Sunday, April 28, 2013

Albino @ I-10 & Date Palm Drive, 04--28-2013

Photo looking north on Date Palm Dr - I 10 Interchange.  Albino working road construction on a Sunday directing traffic.  He and his wife ride their bicycles 25 miles every weekend from San Bernardino to Riverside.
Today's ride: 27 1/2 miles, Da Vall Loop,

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Cycling Blog Visitor Stats to date, 04-25-2013

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Round Tailed Squirrel, 04-25-2013

This little creature's life ended on the road to Palm Canyon in the Indian Canyons.
Today's ride: 25 1/2 miles, Gene Autry Trail Loop + Hermit's Bench, .  I was going to ride down-valley and do a loop, but the wind was kicking up too much dust and sand, so stayed close to home today.

Sunday, April 21, 2013

The Desert Bike Club Visits Palm Springs, 04-21-2013

Photo taken on Bogert Trail just east of So. Palm Canyon Dr.
Today's ride: 19 miles, Hermit's Bench, out-and-back, .

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Mt. San Gorgonio, 04-18-2013

Mt. San Gorgonio from the intersection of 1,000 Palms Canyon Rd. & Dillon Rd.
Today's ride: 40 1/2 miles, Sky Valley Loop, .

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Bike Parking Indian Canyons Style, 04-15-2013

Today's ride: 18 miles, Indian Canyons Out-and-back, .  An ugly wind was blowing today, filled with dust and grit.  I kept my ride close to home and slow... not a good day for outdoors exercise in the desert.

Sunday, April 14, 2013

Incight Handcycling Clinic, 04-13-2013

 Joey ready to ride.
 Team riders....
 Frank on his first handcycle ride.
Mike has handcycling down.
Incight, , conducts a monthly handcycling clinic at the Palm Desert Civic Center Park open for any and all.  Handcycles open the road to anywhere and everywhere for those with physical disabilities.

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Mountain, Wind, Train, 04-11-2013

Mt. San Jacinto from West Garnet Rd.
Today's ride: 26 miles, Dillon Rd. Loop, .  Very interesting wind patterns across the valley this morning.  The wind was blowing from all four directions on the various portions of today's ride.

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Never Better, 04-10-2013

The Palm Springs Desert Fashion Plaza has never looked better.  I'm hoping it improves once it is rebuilt.
Today's ride: 18 miles, Hermit's Bench, out-and-back, .  There was a strong gusty headwind on the way home....