Thursday, January 29, 2015

Mt. San Jacinto X 3, 01-29-2015

 From the end of Diablo Rd., Desert Hot Springs.
 From Varner Rd. west of Mountain View Rd., DHS.
From San Rafael Dr., Palm Springs.
Today's ride: 27 miles, Dillon Rd. (west) Loop, .

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Cowboy Oger, 01-27-2015

Cowboy Oger is preparing to ride cross country to Florida and from there to New York.  He has the rig to do it.  Have a good and safe trip Cowboy Oger.

Morning After the Rain, 01-27-2015

 Tahquitz Canyon
 Palm Canyon
Lykken Trail at Ramon Rd.
Today's ride: 20 miles, Hermit's Bench, out-and-back, .

Friday, January 23, 2015

Palm Canyon From Hermit's Bench, 01-23-2015

Today's ride: 18 1/2 miles, Hermit's Bench, out-and-back, .

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Duplex + Bicycles, 01-20-2015

Under the bridge living. Date Palm Dr. and Whitewater River Crossing.
Today's ride: 20 1/2 miles, Da Vall Loop, .

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Whitewater Canyon Ride, 01-18-2015

North face of Mt. San Jacinto from the greening Whitewater Canyon Rd.
In a few weeks fields and mountain sides will be covered with the yellow blossoms of the Encelia fannerosa, a.k.a encelia, a.k.a. brittlebush.
North face of Mt. San Jacinto from the Whitewater Preserve.
Today's ride:  33 1/2 miles with Gary, Whitewater Preserve, out-and-back, .

Friday, January 16, 2015

Gary of Canada, 01-16-2015

Gary, a handcyclist from Canada, riding south Palm Springs, preparing to ride in the 2015 Tour de Palm Springs.
Today's ride: 32 miles and two flat tires, Da Vall Loop + Indian Canyons, .

Sunday, January 11, 2015

Rainy Day Ride, 01-11-2015

 Chino Canyon from Visitor Center Parking Lot.
Looking toward the north-face of Mt. San Jacinto hidden behind clouds.  Photo from Tipton Rd.
Today's ride: 21 rainy miles, no wind, brief hail, end of Wendy Rd. off of Tipton Rd., out-and-back, .

Friday, January 9, 2015

Morning Sun, 01-08-2015

Palm Springs' Indian Canyons
Today's ride: 17 miles, Hermit's Bench, out-and-back, .

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

View From Bubbling Wells Rd., 01-06-2015

 Mt.San Jacinto from the south-west corner of Bubbling Wells and Dillon Rd. in Desert Hot Springs.
Looking west on 20th Ave. just west of Bubbling Wells Rd.
Today's ride: 26 miles, Dillon Rd. Loop (West), .

Thursday, January 1, 2015

First Ride of 2015, 01-01-2015

 North Face, Mt. San Jacinto from Tipton Rd, a.k.a. "old highway" just west of Whitewater Cut-Off.
Whitewater River from the bridge at Whitewater Cut-Off.
Today's ride: 24 miles, Whitewater Cut-Off, out-and-back, .

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Last Ride of 2014, 12-31-2014

 West Fork Palm Canyon Stream just above Split Rock.
New snow in the mountains from the Palm Springs Indian Canyons Rd.
Today's tide: 16 miles, Split Rock, out-and-back, .

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Train & Coyote, 12-30-2014

 Train from overpass on Date Palm Dr.
Coyote at Whitewater Channel on Vista Chino Rd.
Today's ride: 23 miles, Bob Hope Dr. - Varner Rd. Loop, .

Sunday, December 28, 2014

DHS Mural, 12-28-2014

 Mural art in Desert Hot Springs, on Indian Canyon Rd. between Dillon Rd. and Pierson Rd.
Looking south-south-east toward the distant Salton Sea from Indian Canyon Rd. on a cold windless morning.
Today's ride: 29 miles, Indian Canyon-Worsley Rd. Loop, .

Thursday, December 25, 2014

Indian Canyons' Christmas, 12-25-2014

 Andreas Canyon at the equestrian trail crossing.
Light and shadow on the western ridge.
Today's ride: 20 miles, Split Rock, out-and-back, .