Tail of the Dragon's got nothing on this..


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Tail of the Dragon's got nothing on this..

Postby spiralout » Fri Aug 14, 2015 8:04 pm



And neither do those Irish roads yall been posting lately :P
Some of you may have seen vids of Boldo Pass in the Italian Alps. If not, here it is



And some crazy tri-cycle guys on the same road



Imagine throwing a 900lb Goldwing around those hairpins



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Postby roadwanderer2 » Fri Aug 14, 2015 8:32 pm

OMG, that's a 2 way road??????? :o i wouldn't mind taking a shot at that road :D.

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Postby ram11397 » Fri Aug 14, 2015 8:42 pm

would love to try that one!!!!
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Postby ankgrays » Fri Aug 14, 2015 9:58 pm

:o :o :o :o

I think I want to sell my 1100 for one of those!!!
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Postby Solina Dave » Fri Aug 14, 2015 10:09 pm

Sorry!! Too dangerous for me. Especially the one with the oncoming traffic, and the bicycles. I'll take the Blue Ridge any day.
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Postby spiralout » Fri Aug 14, 2015 10:59 pm

At first I was thinking that this isn't a very wide road for my 1500 then I realized it was 2 way :shock: When I saw that first car coming at them I was like "wth, wth, this isn't cool!!!" :lol: Then passing bicycles while dealing with oncoming traffic??!
Those last two bicyclists they passed were hauling ass, though

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Postby roadwanderer2 » Sat Aug 15, 2015 6:45 am

well, there's one countries road system id never try, and that's India's roads. going thru the mountains with no guard rails and sheer drop offs, no thanks.

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Postby dingdong » Sat Aug 15, 2015 8:11 am

Getting way to old for that.

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Postby roadwanderer2 » Sat Aug 15, 2015 8:30 pm

aw come on, wheres your sense of "adventure" lol.

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Postby redial » Sun Aug 16, 2015 7:54 pm

well, there's one countries road system id never try, and that's India's roads. going thru the mountains with no guard rails and sheer drop offs, no thanks.


Although wider, the road to Silverton, Colorado, going east from Durango gave my wife the scaries. Big drops, and no guard rails with a white line about 250mm (about 10 inches or a tyre's width) from the edge. She did not like the idea of meeting a tractor-trailer coming the other way, and swinging wide on a corner with us going the other way :o .

But that Italian road is very impressive. I might have to add this to a bucket list.
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Postby wingman12 » Sun Aug 16, 2015 8:15 pm

I have done the "deals gap" a couple of times on my 1500 and was tuckered out at the end both times. This looks like I would have no foot pegs left after making all of those switchback turns, not to mention I would need oxygen at the end of the road. What a ride. At least they have guard rails to keep you in the roadway. No such thing on the tail of the dragon. :D :D

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Postby roadwanderer2 » Sun Aug 16, 2015 8:30 pm

yeah, the dragon can be scary at certain parts. you need to keep your concentration and wits about you at all times on that road. I've ridden that road at least a dozen times now and it still scares me. you have to treat it with respect or it will bite ya.

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Postby littlebeaver » Mon Aug 24, 2015 5:12 pm

Santa Maria... :shock: Badass man.... :lol:

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Postby roadwanderer2 » Mon Aug 24, 2015 5:40 pm

just being honest.

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Postby littlebeaver » Mon Aug 24, 2015 11:47 pm

San Boldo Pass looks amazing to ride...I'd love to ride it at normal speed... :D

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Postby redial » Tue Aug 25, 2015 11:16 pm

I wonder if they let you go on it at walking speed? :o
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Postby roadwanderer2 » Wed Aug 26, 2015 6:24 am

LOL, you couldn't pay me enough to walk that road.

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