Riding Cottonwood Canyon on May 8, 2005 in Nevada

Photos of the North Ranch Mountain Bikers of Ventura County. Click on an image to see it full size.

Photos are contributed by Graham, Steve and Ken. Thanks!

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The rocks in the ground form an interesting striped pattern
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This was an unexpected technical spot, interesting for photos, where riders really need to pay attention to where they're going
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The land sharks missed their chance here as none of the riders were hauled over
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A rest at an overlook with Vegas visible in the distance
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Even in the smooth transitions of Cottonwood Canyon there are some rugged vistas
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The final downhill assault, where your relentless photo-chronicler got two pinch flats in the space of a few hundred yards and thereby missed almost all the action
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Graham takes an aggressive downhill stance when he spys the photographer. Randy can learn from this!
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Another victim of a pinch flat shows his stuff on a jump that looks much more serious from the uphill side. You'll notice that a lot of people found a way around rather than over.
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Brian was also a pinch-flat victim and shows that he can easily handle a drop
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Louisa emerges from the highway underpass at the end of the ride.
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a clear day in the Cottonwood parking lot
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James tries for a group shot
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the mountains above Cottonwood
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Molisa is surrounded!
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the first rest stop
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Tamara and Jim have different approaches for the first hill.
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desert and clouds go well together!
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Steve heads out on a photographic mission
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Doug eyes the Joshua
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South Bay's Gary finds a loose grade
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Kevin finds Cottonwood a world apart from Little Creek - no doctor services needed on this one!
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on the outbound leg of Cottonwood
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Steve's still looking for that perfect picture spot!
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Graham shows he's not that much shorter than Steve!
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radio check for Tamara
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