Essex Road has been rather desolate so far, so it's amusing to ride over the tube of civilization that is Interstate 40
Date: November 12, 2000
Looking back down at Nipton as I climb slowly
After climbing a bit, it's fun to look back down at Nipton in the Ivanpah Valley. Starting on an uphill with no warm-up first is not really the best way to get the day going, but, as the song says, "I will survive."