Saturday, August 16, 2014

Revered Monument, 08-16-2014



These rocks denote the real entrance to Palm Springs, California.
Today's ride: Hermit's Bench, out-and-back.

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Extra Water in Palm Springs? 08-14-2014


These photos are from the foot bridge over the drainage ditch that empties onto Tahquitz Country Club just east of Sunrise, next to Sunny Dunes Rd..  How is it that there is enough surface water to support this flora?
Today's ride: 24 miles, Da Vall Loop, http://connect.garmin.com/activity/565114547 .

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

The Bad and the Beautiful, 08-12-2014


Today's ride: 29 1/2 miles, West Garnet to the PS Indian Canyons, http://connect.garmin.com/activity/563478543 .

Sunday, August 10, 2014

Mt. San Jacinto from Whitewater Cut Off Bridge, 08-10-2014

Bridge in foreground is I-10 crossing of the Whitewater River Channel.
Freight Train video from Tipton Rd: http://youtu.be/fSRjH3a2OoM
Today's ride: 24 miles, Whitewater Cut Off, out-and-back, http://connect.garmin.com/activity/561875301 .

Friday, August 8, 2014

Beautiful Road Bike, 08-08-2014

 Brett's Ride....
Tino's Mustache....
Today's ride: 18 miles, Hermit's Bench, out-and-back, http://connect.garmin.com/activity/560158297 .

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Oasis Waterpark, 08-07-2014

Backside of Oasis waterpark from a section of the CV Link in Palm Springs.
Today's ride: 23 1/2 miles, Da Vall Rd. Loop, http://connect.garmin.com/activity/559492130 .

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Got Flood?, 08-05-204

 Rancho Mirage section of CV Link crossing the Whitewater River Channel.
Rattler Rd. and 30th Ave. intersection.
Today's ride: 27 1/2 miles, Bob Hope Loop,  http://connect.garmin.com/activity/557903296 .

Monday, August 4, 2014

Wounded Walk gets Ride, 08-0402014

I got the honor of giving Adam Shatarsky (rt) and Ross Delafield (lft), of Wounded Walk, http://thewoundedwalk.org/ , a short ride around the parking lot of the Fantasy Springs Casino this morning in Indio.  They are their way walking across America to bring attention to our service connected disabled veterans.

Sunday, August 3, 2014

Flagging a Train, 08-03-2014

Gary at the Palm Springs Train Station on a beautiful cloudy and windless morning.
Today's ride: 26 miles, Hermit's Bench, out-and-back, http://connect.garmin.com/activity/556556416 .

Friday, August 1, 2014

Recovering From Life, 08-01-2014

Steve, back on his bike after a 20 year hiatus.  He is in recovery from recent surgery, and has surgical staples in his abdomen to prove it;
Today's ride: 29 1/2 miles Monterey Loop, http://connect.garmin.com/activity/554644094 .

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Vanderpump Gets a Star, 07-30-2014


Beverly Hill's Housewife, Vanderpump, gets a Palm Springs Star.  I gave up a real ride to sweat this one out waiting for her to show up, but left before she got there.  Photo is of Lisa Rinna.
Today's ride: 7 1/2 miles, around town, http://connect.garmin.com/activity/553263001 .

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 .