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Home / Mojave Preserve and Desert bikepacking trips / 2009, Fall: Mojave National Preserve / Day 6: Cornfield Spring Road to west of Kelso Dunes by bicycle /

With the setting sun in my eyes, I ride more quickly than usual down Kelso Dunes Road because the surface has just been graded

With the setting sun in my eyes, I ride more quickly than usual down Kelso Dunes Road because the surface has just been graded As I start down Kelso Dunes Road, I pause for the views across to Devils Playground and the Old Dad Mountain areaThumbnailsIt's that time of day again when the Mojave Desert sunset briefly illuminates everything in its own special wayAs I start down Kelso Dunes Road, I pause for the views across to Devils Playground and the Old Dad Mountain areaThumbnailsIt's that time of day again when the Mojave Desert sunset briefly illuminates everything in its own special wayAs I start down Kelso Dunes Road, I pause for the views across to Devils Playground and the Old Dad Mountain areaThumbnailsIt's that time of day again when the Mojave Desert sunset briefly illuminates everything in its own special wayAs I start down Kelso Dunes Road, I pause for the views across to Devils Playground and the Old Dad Mountain areaThumbnailsIt's that time of day again when the Mojave Desert sunset briefly illuminates everything in its own special wayAs I start down Kelso Dunes Road, I pause for the views across to Devils Playground and the Old Dad Mountain areaThumbnailsIt's that time of day again when the Mojave Desert sunset briefly illuminates everything in its own special way

I've never seen Kelso Dunes Road so smooth; it's usually quite washboarded with a bit of surface sand. It is slightly downhill, but due to the bad surface, I never come close to reaching 20 miles per hour like today.