N10-4 / N379-1 : Setúbal ( Arrábida Loop )

Summary

4 gwiazdkowa ocena trasy
Corners : 4 gwiazdkowa ocena trasy Trasy Motocyklowe4.4
Straights : 3 gwiazdkowa ocena trasy Trasy Motocyklowe2.8
Scenery : 5 gwiazdkowa ocena trasy Trasy Motocyklowe4.8
Road Surface : 4 gwiazdkowa ocena trasy Trasy Motocyklowe3.8
Visibility : 3 gwiazdkowa ocena trasy Trasy Motocyklowe3.0
Police Presence : green 3 Motorcycle Road2.2
Hazards : green 3 Motorcycle Road2.6

Info

Route Added By : pma_id
Date : Sierpień 31, 2008
Length : 23 kms / 14.3 miles GPX - ???
Road Type : Przybrzeżny

Lipiec 9, 2012 - 5 gwiazdkowa ocena trasy Trasy Motocyklowe5.0

Fantastic roads, beautiful scenary, great for a fast getaway. It takes more or less 1h to complete, really worth the time

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Grudzień 24, 2011 - 4 gwiazdkowa ocena trasy Trasy Motocyklowe4.0

A great starting point for this route is Saint Philip's Fort ( Forte de São Filipe) in Setubal.
Do not miss it.
The route is very pleasant and relaxing.
In sunny, dry winter or spring days is is perfect.
Avoid the coastal bit at all cost in summer week-ends.

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Styczeń 5, 2010 - 5 gwiazdkowa ocena trasy Trasy Motocyklowe5.0

Ive been here in this last summer, but at this time we have too many traffic because of people trying to park to go to the beach. The best time to enjoy this course is at the spring time.
Beside this, it has good tarmac, great curves, corners and some straight sections. But watch out for the speed, because at the end of this straight sections we have some sharp corners.




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Listopad 12, 2009 - 4 gwiazdkowa ocena trasy Trasy Motocyklowe4.0

Ive been here last weekend and I really enjoy this course!

Its has a spectacular enviornement, great closed curves and corners. Its a really challeging road! Great fun specially for supermoto bikes!

Be aware to not enlarge your curve line or you may have a big accident!

Very good for sunny Winter days!

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Sierpień 31, 2008 - 4 gwiazdkowa ocena trasy Trasy Motocyklowe4.0

We start this one coming from Setúbal, but other entrance routes are available.

If you do the main avenue near the city port, you will end up in a road that enters Serra da Arrábida natural park (a protected nature area). Just keep going forward and you will be doing the lower road in the loop. The tarmac is a little inconsistent and bumpy and with the beach crowds in the summer and some police presence, a moderate pace is advised. This section of the road is occasionally one way only (your current way).

You are now going by the lower part of the cement factory (yes, there is a cement factory in a natural park!) and some beaches. Proceed straight forward in the Portinho da Arrábida intersection (a great beach spot) and you will arrive at another intersection at the end of the road, turn right here and you can start the upper section of the loop.

The tarmac up here is much better and the view even more so, also, less traffic. There are some straight sections, but some very interesting corners.

Be careful when approaching the quarry (yes, there is also a quarry!), the road is full of dust.

After the quarry, you will come to the end of the road, turn right, go past the cement factory and back to your starting point. From here you can redo the loop (right) or go for Setúbal (left).

Since this is a natural park, please avoid littering, excessive speeds or very loud pipes.

If you do the loop early in the morning you can avoid the beach crowds, police, cyclists, boyscouts, etc.

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