April 19, 2014
A week ago today I hopped on my bike at 5:30am in Nevada. This was the sunrise shortly after.

A week ago today I hopped on my bike at 5:30am in Nevada. This was the sunrise shortly after.

April 18, 2014
This was the raddest campsite I’ve had in my recent and not-so-recent memory.

This was the raddest campsite I’ve had in my recent and not-so-recent memory.

Here we are camped in the middle of a dry lake bed. Check out the full photoset on www.flickr.com/photos/gabrielamadeus

Here we are camped in the middle of a dry lake bed. Check out the full photoset on www.flickr.com/photos/gabrielamadeus

April 17, 2014
Another #tbt from my early modeling career. Sheepskin vest and hat by mom and dad.

Another #tbt from my early modeling career. Sheepskin vest and hat by mom and dad.

April 16, 2014
Hmmm, well I was going to get some writing done and do art and stuff, buuuuut…. (at Flag Point Lookout)

Hmmm, well I was going to get some writing done and do art and stuff, buuuuut…. (at Flag Point Lookout)

Noon = a good time for breakfast, Five = a good number of tacos, Wine = a good breakfast beverage.  (at Flag Point Lookout)

Noon = a good time for breakfast, Five = a good number of tacos, Wine = a good breakfast beverage. (at Flag Point Lookout)

Wait till late so the snow freezes, drive up mountain till I get stuck, ride krampus through snowy roads, end up pushing bike last 5mi. 1am arrival at my last fire lookout of the season.  (at Flag Point Lookout)

Wait till late so the snow freezes, drive up mountain till I get stuck, ride krampus through snowy roads, end up pushing bike last 5mi. 1am arrival at my last fire lookout of the season. (at Flag Point Lookout)

April 15, 2014
There aren’t many hot springs you can do a canon ball into, not to mention have completely to yourself! Virgin Valley was a nice oasis after a long, hot day.

There aren’t many hot springs you can do a canon ball into, not to mention have completely to yourself! Virgin Valley was a nice oasis after a long, hot day.

April 14, 2014
On Saturday @velodirt, @velograph, & I rode for 15 hours through some of the prettiest country in the state. At least I think: I was too delirious to really appreciate it.

On Saturday @velodirt, @velograph, & I rode for 15 hours through some of the prettiest country in the state. At least I think: I was too delirious to really appreciate it.

The valley floor was covered in soft, fluffy salt 3” deep on the approach to Bog Hot Springs—surreal! Check out @velodirt and @velograph for more great photos of this crushing trip.

The valley floor was covered in soft, fluffy salt 3” deep on the approach to Bog Hot Springs—surreal! Check out @velodirt and @velograph for more great photos of this crushing trip.