Ride Report; Beat the Heat, a Short Section on the Toiyabe Crest Trail

Austin, NV is the mountain bike town that could be. It boasts a variety of trails right out of town and is nestled in the Toiyabe Range off US Highway 50, the loneliest road in America. There are a variety of campgrounds, historic points of interest, hot springs, and other attractions to bring you to …

Continue reading Ride Report; Beat the Heat, a Short Section on the Toiyabe Crest Trail

Winter Tour II: Lida Junction-Beatty Loop

While my ride from Tonapah to Lida Junction was eye-opening, fantastic, and successful I was a little disappointed I hadn't ridden all the way to Beatty and back. I definitely underestimated the weather, forgot to bring the supplies to keep my electronics charged, on that note I was over reliant on electronic navigation, so mistakes …

Continue reading Winter Tour II: Lida Junction-Beatty Loop

Ride Report; Stillwater National Wildlife Refuge and Stillwater Range

Vernal wetlands, marshes, swamps, estuaries, and salt flats can appear (and smell) unappealing to the eye (and nose). But their value to the ecology, biodiversity, and therefore the wildlife biologist, public, and future generations is immeasurable.  Wetlands of all types are the "tropical rain forests" of the temperate landscape. Unfortunately most of us do not …

Continue reading Ride Report; Stillwater National Wildlife Refuge and Stillwater Range