Barrhill - Newton Stewart

Star Ratings
5 star route rating
Corners : 5 star route rating Motorcycle Road5.0
Straights : 3 star route rating Motorcycle Road3.0
Scenery : 5 star route rating Motorcycle Road5.0
Road Surface : 3 star route rating Motorcycle Road3.0
Visibility : 3 star route rating Motorcycle Road3.0
Police Presence : green 1 Motorcycle Road1.0
Hazards : green 4 Motorcycle Road4.0

Info
Route Added By : N0bby
Date : January 6, 2013
Length : 49 kms / 30.4 miles
Download GPX - ???
Road Type : Rural
Map Key : Red = Excellent | Blue = Good | Purple = Other Recommended
January 6, 2013 - 5 star route rating Motorcycle Road5.0

One of my favourite rides in the UK. The A714 offers a few fast straights, but its beauty lies in sweeping bends, a few tight curves and great views of the River Cree and the Southern Uplands. Theres a shop and a pub in Barrhill for a tea break.

The B7027 (Knowe Road) is mostly single track and bends like a bendy thing. Great views of Loch Maberry and the Merrick. Watch for mud & leaves at the colder end of the year. Used to be plagued by Forestry trucks, but now few & far between.

In the forested area there are a few Roe Deer, and given Bambis adverse effect on road handling, eyes peeled all the way.


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