Thursday, November 26, 2015

Thanksgiving Day Ride, 11-26-2015

 (l2r) Norm, Lee and Noah riding the Palm Springs Indian Canyons on a cool, clear Thanksgiving Day morning.
Looking north to Palm Springs from the top of Andreas Canyon Rd.
 Looking west to the mouth of Andreas Canyon from the top of the road.
 Line of Palm Trees along the Andreas Creek from the top of the road.
Today's ride: 18 miles, Hermit's Bench, out-and-back, .

Monday, November 23, 2015

Peak-A boo, 11-23-2015

 10,800 foot Mt. San Jacinto Peak as back drop for this blooming foliage along north-bound Highway 111 just south of Overture Dr.
 Mt. San Jacinto from the old Tipton Rd. station.
Child's foot imprint in cement step at old highway station. Wonder where Ray is today?
Today's ride: 23 1/2 miles, Tipton Rd. Station, out-and-back, .

Sunday, November 22, 2015

Cycling Albuquerque, 11-18-2015

 Looking north on the Paseo de la Mesa Recreation Trail in Albuquerque, NM.
 Riding the trail with Glen and the City of Albuquerque and snow-capped Mt. Sandia in the distance.
Me, dressed for a cool ride and about to cross the Rio Grande River on a Class 1 bike-way.

Saturday, November 14, 2015

Chops, 11-14-2015

 Chops, a desert artist extraordinaire....
Today's ride: with Robert, 27 miles, Snow Creek Village, out-and-back, .

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Over Three Years on a Bicycle, 11-11-2015

Riding north out of Palm Springs on Highway 111, is Stephen Swift, heading back home to Newport, Oregon after over three years on the road "Biking Around America for Cancer." His journey has included circumnavigating America (41 states), and parts of Mexico and Canada. See his story at: .
Today's ride: 25 miles, Split Rock, out-and-back, .

Monday, November 9, 2015

Red, White, Blue, 11-09-2015

Today's ride: 24 miles, Da Vall Loop, .

Saturday, November 7, 2015

Whitewater Preserve Ride, 11-07-2015

 (L2R) Jim, Robert, Gary, Norman
 Whitewater Rd. south with Mt. San Jacinto peeking over the ridge line.
Tarantula walking the Whitewater Rd.
Today's ride: 34 miles, Whitewater Preserve, out-and-back, .

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Morning Clouds and Sprinkles, 11-04-2015

 Mt. San Jacinto under cover.
Looking south up Palm Canyon.
Today's ride: 23 miles, Split Rock, out-and-back, .

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Two Rides, 10-28-2015

Aaron, a cycling commuter and recreational rider getting ready to serve our community as a Crossing Guard at Katherine Finchy Elementary School in Palm Springs.
Matt, a resident of Cathedral City, who uses this Vietnam Era "deuce-n-a-half" military truck to get around. During my time in the Army, 1965-1968 I rode in the back of many similar trucks.
Today's ride: 31 miles, Monterey Loop, .

Sunday, October 25, 2015

Palm Springs' Riders, 10-25-2015

 PS Roadkill Riders, (L2R) Denise, Kate, Brian, Jane, Candie, Gregg.
 Steve of Berkeley enjoying a cup of coffee on his morning ride in downtown Palm Springs.
 Looking toward Mt. San Gorgonio on a beautiful overcast morning.
A Halloween "welcome to Palm Springs" highway 111 greeting.
Today's ride: 27 1/2 miles, Hermit's Bench, out-and-back,

Mecca to Salton Sea, 10-24-2015

Thanks to the Torres Martinez Cahuilla Indians, I got to ride with a a group of Friends of CV Link on the Whitewater Channel levee to the shore of the Salton Sea. Hopefully someday this ride opportunity will be open to all. The vistas in the eastern Coachella Valley are beautiful and are connected directly to the western valley by the Whitewater River Channel.

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Bridge Trolls, 10-22-2015

Evidence of a colony of modern day "bridge trolls" under the Date Palm Bridge crossing the Whitewater Channel.
Today's ride: 22 miles, Da Vall Loop, .

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Araby Wash, 10-20-2015

Riding the western Araby Wash Levee on a beautiful post-summer morning.
Today's ride: 32 miles, Da Vall Loop + Indian Canyons, .

Friday, October 16, 2015

Palm Springs' Riders, 10-16-2015

Don rides as a cycling commuter everyday... leaves his truck at home. He recently rode to 29 Palms and back.
 Christopher on his Drift Board, , with his friend Constantine.
Selfie at the Palm Springs Air Craft Parade.
Today's ride: 20 1/2 miles, Hermit's Bench, out-and-back, .

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Just Imagine, 10-14-2015

This is Victoria, who drives her food and beverage cart along the golf cart paths on Tahquitz Creek Country Club serving the golfers. Now imagine her with a solar and lithium battery powered cart driving along CV Link serving the citizens of our valley, with not only food and beverages, but with spare bicycle tubes and patch kits.
Today's ride: 25 1/2 miles, Da Vall Loop, .