General-

For FlyBy Week in 2022 there are 28 routes to choose from. Most are available as a printable PDF file that includes a map and turn-by-turn route instructions, and all are available as individual Garmin GPX format files. Most routes are split into two or more parts to avoid confusion of closed loops and roads that would otherwise cross or the same road ridden in both directions.

Part 1 of each route takes you from the hotel to the suggested lunch stop. Part 2 takes you from lunch back to the hotel, usually by a different path.

All routes have gas stop waypoints added at distances of 60-100 miles intervals.

Route Types-

· SHORT ROUTES- 50-120 MILES in length, are mostly based on longer routes, but shortened to be able to be ridden in 3 hours or less. They do not have lunch stops and are provided in a one part format.

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DESTINATION routes include parks and points of interest such as Holly River state park in WV, New River Bridge and gorge, Big Muskie Shovel etc.

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EZ NAVIGATION ROUTES FOR NON-GPS utilize easily identified roads and are designed to be followed using a simple map and fewer instructions to make navigation simple.

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TOURING BIKE-FRIENDLY routes are easier for big touring bikes.

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TWISTY routes have sharp curves, elevation changes and are best for sport-touring and sport bikes.

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TECHNICAL routes, like TWISTY routes, have sharp curves and elevation changes, but also include county roads that may contain potholes, patches, gravel on pavement, slips, etc, that are severe enough to require slowing down at times. Sport and touring bike riders who dislike rough roads may want to avoid these routes. OTOH, riders of ADV style bikes of all sizes will probably be delighted, as these are the little back roads that take you through the most interesting terrain and scenery. The phrase "Tech" will appear in the names of individual route segments for some routes that have both regular and "Tech" versions contained in them.

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ADVENTURE routes utilize mostly dirt and gravel roads. Level of difficulty varies with each route, so read the individual descriptions carefully. Most do not contain any single-track, steep climbs or big rocks and gullies. They are suitable for all dual-sport and adventure bikes regardless of size or tire selection. A couple of others are more challenging and include "hero" sections. Again, read descriptions carefully!

Navigation Difficulty-

· SIMPLE routes for non-GPS utilize easily identified roads and have fewer turn instructions than other routes.

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AVERAGE routes can have a lengthy list of instructions, but roads are generally well marked and easy to follow

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COMPLEX routes may include roads that are poorly marked and have many turn instructions. PDF turn-by-turn instructions are provided for most of them, but a GPS with the route loaded in it is highly recommended.

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ADVENTURE routes frequently use dirt roads and trails that are not routeable on a GPS, therefore it is highly recommend to use the provided TRACKS for navigation. (Some of our Adventure routes are tracks only)