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Title: Dragon
Post by: rajflyboy on July 03, 2017, 09:47:06 pm
I haven't been up there in a few years.  How crowded is the place now a days on the weekends?


Title: Re: Dragon
Post by: jay547 on July 03, 2017, 09:51:50 pm
I've never been but the guys on ADV say to stay away on weekends. They say it's so crowded now to either stay away completely or only go on weekday, early mornings.


Title: Re: Dragon
Post by: rajflyboy on July 04, 2017, 12:48:36 pm
Weekday 7 am

 :thumbsup:


Title: Re: Dragon
Post by: DosEquis00 on July 04, 2017, 12:58:41 pm
Just ride it and enjoy no matter when you get there  :bigok:


Title: Re: Dragon
Post by: rajflyboy on July 04, 2017, 01:17:14 pm
Speed limit used to be 55 mph

You can't even get that fast for most of that stretch of highway


Title: Re: Dragon
Post by: garry on July 04, 2017, 03:37:40 pm
It's a zoo on weekends and can be pretty busy on Fridays too. Early on a week day is your best bet. It's the getting stuck behind a car or a cruiser, or whatever (KLR pulling a trailer with dogs in it) that just sucks. There are plenty of pullouts for people with some courtesy to use but if they don't, passing can be sketchy. Last time there I didn't notice any LEOs but it was a weekday.


Title: Re: Dragon
Post by: rajflyboy on July 05, 2017, 08:41:48 pm
Thanks for the info  :thumbsup:


Title: Re: Dragon
Post by: GRN on January 31, 2018, 01:43:10 am
Weekdays, during the school year, before breakfast... or I go somewhere else.


Title: Re: Dragon
Post by: rajflyboy on January 31, 2018, 06:37:33 am

Weekdays, during the school year, before breakfast... or I go somewhere else.


This  :thumbsup:


Title: Re: Dragon
Post by: SLK50 on January 31, 2018, 10:01:50 am
Rather than waste time on the “Dragon”,
ride the Cherohala. Twice.


Title: Re: Dragon
Post by: rajflyboy on January 31, 2018, 02:47:30 pm

Rather than waste time on the “Dragon”,
ride the Cherohala. Twice.


I love both


Title: Re: Dragon
Post by: tidrick on January 31, 2018, 10:36:08 pm

Speed limit used to be 55 mph

You can't even get that fast for most of that stretch of highway



ASSUMING you mean "due to traffic" - I (almost) agree.

IF, however, you mean "due to the road" - hummm.... I strongly disagree. On an ST1100. And I am not *particularly* fast...
 :lol:


Title: Re: Dragon
Post by: rajflyboy on February 01, 2018, 06:48:30 am



ASSUMING you mean "due to traffic" - I (almost) agree.

IF, however, you mean "due to the road" - hummm.... I strongly disagree. On an ST1100. And I am not *particularly* fast...
 :lol:


You crazy then

 :lol:


Title: Re: Dragon
Post by: tidrick on February 01, 2018, 09:01:06 pm



You crazy then

 :lol:


Wellllll...... really can't say I can argue with ya there! Billy Joel sings a song I kinda like along these lines.  :-)

"You may be right, I may be crazy..."

Ahum... I'll just stop right there! Ha!


Title: Re: Dragon
Post by: rajflyboy on February 01, 2018, 09:33:51 pm
I remember some folks claiming to have the record time across the 11 Miles.  

I want to say they were around 55 to 60 mph average.  

That was a long time ago.  Early 2000’s


Title: Re: Dragon
Post by: garry on February 02, 2018, 07:13:22 pm
I bet a sumo is the perfect bike for that road. I've done it on just about every bike I've owned and it always seemed more like work than fun. A technical challenge to ride at a smooth steady brisk pace for sure. So many other roads in the area that I'd rather ride and enjoy more.


Title: Re: Dragon
Post by: rajflyboy on February 02, 2018, 07:31:01 pm
DRZ 400 SM

Best bike I have ridden on for the dragon


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