Monday, July 28, 2014

Under Cover, 07-28-2014

Edom Hill in the shade of cloud cover.  Photo taken from 30th Ave. just east of Date Palm Dr.
Today's ride: 31 miles, Da Vall Loop, http://connect.garmin.com/activity/551683573 .

Saturday, July 26, 2014

The North Face, 07-26-2014

The north face of Mt. San Jacinto from Snow Creek Village.
Today's ride: 27 miles, Snow Creek Village, out-and-back, http://connect.garmin.com/activity/549966861 .

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Daily Commute, 07-24-2014

Alex commuting to work on CV Link between Date Palm Dr. and Cathedral Canyon Rd.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Palm Springs Bicycle Parking, 07-22-2014

Today's ride: 27 miles, Los Alamos Loop, http://connect.garmin.com/activity/547207927 .

Friday, July 18, 2014

Camping On Tahquitz Creek, 07-18-2014

Transient campsites along Tahquitz Creek just yards east of the Belardo Rd. Bridge.
Today's ride: 18 1/2 miles, Hermit's Bench, out-and-back, http://connect.garmin.com/activity/544192308 .

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Memorial, 07-15-2014

Today's ride: 22 1/2 miles, Da Vall Loop, http://connect.garmin.com/activity/542213073 .

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Riding with Gary, 07-13-2014

Under a cloud cover on south-bound Bob Hope Dr. north of Frank Sinatra Dr.
Today's ride: 32 1/2 miles, Bob Hope Loop, http://connect.garmin.com/activity/540751418 .

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Coyote Melons, 07-10-2014


Coyote Melons, Cucurbita palmata, growing just off of So. Palm Canyon Dr. just before the Palm Springs Indian Canyons Toll Booth.
Today's ride: 18 miles, Palm Springs City Loop, http://connect.garmin.com/activity/538546352 .

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Bike Trail Shade, 07-08-2014

Looking north on section of existing CV Link (http://www.coachellavalleylink.com/) next to the Cathedral Canyon Country Club.
Today's ride: 23 miles, Da Vall Loop, http://connect.garmin.com/activity/537305527 .

Sunday, July 6, 2014

Edom Hill, 07-06-2014

Looking east on Varner Rd. just east of the Mountain View Rd. Intersection.
Today's ride: 27 1/2 miles, Varner Rd. Loop, http://connect.garmin.com/activity/535874383 .

Friday, July 4, 2014

4th of July Ride, 07-04-2014

 Shade stop at the Palm Springs American Legion Post.
 Steamy clouds over Andreas Canyon.
Cahuilla Memorial....
Today's ride: 20 1/2 miles, Hermit's Bench, out-and-back, http://connect.garmin.com/activity/534381068 .

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Bulldozin' Dunes, 07-02-2014

Clearing drifting sand dunes moving onto west bound Dinah Shore between Monterey and Gene Autry.
Today's ride: 27 miles, Monterey Loop, http://connect.garmin.com/activity/533098511 .

Monday, June 30, 2014

Bestest Buddy, 06-30-2014

Chattin' with Jim....
Today's ride: 23 1/2 miles, Bob Hope Loop, http://connect.garmin.com/activity/531771941 .

Saturday, June 28, 2014

Micro-Swamps and Mosquitoes, 06-28-2014

Summer time in our dry thirsty desert with temps over 100 degrees and all through our cities gutter water stands in mini-swamps breeding mosquitoes and bicycle slippery algae blooms.  Vector control should be out on bicycles finding these sites and drying these swamps up.
Identified as: a Western Shovel-Nosed Snake, Chionatis occiptalis, favorite food "small scorpions," dead on south bound Da Vall about 1/2 mile north of Dinah Shore.
Today's ride: 33 1/2 miles, Da Vall Loop + PS Indian Canyons, http://connect.garmin.com/activity/530272820 .