This ambitious tour takes riders from Nevada’s capital city past old mines and historic homes lining the way to Virginia City. While in Virginia City, bikers can cruise past the boardwalk or take side trips to the historic cemetery, Piper’s Opera House, museums and saloons. On the backside, hold onto your saddle for a brisk downhill run to U.S. 395. Begin in either Carson City or Virginia City.
Type: Road biking
Distance: 50-mile loop
Elevation gain: About 2,000'
Difficulty: Intermediate to advanced