A rock at the entrance to the mine is painted with "Merle Young 74"
Date: April 27, 2008, 15h27
A little further, I pull over to eat a Clif bar and enjoy the views; something on my bike has started to rub loudly
The great views over Ivanpah Valley will disappear shortly as I begin to climb between the hills through a pass. It's not immediately apparent why my saddlebags are rubbing against the bike; they haven't come loose.