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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Around the Virginia Mountains; Reno’s Best Gravel Grind

The Winnemuca Ranch Road area remains a favorite place for me to ride. The road is primarily gravel or dirt from Pyramid Lake Highway just north of Reno/Sparks to another gravel road, Fish Springs Road, east of Herlong, CA. The road runs through ranch land between the Dogskin and Virginia Mountains. Until this point I …

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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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