Originally Posted by dyvking
If you can't make that (don't push it..strong winds come up out there and can drop your mileage), consider riding the 12 miles or so down to Alamo on Hwy 93 to top off. That will give you an extra 30 or so miles of 'cushion'. Or take an extra gallon with you from Caliente.
What he said!! Though you can buy gas in Rachel if you ask nicely, say it's for a bike, and pay for the privilege.