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Darn: "stop ahead," complete with skid marks on the pavement Back on pavement, the 10-ton bike and I fly gracefully down Morning Star Mine RoadThumbnailsFor three miles, I skirt the western edge of Ivanpah Valley on the paved Ivanpah RoadBack on pavement, the 10-ton bike and I fly gracefully down Morning Star Mine RoadThumbnailsFor three miles, I skirt the western edge of Ivanpah Valley on the paved Ivanpah RoadBack on pavement, the 10-ton bike and I fly gracefully down Morning Star Mine RoadThumbnailsFor three miles, I skirt the western edge of Ivanpah Valley on the paved Ivanpah RoadBack on pavement, the 10-ton bike and I fly gracefully down Morning Star Mine RoadThumbnailsFor three miles, I skirt the western edge of Ivanpah Valley on the paved Ivanpah RoadBack on pavement, the 10-ton bike and I fly gracefully down Morning Star Mine RoadThumbnailsFor three miles, I skirt the western edge of Ivanpah Valley on the paved Ivanpah Road

My big descent for the day down Morning Star Mine Road necessarily comes to a flying halt. I turn left at the bottom onto Ivanpah Road and begin the final 10 miles to Nipton across the Ivanpah Valley.