A836 : Lairg - Melvich

Star Ratings
4 gwiazdkowa ocena trasy
Corners : 5 gwiazdkowa ocena trasy Trasy Motocyklowe4.7
Straights : 3 gwiazdkowa ocena trasy Trasy Motocyklowe2.7
Scenery : 5 gwiazdkowa ocena trasy Trasy Motocyklowe4.7
Road Surface : 4 gwiazdkowa ocena trasy Trasy Motocyklowe3.7
Visibility : 4 gwiazdkowa ocena trasy Trasy Motocyklowe4.0
Police Presence : green 1 Motorcycle Road1.0
Hazards : green 3 Motorcycle Road2.7

Info
Route Added By : Notarian
Date : Listopad 16, 2007
Length : 101 kms / 62.8 miles
Download GPX - ???
Road Type : Przybrzeżny
Map Key : Red = Excellent | Blue = Good | Purple = Other Recommended
Czerwiec 11, 2012 - 4 gwiazdkowa ocena trasy Trasy Motocyklowe4.0

I agree with the other reviews this is a nice but very remote route. Dont ride past a petrol station, there arent many. The worlds most expensive fuel is in Durness, but can you blame them? Dont worry about single track, there are almost no other road users (think Olivers Mount!) you can go very fast up here.


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Wrzesień 12, 2008 - 5 gwiazdkowa ocena trasy Trasy Motocyklowe5.0

Ok i have it on good authority that their is 1 copper to cover most of this area!

The A836 is a fast sweeping road and i recommend you fill up in Lairg.


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Listopad 16, 2007 - 4 gwiazdkowa ocena trasy Trasy Motocyklowe4.0

For anyone riding north on the A838 to Durness, dont stop there - carry right on around the North coast. This is a delight that, road wise, comes in sections, rather than the whole, but the scenery is spectacular.
A really fine bit of riding shortly after Durness around Loch Enboll (wide single track but quick enough).
Turn right at Kyle of Tongue (dont cross the bridge) for a another beautiful stretch (Ben Hope) around the south end of the Kyle and up into the village of Tongue.
Tongue to Bettyhill is another wide single track, but just past Bettyhill the road widens to 2 lanes and is simply a stunning blast of very fast sweepers until Armadale.


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