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Old 03-09-2014, 11:16 PM   #1
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Twisties in Houston?

I've been trying to find some good riding routes, but anything remotely good with low traffic and some scenery is way out north or west. I'm in the Sharpstown area and trying to find some good riding locations. Anyone know's of any routes or roads in Houston?
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In houston? No not really. I always go out northwest and Sam Houston. The only thing within Houston city limits I know of is memorial Allen parkway, which is a bit of fun but short and dangerous
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Want to enter corners fast enough to be interesting while still in the city limits? Pedestrians, concrete barriers, plenty of LEO.... You sure this is a good idea?
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MSRH is only 40 mins south, GSS is even closer I think, TWS (Texas World Speedway) is a bit over an hour north/west. Other than that, go to brookshire or head north up 149 or just hit up google map and find something twisty and go explore. If not, join some rides and remember where you went.
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Want to enter corners fast enough to be interesting while still in the city limits? Pedestrians, concrete barriers, plenty of LEO.... You sure this is a good idea?
I don't plan on doing crazy corners and stuff in city lol. That's just downright foolish. I'm just trying to find out some good riding routes some fellow Houston riders ride on. Hard finding nice roads in Houston that's all. But it seems gotta go a little outta my way anyways to get a good ride.
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Go out 290. Left on 362. Right on 529. to the wall till it dead ends in Hellville. Rinse and Repeat.
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I don't plan on doing crazy corners and stuff in city lol. That's just downright foolish. I'm just trying to find out some good riding routes some fellow Houston riders ride on. Hard finding nice roads in Houston that's all. But it seems gotta go a little outta my way anyways to get a good ride.
On Wednesday nights you can go to:

Starbucks
2521 Post Oak Blvd
Houston, TX 77056

There will be some folks there that can show you some routes, but you could also find yourself dead on Thursday
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the BORC always ride northwest, nothing to see in the city
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Old 03-10-2014, 08:03 AM   #9
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149 or "the Forest ride" up near Lake Conroe is a great route
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Old 03-10-2014, 08:47 AM   #10
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westhiemer is pretty good
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Avoiding cars and potholes?

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1960 is challenging as well.
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Allen Parkway? If you are looking for a nice ride you must get out of town! Start with this one and go from there. https://www.google.com/maps/dir/3917...29.8257342!1m0
But I would not go alone. That's just me...
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https://www.google.com/maps/@29.7279207,-95.4588946,18z

610Wloop south to I10 E interchange lost of other ones as well but thats my favorite
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clovers can be fun but I hate that pavement
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Works for me
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Yes it is a road but a few parts are worn the down compared to other tracks within the city limits.
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Yes it is a road but a few parts are worn the down compared to other tracks within the city limits.

I have seen people doing over 60mph in the turns lol and some passing haha
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