Category Archives: Bicycle touring

Mojave Desert bicycle tour: Ubehebe Crater to Las Vegas

When we left off, I was making my way back to the pavement after a mini adventure from Panamint Springs to Racetrack Playa via Hunter Mountain. Through the bottom of Death ValleyThe downhill continued all the way to the pavement … Continue reading

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Mojave Desert bicycle tour: Death Valley backcountry

continued from part one where we ended in unusually soggy Baker, California. Death Valley National ParkHeading north of Baker the saddle that separates the Silurian Valley from Death Valley is only about a 50′ climb. From there I left the … Continue reading

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Mojave Desert bicycle tour: Palm Springs to Baker

Just like the Colorado Plateau bicycle tour that I posted on this blog a couple months ago, I rode this route over a decade ago, specifically Nov-Dec 2007, when I was living in Boulder. I had previously published the text … Continue reading

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Bicycle touring the Colorado Plateau, part four: the Abajos, Needles, and Lockhart Basin

Continuing (north) from my hiking adventures in Cedar Mesa, this is the last installment about my month-long bicycle tour from the Chama River to Moab in Apr-May 2009: Farther north I hiked in Hammond Canyon from a trailhead in the … Continue reading

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Bicycle touring the Colorado Plateau, part three: Cedar Mesa

Continuing my route out of the wilds of the Carrizo Mountains, I reached pavement again at Beclabito, New Mexico. This post has little text and is, I suppose, more about hiking in Cedar Mesa than bicycle touring. Here goes: It … Continue reading

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