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    Thread: roads in OR/WA that is like Germantown Rd.

    1. 05-13-2007 03:30 AM #1
      Anyone know any places out in Oregon or Washington, that has the twists and turns like Germantown Road?
      If so, can you post either a map or directions.
      Thanks in advance for your help!



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      05-13-2007 03:36 AM #2
      what's Germantown Road?
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      05-13-2007 03:37 AM #3
      Its a road in oregon heading from the outer edges of hillsboro out to the st. john's area of portland.



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      05-13-2007 03:41 AM #4
      Germantown road has a lot of good twists, and many elevation changes that make it fun as hell to drive.

    5. 05-13-2007 03:42 AM #5
      my bad...Germantown Rd is a stretch of road (not to sure how many miles) with sharp turns and stuff that is located in Raleigh Hills in Oregon.

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      05-13-2007 03:42 AM #6
      Dammit Bryan, you beat me to it by like 5 seconds......

    7. 05-13-2007 03:44 AM #7
      Anyone know of any other places?? Wanted to just chill and drive around on my days off and enjoy driving my car.

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      05-13-2007 03:50 AM #8
      Quote, originally posted by GTIzane »
      Dammit Bryan, you beat me to it by like 5 seconds......

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      05-13-2007 04:17 AM #9
      there is a small stretch of highway seven before you approach alder lake that is pretty golden.

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      05-13-2007 05:55 AM #10
      F**K German town to many cars Rocky Point road and Logie Trail are the ****.

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      05-13-2007 06:02 AM #11
      there are roads like that all over the northwest.
      There are some good roads in the mountains heading up towards Mt. Rainier.. same to Mt. St. Helens. Chuckanut drive is pretty good.. albeit crowded and short. Mercer Island has some sweet roads.. though full of rich people who like to drive 20mph. Cornelius Pass west of Portland has a good stretch of road. My favorite bit of road is nearly a 2 hour stretch that goes from Port Angeles, WA out to Neah Bay.. using US-101 and SR-112.
      There was a 'great driving roads' thread, or something like that, a year or so ago that had some good maps and pictures.
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      05-13-2007 06:25 AM #13
      head east into montana on I-90 until you get to the crest of the mountains, turn around, and enjoy.

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      05-13-2007 07:29 AM #14
      Hebo Road [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG] aka hwy22 between spirit mt casino and the 101
      pic from the summit:

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    15. 05-13-2007 09:15 AM #15
      Quote, originally posted by rootrider »
      here.. just found the two threads I was thinking of:
      http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=237388

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    16. 05-13-2007 12:28 PM #16
      there are some roads in gresham i forgot what they are called but its like an incline than a decline and it winds for days.

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      05-13-2007 12:34 PM #17
      Quote, originally posted by a2coupe2a_ »
      there is a small stretch of highway seven before you approach alder lake that is pretty golden.

      I'll be driving that stretch of road today. My folks live in Ashford. Too bad it'll be in a Dodge Caravan with the whole family...
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    18. 05-13-2007 12:51 PM #18
      You want a road with a lot of twist, drive wolf creek road. I recked my 88 gti 16v going up that road about mile post 9 1/2. My back end found a patch of rocks, and my cluch was sleping do to oil seal which i did not know was out at the time, any ways its gone now.. And al of its componets went into my MK1 Rabbit... You will not find a twister road then wolf creek road, recomend speed along that road is 15mph, its fun at 60 or more...


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      05-13-2007 01:26 PM #19
      As rootrider said, Chuckanut is pretty good, but you have to get there early in the morning for it to be worth it. It's too crowded and there are too many pedestrians. Mt. Baker Highway during the summer can be pretty intense. I know of a road up here as well, but it's only about 15 seconds long, but DAMN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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    20. 05-13-2007 02:15 PM #20
      NF-25 and NF-90 on the east and south end of Mt St Helens is a blast to drive.

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      05-13-2007 02:45 PM #21
      Humphrey blvd in sw portland up in the heights. its a 2 mile road, with 15 mile an hour corners. it has some of the best switchbacks and broad turns. it looks like a race track set in a forested mountainous area. i live right by this road, and i look for every damn excuse to drive it at least once a day in my rabbit and jetta. mapquest st. thomas moore church and the start is right there at the top of patton rd. cheers

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      05-13-2007 04:10 PM #22
      Quote, originally posted by badcvboot »
      Hebo Road [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG] aka hwy22 between spirit mt casino and the 101
      pic from the summit:

      agreed.. there is also skyline road in s. salem where it leads down to the flats from chinook estates to the bottom... crazy turns, massive brake stomps all the way down... come back up the hill and do some nice 1 wheel lifts staying deep in 2nd gear.... if you want a challenge for your brakes and your driving skills, this will do it..
      another fun road in s. salem is croisan creek about a 2 mile stretch of 15mph curves.. watch out for someone coming the other way and the po-po... they like to watch and hand out tickets...
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    23. 05-13-2007 04:56 PM #23
      get out towards beavercreek/clarkes area and get lost then try to get home, most of the roads out here are great

    24. 05-14-2007 02:22 AM #24
      Quote, originally posted by Rlyeezz2 »
      get out towards beavercreek/clarkes area and get lost then try to get home, most of the roads out here are great

      you stole my idea!
      just as he was saying: Beavecreek rd from hwy 213, down to 211...lots of nice 25/35 mph corners. with strut bars, you can take the 35s at 75. trust me.

    25. 05-14-2007 02:59 AM #25
      Thanks again for all the driving destinations. I'll try and drive through them when I get the chance on my long days off. Looking forward to these relaxing drives!

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