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4 out of 5 Rider Rating 4
4 Reviews

Monterey to Hanging Limb to Grimsley

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By Guest (0 McR Points) on May 31, 2005

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October 16, 2010
this is a great ride! the road gets real good…
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November 16, 2010
This is one of our favorite rides. My wife Janet…
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Written Directions

Start your route in the town of Monterey, TN (just off of I-40s Exit 301). Take highway 164 north through Hanging Limb, TN, Crawford, TN, and to Pine, TN. Here 164 will intersect route 85. Take 85 east all the way to Grimsley, TN.

Scenery

You will experience beautiful mountain views, waterfalls, wildlife, untouched wilderness.

Drive Enjoyment

Paved throughout ride, curves, curves, curves, corkscrews, switchbacks, up, down, around mountain sides and curves.

Tourism Opportunities

Amenities at the beginning and the end ... nothing really in between.

Motorcycle Road Additional info

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Guest
October 16, 2010
0 McR Points
Motorcycle Type : Cruiser
this is a great ride! the road gets real good when you get on hwy 85 to Grimsley. it's better for a sport rider...and be careful; some of the road conditions are hazardous. you could get in trouble real quick. so pay attention!
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Guest
November 16, 2010
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Motorcycle Type : Touring
This is one of our favorite rides. My wife Janet and I travel this route many times.It's great for any type of bike.This area has a very rich history from its coal mining past. ( If only the hills and hollers could talk! )
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LAYNE87
September 12, 2018
2 McR Points
Motorcycle Type : Sport
The portion of Hwy 85 is not in good shape. there are patches across the highway that act as speed bumps..concaved. And they are numerous. it is quite brutal when riding aggressively. Too bad as this would be a great ride other wise.
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