Ride Report; A Route Through the West Shoulder of Dogskin Mountain

The forecast was for windy conditions increasing in severity by the afternoon. I wish the weather payed closer attention to the forecast! My original goal for this ride was to climb through the Seven Lakes Mountains to the west of Bedell Flat. While there are still roads into the Dogskin Mountains to be explored this …

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Ride Report; Winnemucca Ranch Rd and Tule Peak

Winnemucca Ranch Rd (WRR for brevity's sake) has always drawn me to it and I would pick it as Reno's number one gravel-grinder. Located off Pyramid Highway about half way between Sparks and Pyramid Lake it is easy access to a vast network of dirt roads between prominent mountain ranges dry lake playas. My first …

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Ride Report: A Horseshoe Route Around the Base of Fred’s Mountain

This ride was inspired by nothing more than to answer the question, "Where does this road go?" I had ridden the paved portions of the ride many times and had always turned around where the pavement ends knowing all too well Nevada's back roads are no place for narrow road bike tires. Although the dirt …

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