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I ride down the Butcher Knife Canyon road, satisfied that I've managed to leave my campsite by 13h I assemble the 10-ton bike just beyond the goathead-infested meadow at the Butcher Knife corralThumbnailsThe last mile or so before Death Valley Mine in the sand trap is tough again, so I drag the bike through parts of itI assemble the 10-ton bike just beyond the goathead-infested meadow at the Butcher Knife corralThumbnailsThe last mile or so before Death Valley Mine in the sand trap is tough again, so I drag the bike through parts of itI assemble the 10-ton bike just beyond the goathead-infested meadow at the Butcher Knife corralThumbnailsThe last mile or so before Death Valley Mine in the sand trap is tough again, so I drag the bike through parts of itI assemble the 10-ton bike just beyond the goathead-infested meadow at the Butcher Knife corralThumbnailsThe last mile or so before Death Valley Mine in the sand trap is tough again, so I drag the bike through parts of itI assemble the 10-ton bike just beyond the goathead-infested meadow at the Butcher Knife corralThumbnailsThe last mile or so before Death Valley Mine in the sand trap is tough again, so I drag the bike through parts of it

With my heavy load, I find myself walking and scootering the bike along some stretches of the road, but it doesn't feel too strenuous yet. My confidence level is high because of the extra water I'm carrying, thanks to the springs I visited yesterday.