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Warning to me: "Rough Road Next 23 Miles" I ride another 2.5 miles up Ivanpah Road, climbing 400 feet in the process, and then the pavement endsThumbnailsI stop to look at a road that leads into the former Vanderbilt Mines areaI ride another 2.5 miles up Ivanpah Road, climbing 400 feet in the process, and then the pavement endsThumbnailsI stop to look at a road that leads into the former Vanderbilt Mines areaI ride another 2.5 miles up Ivanpah Road, climbing 400 feet in the process, and then the pavement endsThumbnailsI stop to look at a road that leads into the former Vanderbilt Mines areaI ride another 2.5 miles up Ivanpah Road, climbing 400 feet in the process, and then the pavement endsThumbnailsI stop to look at a road that leads into the former Vanderbilt Mines areaI ride another 2.5 miles up Ivanpah Road, climbing 400 feet in the process, and then the pavement endsThumbnailsI stop to look at a road that leads into the former Vanderbilt Mines area

Three motorcyclists riding down the road wave at me, and I reciprocate. I've ridden this road on past Mojave National Preserve trips, and it is bumpy and washboarded as the sign suggests, but it's still quite drivable in an ordinary car.