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It's a race against time as I ride up Kelbaker Road toward Kelso Dunes These plants are quite abundant here in the washThumbnailsLooking back down Jackass Canyon Road as I walk the bike up the gentle gradeThese plants are quite abundant here in the washThumbnailsLooking back down Jackass Canyon Road as I walk the bike up the gentle gradeThese plants are quite abundant here in the washThumbnailsLooking back down Jackass Canyon Road as I walk the bike up the gentle gradeThese plants are quite abundant here in the washThumbnailsLooking back down Jackass Canyon Road as I walk the bike up the gentle gradeThese plants are quite abundant here in the washThumbnailsLooking back down Jackass Canyon Road as I walk the bike up the gentle grade

It will be dark before I reach Kelso Dunes, which is OK, but I'd like to be off fast, semi-busy Kelbaker Road before it gets dark--not likely. I have eight miles and 700 feet of elevation gain before I will leave pavement.