Friday, February 24, 2017

A River Runs Through It, 02-24-2017

 The Rancho Mirage Butler-Abrams Trail at the Whitewater River Channel Crossing.
Today's ride: 21 1/2 miles, Da Vall Loop, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1589554813

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Riding the Palm Springs Indian Canyons, 02-22-2017

 Ingrid and Bill enjoying a beautiful morning on one of the best roads in the desert.
She went by too fast for me to get her name as she was coming down from Hermit's Bench.

Hummingbird Bush, 02-22-2017

 Chuperosa, Justicia californica
Tahquitz Creek filling the channel at the Camino Real footbridge.
Today's ride: 22 miles, Split Rock, out-and-back, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1586661414

Monday, February 20, 2017

Life on the Whitewater River, 02-20-2017

 Looking down the river between Frank Sinatra Dr. and Date Palm Dr.
 Tahquitz Creek on the Tahquitz Creek Golf Course.
Two homeless camps in the Whitewater River Channel behind the Ford Dealership in Cathedral City.
Today'ride: 26 miles, Da Vall Loop,  https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1583448615

Friday, February 17, 2017

Storm on the Way?, 02-17-2017

 Desert Sand Verbena, Abronia vellosa, with storm clouds over Mt. San Gorgonio in the distance.
 Mt. San Jacinto view from Highway 111 just south of Snow Creek Rd.
Tipton Td. Railroad Crossing looking east, south-east.
Today's ride: 23 miles, Tipton Rd., out-and-back, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1578043263

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Traveling Heavy, 02-15-2017

Four cyclists with touring gear heading north out of Palm Springs on Highway 111.
Today's ride: 23 miles, Worsley Road Spur, out-and-back, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1575509688

Monday, February 13, 2017

Mt. San Jacinto, the North Face, 02-13-2017


Today's ride: 22 miles, Snow Creek Rd., out-and-back, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1572038171

Sunday, February 12, 2017

Palm Springs Cyclist, 02-12-2017

Richie, a 64 year old cyclist commuter, moved to Palm Springs from Ohio in 1991. He works for the City of Palm Springs in their Maintenance Department. Last year, 2016, he rode his trike 2,239.9 miles.
Today's ride: 18 miles, Hermit's Bench, out-and-back, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1571080050

Saturday, February 11, 2017

Tandem Tow-Assist, Palm Springs Indian Canyons, 02-11-2017

 Ernie and Letitia...



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Roadside Chat, 02-11-2017

Letitia and Mark, two Palm Springs Cyclists, get to know one another on South Palm Canyon Dr.

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Palm Springs Cyclists, 02-09-2017

 Dana and Rod riding on S. Calle Palo Fierro.
Andy at Split Rock in the Palm Springs Indian Canyons.
Today's ride: 22 miles, Hermit's Bench, out-and-back, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1565740665

Monday, February 6, 2017

Tahquitz Creek next to the 3rd hole on Tahquitz Creek Golf Course, 02-06-2017

Today's ride: 26 miles, Morningside Dr., Loop, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1561389798

Friday, February 3, 2017

Andreas Canyon Palm Trees Underline a Snowy Ridge, 02-03-2017

Today's ride: 18 miles, Hermit's Bench, out-and-back, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1556642713

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Roadside Memorial, 02-02-2017

 West-bound Garnett Rd., west of Indian Canyon Rd.
 Mt. San Gorgonio from where the San Andreas Fault crosses Palm Dr.
Sentinel Peaker Power Plant.
Today's ride: 26 miles, Highway 62-Dillon Rd., Loop, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1555111951

Monday, January 30, 2017

Chino Creek Crossing, 01-30-2017

 It's been a long time since I have seen Chino Creek crossing at Highway 111
Tipton Rd.
Today's ride: 25 miles, Whitewater Cut-Off, out-and-back, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1550177516