Day Trip; Through the notch, Juniper Pass, around the Sahwave Mountains

From ArcGIS - USA Topo maps, how could you not be drawn to ride through this feature? On the map there was this discrete notch between the Sahwave Mountains and the Blue Wing Hills. Never before have I been so captivated by a series of contour lines. But there it was, connecting two dry lake …

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Day Trip; Seven Troughs Range and Ghost Towns

...and the adventure begins. Toulon exit off I-80 Nevadans love to explore remote hard-to-get-to areas of their beloved state. A combination of a pioneering spirit, an abundance of accessible public land, and the potential for natural and cultural historical discovery is the perfect recipe for getting outside to explore your state. The Seven Troughs Range …

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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 …

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Dog Valley Days; What do they mean to you?

Geographic names become funny as you study maps, talk to locals, then confuse them in your own mind. Dog Valley is one of many examples I have encountered in my travels in northern Nevada. When I here people "rode Dog Valley" I first make certain assumptions then I am eager to find out more. I …

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