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Aug 5th 2016, 03:07 PM   #1
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  Jan 2016
  Garden Home

  2012 Versys...'83 BMW R80 RT...Suzuki GS 450t
Scappose-Vernonia Hwy. gravel

I was out on Scappose-Vernonia Hwy. today (8/5/2016) and there's a long..10 miles?..stretch where they're "sweeping" the road surface marked: loose gravel..no center line..20mph...I was coming from Scappose and it started shortly after the really rough road conditions..going up hill..and lasted almost all the way to Hwy. 47...I was able to ride faster than 20mph..but no fast corners and no knees down...it wasn't bad..but it was also some of the best part of the ride..where the road surface was really good in the first place...go figure...

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Aug 6th 2016, 08:55 AM   #2
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  Jan 2016
  The Rider's Seat

Thanks for the heads up Chad. I almost went that way yesterday, but opted for a Carson to Cougar loop instead. Looks like I lucked out.
Aug 6th 2016, 08:23 PM   #3
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  Jan 2016
  Vancouver, WA

  2011 R6, 2015 YZ250FX, 2017 FZ-10, 2018 FS450
They will be chip sealing more of that road from Hwy 30 to Seirck (sp?) road on August 8.
Aug 12th 2016, 05:11 AM   #4
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  Apr 2016
  Portland

  Monster 821
Bummer!

I'd love an update if someone else rides it and it's more clear.
Aug 14th 2016, 05:20 PM   #5
Ums
 
  Jan 2016
  Seattle

As of yesterday - Aug 13th - it was still there.
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Aug 16th 2016, 03:05 PM   #6
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  Apr 2016
  Portland

  Monster 821
I liked your post as a thanks but want to dislike it. :/
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