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The ride to Galena is lovely!

From the south, the happiest route detours northwest immediately at the north edge of Hanover. Follow Blackjack Road through twisties, ascend the hills and enjoy scenic views over fields and valleys. Be alert for a short construction zone with washboard gravel. Descend through more twisties into quaint Galena and enjoy great touring, shopping in the 1840's district, and fine dining! It's a perfect day for a couple!

An alternate route is due north from Hanover. Get past the rough two-lane, then very smooth roads open for sweeping, high-speed curves and fun ascents and descents.

On he way south from Galena through Hanover, pass through shaded leafy areas, ride alongside the Mississippi as freight trains greet you, tour the superb hills in Palisades State Park, and enjoy fellow riders on the Great River Road. It's a very pretty ride!

Pictured is an '09 883C near President Grant's house.

I had a great time leaning the bike through the swoopy curves on the highway south of Galena!

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Thanks for posting the ride report - I love seeing where other people ride...



BTW, in your actual posting code, you want to see only one set of [IMG][/IMG]
tags show up on either side of the link to your picture - You don't want the
[url][/url] codes there unless you're making the picture a link as well...
And you don't want to see html <img code in there either...

If the [IMG][/IMG] code comes along when you copy the link from your hosting site,
then don't use the little image icon, just paste the link directly in your post.
If the [IMG][/IMG] code does not come along when you copy, then use the icon.

Picture links should look like this in your posting text box:
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