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Back on pavement, the 10-ton bike and I fly gracefully down Morning Star Mine Road I stop briefly at the old corral on the way down Morning Star Mine RoadThumbnailsDarn: "stop ahead," complete with skid marks on the pavementI stop briefly at the old corral on the way down Morning Star Mine RoadThumbnailsDarn: "stop ahead," complete with skid marks on the pavementI stop briefly at the old corral on the way down Morning Star Mine RoadThumbnailsDarn: "stop ahead," complete with skid marks on the pavementI stop briefly at the old corral on the way down Morning Star Mine RoadThumbnailsDarn: "stop ahead," complete with skid marks on the pavementI stop briefly at the old corral on the way down Morning Star Mine RoadThumbnailsDarn: "stop ahead," complete with skid marks on the pavement

After the corral, 8.5 miles remain before the bottom of the road. The weather is perfect (high 70s), I sometimes have a bit of a breeze pushing me from behind, and I reach 32 miles per hour on the way down.