It’s been a little over a week since my last bike ride, so I decided to ride from my parents’ house to Red Rock Canyon, around the scenic loop, and back. On the way there I rode for a few miles with Vince, who works at the Bellagio in the evenings. Sounds like a great schedule for a cyclist! His Sworks Tarmac was making me a little jealous, I admit.
The scenic loop through Red Rock was beautiful:
On the way back, the sun highlighted the mountains when I looked back towards Red Rock:
I passed the Blue Diamond gypsum plant:
As well as a group of wild burros at roadside:
It’s a good thing that it was downhill most of the way home, because I was suffering by mile 60. In the end, it was a bit more than 70 miles with a good bit of climbing: