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I think a lot of us, particularly this time of year, are probably looking for great driving roads that we might have not hit yet, or to develop routine routes for weekend fun.

State the name of the road, the general location, any landmarks to get on the route, direction to best run, condition with date, and type of road.

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River Road - Bucks County Pennsylvania, starting in Easton or New Hope Pennsylvania - main drag through New Hope - run both directions (South to North and North to South), on return trip, turn onto Giegel Hill and run that - Condition as of 5/2018 is good, some separation in northbound lane but nothing to damage a rim - long fast cruiser, tight but not technical
 

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I think a lot of us, particularly this time of year, are probably looking for great driving roads that we might have not hit yet, or to develop routine routes for weekend fun.

State the name of the road, the general location, any landmarks to get on the route, direction to best run, condition with date, and type of road.

As an example:

River Road - Bucks County Pennsylvania, starting in Easton or New Hope Pennsylvania - main drag through New Hope - run both directions (South to North and North to South), on return trip, turn onto Giegel Hill and run that - Condition as of 5/2018 is good, some separation in northbound lane but nothing to damage a rim - long fast cruiser, tight but not technical

There is some construction right now on the upper portion of 611, just south of Reigelsville. Down to one lane with a semi-permanent construction traffic light, so it is likely going to be there all season. This is of this past Tuesday when I passed through there. And if you're on River Road, you have to plan for a stop at Dilly's Corner for lunch... or if you want something a bit more formal, Bowman's North in Reigelsville or the original Bowman's Tavern south of New Hope.


Nearer to Easton if you're looking for some fun elevation change, Old Well Road running up into Morgan Hill Road, or even the doing it in reverse is quite fun. This is my shortcut from 611 to get over to 78.


I spent a good amount of my youth in middle and upper Bucks County running my Triumph TR6s around some of those fantastic roads... even managed to get significantly airborne on Aquetong Road (over a set of train tracks) in one of the TR6s I had. Still have family in the area, so I'm down there every 1-2 months. Love that area, hate the over development that is occuring down there... and quite often some of those favorite roads are miserable to drive during rushhour times and all weekend long. You'll want to shoot yourself is you're on River Road and the guy in front of you is doing 30-35mph... no passing zones, and not even many places to safely execute a pass even if you wanted too.
 

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I like it Bender. Unfortunately I don't have anything to add yet. The roads down here are fairly straight and boring and when I do manage to wander north to delco or Bucks I get stuck behind a friggin UPS truck or something. But I was thinking of taking a brewery tour up around Easton and now I know what route I'm taking!
 

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Many great roads around New York's Finger Lakes. I miss them.
 

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Here are a few of my favorite roads in Maryland.

1. The Roads Around Frederick

Map: http://maps.google.com/maps?saddr=N+...ia=10&t=h&z=11

This is a small sampling of the beautiful farm and mountain roads in this area. Highly recommended. Long straights, nice turns, swooping hills. All around good times.


2. Loch Raven Drive

Map: http://maps.google.com/maps?saddr=Lo...sz=14&t=h&z=13


This quick hitter is amazing fun. Drive it during the week, as it is partially closed on weekends. Fantastic curves, scenic views, right off the highway. But, beware that there is a lot of human and deer traffic in this area.

3. Falls Rd to Prettyboy Dam

Map: http://maps.google.com/maps?saddr=MD...4&via=1,2&z=12

This can be easily added onto the end of the Loch Raven run. Falls road is a gorgeous back road through farm country. The roads around Prettyboy are intense. They're a bit choppy, but there are long, sweeping turns and switchbacks, and a few nice places to take photos.

4. Race Rd to River Rd

Map: http://maps.google.com/maps?saddr=MD...a=1,2,3,4&z=13

Alternate: Can switch out parts of Race Road for parts of Ridge Road

Pretty fun, cut up by busy connecting roads. Thin, hilly roads. Great alternative to the highways going from Jessup to BWI.

5. Waugh Chapel to North Beach

Map: http://maps.google.com/maps?saddr=St...ia=1,2,10&z=11

Stunning back roads
 
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