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Long Country Ride July 06

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Ride Stats:

  • Distance: 413 miles / 664.7 km
  • Ride Time: 1 day
  • Approximate Fuel Costs: $31.39
  • State: Texas
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This is an all day ride if you stop and take in some of the scenic riverside views on river road between 306 and 46. There is one point where you cross the river on a cement bridge that has about a 2 inches deep river water running over it. Follow the path of the car tires (blackened concrete in color) to avoid the slippery algae. A bike in front of us flipped out from under the rider due to the algae BE CAREFUL! It if wasn't for seeing him fall we wouldn've made the same mistake. I would recommend stopping on the road, getting off of your bike and checking it out before you cross. (see photo) If you're on river road you'll eventually come to it and will know what I'm talking about when you get there. The rest of the ride is great!

This is a motorcycle ride in the state of Texas. This motorcycle route has 6 scenery characteristics and other road conditions to help you plan your road trip. This motorcycle map was created by murph3204 in July. Click here to see other Motorcycle Roads by murph3204

Rider Photos:

  • Motorcycle Ride Picture 1 for Long Country Ride July 06

Ride Scenery:

Urban/ResidentialLakesRuralRiverFarm LandPlains

Best Time to Go

Spring, Summer, Fall

Road Characteristics:

Straight RoadSweeping Curves RoadTwisty RoadRolling HillsLight TrafficAverageAdequate Gas StationsAdequate

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Previous Comments from other Riders:

bdking says:

Some of the best motorcycke roads in Texas. Nice scenery
Fri Jan 11, 2013 at 9:10 AM

murph3204 says:

Bee Creek road off of Hwy 71 to lake Travis is a nice hilly, twisty ride through a semi residential area.
Fri Jan 11, 2013 at 9:09 AM

wyatt_earp says:

The area through Hallettsville to Shiner is great. Stop off at Janak's Smokehouse a mile or so west of Hallettsville on the right on your way to Shiner for a nice sandwich, and get their JERKY. Then drive to Shiner and stop off at the Shiner Brewery. Nice trip.
Fri Jan 11, 2013 at 9:09 AM


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