Best motorcycle back roads in Sarasota area


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Best motorcycle back roads in Sarasota area

Postby huggiebear » Wed Nov 18, 2015 12:30 pm



HI Again!
I'm in Palmetto FL and I would like to go for a nice ride taking back roads like I do in Ontario Canada, Unfortunately I'm not familiar with the area I'm ok with main roads but when it comes to back roads I have no idea where to start.
Any one of you know any group ride I can join or if any of you around Palmetto or Sarasota area would like to show me some back roads next time he goes out for a ride?
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Re: Best motorcycle back roads in Sarasota area

Postby harvey01 » Thu Nov 19, 2015 1:58 pm

No question learning a new area with a local leading the way is the quickest way to learn the best roads.

But that is not always possible. Some times you just have to go riding and see where a road takes you. And this can be fun!
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Re: Best motorcycle back roads in Sarasota area

Postby themainviking » Thu Nov 19, 2015 3:39 pm

You just need to get away from the coast, as all the coast of Fladida is real busy. You could take 64 across to State 98 and follow it around Okeechobee, and when you get lost, key in where you live in Sarasota staying off toll roads, for your return. This should give you one day. Or get a map and see the roads inland from Sarasota. You have a pretty good chunk of inland there with lots of back roads between you and Miami. Even Google maps should show you lots.
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Re: Best motorcycle back roads in Sarasota area

Postby huggiebear » Thu Nov 19, 2015 4:21 pm

Thanks guys for the great tips,
Yesterday afternoon the wife and I went out and turn where ever looked good 3 hour round trip.
The only problem we had it was wearing a protective clothes 31c yesterday, when we stopped by one of the beach my back it was dranched.
My neighbor also told me to take 64 this wil take me to back roads.
There is rain in the forecast for the next few days but if Sunday it's good I will try it.
Thank again guys .

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Re: Best motorcycle back roads in Sarasota area

Postby dingdong » Fri Nov 20, 2015 7:41 am

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Re: Best motorcycle back roads in Sarasota area

Postby huggiebear » Fri Nov 20, 2015 8:40 am

Thanks Dindong !
Excellent link I will try some of these routs.

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Re: Best motorcycle back roads in Sarasota area

Postby Uncle Fester » Mon Jan 11, 2016 10:40 am

Did not look to see if it covers Canada or not, but in the USA it is great! I use it often,
http://www.motorcycleroads.com alot, give it a look.
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Re: Best motorcycle back roads in Sarasota area

Postby huggiebear » Mon Jan 11, 2016 11:12 am

yes I have, I'm in Florida now , in Canada I have no problem
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Re: Best motorcycle back roads in Sarasota area

Postby tfdeputydawg » Mon Jan 11, 2016 11:35 pm

Here's a link to Florida CMA chapters:
http://cmausa.org/find_chapter/default. ... hapterURL=
Pick one near you and give them a visit.
Taking rides is not the main focus but, most chapters have member "fun" rides.




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