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3.94 out of 5 Rider Rating 3.94
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The Red River Cruise

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By Guest (0 McR Points) on Nov 01, 2008

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Black Eye
May 5, 2014
I rode this route over the weekend 05/03/14.…
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venomousdecoy
February 8, 2016
This was originally a spur of the moment ride. I…
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Written Directions

This route starts and ends in Denton, and is one of my favorite Saturday rides! Heading north out of Denton on 2164 you hit some nice curves. Left on 455 all the way to Forestburg. This is North Texas Hill Country! Some peg scrapping turns as you head out of Bolivar. North out of Forestburg on 677 will take you within a stones throw of the Red River. The ride north out of Saint Jo takes you to a beautiful view as you drop into the river valley. Heading east on 373 parallels the river, passes by the Red River Motorcycle Trails near Bulcher. Nice smooth winding roads, hills, and a crazy experience driving up to and through the wind power generation farm. Munester has some great food. The trip back from there is highway cruisin, heading east on Hwy 82 to Gainesville, south back to Denton.

Scenery

Nice hills, beautiful countryside. As you approach Munester from the NW you go through a sci-fi like wind power generation farm. There are some really nice views into the valleys as you get into Montague county, and an awesome view as you cruise out north of Saint Jo ... the ride north from Saint Jo back around to Munester is great!

Drive Enjoyment

This trip has a nice mix of straight-aways on low rolling hills, some peg dragging S curves and long sweeping curves. A great chance to not only power-up out of the curves, but also do some serious flat out driving! 90% of the road is well maintained but through Wise and Cooke counties can get a little rough

Tourism Opportunities

Not much, until you get to Munester. Plan lunch or dinner there at either The Center or Rohmers.

Motorcycle Road Additional info

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Black Eye
May 5, 2014
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Motorcycle Type : Other
I rode this route over the weekend 05/03/14. Just a quick update, FM677 Forestburg to St. Jo construction has completed with new black top. To avoid slabbing Hwy82 out of Muenster, just continue south on FM373 for additional curves and then left on FM922 which takes you back into Valley View, much better ride than slabbing the highways.
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venomousdecoy
February 8, 2016
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Motorcycle Type : Cruiser
This was originally a spur of the moment ride. I had originally made plans for Sunday to go on a different route but seeing how the map guy bailed on us for a quick Saturday ride I looked this one up and we rode out to it. It was so nice I bailed on Sundays route and did it twice both days back to back. It's very scenic and lovely. Good turns and straight aways. Some odd reason everytime we stopped in forrestburg it seemed like there was something going on. Saturday we ran into a Honda goldwing group that had to be 15 to 20 people strong. Then Sunday a group of classic cars shows up. It was an amazing ride and found some good spots to eat in St. Jo and Muenster. Plenty of rode and a lot of bikes out there. People who live in the area are nice and helpful. Windmills look amazing and you van get up close
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Phongeer5
June 18, 2012
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Motorcycle Type : Sport - Touring
Great ride this morning. Really surprised at seeing such beautiful country here in north TX. Small section is rough though ~ first part of 677 is tore up.
Stopped at Doc's Grill for lunch in Muenster. Pretzel bread makes for a great sandwich.
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