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    MI: West/NW Drives?

    Do any good roads exist in good ole West Michigan? I just got here from NC and i miss the "tail" only being a few hours away.
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    that depends on what part of western michigan your at. If your in the northern lower peninusla, then do a search for M119. If your farther south, I cant help you. If your in the U.P. I cant help you... But from TC to Cross village, I can help ya, lol.

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    im near GR but im willing to drive anywhere to get a good road. what ya got in mind?
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    a 20 mile stretch called M119 north of harbor.

    http://www.linuxdrifter.com/coppermi...ls.php?album=3

    those are some pics I took last time I was up there. It's a long drive from GR, but (to me at least) would be worth it. I posted some info on it in this thread...

    MI: highway M119

    To me, it's the only road...

    I'll post my standard teaser pic.
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    DOOOOOOOD!!!! im gonna be there as soon as i get the clutch broke in. how is the traffic situation? im all about keeping it sane but i dont wanna be stuck behind granny smith and her ford LTD. im so excited now. thank you you have givven me hope!
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    Traffic sucks due to the sole reason that your proabably going about twice as fast as everyone else, so you will catch someone. Usually they'll let you pass after a while though. Oncoming traffic is a little different because you have to slow down (remember, it's only about a lane and a half wide) but still not too bad. I recommend going just after dark because then you can see the oncoming traffic's lights, but watch out for deer. I havent seen any, but they are out there.

    I was planning on going up there today, but bent a tie rod last night (when turning my car around, understeer -> curb -> hit -> mechanic's till monday).

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    awsome guy. i cant wait to get up there and check out that road. some of the guys down here are talking about having a suby style get together if anyone is down? maybe we could all roll together.
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    Actually, If your coming up for Sno*Drift (the rally) I'm trying to get together a fun run. The rally is in atlanta michigan, which is about an hour away from here.

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    I go to school at Calvin. I'd probably wanna meet near GR. After finals I'll be in Tibet until the end of January, but after that I'll be around til may.

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    There is a nice area over by GrandVille. It is swooping, not much traffic, and there is a one way drive through the woods that is one lane. It is over by the parks where wilson/28th are. The negatives: after a while on the road it gets bumpy, and SLOW down for the bump sign. My first time I jumped the STi there. Also, there are alot of parks in the area so cops are driving around, and there is a looong strech of 25mph between parks and it is h3ll to drive down within the speed limit.

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    im gonna have to check that out when i get a chance. thats like right near where i work. thanks.

    i havent had a chance to get the road up north yet toocool but give me a mont or so and a decent thawing. i get my car back from the shop this week, a little car on deer action
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