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A stroll down memory highway.

I was going through my video archives and came across video that I shot this past summer as I drove along one of my favorite stretches of highway to ride, Highway 55.

It skirts the Wolf River as it cuts through the Menominee Indian Reservation. My dad was born and raised in Keshena, a small town situated in the southern portion of the reservation.

I frequently tore up 55 on my Ducati Monster when I was living in Shawano, which is seven miles south of the reservation. This stretch of asphalt twists and turns through beautiful stands of old growth forest. God, I miss riding my old friend 55. I will ride it again.

I strongly recommend riding this portion of Highway 55, you won’t regret it.

If you zoom out on the map below a bit, you can actually see the outline of the Menominee Indian Reservation. This is due to its dense forests.


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One Comment

  1. Drew McKnight
    Posted 9 Mar ’12 at 11:33 am | Permalink

    WOW Todd!! This video is ABSOLUTELY BREATH-TAKING!!!! Although I too,have driven on Rt.55,it was UNFORTUNATELY,on FOUR-WHEELS……..instead of Two!!!! However,I can most CERTAINLY SEE why THIS is your Favorite backroad ride!! Ahhhhh,the entire video,was simply “HEAVEN” for the eyeballs!! Lol.
    I also have a video on YouTube,of a backwoods-ride I took back in Sept. of last year and if You wouldn’t mind me posting the link to it,here on your site,I’d Love it if You and anyone else who’s interested,would enjoy watching it!! Of course,I’ll be the FIRST to say,that it in NO-WAY…………even comes CLOSE to the razor-sharp detail You used in filming YOUR Ride on here!! As my bike-cam isn’t NEARLY as clear as your is,however………I hope You and anyone else,are still able to enjoy a sunny-day ride in Ohio!! Lol.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u-6jZ1FXX68

    Thank-You Todd!! As your Video here,and this entire site,is simply WONDERFUL!! All my best to You!!

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