Cedar Rapids to the Black Hills on 250s

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  1. ts3doug

    ts3doug Long timer

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    As the title says, a buddy and I are planning to ride our 250s (wrr and crfl) from eastern Iowa to the black hills. Would love any kind of route input with as little pavement as possible. I'm a huge fan of Nebraska's Sandhill, but am unsure if there are any gravel or dirt roads through the area.
    Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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  2. bark sampler

    bark sampler Been here awhile Supporter

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    Check out the TSDAT on this same forum. Could be fun and there are a couple of options so you may even want to do it both ways.

    I did the DAKAL route on an XR250 and can say that it is a fantastic loop on small bore bikes. Highly recommend it. We modified it to include Devils Tower. Great route.
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  3. ts3doug

    ts3doug Long timer

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    Splendid, thank you very much
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  4. NorthernTraveler

    NorthernTraveler Long time Adventurer

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    Check out my Northern Route here on ADVrider.
    Had some folks say they really liked the Nebraska section... surprised at what they saw.
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  5. ts3doug

    ts3doug Long timer

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    Northern Nebraska is one of my favorite parts of the country.

    I'll definitely check out
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  6. NorthernTraveler

    NorthernTraveler Long time Adventurer

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    In the Sand Hills I have two sections that are half and half 1 lane paved road and dirt road.
    The 1 lane paved sections are roughly 10-15 miles of hilly twisties... roller coaster ride!
    Either remote ranches or empty land. A cattle corral.
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  7. 32dgrz

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    Do you have a link to your tracks?
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  8. salty_dog

    salty_dog Day trips around TLH, WMAs and South Ga dirt roads

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    Read the post, they are planning to ride and looking for tracks, just like you.
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    NorthernTraveler Long time Adventurer

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