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Iron Mountain Road

Post by bigjohnsd » Wed Jul 15, 2020 10:39 am

Note the "Recommended Speed" of 20mph LOL

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Re: Iron Mountain Road

Post by BkerChuck » Wed Jul 15, 2020 1:46 pm

That road was one of the highlights of the Spearfish round up for Dianne and I in 2018. Hope to get back again some day.
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Re: Iron Mountain Road

Post by Abercrombie FJR » Wed Jul 15, 2020 11:55 pm

Fun road but a guy has to remember not to ride the pig tail sections on a dual sport with knobbies like a supermotard on hyper sport tires. Low sides may result. DAMHIK
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Re: Iron Mountain Road

Post by Tyler » Thu Jul 16, 2020 2:09 am

I loved that road when I was out there for the Black Hills gathering a couple of years ago... I didn't know about the pigtail bridges before going so it was a delightful and fun surprise... remember when we were stopped at the really narrow tunnel because there was some sort of rescue operation going on? And there was a long line of traffic waiting and those Harley riders thought they could just bypass everyone and go to the front of the line? And the wicked awesome ranger held them back when the tunnel finally opened and let everyone go in front of them? That was awesome!! :D
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Re: Iron Mountain Road

Post by raYzerman » Thu Jul 16, 2020 8:51 am

Awesome road!!!
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Re: Iron Mountain Road

Post by Geosci » Fri Jul 17, 2020 6:44 am

Rode this two-up back in 2014 on our first extended road trip. What I remember most is me focusing on the road making sure I didn't crash and Dahlia sightseeing and taking photos and asking if I saw that view, or that one, or oh, did you see that! :lol:

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Re: Iron Mountain Road

Post by Tyler » Fri Jul 17, 2020 10:35 pm

Geosci wrote:
Fri Jul 17, 2020 6:44 am
Rode this two-up back in 2014 on our first extended road trip. What I remember most is me focusing on the road making sure I didn't crash and Dahlia sightseeing and taking photos and asking if I saw that view, or that one, or oh, did you see that! :lol:
I have a friend who rides with his SO 2-up and she was always asking if we saw things... some of them really weird things like pink flamingos or a litter of foxes, etc. We accused her of hallucinating and would make up stuff that we saw that we didn't... it was kind of a running joke whenever we would ride together... "Hey Stevie... did you see the pink elephant??" :D :lol:
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Re: Iron Mountain Road

Post by raYzerman » Sat Jul 18, 2020 8:27 am

Ha ha, I have seen foxes and pink flamingos on my travels... but amazes me what I don't see when focusing on riding (which we all should). I have missed seeing foxes, police cars, all kinds of stuff... pillion tells me, or the rider behind me. I sometimes take pics while riding too, but pillion can do that and get the better shots.
I have seen a lot of white elephants, that gets a little depressing....
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Re: Iron Mountain Road

Post by nfa1eab » Tue Aug 11, 2020 9:29 am

Rode this last week with our group that went to Sturgis for the week before the rally. 1,200 miles in 4 days. Great weather, great friends, fantastic roads! The Black Hills are amazing.
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Re: Iron Mountain Road

Post by tominca » Wed Aug 12, 2020 8:18 pm

I love that road and have been on it many times. I always thought it was part of 16A and didn't know the history. Thanks John!
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