Central Florida Curvy Roads

Discussion in 'South East' started by Grillfish, Jan 26, 2010.

  1. Grillfish

    Grillfish Junior Member

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    I snagged this off a sport bike site posted in early 2009. I've been on some of these roads, but have not confirmed the noted route below (i.e. road closures, construction, etc..). May look at it via Google Earth and then might try it out one day. Anyone been on any of these noted below?

    Central Florida Curvy Roads
    The starting point, And the route.


    1.I-4 and County Road 535. Perkins there for breakfast.
    Go North, 535 makes a left turn after about a mile.
    2.Reams Rd. Make a left turn. Stop light there. 3.8 miles
    3.Lake Hancock Rd. Make a left turn. 3.8 miles
    4.County Rd 545. Avalon Rd. Make a Right turn 8.5 miles
    5.Marsh Rd. Left turn. 6.9 miles
    6.US 27. Left turn 1.0 mile
    7.Lake Louisa Rd Right turn 3.6 miles
    8.Lakeshore Dr. Make a left turn. 3.5 Miles
    9.County Highway 561. Make a left turn .3 of a mile
    10. Florida Boys Ranch Rd 3.4 miles
    11. State Highway 33 Left turn 2.25 miles
    12. Laws Rd Make a Left Turn 2.7 miles
    13. County Highway 561 Right turn 3.9 miles
    14. State Highway 33 Left Turn 6.2 miles
    15. Green Pond Rd Right Turn 10.25 miles.(Bumpy Rd and on lane wooden bridge. Hit the long boards.)
    16. Rockridge Rd Right Turn 5.4 miles ( I usually make this a gas stop and a rest break. Take advantage of this.)
    Approx 65.5 miles
    Leg Two

    1.Continue Straight on Rockridge Rd. Crossing rt 98. 1.25 miles
    2.Old Dade City Rd. Make a Right turn 7.5 miles
    3.US 98 left turn 5.4 miles
    4. County Highway 35 Alternate Make a left and another left( A little jog exit) 5.2 miles
    5.Meridian Ave Left turn 1.2 miles(this will t-bone at County Highway 41.Make a right then the very next left. Co Rd 578. You can see this from the stop/yield sign.)
    6.County Highway 578(see description above.) 4.8 miles
    7.Jassamine Rd Right turn 2.8 miles
    8.James Rd Left turn .9 of a mile
    9. County Highway 41 Left Turn 1.5 miles
    10. Spring Lake Highway Right turn 3.5 miles
    11. County Highway 576 Left turn 5.25 miles
    12. County Highway 581 Left turn 1.9 miles
    13. Bayhead Rd Left Turn 4.4 miles(pretty much a single lane rd. becareful)
    14. Lake Iola Rd Right turn 3.9 miles
    15. County Highway 578 Right turn 4.3 miles
    16. County Highway 581 Right turn 8.6 miles
    17. County Highway 572 Left turn 3.8 miles
    18. US 41 Right turn 4.7 miles
    19. Ponce De Leon Blvd Left Turn .3 of a mile.( Turns into US Highway 98)
    20. US 98 straight 16 miles
    21. US 19 Right turn 9.8 miles
    22. W. Ozello Trail County Rd 494 Left Turn 9.0 Miles(becareful on this road. You lose it on one of these corners. Bike and you will most likely be in the SALT WATER.)
    Approx 106 miles
    Lunch at Pecks Old Port Cove. Awesome.
    352-795-2806
    Recommend Calling ahead for a party of 5 or more.
    The Return Trip

    1.Back out the same way you came in. 9.0 miles.
    2.US 19 Right turn 9.8 miles
    3.US 98 Left turn .1 of a mile
    4.County Highway 480 Left turn 12.5 miles
    5.County Highway 581 Right turn 4.6 miles
    6.County Highway 476 (Lake Lindsey Rd) Left turn 5.3 miles ( you will cross US 41.)
    7.County Highway 439(Istachatta Rd)(will turn into county highway 39) 7.2 miles
    8.County Highway 48 Right Turn .4 of a mile
    9.Trails End Rd. Left turn 2.2 miles
    10. S. Withlapopka Dr Left turn 3.2 miles
    11. E. Gobbler Dr. Right Turn 4.1 miles(stops at US41, good break stop)
    12. If you stop for a break then go back a 1/4 mile to S Old Floral City Rd.
    13. If you don’t Stop. S Old Floral City Rd will be a left turn.
    14. S. Old Floral City Rd. Right turn 2.2 miles
    15. County Highway 48 Left turn 23 miles (Follow signs through Busnell and Center Hill)
    16.County Rd 702 Right turn (after Center Hill) 8.6 miles. (will cross Co Hi 33, becomes Bridges Rd after 33)
    17. US 27 Left turn 4.5 miles (another good rest stop if needed.)
    18. County Highway 48 Right turn 2.5 miles
    19. Number 2 Rd Right turn 5.9 miles
    20. State Highway 19 Right turn 3.3 miles
    21. County Highway 455 Left turn 2.7 miles
    Sugarloaf loop
    22. County Rd 455 Straight 4.6 miles
    23. County Highway 561A Left Turn 3.2 miles
    24. County Rd. 561 Right turn 3.5 miles
    Route continues From the Corner of 455 and 561. Going south on 455.
    25. County Highway 455 Right turn 6.0 miles.
    26. Fosgate Rd. Right turn 1.8 miles
    27. Blackstill Lake Rd Right Turn 1.6 miles
    28. Old Highway 50 Left turn 4.0 miles (will come back to 455. Make a right and stay on old hwy 50.)
    29. State Highway 50 Left turn 4.1 miles
    30. County Highway 535 Right turn 15.5 miles.
    Approx 152 miles
    The End
    Right back where you started from.
    Hope you enjoyed the Run.
    You’ve just logged appox. 323.5 miles of Central Florida’s best curvy roads.
     
  2. rydahog

    rydahog Active Member

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    ok grill fish, i'm in,,,,,:D

    will copy and print this ride,,,i am retired sooooooooooooooooo!
    anytime pretty much that you want to EXPLORE...:) this road,,,email me . PM me ..or shout..hahha i will see ya,,ryd,,,:bigsmiley6:
     
  3. Dr. Dolittle

    Dr. Dolittle Experienced Member Staff Member Moderator Contributor

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    And when you're done messing around with this route, come on up and ride north Georgia and/or the Dragon for some REAL curvy roads! :p
     
  4. rydahog

    rydahog Active Member

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    As a matter of fact DR..D..3 of my buds from N.Y. are meeting me at the dragon in june,,:D
    should be a nice ride up to meet them and backroads home also..:newsmile047:
     
  5. SledDog

    SledDog Senior Member Staff Member Moderator

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    I've done alot that route on all my street legal bikes. Fun stuff. Of course, just about anything on the mid-Florida ridge can be tons of fun.
     
  6. jaceddie

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    I've copied this for my next trip down south. thanks
     
  7. Grillfish

    Grillfish Junior Member

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    I agree, Doc. My rear tire starting to look like this "\__/" and not like this "U" from these roads in FL. I'm doing my best ot track down some fun roads here in CFL.

    One of these days if I can get anough time off, I'll head north of FL :)

    Ride safe and have fun.
     
  8. Dr. Dolittle

    Dr. Dolittle Experienced Member Staff Member Moderator Contributor

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    I've got some vacation in June. Be sure to post something about your trip or even PM me - I might be able to join in at least part of the fun!


    How about June? :D