OATBRAN 2019 – Part II

by Curtis Fong, "The Guy from Tahoe" Thursday, September 26: “Rolling Beauty – Is This Nevada?” Eureka to Ely: 79 Miles – 3900 vertical feet of climbing Another absolutely beautiful Central Nevada morning, as I headed out...
Mark Twain Rides a Bicycle

Taming the Bicycle

By Mark Twain I thought the matter over, and concluded I could do it. So I went down and bought a barrel of Pond's Extract and a bicycle. The Expert came home with me to...
Rosa Bas sets new 200M world record

A Day at the Races – The 2019 World IHPV Speed Challenge at Battle...

It's a little after 7 on a clear September morning and we are standing on a large open flat on the east side of Highway 305 about 20 minutes south of Battle Mountain and...
OATBRAN

September Rides

by Curtis Fong, "the Guy from Tahoe" Just because the kids are back in school and it’s September, it doesn’t mean that summer is over, and if you’re thinking of storing your camping gear or...
Bicycling Nevada by Curtis Fong

Bicycling on the Hot Seat in August

by Curtis Fong, "The Guy from Tahoe" Wow! Where is this summer going? Its already August and the tourist season is definitely upon us, limiting road biking events, due to summer traffic and warm temperatures....
Curtis Fong

Summer’s Here — Let’s Roll!

The Big Bicycling Event in July is the 39th Tour of the California Alps – Death Ride, set for Saturday, July 13, 2019. This is a premiere ride for endurance bicyclists and is long...
Epic Rides Carson City Off-Road

Curtis Fong Pedals Into June

by Curtis Fong, "the Guy from Tahoe" June bicycling will be kicking into high gear this month with a variety of events and activities — June 1st - 14th: the Lake Tahoe Bicycle Coalition will kick...
bikers at Lake Tahoe

Bicycling Nevada – May 2019

Put Up Your Skis and Bring Out the Bike by Curtis Fong "the Guy from Tahoe" Just like that . . . Winter turns to Spring and Spring turns to Summer. . . . Plenty of snow...
Amgen bikers at Lake Tahoe

Curtis Fong Puts the Skis Away and Pedals Off into the Sunshine

Just like that . . . Winter turns to Spring and Spring turns to Summer. . . . Plenty of snow left in the mountains and Heavenly will remain open Fri-Sun, and through Memorial Day,...
Robinson Pass Nevada

OATBRAN Part II, Putting Away the Bikes and Breaking out the Skis

OATBRAN Ride continues on US Highway 50 across Nevada. My last write-up featured the start from Lake Tahoe to the Lunch Stop at Bean Flat between Austin and Eureka. This the continuation of the...
Tahoe Flume Trail, photo by Brenda Ernst

Bicycling Nevada in August

by Curtis Fong, "the Guy from Tahoe" August with its hot daytime temps and thunder showers is the Dog Days of Summer when it comes to bicycling events in Nevada. Still, August is still a...
The Lake Tahoe Bicycle Coalition

Bicycling Nevada – July is Looking Hot!

by Curtis Fong, "the Guy from Tahoe" The Bicycling Season in Nevada has started and is going strong with many exceptional June events and more upcoming in July. America’s Most Beautiful Bike Ride on Sunday June 3...

Jampacked June for Bicycling in Nevada

by Curtis Fong, "The Guy From Tahoe" Holly Molly! Did you see how fast that Peloton was moving through Carson Valley? Amazing Race! Women's Stage 2 The 13th Annual Tour of California, Men's Stage 6 and Women's Stage...
Cycling Lake Tahoe

Bicycling Nevada, the look ahead

by Curtis Fong, the guy from Tahoe In recent years, bicycling has become an integral part of attracting tourism to the state of Nevada. Bike the West was at the forefront of promoting bicycle tourism...
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