Ride Report: Black Rock Hot Springs Loop 2.0

12 Mile playa access point What draws you to the Black Rock Desert? Is it the bizarre landscape of the ancient lake bed swept clean by the powerful forces of the wind, water and sun, challenging your imagination in ways never thought possible? Is it the artist's pallet found in the light reflected back to …

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Ride Report; Pony Express, Buckland Station to Sand Springs Station

Seeing for myself, sharing with others. In the sand south of Salt Wells Basin looking at the Cocoon Mountains April 20, 2020- Bikepacking Roots put out a route scouting call to arms for Jan Bennett's mammoth undertaking of the Pony Express. I love riding with a purpose and I am a big fan of our …

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Pyramid Lake Project; Union Pacific Railroad Grade

I have always been fascinated by the raised red cinder railroad grade along Pyramid Lake. I am not a train historian nor a railroad buff but I am interested in following these abandoned railroad grades by bike. My first adventure on a railroad grade was between Goldfield and Rhyolite. I found out about this potential …

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Grabbing Gravel off Gabbs Highway

I look for reasons to ride out of Middlegate. Middlegate is the self proclaimed middle of nowhere, in the middle of Nevada, off Highway 50, the Loneliest Road in America. You can't get a more enticing description than that! Jumping off from here I have ridden through the Desatoya Mountains, Shoshone Range, Fairview Peak, and …

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