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3 out of 5 Rider Rating 3
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By Vader3 (45 McR Points) on Aug 03, 2017

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Akumu
3459 McR Points
November 25, 2019
This is a decent little number. Pavement is…
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Written Directions

From the intersection of Rt 601 and Rt 30, head north on Route 601 to Main St in Windber, PA.

Scenery

Rolling hills covered with forests, and often a stream or river beside the road on the northern half. A few old-school one-lane stone tunnels mixed in for good measure.

Drive Enjoyment

Smooth pavement, with plenty of sweepers and a number of twisties. Plenty of elevation changes, some requiring 3rd or 4th gear! Country 2-laneing at it's best.

Tourism Opportunities

Not much in the middle or southern end at all! At the north end, Windber, & Paint blend into sizable town of Johnstown PA, where you have gas, dining & shopping options. Johnstown PA ( near the north end of this ride ) hosts the "THUNDER in the VALLEY" motorcycle rally in late June each year. Also, the city has the steepest INCLINED RAILWAY in the world ( 70 degrees steep! ), and you can take your motorcycle INSIDE the railway car up the 400ft tall hillside overtop the city for only $6!

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Akumu
November 25, 2019
3459 McR Points
Motorcycle Type : Sport - Touring
This is a decent little number. Pavement is starting to wear a little bit, but the sweepers are nice and the twisties aren't too bad either. I've not been to the amenities around here, being a man of the twisties.
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