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B4507

Wantage to: Swindon

What, another good road in Oxfordshire (see B4494)? This one is relatively slow and only a few miles long, but a real test of handling. Do not attempt to go fast on a Pan-European! The key section runs from Letcombe to Ashbury, past the famous White Horse (a great place to stop and picnic). Try it carefully on your first visit. It's VERY tight and twisty, swooping up and down enough to make you seasick, and has nice gravelly apexes, bumpy patches and barbed wire fences everywhere to add spice. But it's very satisfying when you get it right. Mid-week off-peak is best, and unfortunately should be avoided on Sundays, when the road fills up with hikers, cyclists, grannies etc.


A1065

A11 to: Fakenham

If you join the A1065 at the Mildenhall, Thetford round-about and head north towards Swaffam. A lovely route that goes on for about 35 miles, twisties, straights (160Mph+ on a ZZ-R600) and nice little lips of round-abouts. There are a few police, though they're not too bright and tend to wait in very slow sections where you are well under the 60MPh limit. Once at Fakenham, you can either go left to King Lynne (on the fast A148) or right to Norwich also on the A148.


B6255

Ingleton to: Hawes

'THE CHEESE RUN' from Gt Manchester take A59 west towards Gisburn from Preston side.Turn left at Gisburn A682 and head up to A65 for Settle.Through Setle up to Ingleton, beware Police, then turn right onto B6255 signposted 'White Scar Caves' go through village then out onto fast road which is mainly straight until you reach Ribblehead Viaduct. Brew stop there,then carry on through twisty bits to Hawes. Road gives good forward views. Get some Wensleydale cheese from the factory, then out on A684 and left onto A683 down to Devils Bridge for burger then home to wife saying you just nipped out to get some cheese!.


A271

Battle to: Ninfield

A gorgeous Road with little sign of any coppers. I sometimes use this route on my way home from college. I don't go that fast as I have a CB125TD C. But if I get enough money I would get an Aprilia RS250 and try out the twisty section at ashburnham place. Alternativly turn left at the first junction you come to from the green section of road (If you think I am color blind then you are wrong, the roads are colored at a change in limit. Handly the road at these markers is layed with high friction asphalt like at most zebra crossings so you will be able to give it some stick from the markers ith out worring about wheelspin).


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