One of the things I like about Ely, and Nevada in general, is it seems like there’s nearly unlimited mountain bike potential. Local mountain bike guru and Fears, Tears and Beers promoter, Kent Robertson, tells me that they have everything from the high desert sagebrush trails I rode, to high alpine riding in the aspens.
When Editor Dave shared photos of the 7-11 Huffy featured here, I wanted to know where it was located and who owns it. Ed. Dave directed me to Alan Greenberg at Cottonwood Cyclery on Bengal Blvd to get the details.
The Great Basin Challenge is a 48.5-mile ride that explores Great Basin National Park in far eastern Nevada, near the Utah border.
It’s sometime after 8 pm on a Saturday night. There are four of us slowly and almost begrudgingly getting the bikes ready.
Mercury Wheels, a manufacturer of road bike wheels, recently relocated from Misssissippi to Ogden, Utah. Mercury is a high-end wheel company founded on the principles of providing the absolute lightest, most aerodynamic wheels to amateur and professional riders.