Posted by: caryandjohn | May 20, 2014

2014 Sheetiron/Streetiron

We were all off to Stonyford this weekend for the fabulous Oakland Motorcycle Club Sheetiron 300 …

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The OMC Sweeper Crew in Soda Creek at 4:30 pm … “You’re late!” 🙂

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Took the usual Knoxville, Reiff Road route … beautiful spring flowers …

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The stock pond up from the Buck Island intersection …

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Stonyford … home for the next few days …

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Met Bicycle Phil at the Rodeo Grounds …

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Phil’s famous Dirty Burger … yum!

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Mel, sporting his club cap!

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Road Captain Ben and Vice Prez Kevin with Kevin’s BMW 800 GS Adventure …

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Ben and Phil and Ben’s new ’03 Yamaha FZ1 … very cool bike!

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Ethan Dale on Brian Holms’ DRZ … Ethan liked Brian’s Suzuki so much he says he’s going to buy one …

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My friend Lee …

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Daniel resurrected James’ old DRZ … he loves it compared to the KLX he rode last season …

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James and Kalle rode up on Saturday to hang out …

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Phil and I did a 160 mile Grand Tour of the Mendocino National Forest on Friday … he made it to the tippy-top of Mt Hull …

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… and riding his ’14 KTM 500 off the top of Mt Hull … a real motorcycle rally racer! 🙂

Phil and Super Dave ran all 300 miles of the hard-splits on Saturday … or the “Extreme Iron” … my heroes!

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Mel and Kevin relaxing at our usual campsite …

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Sunset at the Rodeo Grounds …

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Ethan and Kevin …

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On Saturday I got up at 4:30 am and rode up to watch the sunrise …

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Beautiful California … looking east down towards Stonyford …

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Sunday morning I talked James and Kalle into joining me for another sunrise ride …

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… and sunrise Sunday …

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Kalle on his first-gen KLR …

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… and James on the GSA …

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Phil and I went for another ride on Sunday afternoon …

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To the top of Sheetiron Mountain …

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We found some friends in the register …

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Mt Hull from Sheetiron Mountain …

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Anthony Peak Watchtower …

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… and the view north towards the Yolla Bollys …

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Another campfire …

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Ethan and I had a good ride home … Up on Buck Island Ridge …

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Heading home …

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A wonderful weekend … Thanks to Phil for feeding us, the guys for hanging out and riding and to the OMC for another Sheetiron … see you next year!

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A map to Anthony Peak from Stonyford …

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Our friend, Bungee Brent …

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A map to Sheetiron Mountain from Lake Pillsbury …

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Responses

  1. Fun!! —-Bill S.

  2. Hi Dad,
    We had a super-fun time …
    Glad you and Dede had a nice time in Italy!
    xox,
    — Cary & John

  3. Great report John!

  4. Hi Steve,
    Missed this when you posted, thanks!
    hope to see you on Thursday!
    — Cary & John A


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