Monday, May 30, 2016

Memorial Day 2016


Straughn, William H.       Sp4         C, 4/12, 199th    KIA, 1/31/67
McElyea, James F.            PFC        C, 4/12, 199th    KIA, 2/5/67
Berard, James C.               Sp4         C, 4/12, 199th    KIA, 2/14/67
Molina, Michael J.            Sp4         C, 4/12, 199th    KIA, 2/28/67
Taillon, John P.                  Sp4         C, 4/12, 199th    KIA, 3/3/67
Moore, Galen L. Sp4         Sp4         C, 4/12, 199th    KIA, 3/22/67
Harrison, George R.         PFC        C, 4/12, 199th    KIA, 4/23/67
McElhaney, Bobby G.     PFC        C, 4/12, 199th    KIA, 5/18/67
Miller, Edward C.              PFC        C, 4/12, 199th    KIA, 7/2/67
Batten, James E.               Sp4         C, 4/12, 199th    KIA, 8/1/67
Bozarth, Alvin R.               Sgt          C, 4/12,199th     KIA, 8/13/67
Carson, Bradley J.             PFC        C, 4/12, 199th    KIA, 9/18/67

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Fat Boys, 05-24-2016

Two Surley Moonlanders may be an omen. I'm thinking about buying one and here were two that I spotted on today's ride. Hmmmm....
Today's ride: 33 miles, Da Vall Loop + Indian Canyons, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1182848276

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Cycling Rancho Mirage, 05-18-2016

This section of bike-way next to Rancho Mirage Community Park could be the prototype for the entire CV Link Project.
Today's ride: 31 miles, Monterey Loop, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1173949845

Monday, May 16, 2016

Back on the Saddle, 05-16-2016

 Tom back on his bike recovering from injuries sustained in a fall. Stay safe out there.
Dust rising from above Araby Cove... looks like some work is being done around the two water tanks....?
Today's ride: 18 miles, Hermit's Bench, out-and-back, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1171217188

Friday, May 13, 2016

A Pretty Face, 05-13-2016

 North-face of Mt. San Jacinto from Snow Creek Rd.
North-face of Mt. San Jacinto from Tipton Rd.
Today's ride: 26 1/2 miles, Whitewater Cut-Off-Snow Creek Rd., Hike-a-Bike, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1166835128

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Death of a Raptor, 05-11-2016

East-bound Vista Chino at the Whitewater Wash.
Today's ride: 25 1/2 miles, Da Vall Loop, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1164040240

Monday, May 9, 2016

Artists at Work, 05-09-2016


Lisa and Elaine enjoying their craft on a beautiful section of CV Link in Rancho Mirage. This section of the route is known as the Butler-Abrams Trail.
Today's ride: 26 1/2 miles, Bob Hope Loop, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1161300667

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Palm Springs Cyclist, 05-03-2016

 Robert of Palm Springs has been riding for 2 1/2 years. This photo taken at the intersection of Highway 111 & Snow Creek Rd. Robert was on his way to the Morongo Casino as his turn-around point.
Tanks for everything... this big boy parked on the shoulder of south-bound Highway 111 near Blaisdel Canyon.
Today's ride: 25 1/2 miles, Snow Creek Village, out-and-back, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1152518836

Sunday, May 1, 2016

Cloud Cap, 05-01-2016

 Sunshine and clouds capping Mt. Sn Jacinto. Photo taken from 20th Ave. in Desert Hot Springs, east of Mountain View Dr.
Desert Hot Springs pond life in a micro-riparian zone on  Paul Dr. just east of Palm Dr. just north of I-10.
Today's ride: 23 miles, 20th Ave. Loop, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1149795075

Friday, April 29, 2016

Butler-Abrams Trail, 04-29-2016

Looking down the Butler-Abrams Trail levee along the Whitewater River Channel from Wolfson Park in Rancho Mirage.
Today's ride: 33 1/2 miles, Da Vall Loop + PS Indian Canyons, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1147079754

Sunday, April 24, 2016

Cycling with Friends of CV Link, 04-24-2016


Before the ride at Moguel's & Kaya's, (l2r): Jim, Brett, Gary, Tom, Ernie, Tom & Vic.

Some Rancho Mirage old goats don't like FCVL, but all of these Rancho Mirage goats are smart enough to like us.


After the FCVL ride: hydration, pastries and camaraderie back at Moguel's & Kaya's.
Today's ride: 33 1/2 miles, FCVL ride, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1140774337

Saturday, April 23, 2016

Palm Springs' Family Focused Bicycle Ride, 04-23-2016

 Mike's Bike Truck offering free support to the riders.
 Here is Hugo with Shayden and Coden.
 Gary Lueders chatting with Jason and Maggie with Everest ready for the best ride of the day.
On Baristo Rd. waiting for the Sunrise Dr. light to change.
Today's ride after the ride with Gary: 21 1/2 miles, Split Rock, out-and-back, http://desertroadkill.blogspot.com/

Friday, April 22, 2016

Rick riding a GolfBoard, 04-22-2016

 These electric GolfBoards look to make golf more fun even if the game isn't. Photo on Tahquitz Creek Country Club.
 Painted Turtle on its way to a pond on Tahquitz Creek Country Club.
Tour buses getting ready to transport passengers to this weekend's Coachella Fest, parking lot on south-east corner Highway 111 and Date Palm Rd.. in Cathedral City.
Today's ride: 22 1/2 miles, Da Vall Loop,  https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1137900615

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Cactus Flowers, 04-18-2016

Today's ride: 25 miles, Snow Creek, out-and-back, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1132430002

Saturday, April 16, 2016

Bicycle Parking, San Andreas Canyon Style, 04-16-2016



Today's ride: 22 miles, Palm Springs Indian Canyons, out-and-back, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1128497831