Note: As of 2013, this road has been closed above Oceanside due to a landslide.As of early 2022, the work is expected to be completed in the autumn of 2023. I had an opportunity to ride this road in August of 2007. I’d heard all sorts of stories about how horrible the road condition is… Continue reading BayOcean Road / Netarts Highway / Cape Meares Road
Gnarly Pavement, Narrow Road, Ruts, Funky Curves, Frost Heaves, Long section of loose chipseal. Yep, that’s Adventure Riding.
St. Joe Road (FR 5711/50) / Gold Creek Road
This is one of the unpaved routes across from the Northern Idaho corrider over to the Montana side and is designated by the State of Idaho as a Scenic Byway. Just like Idaho Route 3 & 97 head north out of St Maries and Idaho 5 heads west, the St. Joe River Scenic Byway heads… Continue reading St. Joe Road (FR 5711/50) / Gold Creek Road
This road is one of those little country roads that ends up being curvy by virtue of the fact that it has to go in between existing farms, and it’s conveniently situated to go over to the town in the next valley. It’s a tableau full of sweepers, executed in chipseal with excess-gravel shoulder, but… Continue reading Genesee-Juliaetta Road
Yachats River Road
Following the Yachats River back up into the Oregon Coastal hills is this eponymous little road. It starts out inside the also eponymous little town of Yachats right off US 101 with a funky uphill and acute-angled intersection that goes right up the side of the hill. Once you’re a few blocks in and getting… Continue reading Yachats River Road
Northwestern Oregon is a treasure trove of fantastic motorcycle roads. Many of the roads are very mountainous in nature with lots of fir trees and log trucks. This one, on the river side of US30 is a bit different. This one runs through a still hilly but far more agricultural and bucolic settings than the… Continue reading Quincy-Mayger Loop