What are great places and states (OTHER THAN CA) to ride?

Discussion in 'The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths' started by JimVonBaden, Oct 25, 2013.

  1. JimVonBaden

    JimVonBaden "Cool" Aid!

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    Just so we can actually get a little information about places other than California on great riding roads, put yours here.

    Personally I have a couple loops within half an hour of Northern Virginia that I love year round.

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    Post your own, except California, there is a thread for that state!:deal

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  2. devo2002

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    I here California is wonderful this time of year:deal
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  3. Handy

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    A result of the LAUSD perhaps?
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  4. SkiFastBadly

    SkiFastBadly A beer? Yes, please

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  5. fast4d

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    UTAH and COLORADO gets my vote:D
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  6. HH

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    well there's baja California
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  7. JimVonBaden

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    Been there, not on a bike, and had a blast. I want to go back on a bike one day!

    Jim :brow
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  8. HH

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    you owe it to yourself
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  9. k-moe

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    Batman in sandstone?
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  10. KoolBreeze

    KoolBreeze Been here awhile

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    don't they have entire sub forums around here for that?

    oh wait, yes there are!

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    must be cali hating. it's all good...

    someday I hope to check out many of those alternate universe place rides myself.
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  11. TrashCan

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  12. randyo

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  13. DirtyOldMan

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    I like me some Arkansas

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  14. JimVonBaden

    JimVonBaden "Cool" Aid!

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    The problem with regional forums is that I don't just ride in one region.

    I don't hate CA, I just am tired of one man's crusade to convince everyone it is utopia, even though he doesn't live there.

    This thread gives everyone a chance without being attacked!

    Jim :brow
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  15. kumakahn

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    Pretty much anywhere in Idaho except I84 from east to west. The ride from Idaho Falls up through the Bitterroots to Northern Idaho/Montana is breathtaking. The ride from Idaho Falls through the Driggs Basin, over the pass and into Jackson Hole will be worth it. If you like long-distance off-road riding, you can ride for 200 miles through the Owyhee Mountains in Southern Idaho, best in the fall when the roads are dry and the rattlers are cold. A ride up Highway 95 from South to North is well worth it, but watch out for deer. A ride from Boise or Twin Falls up through the Sawtooths - simply a must before you die. Be careful for deer and elk, though. I actually saw a guy die who hit a deer on that road. Very sad for him and the deer. Wow, I need to ride more. I'm making myself depressed thinking of all the rides I still have not done in this amazing state.
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  17. Pantah

    Pantah PJ Fan from Boston

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    I vote southern Utah. It has it all, and for any style of riding beit sportbike, cruiser, tourer, dual sport or single track.
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  18. eap

    eap El Adventurero Solitario

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    Good thread Jim. I'll toss in a multi day trip on US Rt "sweet" 16 through WV. Pick it up at St Mary's, OH and then south to Mouth of Wilson, VA. A good stop along the way is Hawks Nest St Park. At the. southern end, I scoot over to the BRP on Rt 58 for a stop over at Willville Moto Camp, In Meadows of Dan, VA.
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  19. Inzane123

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    The Ozarks in Arkansas has some pretty good roads. The only negative is that you should plan on burning through a set of tires. There is something about the roads there that just love to eat rubber.
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  20. randyo

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    nice ride, I did it in opposite direction once
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