Sunday, June 28, 2015

Garden of Algae, 06-28-2015

Tahquitz Creek Golf Course pond.
Today's ride: 27 miles, Morningside Dr. Loop, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/817761186 .

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Scott of Palm Springs, 06-25-2015

Scott, a Palm Springs cyclist, enjoying a morning ride just of off Worsley Rd. near where I-10 and Hwy 62 intersect.
 Billowing smoke from the Lake Fire.
West-end of Garnet Rd.
Today's ride: 21 miles, Hwy 62 - Dillon Rd. out-and-back, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/814703256 .

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Barton Flats is Burning, 06-18-2015


Smoke coming through the Banning Pass from forest fire near Big Bear.
Today's ride:  Split Rock, out-and-back.

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Leaning Tower of Palm Springs, 06-11-2015

A leaning elevator shaft is all that is left standing of the Palm Springs Spa Hotel as it is demolished.
Today's ride: 22 1/2 miles, Da Vall Loop, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/800950741 .

Sunday, June 7, 2015

California Washingtonian Palms, 06-07-2015

 Palm Springs Indian Canyons.
Widening the bridge on Bogert Trail Rd.
Today's ride: 20 1/2 miles, Split Rock, out-and-back, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/797069331 .

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Demolition, Palm Springs Spa Hotel, 06-04-2015


Today's ride: 33 miles, Da Vall Loop + Split Rock, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/794116858 .

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

1,000 Palms Rider, 06-02-2015

Robert, a USMC Veteran, with his motorized ride.  He says it is great in the wind and gets 160 mpg. As I rode off he said to "Watch out for the four wheelers.  They'll run  over you."
Today's ride, 30 1/2 miles, Monterey Loop, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/792267345 .

Saturday, May 30, 2015

Snow Creek Village, 05/30/2015

 Entrance to Snow Creek Village with the northface of Mt. San Jacinto as sentinel.
Whitewater River at Windy Point.
Today's ride: 25 miles, Snow Creek Village, out-and-back, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/789205438 .

Monday, May 25, 2015

Memorial Day Ride, 05-25-2015



In Memoriam...
Today's ride: 32 miles, Da Vall Loop + Indian Canyons, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/784735899 .

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Tahquitz Creek, 05-21-2015

Looking up Tahquitz Creek from the Belardo St. bridge.  There is a pretty good flow of water from the recent mountain snow.  It's a good guess that the falls are looking good.
Today's ride: 17 miles, Hermit's Bench, out-and-back, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/780794916.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

No Ride Day, 05-19-2015

A day for preventive maintenance: new rear tire, clean the cassette, lube the chain.

Monday, May 18, 2015

James and Sean Riding Tahquitz Creek CC Bike Path, 05-18-2015


Noice place to sit and repair a flat tire, shady and good views, no cars.
Today's ride: 21 miles, Da Vall Loop, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/778247467 .

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Canyon Riders, 05-12-2015

Dana and Jennifer from Big Bear riding the Palm Springs Indian Canyons.
Today's ride: Hermit's Bench, out-and-back, 23 miles, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/772426138 .

Friday, May 8, 2015

Wedding Riders, Palm Springs Indian Canyons, 05-08-2015

Rick from Hypoint, NC, Kevin from Milwaukee, WS, Eric from Sioux Falls, SD, and Chris from Hypoint, NC had just climbed the hill to Hermit's Bench, Palm Springs Indian Canyons on single speed Saguaro Hotel bicycles (http://www.thesaguaro.com/). They are in town to attend a wedding. Eric describes the Sioux Falls' bicycle and pedestrian paths as "Sweet."
Today's ride: 18 miles, Hermit's Bench, out-and-back, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/768597965 .

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Riding Mission Hills Country Club, 05-06-2015


Gary riding Mission Hills CC.  This is what Thunderbird Country Club is afraid of.
Today's ride: 28 1/2 miles, Mission Hills CC Loop, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/766864215 .