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 .

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Shade Break at the Whitewater Cut Off, 09-14-2014

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OZmWlRxMBL4&feature=youtu.be

Today's ride: 25 miles, Whitewater Cut Off Loop, http://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/590443783 .

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Saturday Football in Cathedral City, 09-13-2014

This play resulted in about a 60 yard run for a touch down.
Today's ride: 20 miles, Los Alamos Loop, http://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/589599788 .

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

After the Storm, 09-09-2014

 Section of pathway on the Araby Wash between East Palm Canyon and Escoba Dr. in Palm Springs.
Section of the Whitewater Channel just south of Frank Sinatra Dr.
Some of the anti-CV Link people must think it a miracle that the flood control levees survived yesterday's deluge which actually missed Palm Springs and hit the center part of the Coachella Valley.
Today's ride: 28 miles, Bob Hope Loop, http://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/586728379 .

Saturday, September 6, 2014

The One & Only, 09-06-2014

The first and only rattlesnake I have seen this season.  Too bad it was dead.  South bound Highway 111, just north of W. Gateway Dr.
High humidity clouds forming.  I don't sweat much, but it was pouring off me this morning.  Photo taken from Tipton Rd.
Today's ride: 24 1/2 miles, Snow Creek Village, hike-a-bike, out-and-back, http://connect.garmin.com/activity/584114197 .

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Light Traffic, 09-04-2014

Looking west on Tahquitz-McCallum Way at 7:00 AM on a Thursday morning with a hint of fakl cool in the morning air.
The beautiful entrance to the Palm Springs Spa Hotel is gone... an architectural loss...
Today's ride: 23 1/3 miles, Da Vall Loop, http://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/582669818 .

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Desert Hot Springs Cll De Deguios & Casa Grande Dr. Intersection, 08-31-2014

 Looking north north-east toward Joshua Tree National Park.
Looking south south-west at Mt. San Jacinto.
Today's ride: 28 1/2 miles, Mission Lakes Blvd. Loop, http://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/579597247 .

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

The North Face, 08-26-2014

 The north face of Mt. San Jacinto from Snow Creek Rd.
Creosote against the sky off of Snow Creek Rd.
Today's ride: 25 1/2 miles, Snow Creek Village, out-and-back, http://connect.garmin.com/activity/575554452 .

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Heavy Equipment, 08-24-2014


Berger Dr. S. with Mt San Jacinto as backdrop on a beautiful and clear August morning ride with Gary.
Today's ride: 31 miles, Cook Loop, http://connect.garmin.com/activity/572897242 .

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Coffee, Tea and Shade, 08-23-2014

Non-motorized bike committee Saturday bike ride: https://www.facebook.com/PalmSpringsBikeCoalition 
(l2r) Tom, Brett, Kathy, Nancy & Vic at Starbucks at the River in Palm Desert.
Today's ride: Palm Springs to The River, out-and-back.

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Looking Good, 08-21-2014

Mt. San Jacinto looking good under a cover of clouds on a nice August morning.  Photo taken from section of CV Link on the Tahquitz Creek Country Club.
Today's ride: 24 miles, Da Vall Loop, http://connect.garmin.com/activity/570474089 .

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 .