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By Guest (0 McR Points) on May 31, 2007

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pghlivekid
July 18, 2014
The best part of the road is on the Calcutta side…
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Guest
August 9, 2010
I just rode this section this past weekend, all…
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Written Directions

The directions for this route are easy to follow as all you need to do is start in Calcutta, OH and head north on Rt 170 up to the Poland, OH area.

Scenery

Take a scenic joyride thru the woods, and maybe stop at a couple of overlooks. The best section of this road starts going out of Calcutta, Ohio. It is a state route that has excellent surface and the turns give this an almost gives a 'tail of the dragon' feel, and in the fall, the foliage is great! There are a couple of overlooks u could pull off at and enjoy the scenery. This route will basically 'bottom out' at Poland, Ohio. Be aware that Poland is notorious for being a speed trap. This is a road that is popular with cruisers and touring bikes and it is a ride not to be missed in the fall!!

Drive Enjoyment

Top notch pavement. This road can be ridden as 'hot' as 60 mph; but is also popular with cagers in the fall especially. The curves are mainly of the sweeper variety. I can take them at 60 mph on a Sportster. I cant remember which towns, but u will eventually run into some railroad tracks. 1 in particular, is a dual set of tracks that will put a hurtin on a bike if hit fast. Take any and all train tracks gently, and u'll save the scoot.

Tourism Opportunities

This road will pass thru a few towns along the way. If followed long enough, u will end up in Poland, Ohio. The small towns u will ride thru include Federicktown, New Middleton, and East Palestine.

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pghlivekid
July 18, 2014
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The best part of the road is on the Calcutta side. It starts at Bruster's Ice Cream. The pavement is good, the road's curves are awesome.
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Guest
August 9, 2010
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I just rode this section this past weekend, all the curves are just north of Calcutta and thats it... Only one scenic look out which is pictured above ... the road was nice and very light on traffic
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Guest
July 8, 2008
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Good roads and thing to see along that ride. Fredricktown has alot of intresting sites. But you need a pass to get in to see most of it. If your not from this area...not far fron this route is Beaver Creek state park. Look it up and ride in from the south not the north side. The last I was on that road it was pretty bad...for even a truck.
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