Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Good Morning Jeanette, 08-23-2016

Nick, Lee, and selfie reflection, saying Hello Jeanette at entrance to the Palm Springs Indian Canyons.
Today's ride: 23 1/2 miles, Whispering Palms Loop, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1317646105

Sunday, August 21, 2016

Clouds Over Edom Hill, 08-21-2016

 View from Via Escuela at the Whitewater Channel Levee, west.
View from Varner Rd. east of Date Palm Dr.
Today's ride: 28 1/2 miles, Bob Hope Loop, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1314720672

Friday, August 19, 2016

Tipton Crossing Sofa, 08-19-2016

Abandoned sofa at the Tipton Rd. RR Crossing, makes for nice break.
Today's ride: 20 1/2 miles, Tipton Rd., hike-a-bike to Highway 111, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1311269355

Monday, August 15, 2016

Tanks for the Memories, 08-15-2016

VFW Post #1534 in Desert Hot Springs.
Looking west down Varner Rd. toward Palm Dr. from Mountain View Rd.
Today's ride: 19 miles, DHS VFW Loop, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1305165985

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Getting Out-of-Town, 08-11-2016

Early morning chat & ride with Bill north-bound on Highway 111 out of Palm Springs.
 Roadside memorial remembering Milen Dimitov, cyclist Killed by Car (KBC), September 4, 2010 just south of the Windy Point Bridge.
Rock pools in the Whitewater River Channel below the Whitewater Cut-Off bridge.
Today's ride: 25 miles, Whitewater Cut-Off, out-and-back, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1298989049

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Mouth of Chino Canyon, 08-09-2016

Photo taken from Highway 111 bridge at Chino Canyon Creek Crossing.
Today's ride: 21 1/2 miles, Palm Springs Loop, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1296210195

Sunday, August 7, 2016

Shade Stop at Sunnylands, 08-07-2016

Today's ride: 27 miles, Bob Hope Loop, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1293158986

Friday, July 29, 2016

Whitewater River, 07-29-2016

Colorado River water flowing in the Whitewater River Channel to the percolation ponds at Windy Point next to Highway 111.
 Snow Creek Village
Itty bitty snakie on south-bound Highway 111 just north of the Tram Road.
Today's ride: 24 1/2 miles, Snow Creek Village, out-and-back, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1278830441

Thursday, July 28, 2016

PS Convention Center, Shade Stop, 7-6-2016

Today's ride: 18 1/2 miles, Via Maravilla Loop, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1277513498

Sunday, July 24, 2016

Breakfast for Ravens, 07-24-2016

South Palm Springs on S. Calle Palo Fierro.
Today's ride: 16 miles, Split Rock, out-and-back, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1270597553

Saturday, July 23, 2016

Cycling Two Cities, 07-22-2016

 Rancho Mirage, where cycling is almost  considered civil disobedience by some residents
and Cathedral City where some friendly services are made available to cyclists passing through (on bike path along the Whitewater River Channel just west of Date Palm Dr.).
Today's ride: 22 miles, Da Vall Loop, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1267672348

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Waiting for the Marines to Land, 07-05-2016

Taking a shade break at the Palm Springs Airport USO facility. Marines will be arriving all day after their holiday furlough and the USO is ready to cool them, feed them, board them, and transport them to their 29 Palm USMC Base.
Today's ride: 32 miles, Portola Loop, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1242684215

Saturday, July 2, 2016

Evan Riding Indian Canyons, 07-02-2016


Evan, of Big Wheels Tours, http://bwbtours.com/tours/, riding the Palm Springs Indian Canyons.
Today's ride: 22 1/2 miles, Hermit's Bench out-and-back, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1238404161

Friday, June 24, 2016

Thanks Mike's Bike Truck.

Kudos to Mike and his Bike Truck. I was about 15 minutes into my ride this morning and my rear derailleur cable snapped. I gave Mikes' Bike Truck a call, we met up on the road, he changed my cable and a cracked derailleur pulley, as we had a pleasant chat and then I finished my ride and had a nice swim in my pool. With Mike around, mechanical bike problems won't get me down. Thanks...

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Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Smokey Skies at Tipton Crossing, 06-21-2016

Looking toward the Salton Sea at the Tipton Rd. RR Crossing.
Today's ride: 21 1/2 miles, Wendy Rd., out-and-back, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1223011431