Black Rock Rendezvous 2021 Guided Bike Day-Tour

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Black Rock Bike Tour (10.2 Miles)

The Black Rock Desert/National Conservation Area (NCA) is famous for its geological, geographical, and historical background.  With 800 miles of designated routes there may be no better spot for bike touring and bike camping! 

The group would include at least one FBRHR staff member and a Reno Bike Project member. All participants must be self-reliant (water, bike repair kit, etc). At least one FBRHR will have WFA training and bike mechanic skills. Registrants are capped at 30. All participants will register in advance, sign liability forms for participation, and abide by COVID safe regulations. 

All participants must RSVP, sign liability forms for participation, and abide by COVID safe regulations.

Full route: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/36000452

Where: Meet at the playa entrance to Cassidy Mine Bay entrance

Getting to the playa entrance to Cassidy Mine Bay entrance from the south: 12 Mile Playa Access

Turn off Co Rd 34 at 12 Mile Playa Access. Head north along west shore road. After 3.45 miles take a left (west) into the bay. There will be designated route markers for the road that passes Secondhand Spring to Cassidy Mine. Any vehicle should be able to follow this route.

Getting to the playa entrance to Cassidy Mine Bay entrance from the north: Soldier Meadows Road

From the start of Soldier Meadows Road, off Co Rd 34, go north 4.36 miles to the playa access turn-off. Turn right, you will pass Cassidy Mine in 0.64 mile. It is then a 1.3 miles descent to the playa, Cassidy Mine Bay (Playa Entrance). This route is only recommended for 4WD high clearance vehicles. And bikes!

When: Sunday, May 30
9am – 2pm 10.2 mile around Cassidy mine area – Sign-ups still available, share this page with your friends!

What to bring:

Your own bike and helmet

Sunscreen

Hat and sunglasses

Dress in layers and close-toed shoes

Snacks, lunch, and water

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