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      11-16-2010, 10:31 PM   #1
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Video of first back roads drive after break-in period

This isn't the most entertaining video, but I thought I'd share it anyways. The great thing about living in the South Bay (south of San Francisco) is we have a wealth of great driving roads around the outskirts of the busy Silicon Valley. I took it fairly easy as I've only been driving this car for a week and this was my first time on this road. The M3 might be at home on the race track, but it's meant for these back roads as well.



(You can view it in 720p after you hit play)

Video was shot with a GoPro HD Motorsports Hero mounted on my hood.
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      11-16-2010, 10:32 PM   #2
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That engine ROARS!
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      11-16-2010, 10:35 PM   #3
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now that is how you drive an M3. Very nicely done sir.
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      11-16-2010, 10:43 PM   #4
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Wish there was a road like that around here.
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      11-17-2010, 12:02 AM   #5
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Thanks for sharing the video.

I highly recommend Hwy 1 from Marin City north to Tomales, it's worth the drive.

Or go east to New Priest Grade, google it.
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      11-17-2010, 12:08 AM   #6
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Engine sounds great!
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      11-17-2010, 12:42 AM   #7
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where is this?
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      11-17-2010, 12:44 AM   #8
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we have a wealth of great driving roads around
Great vid. My favorite route is CA17 between Los Gatos and Watsonville. Always puts a big smile on my face.
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      11-17-2010, 12:46 AM   #9
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I wish we had roads like that one!!!
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      11-17-2010, 01:13 AM   #10
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yeah... kind of jealous.. road here in chicago is like........I don't have other words to describe it.. but sh*t.....
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      11-17-2010, 01:42 AM   #11
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Thanks for sharing the video.

I highly recommend Hwy 1 from Marin City north to Tomales, it's worth the drive.

Or go east to New Priest Grade, google it.
Yea 1 is a nice stretch, but I never drive fast because I see cops all the time on that road.

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where is this?
Here's the road on google maps: http://d.pr/VDX8 (might have to zoom out a bit)

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Great vid. My favorite route is CA17 between Los Gatos and Watsonville. Always puts a big smile on my face.
That goes to Santa Cruz right? That's fun as well, but every time I go there's a lot of traffic.

My favorite cruising road has to be Skyline Blvd in the morning on a weekday. No cars and it's just a beautiful and smooth drive through some nice twisty roads.
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      11-17-2010, 02:34 AM   #12
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that sounds so sick
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      11-17-2010, 04:51 AM   #13
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Luv it man! Congrats on the breakin!
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      11-17-2010, 08:27 AM   #14
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wow, cool video i wish we had roads like that here in nyc!!!!
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great road, super sexy engine
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Engine does sound good. Great video
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Great footage and roads I can only dream of, is it only me that thinks the M3 engine sounds supercharged?
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nice great drive
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Awesome, thanks man! This vid was the best part of my day. I love back road driving.
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      11-18-2010, 11:32 PM   #20
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Wish there was a road like that around here.
My thoughts exactly.
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      11-19-2010, 12:45 AM   #21
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Wish there was a road like that around here.
lol same , here every 2 blocks is a light
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This isn't the most entertaining video, but I thought I'd share it anyways. The great thing about living in the South Bay (south of San Francisco) is we have a wealth of great driving roads around the outskirts of the busy Silicon Valley. I took it fairly easy as I've only been driving this car for a week and this was my first time on this road. The M3 might be at home on the race track, but it's meant for these back roads as well.



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Damn, we should drive together some time. The only road I've been to is highway 9 and I've been there more than 5 times already, getting bored.
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