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Re: What's the best 100 miles of road for a sport bike?
« Reply #50 on: January 06, 2020, 09:36:29 pm »
One more to add. Utah hwy 12 from Torry to Escalante up and over the Boulder mts and through the slick rock is pretty sweet.
I do like the Elk city ride too. :)

UT12 was my favorite road until I did the Devil's. They are both quite awesome. There is also a mostly dirt road that leads from just south of Boulder to (I think?) Escalante that does not suck. Then there is the Burr Trail...

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Re: What's the best 100 miles of road for a sport bike?
« Reply #51 on: January 06, 2020, 10:51:10 pm »

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Re: What's the best 100 miles of road for a sport bike?
« Reply #52 on: January 12, 2020, 10:48:23 pm »
I ride a lot in southwest VA, western NC, east TN, eastern KY, eastern WV, and if I had to pick one favorite road, I'd have to say Rt 42 in VA.  Runs at least 250 miles.  2 lanes.  Runs along the blue ridge mountains.  It's a ride with not much traffic at all, and the road is in very good condition.  It crosses over some mountains so there are switch backs and twists.  It runs through valleys and farm land.  Small towns every so often.  Really cool.
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Re: What's the best 100 miles of road for a sport bike?
« Reply #53 on: April 04, 2020, 02:46:28 pm »
I vote for Hwy 36 in N. California and for Hwy 93 In Idaho.

Have you tried Platina Road? It's far better and just off 36
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Re: What's the best 100 miles of road for a sport bike?
« Reply #54 on: April 04, 2020, 02:47:52 pm »
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Re: What's the best 100 miles of road for a sport bike?
« Reply #55 on: April 26, 2020, 07:29:48 pm »
I vote for Hwy 36 in N. California and for Hwy 93 In Idaho.

Have you tried Platina Road? It's far better and just off 36
I always take Platina back in, cutting back to 299 on 3 means you miss a ton of great hairpin corners between the Hayfork cutoff and Platina. I tried Bowman back on Saturday, big mistake, super rough, shoulda taken Platina, the views are spectacular. 36 is in pretty great shape right now.
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Re: What's the best 100 miles of road for a sport bike?
« Reply #56 on: May 08, 2020, 09:40:57 pm »
Ok heads up another bucket list ride
Blanding Utah U95 to Hanksville Ut
Then either west on U24 to Torrey Ut
Or continue North on U  24 to I 70
This is a unreal section of pavement
Super scenic
Really smooth
Almost no LEO's
If your in the area check it out.
Better from Blanding west in the morning so the sun is at your back and vis versa.
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Re: What's the best 100 miles of road for a sport bike?
« Reply #57 on: July 02, 2020, 05:17:15 pm »
A nice ride in Southern California is Highway 33 out of Ojai up over Pine Mountain. Lots of twisties, then some flat-out straightaways at the end to turn it loose on. Taking the 166 out to Santa Maria and back down Highway 1 is a nice way to finish the ride. And, if you happen to be on PCH in Malibu, be sure to stop at Neptune’s Net for some good grub and to see other bikes.

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Re: What's the best 100 miles of road for a sport bike?
« Reply #58 on: July 02, 2020, 07:19:14 pm »
We're planning to do a ride from Durango Colorado, and then go down to Arizona to do the Devils Highway. 666
We're trailering to both locations to save time.. {Yes, we're sinners}.
   Anyone have any special routes while at our stops (Durango Co./Alpine Az.) ?

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Re: What's the best 100 miles of road for a sport bike?
« Reply #59 on: July 04, 2020, 12:31:41 am »
A nice ride in Southern California is Highway 33 out of Ojai up over Pine Mountain. Lots of twisties, then some flat-out straightaways at the end to turn it loose on. Taking the 166 out to Santa Maria and back down Highway 1 is a nice way to finish the ride. And, if you happen to be on PCH in Malibu, be sure to stop at Neptune’s Net for some good grub and to see other bikes.
Don't forget to stop at the pistachio store. 33 is a hoot, no doubt.

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