Thursday, May 25, 2017

It's a Sign, 05-25-2017

 Yard sign on Palo Fierro in Murray Canyon homes south-end of Palm Springs.
Smoke Tree, Dalea spinosa, in bloom, S. Palm Canyon Dr. just before PS Indian Canyon Toll Gate.
Today's ride: 18 miles, Hermit's Bench, out-and-back,https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1758300923

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Riding Cat City Levees, 05-23-2017

 Shade under the Dinah Shore Bridge over the Whitewater River Channel.
 Work being done on the Cathedral City Bike-way, western Whitewater River Channel Levee.
Cimaron Golf Course restroom facilities on the eastern Whitewater River Channel Levee just south of Vista Chino.
Today's ride: 8 1/2 miles, Northern CC Levees Loop, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1754399973

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Whitewater River on Fat-Tires, 05-21-2017

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-O2j0jWx6Tw
Today's ride: 8 miles, off-road Whitewater River ride near Windy Point, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1747457378

Friday, May 19, 2017

It's Fat, 05-19-2017

My 4.8 inch tire Surly Ice Cream Truck... just took it out for my first ride today on roadway, sandy levee and cross country through soft sand and weeds. My hands are tired from hanging on. It sure isn't the same as a road bike experience.
Today's ride: 7 1/2 miles, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1742897166

Thursday, May 18, 2017

PCT Through Hikers, 05-18-2017

 Pebbles from Germany and Bam Bam from Portland, 17 days on the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) from Mexico on their way to Canada. Photo taken on Falls Creek Rd., Snow Creek Village with Mt. San Jacinto as backdrop.
Death on Highway 111, north-bound, about one mile south of Overture Dr.
Today's ride: 25 miles, Snow Creek Village, out-and-back, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1740954958

Ride of Silence, Palm Desert, 05-17-2017


Thanks to Bikeman, http://www.desertbikeman.com/, for helping to organize this Ride of Silence in Palm Desert. It is an international evening event that takes place on May 17 each year to memorialize the deaths of cyclists killed by cars, http://www.rideofsilence.org/main.php

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

View from Pickford Foot Bridge, 05-16-2017

 Cathedral City....
Selfie....
Today's ride: 26 1/2 miles, Da Vall Loop, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1737219351

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Wheelin' & Walkin' the Valley, 05-11-2017

 Vic enjoying the day on two wheels.
Neil enjoying the day on two wheels and John enjoying the day on two feet.
Today's ride: 24 miles, the Da Vall Loop, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1727738302

Monday, May 8, 2017

New Snow Up There, 05-08-2017

 Mt. San Jacinto got some new snow yesterday and last night. Photo is from Varner Rd. just east of Date Palm Dr.
The missing link... the Butler-Abrams Multi-Use Trail is getting some repair where it crosses the Whitewater River Channel.
That's what happens when a river runs through it.
Today's ride: 33 miles, Monterey Loop, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1722203155

Saturday, May 6, 2017

Death on the Road, 05-06-2017

 Mohave Shovel-nosed Snake, Chionactis occipitalis.
South-bound side of the Palm Springs' Indian Canyon Road, just past Split Rock.

Palm Springs Cyclist, 05-06-2017

Dean, at Hermit's Bench with Palm Canyon in the background. Dean has been enjoying riding Palm Springs since 1982.
Today's ride: 20 miles, Hermit's Bench, out-and-back, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1718008076

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Palm Springs Cyclist, 05-04-2017

Mindy, a Palm Springs rider and an enthusiastic proponent of CV Link, http://www.coachellavalleylink.com/ .
Today's ride: 24 1/2 miles, Da Vall Loop, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1714440936

Sunday, April 30, 2017

Luke from Brussels, 04-30-2017

 Luke from Brussels, three days into his journey across the western U.S. Yucca Valley is his destination for today.
A family enjoying the power and the beauty of our desert's Whitewater River below the Whitewater Cut-Off Bridge.
Today's ride: 24 1/2 miles, Whitewater Cut-Off, out-and-back, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1707089519

Friday, April 28, 2017

View from Miralon, 04-28-2017



Today's ride: 32 miles, Monterey Loop, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1703070633

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Palm Springs Rider, 04-26-2017

Jim R, a 78 year old athlete. I've been hearing his name for years and today I had the pleasure of meeting and riding along with him.
Today's ride: 24 miles, Hermit's Bench, out-and-back, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1700228030