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By Bludy L (24 McR Points) on Dec 22, 2016

Creator : BludyL
Motorcycle Type : Sport - Touring

This is a great route, lots of fun. I rode it three times this year: April, July and October. In April there was some gravel on the road, I assume it was related to winter conditions and a salt/sand/gravel application to make it passable. During the other two rides the surface is GREAT shape with the exception of road apples from the horses that pulled the buggies.

The initial poster stated "It's a good technical challenge, but not to be taken lightly" and I agree. But when you're on a motorcycle what road is to be taken lightly?

Several time he referred to the road as scary or being scared silly, the road as frightening. If you're scared you shouldn't be on this road. A reviewer said that "blind turns and blind hills do not make for a fun road". Yes there are blind hill crests and blind corners, but that's nothing to be scared about unless you're going into a turn or over a hill too fast. The road is a blast, unless you're going too fast to stop within the distance you can see. All curves, blind or not are slow in, out with a grin!!

"55 is pushing it, you will be on edge." Not the case. Work that gear box. Of course you can't maintain a constant 55 mph but on most of the ride you can easily exceed that speed (should you choose) over most of this route. Slow down when you need to and roll on elsewhere.

There are potential hazards so keep your head up looking as far down the road as you can. If you run up on a buggy and have a close call, it's on you.

The middle portion of this ride is one of the most fun sections of road that I've encountered in the state and I recommend it highly. However, use your head and ride safely!

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