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Old 01-22-2015, 08:09 AM   #1
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new again to upstate SC, day rides?

Hey guys,

just moved back to upstate SC after 14 years away. Didn't ride motos when I was here before, and I dont remember the area that well. Looking for some good day trips. I've done several rides up the Blue Ridge, Cherohala, Dragon, etc, which is all great. Several trips down to Athens...nice ride but mostly just a straight shot. Yesterday, I rode from Anderson almost to Augusta, and then across to Athens and back up. It was alright. low traffic, gorgeous day, but not much to look at, just long straight roads with barely a curve in sight the entire ride. and lots of poultry farm smell. All in all, a good day, but I'm hoping for something a bit more scenic and hopefully not so straight. Any suggestions much appreciated!
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Old 01-22-2015, 08:47 AM   #2
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Your'e heading in the wrong direction! Go northwest for the twisties. Looking for street only or dualsport?
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Old 01-22-2015, 08:58 AM   #3
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yeah, I know. I just wanted to head south because the last few times I went north it was nice and sunny down here and grey, cold, and/or rainy up there. Street only at the moment, hopefully i'll get a DS this year.
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Old 01-22-2015, 05:01 PM   #4
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Where are you riding out of? I rode out of Greenville and Greer frequently so know the area pretty well.
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Old 01-22-2015, 05:07 PM   #5
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Old 01-23-2015, 02:10 AM   #6
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You should go west and try North GA. 197, 348, 180, 60 and 129 gives you a good taste.
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Old 01-23-2015, 08:56 AM   #7
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You should go west and try North GA. 197, 348, 180, 60 and 129 gives you a good taste.

thanks!!
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Old 01-26-2015, 07:03 PM   #8
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Upstate SC Day Rides

I live between Greenville and Spartanburg. I like going out Hwy 14 or Hwy 101 to NC. From there Hwy 108 is fun. To make a day of it I'll take Hwy 176 to Saluda [or Hogback Mnt. rd (for the dual-sport)]. In Saluda get onto Ozone dr. to go to Holbert Cove rd. Follow that to Green River Cove rd. (this rd is extremely "twisty" and a blast). I follow that to Silver Creek rd. then on to Hwy9 to get back to Spartanburg. That is probably one of my favorite rides.
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Old 01-26-2015, 10:49 PM   #9
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I live between Greenville and Spartanburg. I like going out Hwy 14 or Hwy 101 to NC. From there Hwy 108 is fun. To make a day of it I'll take Hwy 176 to Saluda [or Hogback Mnt. rd (for the dual-sport)]. In Saluda get onto Ozone dr. to go to Holbert Cove rd. Follow that to Green River Cove rd. (this rd is extremely "twisty" and a blast). I follow that to Silver Creek rd. then on to Hwy9 to get back to Spartanburg. That is probably one of my favorite rides.
Map it out, but carry a GPS just in case


awesome, thanks, i'll do that soon
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