggies. Once you get to Fairborn, Rt 235 passes right by Wright-Patterson AFB with clear views of the flight line and military aircraft parked on the ramp. Don't bother stopping to gawk at the aircraft for too long. Wright-Patterson security forces patrol that area heavily after 9/11 and they will not allow you to stop to watch the aircraft. To view the aircraft safely, the best place to do it is at Fairfield Park right off of 235 as you enter the city of Fairborn. Turn right after entering the city limits at an access road between the two car lots. The road is marked with Fairfield park signs.

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By Guest
on March 21, 2010 0 out of 0 members found this review useful.

3.0out of 5

Motorcycle Year 2001

Motorcycle Make Harley-Davidson

Motorcycle Type

for this part of the state, this is as good as it gets

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