Coyotes Motorcycle Club to conduct BLM-permitted night race

ELY, Nev. – Starting 6 p.m. on July 31, the Coyotes Motorcycle Club is scheduled to conduct a timed competition on public lands about eight miles west of Ely, Nev. Approximately 50-70 participants and up to 150 spectators are expected. The event will end at 1 a.m. on August 1.

Riders will stage at the Egan Crest trailhead alongside U.S. Highway 50. Races will occur in the following classes, peewee, mini bikes, and big bikes. Riders will depart the start line at one-minute intervals.

It is expected that residents of Ruth and Cross Timbers will occasionally hear motorcycles in the distance. The Bureau of Land Management Ely District, Bristlecone Field Office, which permitted the event, will monitor noise levels throughout the competition.

For more information, contact John Miller, BLM Bristlecone Field Office wilderness ranger, at 775-289-1800.

This year, we invite everyone to reimagine your public lands as we celebrate 75 years of the BLM’s stewardship and service to the American people. The BLM manages approximately 245 million acres of public land located primarily in 12 Western states, including Alaska. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. The agency’s mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of America’s public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations. 

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Chris Hanefeld