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Old 09-26-2010, 05:55 PM   #1
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Question 100 Mile Dirt Road in WV?

I am new to this forum.

Looking for a "reported" 100 mile Dirt Road in WV.

Any other threads/posts related to this?

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Old 09-26-2010, 07:14 PM   #2
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I lived there but never heard of that. I hope somebody knows info about it. I will ride it for sure.
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Old 09-26-2010, 07:23 PM   #3
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Perhaps you're thinking of the Trans West Virginia Trail? A search should bring up some threads. Report back what you find!
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Old 09-26-2010, 07:30 PM   #4
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"Public Road 44 that runs north from Durbin is supposed to be the longest dirt road on the east coast."

Taken from http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=302211
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Old 09-27-2010, 03:14 PM   #5
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The vast majority of WV was paved years ago. I live in the Ohio Valley and there are only a few public gravel roads.
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Old 09-27-2010, 07:42 PM   #6
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Eek

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"Public Road 44 that runs north from Durbin is supposed to be the longest dirt road on the east coast."

Taken from http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=302211
Thanks, yes I found this thread also. There are some gpx routes listed, but my Vista does not allow my Mapsource to view. I can only view gdb format and will need to use my other computer at work to examine the routes.

I am heading to Snowshoe this weekend and will be riding something-dirt/gravel/asphalt north of Durbin.

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Old 10-03-2010, 05:19 PM   #7
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I left Snowshoe, rode to Durbin, then 44 north to Spruce Knob, then onto 33 and then south to Durbin and back to Snowshoe.

Great ride!

44 looked to end before crossing US 33. I will continue to look for the "100 Mile Dirt Road"".
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Old 10-03-2010, 06:52 PM   #8
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Possibly the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal towpath? Saw something that said it was 180 miles of crushed gravel in WV and Maryland.
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Old 10-03-2010, 07:00 PM   #9
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The vast majority of WV was paved years ago. I live in the Ohio Valley and there are only a few public gravel roads.

This is very very incorrect

Public road 44 is only about 25 miles
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Old 10-04-2010, 05:20 AM   #10
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No single road is anywhere near 100 miles, but you could pretty easily make a 100 mile loop in that area without crossing your own path.
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Old 10-04-2010, 05:45 AM   #11
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Old 10-04-2010, 04:41 PM   #12
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Lost, it's sleeting, and you're on a loaded pig with worn out tourances, it would sure feel like it. You must have a brain fart and forget about crossing the double yellow on 33 also. From Bartow/Frank/Durbin North crossing 33 into Sully you may could stretch as much as 60 miles. Honorable in these days of "progress".

Now the SW corner, Wyoming/McDowell/Mingo/Logan and parts of Mercer, a road? That's what they paved just so the beer trucks could run regular. 100 miles unpaved? Piece of cake.
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Old 10-06-2010, 02:16 AM   #13
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go to clay county an just start going up dirt roads you might get lost but there is alot of good riding
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Old 10-18-2010, 04:54 AM   #14
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Possibly the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal towpath? Saw something that said it was 180 miles of crushed gravel in WV and Maryland.
The C&O Towpath is hiking & biking ONLY - no motorized vehicles allowed.

I've ridden the entire length on a mountain bike a couple times. Goes from Cumberland, MD to DC.
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