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Is there a better route between Crewkerne & Sherborne?

Postby Jug_Inspector » Aug 13th, '17, 17:03

Rode a route this afternoon which turned out to be a pretty good route for a trip.

Problem is the part that follows the A30 from Crewkerne to Yeovil was painful as there seemed like loads of 20 mph zones. My GPS didn't tracklog so I can't see exactly where they were... but they were on this stretch.

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So is there a better route that is interesting (not the A303) to get to the A30 near the Yeovil golf club (anywhere after)?

Other than that it was a pretty nice route. 3-4 hours with stops and some nice fast bits too.
Coffee at Portland Bill, burger at West bay.
Lofted the front wheel accidentally over a bump in the road for the first time (in 5th I think), which felt nice.. must be getting use to the SD now 8)

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Re: Is there a better route between Crewkerne & Sherborne?

Postby ptolemyx » Aug 14th, '17, 05:23

Try this, mostly reasonable leafy lanes, not much in the way of lower speed limits but you won't be doing more than 60 a lot of the time either:-
https://goo.gl/maps/kbTnwTwX7AT2
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Re: Is there a better route between Crewkerne & Sherborne?

Postby Jug_Inspector » Aug 14th, '17, 07:24

Cool, thanks.. I'll give that route a ride and see.
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Re: Is there a better route between Crewkerne & Sherborne?

Postby billinom8s » Aug 14th, '17, 16:51

I know of I sweet route from crewkerne through to the stick ball field, I'll do the map later for ya.
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Re: Is there a better route between Crewkerne & Sherborne?

Postby billinom8s » Aug 14th, '17, 17:08

https://goo.gl/maps/1oPDPRoMc282" onclick="window.open(this.href)



I know there's a bit of 303 in it, but it's about 3 miles - if that.
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Re: Is there a better route between Crewkerne & Sherborne?

Postby Jug_Inspector » Aug 14th, '17, 17:53

Lovely..., locked and loaded.
Will give them both go soon. :D
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Re: Is there a better route between Crewkerne & Sherborne?

Postby MellowYellow » Aug 14th, '17, 20:03

billinom8s wrote:https://goo.gl/maps/1oPDPRoMc282" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;" onclick="window.open(this.href)

I know there's a bit of 303 in it, but it's about 3 miles - if that.


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