Bad Roads

Discussion in 'Photos' started by Solomoriah, Mar 26, 2012.

  1. Solomoriah

    Solomoriah likes the back roads

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    Didn't see a thread for this, so I decided to start one. Let's see the nastiest roads you've been on with your bike. Here's a fairly tame pic of mine, where two rutted hard clay roads meet... would be worse if it was wet, of course.

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    Surely you all can do better (well, worse) than that!
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  2. Tosh Togo

    Tosh Togo Long timer

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  3. AlpineGuerrilla

    AlpineGuerrilla Been here awhile

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    Well, public roads in Europe tend to be pretty good (what a shame). But there are some cool roads I found:

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    Finland

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    But of course Russia still has the more interesting roads. Near Saint-Petersburg.

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  4. Solomoriah

    Solomoriah likes the back roads

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    Guys, I think you're missing the point... I'm interested in BAD roads:

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    Yes, I rode through this, though I'll admit I ended up walking my bike about ten feet through the notch on the right side of the opposite bank. The rest of that bank was pretty steep. And yes, that is a road. It's here: 40°11'48.38"N 91°59'11.45"W
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  5. OhBoy

    OhBoy Got Out

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    GPS even gave it a name....lots of this in NH. Biker beware if you take road bikes on GPS short cuts.

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    and another Lovell Mtn Rd
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  6. Skyclad

    Skyclad Original Bastard

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    Sometimes, it is not the road itself that is bad...
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  7. William42

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  8. Mr Dual Sport

    Mr Dual Sport Roamer

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    In warmer conditions these are good roads
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  9. jay547

    jay547 Long timer

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    Not so much a bad road. Just that it's a state highway - New Mexico Hwy. 120. It was the first time I'd ever seen a dirt highway.

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  10. Solomoriah

    Solomoriah likes the back roads

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    Yeah, now THAT'S what I'm talking about!
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  11. Skyclad

    Skyclad Original Bastard

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    This picture does not look too bad. This video shows a bit of what it took to get there.

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  12. El Brad

    El Brad Leave it long on top

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  13. redneckdan

    redneckdan Hold my beer & watch this

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    This is the worst that I have a picture of. Right after a wind storm knocked down a bunch of trees. Damn bolts on the bottom of the skid plate got hung up on the log.

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  14. Saboteur

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    KradmelderSA Banned

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  16. goosecreek

    goosecreek fed up

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    All of those roads look wonderful. When I think of bad roads I think of 4 lanes or more.:deal
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  17. jay547

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    Keetonville Road, Oklahoma. Closed for obvious reasons.

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  19. douglasgraham

    douglasgraham This is my car

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  20. Skyclad

    Skyclad Original Bastard

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    Canaan Valley loop?
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