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Old 07-09-2013, 06:47 PM   #22111
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For sure all the roads in Western North Carolina and Eastern Tennessee suck so don't bother coming. Please.
Don't forget North Georgia. Those are also terrible. So flat and straight. In fact, the roads are so boring around here I might sell my bikes and buy a minivan.
LOL. Please excuse the shameless plug for my recent trip to all three of the aforementioned sucky locales.

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Old 07-09-2013, 07:26 PM   #22112
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Old 07-09-2013, 08:24 PM   #22113
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I'm pretty sure that I could have just as much fun in the appalachains, rockies, or sierras as you could in the Alps.
Maybe so, some people have a great time getting on the interstate and riding 1000 miles in a day, but like the guy from FL that posted prior, about an hour on the interstate and I am ready to find a bridge abutment to make it stop. If you get immense enjoyment from twisty roads, you can't get the concentration of twisty stuff anywhere in NA, yes I have fun in the Smokey's, and there are a FEW roads that rival Europe, but not thousands of them. As I said take EVERY great set of twisty pavement in N America, cram it in an area 1//2 the size of Colorado, and could get a sense of Europe.



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Can I ask why the shot you used for California was to a different scale than the other two (i maybe missing something)? If you could have them all at the same scale it would be a more accurate comparison. As it is the California map covers nearly 3 times the area. It would stand to reason that there isn't as much detail on that one as opposed to your ones of italy.
Don't get me wrong though. The roads in the alps are tons of fun. I just think the comparison is a little biased towards the european maps due to the smaller area having more detail.
The CA map was from Doxidog (the pic fail) in post #22130. It looks like a great route BTW. I used my scale because that is the highest scale mapsource shows the secondary roads, if i zoomed in more there are more, but there are a lot of 2 track roads when you get that detail. Search the CA area yourself, and you will find there is not many other roads in that area by the look of it. So actually the opposite, If I used the same scale for the Doxi's area, it would have cut out 2/3 of what he highlighted, so it is actually a Bias toward CA, not the other way around.
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Old 07-09-2013, 09:31 PM   #22114
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No wonder he crashed. Look at the front tire in the first picture. He had actually tried to turn it! Kind of hard to push left in a right turn.
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Old 07-10-2013, 04:57 AM   #22115
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Old 07-10-2013, 05:31 AM   #22117
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