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Washington State Route 105

State Route 105 is a bit off the beaten path for travelers along coast. Westport and a couple state parks line the coast facing the sea, but most of the cagers and the dreaded RVs go to their destination and back out (to Aberdeen) the way they came in. South of Grayland is where SR105 …

Boistfort Road / Wildwood Road

This is a very nice road. Not a lot of traffic and tolerable pavement, and the houses aren’t too close together either. Most of the curves on this road are 40-50mph curves, with an occasional 20-mph right-angle corner. There’s a general store and an analog fuel pump in Boistfort. But if you turn and go …

Oregon Route 180

During my recent (August 2007) trip down the Oregon Coast, I gave this road a try. At this time, I cannot recommend this road for non-dualsport motorcycles. The road surface is extremely rough and consists primarily of patches, some of which are weathered concrete in the midst of this otherwise asphalt/chip-seal roadway. This roadway has …

Nestucca Valley Road

The Nestucca Valley Road is a sparsely-traveled road that croses the Coastal Range between Carlton and Beaver in Northwestern Oregon. The road is very technical with gravel in many of the corners and no discernable rhythm. It felt far more difficult than FR99 coming down from Helens. NOT a road for beginners or recently-returning riders. …