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Old 07-26-2011, 06:21 AM   #2311
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Actually, the east coast has a lot of really great twisty roads. Most motorcycle riders have little or no sense of adventure and are content to just follow the herd and ride the well known, main roads. I have sometimes gone riding for a week in the Smokies and not seen another motorcycle on the lesser known roads, many of which have tighter curves than Deals Gap. Also, most of the other roads do not have photographers on them documenting everything that happens.
Parts of WV, VA PA and MD are one huge "dragon" like series of roads. Many are more fun too!

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Old 07-26-2011, 07:57 AM   #2312
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Parts of WV, VA PA and MD are one huge "dragon" like series of roads.
yep. when i first discovered the concept of the roads that had names and websites and were considered vacation destinations, i was a little confused. i looked at the pictures and thought...

"hmmm, that looks pretty much like every road connecting one town to another around here (er, well, at least once you get far enough away from the city)...what's the big deal?"

then i remembered a good bit of america looks more like indiana...
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Old 07-26-2011, 08:34 AM   #2313
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I don't know what the hell all you east coast folks are talking about. There is only one good road over here, it's the Dragon. It's all slab to get there and all slab home and the road is always crowded as hell.

If you flatlanders want to ride real twisties, please head to Oregon, CA WA etc.

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Old 07-26-2011, 08:37 AM   #2314
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It rains in Oregon EVERY DAY!!! And Montana and Idaho are full of rednecks that kill all out of state riders they come upon. Best not ride these three states.
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Old 07-26-2011, 08:52 AM   #2315
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The best roads are in Florida......11 curves in 318 miles.
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Old 07-26-2011, 08:59 AM   #2316
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The best roads are in Florida......11 curves in 318 miles.
Even though they are curved, causeways don't count.
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Old 07-26-2011, 10:43 AM   #2317
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The best roads are in Florida......11 curves in 318 miles.
I'd love to get a sticker that says that.
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Old 07-26-2011, 12:00 PM   #2318
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I'd love to get a sticker that says that.
They sell something at Deals Gap that says "Ride Florida, 11 curves in 318 miles" I think it's on a T shirt but maybe on a sticker too.
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Old 07-26-2011, 12:10 PM   #2319
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So how did his car end up in the drink??
He was run off the road by another car as he tried to pass (legally, in a passing zone).
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Old 07-26-2011, 12:50 PM   #2320
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They sell something at Deals Gap that says "Ride Florida, 11 curves in 318 miles" I think it's on a T shirt but maybe on a sticker too.


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Old 07-26-2011, 03:07 PM   #2321
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Old 07-26-2011, 06:04 PM   #2322
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I don't know what the hell all you east coast folks are talking about. There is only one good road over here, it's the Dragon. It's all slab to get there and all slab home and the road is always crowded as hell.

If you flatlanders want to ride real twisties, please head to Oregon, CA WA etc.

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Old 07-27-2011, 06:17 AM   #2323
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I don't know what the hell all you east coast folks are talking about. There is only one good road over here, it's the Dragon. It's all slab to get there and all slab home and the road is always crowded as hell.

If you flatlanders want to ride real twisties, please head to Oregon, CA WA etc.

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I couldn't agree more.
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Old 07-27-2011, 01:14 PM   #2324
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Even though they are curved, causeways don't count.
Coincidently, this picture also shows the highest elevation road in FL.

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Old 07-27-2011, 02:27 PM   #2325
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Eh? but.....but, but

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They have a lot of fun, narrow, twisty roads with several elevation changes.













You just have to go at night, when the golf carts aren't clogging them up.
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