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Buell Twisty Roads Poll

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Buell sponsored a poll to find the favorite twisty roads amongst Buell riders. The top ten were:

Deal’s Gap (US 129) –Known to motorcycle riders as “The Dragon,” it features 318 turns in 12 miles along one stretch between Maryville, Tenn., and Topoco, N.C.

Blue Ridge Parkway/Skyline Drive –Following the spine of the Smoky Mountains from Cherokee, NC to Shenadoah National Park in northern Virginia, this 469-mile National Park climbs to over 6,000 feet and is renowned for its magnificent views.

US 12 – The scenic stretch between Lolo, Mont., and Lewiston, Idaho, follows a route originally used by explorers Lewis & Clark.

Spearfish Canyon (US 85) – The stretch from Spearfish to Lead is a favorite while touring the Black Hills in South Dakota.

Angeles Crest Highway (California Highway 2) – A picturesque, undulating voyage on California Highway 2, and its side-roads, between Glendale and San Bernardino.

Wisconsin State Highway 35 – As it traces the path of the Mississippi River, few stretches of Midwestern pavement offer the beauty and curves you’ll find between Prescott and Pepin, Wis.

New Hampshire’s Kancamagus Highway (Highway 112) –Winds over New Hampshire’s White Mountain ridges and past waterfalls from Lincoln to Conway.

Oregon’s Green Springs Highway (Highway 66) – Three river crossings and a climb over 4,700-foot Hayden Mountain Summit highlight this stretch between Klamath Falls and Ashland.

Million Dollar Highway (US 550) –Named from the low-grade gold ore present in parts of its road bed, this high-altitude highway climbs to over 10,000-foot passes between Durango and Silverton in southwestern Colorado.

Arkansas Highway 7 – Winding from Harrison to Jasper on through the Ozark National Forest, this route is a Southern delicacy.