Ride Report; Fortymile Desert, Carson Trail

Pete Rissler on his e-converted Salsa Mukluk, the ultimate Nevada exploring bicycle Rarely do I get invited on rides I have been itching to do. Over the last few years Pete Rissler has been sharing his research of the Fortymile Desert and the options the California-bound emigrants of the 1800's faced when making their journey …

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Overnight; Carlin-Elko Loop, Nevada’s Basque Country

Early start on Greenhorn Cutoff Road Photo Shay Daylami This trip has been on my radar for years now. I want to ride where the Nevada's Basque sheepherders took their flocks. Similarly I want to ride where ranchers drove their cattle. I also want to do a series of rides where I ride through small …

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Overnight; Pony Express, Carson Sink Station to Wildcat Freight Station

Mitch Ison rode from Fallon to Carson City at the end of March and shot some inspiring photos. I had ridden from Buckland Station to Sand Mountain in April of 2020, so I thought there could be a great overnight opportunity lurking in those hills. Should you take on Jan Bennett's route from St Joseph, …

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High Basin Pah Rah Petroglyphs; S24O Local Overnight

The more we use our public lands the more we learn about how they are managed and protected for future generations. The Pah Rah Range is a backwards C-shaped range from the Truckee River in the south to Pyramid Lake in the north. Its proximity to Reno/Sparks and established Public Lands Access points makes it …

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