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3.67 out of 5 Rider Rating 3.67
4 Reviews

SRs 424, 110, & 65; Defiance to Waterville

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By MCR Contributor (952 McR Points) on May 16, 2011

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paulie
August 19, 2013
This is a very pretty ride, great views and good…
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sdmoto
September 16, 2012
indeed a joyfull ride with plenty areas for…
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Written Directions

Start in Defiance, SR 15 onto SR 424, follow 424 into Napoleon, turn right on SR 108 to get to the other side of the river then left on SR 110. take 110 to Grand Rapids, 110 merges with SR 65, when they divide, stay on SR65 to SR64, turn left into Waterville.

Scenery

Nice scenery as most of the route stays along the scenic Maumee River.

Drive Enjoyment

Good 2 lane blacktop the entire route.

Tourism Opportunities

Independence Dam State Park, historic towns, Grand Rapids & Waterville, with restored Ft. Meigs a couple miles past the Waterville turnoff. Note: from the SRs 65/64 split you can continue North on SR 65 a few miles to restored Ft. Meigs, or continue thru Waterville on SR64 to the edge of Whitehouse where you'll find Black Swamp Choppers, a custom chopper shop / bar / restaurant / tattoo shop. This place has full-length windows between the bar & workshop have lunch and a beer and watch a chopper being built, or kick back on the patio. COOL STOP.

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paulie
August 19, 2013
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Motorcycle Type : Touring
This is a very pretty ride, great views and good roadway
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sdmoto
September 16, 2012
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Motorcycle Type : Cruiser
indeed a joyfull ride with plenty areas for stopping for pictures.
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burnsey
August 26, 2016
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Motorcycle Type : Cruiser
It was a fine ride... Would like to do again in the fall to see the trees. The article mentions Black Swamp Choppers... They're permanently closed. Are at Dales Diner in Waterville, good food.
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