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Need Ellijay GA. road cycling routes:

Old 09-13-12, 07:44 AM
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Need Ellijay GA. road cycling routes:

My family is renting a cabin outside Ellijay GA. and I'm trying to find some short road bike routes in the area, preferably from the front door of the cabin. While I don't have the exact address for the rental property yet, I have been informed that it's off of Flag Pole Rd. Internet research hasn't been particularly helpful, although I have seen a few routes that are within driving distance to our vacation spot. Any recommendations would be greatly appreciated. Often times when I'm looking for a route and can't find anything online, I'll resort to google maps and utilize "street-view" to determine if it's a safe and worthwhile route. Apparently this feature isn't available in the area surrounding Ellijay, most likely due to it's rural mountains. I just don't want to waste time looking for decent roads while I'm there, and I'm trying my best to avoid highly traveled, windy mountain roads. Thanks in advance to all.
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Is the cabin in the mountains? I've stayed in a cabin up that way and the roads were so steep going up to the cabin that I thought my car's front wheels might come off the ground as I puttered up in 1st gear. I can't imagine riding a bicycle on those roads. Even the 26/34 combo on my touring bike would kill my legs.

But yeah, you probably won't find a lot of those mountain roads mapped online.
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Look thru the Cartecay Bike Shop website. They have a few route maps. There's a bike lane on route 52 heading east from East Ellijay.
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