B743 : Strathaven - Muirkirk

Star Ratings
4 star route rating
Corners : 4 star route rating Motorcycle Road4.3
Straights : 3 star route rating Motorcycle Road3.0
Scenery : 3 star route rating Motorcycle Road3.3
Road Surface : 3 star route rating Motorcycle Road3.0
Visibility : 3 star route rating Motorcycle Road3.3
Police Presence : green 2 Motorcycle Road1.7
Hazards : green 3 Motorcycle Road2.7

Info
Route Added By :
Date : January 2, 2006
Length : 19 kms / 11.8 miles
Download GPX - ???
Road Type : Rural
Map Key : Red = Excellent | Blue = Good | Purple = Other Recommended
February 10, 2014 - 4 star route rating Motorcycle Road4.0

The above reviews are true but recently the southern half of the road has been resurfaced (mostly) and this has improved the road and experience.


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May 17, 2006 - 3 star route rating Motorcycle Road3.0

i done this road from muirkirk to strathaven, it was a good ride when i had my mrs on the back as i took it easy, when i went myself i went a bit harder and the road is very bumpy, i almost ended up in a field a few times after leaning the bike into the corners only to hit a bump and run wide. overall a nice run but watch out for the bumps


January 2, 2006 - 4 star route rating Motorcycle Road4.0

"The Muirkirk Road" Starts off at the staggered junction in Strathaven onto very fast straight then a slowish left over a raised bridge.... and from there the fun doesn't stop. Fairly decent surface and open enough for cracking on.....until you pass Dungavel HMP(toot-toot) then it is'nt. From here to Muirkirk fitting a steering damper will not be far from your mind, whatever you ride .Never the less it is very entertaining.