Nevada - 21 Motorcycle Roads

Desert Daze

Nevada > United States > America
April 7, 2018 - 5 star route rating Motorcycle Road5.0
This is a big trip.

I only did a couple of hundred miles a day, looking at the national parks and such like on the way. I stayed L-V, Springdale, San Juan, Moab, Torrey and Kanab, and took my time exploring the area on amazingly quiet roads.

This is a hot ride in the summer and can be cold and even snowy in the winter as you're quite high up. Dress according to the season!


Hazard: If you're staying in a town, fill up before you leave in the morning: Gas stations get few and far between.
Hazard: Tar snakes are greasy in the summer!
Hazard: Dehydration: Take plenty of water....and drink it!

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Palm Desert

Nevada > United States > America
November 21, 2017 - 4 star route rating Motorcycle Road4.0
Vegas from palm desert

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Lake Mead Loop

Nevada > United States > America
October 3, 2017 - 4 star route rating Motorcycle Road4.0
Great views and twisty roads for a quick ride.

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Tahoe ride : Reno - Incline Village - South Lake Tahoe

Nevada > United States > America
April 9, 2016 - 4 star route rating Motorcycle Road4.0
This ride is best done not on days when everyone wants to go to the lake, or you will be spending more time at lights than is ideal.
Also, it is MUCH more enjoyable when there is no construction.


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341 : Occidental Grade

Nevada > United States > America
July 24, 2015 - 4 star route rating Motorcycle Road4.0
The truck route into Virginia City from Moundhouse, this road is mostly empty with the infrequent semi, RV, or slower driver making their way up. One passing section at the Lyon/Storey county line. Pavement is mostly smooth with the biggest hazard behind dirt and small rocks coming down off the mountain. Corners are big sweepers designed with trucks in mind.

Main hazard to look out for are wild horses and folks crossing the double yellow. The Sheriff station is at the top of the hill.

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Tahoe Hwy 50 (Lincoln Hwy) : Pollock Pines - South Lake Tahoe

Nevada > United States > America
February 23, 2014 - 4 star route rating Motorcycle Road4.0
Nice cruiser with nice corners.

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Virginia City loop

Nevada > United States > America
February 23, 2014 - 5 star route rating Motorcycle Road5.0
Exceptional corners. Be on watch for debris on roads from Virginia city center heading down to Highway 50.

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Las Vegas to Valley of Fire Loop

Nevada > United States > America
August 23, 2011 - 4 star route rating Motorcycle Road3.7
Visiting Las Vegas? This is the loop to take the rental. This is a great run through the desert along Lake Mead. The corners are awesome and the scenery is really incredible. Stop at Echo Bay Resort for lunch then head over to the Valley of Fire State Park and bring the camera! Beautiful place. Your choice is head back the way you came or just scoot on back to Vegas down I15. I used to live in Vegas, this is a great loop for anyone.

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ID 51 / NV 255 : Wild Mustangs-Mt Home to Elko

Nevada > United States > America
March 15, 2011 - 3 star route rating Motorcycle Road3.0
Needing to make tracks from Idaho to Reno I discovered this very pleasant little route. Hwy 51 runs out of MH across the Snake River. It's desolate and mostly straight till you get to the border. There's a nice canyon carver there thru BLM land there with signs warning "Wild Mustang Crossing." Then right before Elko there's a great section of high speed sweepers. I liked 'em so much I turned around and rode them again! Nice surprise.

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NV 266 : Dyer - Lida Junction Airport

Nevada > United States > America
October 26, 2010 - 4 star route rating Motorcycle Road4.0
Some pretty good twisties here and no one about, thus good fun :)

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341 : Steamboat - Mound House

Nevada > United States > America
October 26, 2010 - 4 star route rating Motorcycle Road4.0
Can be a bit sandy, good fun though.

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NV 207 : Stateline - Gardnerville

Nevada > United States > America
October 26, 2010 - 5 star route rating Motorcycle Road5.0
Very twisting ride up and down to Lake Tahoe. Very scenic too, nice ride if the weather is good, don bother if it isn .

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93 / Great Basin Highway : Ely - Las Vegas

Nevada > United States > America
October 26, 2010 - 2 star route rating Motorcycle Road2.0
Mentioned here as a nice scenic alternative to Interstate 15, quite a good road and much more interesting than I15!

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US 50 : Carson City - Baker ( The loneliest road in America )

Nevada > United States > America
October 26, 2010 - 2 star route rating Motorcycle Road2.5
The loneliest road in America should be experienced by everyone once, if only to lose yourself and then find yourself again.

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NV 225 : Elko - Owyhee

Nevada > United States > America
October 26, 2010 - 3 star route rating Motorcycle Road3.0
Another completely deserted Nevada road with a a couple of nice corners.

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140 : Lakeview (OR) - Denio Junction (NV)

Nevada > United States > America
October 26, 2010 - 2 star route rating Motorcycle Road2.5
Interesting in that it is almost always completely deserted, a few interesting corners and straights too.

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NV 447 : Alturas - Wadsworth

Nevada > United States > America
July 20, 2010 - 4 star route rating Motorcycle Road4.0
What a great road for sports tourer! Some nice little twisty sections mixed in with some wiiiide open straights to gas it. Very nice!

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NV 431 : Steamboat - Truckee

Nevada > United States > America
May 29, 2006 - 4 star route rating Motorcycle Road4.0
This route starts in ernest from Steamboat, just south of Reno (take the 395). It is quite steep and twisty in places and takes you past Lake Tahoe.

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