11 States and Reno Strom Gathering


May/June 2006 "11 State Ride" 
Day 14
Soldier Meadows, NV
Gerlach, NV
Sparks, NV

ODO 168.4 mi
GPS 163.0 mi
DRV 3:36 H:M
AVG 45.3 MPH


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46 dirt miles

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for GPS tracks

[Lisa] We said good bye to our new friends on the ranch, and headed south toward Reno. The road was CONSIDERABLY better. It was flat and well graded. We drove past a big dry lake, but didn't see "Burning Man". Bummer. There was a sign that had various license plates nailed up, as well as an alien head made from a wig form that was painted green. It was really funny!

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This collection of license plates (apparently shaken off vehicles on this road) 
is by the junction for the Little Joe Opal Mine. More wildlife along the way.

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Morman Dan Canyon. DL650 getting some TLC at the 
end of 100+ dirt miles. Brush off and loob the chain. 
Check for punctures and add a little air to the tires. 
You can see my little PVC stand to save on weight 
and add ground clearance.

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Arriving in Sparks. Room "It goes to 11", plus "the answer, etc."

Next: Day 15-17