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Offline lorazepam

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Southern Ohio
« on: Aug 17, 2009, 05:51 AM »
I made a weekend out of riding in Southeast Ohio. The state has some first class riding, and worth the effort. I would recommend Route 555, 377, 83, and 78. There are others, but these are favorites.

A picture of the bike ready to go, and one at the campsite.






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Re: Southern Ohio
« Reply #1 on: Aug 18, 2009, 01:22 AM »
Now we need some pictures of the roads you traveled.  :031:

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Re: Southern Ohio
« Reply #2 on: Aug 18, 2009, 03:09 PM »
you got the best colour to ride them on too :2: :2:

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Re: Southern Ohio
« Reply #3 on: Aug 19, 2009, 08:17 PM »
*Originally Posted by mountainrider [+]
Now we need some pictures of the roads you traveled.  :031:


I always take a camera with good intentions, but never seem to stop and take pictures.  :001:  I plan on heading back down in the fall, I promise pictures with the foliage in season.

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Re: Southern Ohio
« Reply #4 on: Aug 20, 2009, 08:25 PM »
OK, you tell us these are some of the best roads, you take the camera, but no pictures and you don't even give us a map?   :138:

Is this the right loop?

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Re: Southern Ohio
« Reply #5 on: Sep 14, 2009, 07:10 AM »
Gustavo,
That would be a good loop to ride, but I took 60 North from the campground to Rt 555 and took it to it's end at US 50. Headed West to Rt 144 north to Rt 329. I then took Rt 550 to Rt 377 up to RT 78. The loop was finished by taking RT 376 to Bethlehem Rd, which is gravel, to Buttermilk Rd, also gravel back to the campsite.

The next day was Rt 376 South to Rt 266, to Rt 792 South, to Rt 676 to Rt 339 North to hit Rt 83 for the trip home.

Any 3 digit state route in Southeast Ohio is almost guaranteed to put a smile on your face.  Rt 555 is considered to be Ohio's version of the dragon, but is over 40 miles long, not 11.

Try http://maps.google.com/maps?f=d&source=s_d&saddr=Blue+rock+state+park&daddr=39.910395,-82.001095+to:OH-555%2FOld+River+Rd+to:39.798777,-81.984787+to:OH-555%2FS+State+Route+555+to:OH-555%2FW+State+Route+555+to:OH-555%2FState+Route+555+to:OH-555%2FState+Route+555+to:OH-32%2FOH-7%2FState+Route+7%2FUS-50+to:OH-144%2FState+Route+144+to:7th+St+to:OH-376%2FRockville+Rd+to:39.81236,-81.845055&hl=en&geocode=FcWMXwIdkysf-yE_oPqt76x5GA%3BFfv7YAIdOcMc-w%3BFS12YAIdJg0d-w%3BFflHXwId7QId-w%3BFRfTWgId-y0e-w%3BFX2SWgIdIJke-w%3BFRoaWQIdao4f-w%3BFWaPWAIdig8g-w%3BFfDjVgId_yAh-w%3BFVnhVwIdOKEe-w%3BFT4IXQId2tQe-w%3BFWTvXgIdYDAf-w%3B&mra=dme&mrcr=8&mrsp=12&sz=13&via=5,6,7&sll=39.806162,-81.867371&sspn=0.07886,0.145397&ie=UTF8&z=13
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Re: Southern Ohio
« Reply #6 on: Oct 11, 2009, 03:24 PM »
Pick any roadin SE Ohio and you can't go wrong,I ride there quite often as it is near my home In Pa.
555 from the Ohio river to Chesterhill is the beat of the best