Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Peace at the Gate, 10-21-2014

 Looking north from the Palm Springs' Indian Canyons' Toll Gate... a most peaceful place to sit.
Poor flag etiquette at the north-east corner of Arquilla and Tamarisk in Palm Springs.
Today's ride: 18 miles, Hermit's Bench,out-and-back, http://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/617320181 .

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Robert & Gary, 10-19-2014

Had a great ride with Robert and Gary this morning...
Today's ride: Bob Hope Loop + south PS.

Friday, October 17, 2014

Lise, On a Walk-a-Bike, 10-17-2014

Lise, walking her bike home with a flat tire.. still a beautiful morning for a ride and/or a walk...
Today's ride: 20 miles, Hermit's Bench, out-and-back, http://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/614352557 .

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Roadside Memorial, 10-15-2014

Today's ride: 35 1/2 miles, Da Vall Loop + Indian Canyons, http://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/613203476 .

Sunday, October 12, 2014

He Will be Back, 10-12-2014

 Gary, off the bike and sporting a walker due to an unfortunate fall while riding his mountain bike.  Gary we are looking forward to you being back in the saddle again.
Trying out the new bike corral on Palm canyon in downtown Palm Springs. Way to go Palm Springs....
Today's ride: with Gary, 35 miles, Cook Loop, http://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/611175871 .

Friday, October 10, 2014

Palm Springs' Cyclist, 10-10-2014

Oscar on his U.S. Army bike.  It's a good one....
Today's ride: 29 miles, Palm Desert Greens, out-and-back, http://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/609550473 .

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Gordon & David, 10-08-2014

Palm Springs' cyclists heading north on Hiway 111 near Windy Point on a beautiful nearly windless morning.
 Whitewater River still flows at the road crossing in the Whitewater Preserve.
Bones and skin of a rattlesnake south-bound Hiway 111 just north of Gateway Dr.
Today's ride: 33 1/2 miles, Whitewater Preserve, out-and-back, http://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/608334527 .

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Dennis the Menace & Peggy Too, 10-02-2014

 Palm Springs cyclists enjoying a Palm Springs' morning ride.
South-bound Portola Rd., Palm Desert.
Today's ride: 28 miles, Portola Loop, http://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/603842646 .

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Sites Under Construction, 09-28-2104

 Wessman's downtown project....
 Aqua Caliente Indians' Spa Hotel project.....
Bike club riding by another Wessman construction project on south Belardo Rd., Palm Springs.
Today's ride: 24 1/2 miles, Avenida Maravilla Loop, http://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/600990121 .

Friday, September 26, 2014

Shands' Crossing, 09-26-2014

Thanks to the persistence and good works of Bond Shands this section of the proposed CV Link crossing at Cathedral Canyon Rd. now safely (a relative term) links Palm Springs and Cathedral City. Thank you Mr. Shands....
This eagle landed on east bound 30th Ave. just east of Date Palm Dr.
Today's hot, humid, sweaty ride: 20 1/2 miles, Da Vall Loop, http://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/599239443 .

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Western Shovel-Nosed Snake, 09-24-2014

This pretty little guy's life came to an end on north-bound Highway 111, halfway between Overture Dr. and the Windy Point Bridge.
Today's ride: 21 miles, Snow Creek Rd., out-and-back, http://connect.garmin.com/activity/598039328 .

Monday, September 22, 2014

Chops in Paradise, 09-22-2014



Dead Stuff, 09-22-2014

 Scorpion, southbound Highway 111, north of Windy Point.
 Bird, dirt road connecting Tipton Rd. to Snow Creek Rd. at Highway 111.
Chair, northbound Highway 111, south of Overture Dr.

Riding the rails....
Today's ride: 26 miles, Snow Creek Village, out-and-back, http://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/596616836 .

Friday, September 19, 2014

Joseph & Wyatt, 09-19-2014

Wyatt temporarily stopped by a plastic bag, but a bit of roadside maintenance and all was well.
Today's ride: 23 1/2 miles, Da Vall Loop, http://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/594115974 .

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Remnants of Hurricane Odile, 09-16-2014


Clouds and humidity over the Palm Springs Indian Canyons that are remnants of Hurricane Odile that pummeled Baja California and is now making its way up the western coast.
Today's ride: 25 1/2 miles, Windy Point, out-and-back, http://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/592064439 .