Monday, May 25, 2015

Memorial Day Ride, 05-25-2015



In Memoriam...
Today's ride: 32 miles, Da Vall Loop + Indian Canyons, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/784735899 .

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Tahquitz Creek, 05-21-2015

Looking up Tahquitz Creek from the Belardo St. bridge.  There is a pretty good flow of water from the recent mountain snow.  It's a good guess that the falls are looking good.
Today's ride: 17 miles, Hermit's Bench, out-and-back, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/780794916.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

No Ride Day, 05-19-2015

A day for preventive maintenance: new rear tire, clean the cassette, lube the chain.

Monday, May 18, 2015

James and Sean Riding Tahquitz Creek CC Bike Path, 05-18-2015


Noice place to sit and repair a flat tire, shady and good views, no cars.
Today's ride: 21 miles, Da Vall Loop, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/778247467 .

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Canyon Riders, 05-12-2015

Dana and Jennifer from Big Bear riding the Palm Springs Indian Canyons.
Today's ride: Hermit's Bench, out-and-back, 23 miles, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/772426138 .

Friday, May 8, 2015

Wedding Riders, Palm Springs Indian Canyons, 05-08-2015

Rick from Hypoint, NC, Kevin from Milwaukee, WS, Eric from Sioux Falls, SD, and Chris from Hypoint, NC had just climbed the hill to Hermit's Bench, Palm Springs Indian Canyons on single speed Saguaro Hotel bicycles (http://www.thesaguaro.com/). They are in town to attend a wedding. Eric describes the Sioux Falls' bicycle and pedestrian paths as "Sweet."
Today's ride: 18 miles, Hermit's Bench, out-and-back, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/768597965 .

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Riding Mission Hills Country Club, 05-06-2015


Gary riding Mission Hills CC.  This is what Thunderbird Country Club is afraid of.
Today's ride: 28 1/2 miles, Mission Hills CC Loop, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/766864215 .

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Riding Tahquitz Creek Country Club, 05-05-2015

Today's ride: 33 miles, Da Vall Loop + Hermit's Bench, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/766077340 .

Friday, May 1, 2015

New Way to Walk, 05-01-2015


The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians have built a new walking path next to South Palm Canyon Dr. on the way to the Indian Canyons' toll booth.
Today's ride; 18 miles, Hermit's Bench, out-and-back, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/762078951 .

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Midcentury Architecture Mania, 04-28-2015


Architectects and their fans capturing the beauty (?) of the old Palm Springs Unified School District Offices, corner of Ferrell Dr. nad Baristo.
Today's ride: 23 1/2 miles, Rattler Loop, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/759485575 .

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Coachella Stagecoach Concert Goer, 04-26-2015


 Bus parking on Varner Rd., 1,000 Palms ready to take concert goers.

                                      
Selfie reflection in the window at the Coachella Valley Brewing Company in 1,000 Palms, http://cvbco.com/ .
Today's ride: 37 miles, El Dorado Rd. Loop, connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/757750629 .

Monday, April 20, 2015

Wendy, Shirley & Jacaranda, 04-20-2015

Wendy and Shirley from Canada, paused their Butler-Abrams bike path ride, to admire a flowering Jacaranda Tree in Wilson Park, Rancho Mirage.
Today's ride: Da Vall Loop.

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Pat from Seattle, 04-16-2015

Pat from Seattle riding Falls Creek Rd. in Snow Creek Village.  He is preparing to do the Seattle to Portland Classic, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seattle_to_Portland_Bicycle_Classic .
Today's ride: Snow Creek Village, out-and-back.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Transportation, Home & Recreation, 04-14-2015


Larry has a nice rig.  He says it is his transportation, his home and his recreation. Years ago he served in the Army, 82nd Airborne, was later a carpenter and for the last 10 years has been homeless communing with nature, the last three years in Palm Springs. He prefers a trike to a bike and has cycled across Florida, including the Florida Keyes.
Today's ride: Split Rock, out-and-back.

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Worsley Rd. Riders, 04-12-2015

Desert Hot Springs ride today with Gary and Robert.  Riding on Worsley Rd. with Mt. SanJacinto as backdrop.
Today's ride: Palm-Pierson-Indian-Worsley Loop.