Wednesday, March 26, 2014

The Evolution of Cycling, 03-26-2014


Brett has a new ride, Specialized with disc brakes and electric shifters... wow!  It's beautiful!
Today's ride: 26 miles, out to a closed Indian Canyon Dr. where drifting sands have closed the road just south of the Railroad Crossing, then onto to Hermit's Bench, .

Monday, March 24, 2014

Breakfast Worth Waiting For, 03-24-2014

and bicycle friendly....
Today's ride: 24 miles, Da Vall Loop, .

Friday, March 21, 2014

Streams of Palm Springs, 03-21-2014

 Tahquitz Creek from the Belardo Bridge.
 Andreas Creek from the parking lot crossing in the Palm Springs Indian canyons.
 Murray Creek from the Indian Canyons Road Crossing.
Palm Canyon Creek from just north of Split Rock in the Palm Springs Indian Canyons.
Today's ride: 23 1/2 miles, Hermit's Bench, out-and-back, .

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Mt. San Jacinto, 03-19-2019

Photo from Varner Rd. just east of Date Palm Dr.
Today's ride: 31 1/2 miles, Cook Loop, .

Sunday, March 16, 2014

It's Our Fault, 03-16-2014

 Mesquite at Mountain View Road on the San Andreas Fault
An ornamental Ocotillo in full leaf and bloom, Racquet Club Estates.
Today's ride: 27 miles, Dillon Rd. Loop, .

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Whitewater Rider, 03-13-2014

Blake of Palm Springs at Whitewater Cut-Off.  We rode the Whitewater Road together to the Whitewater Preserve.
Tipton Rd. Crossing looking east-south-east on this cloudy morning.
Today's ride: 34 1/2 miles, Whitewater Preserve, out-and-back, .

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Peek at the Peak, 03-05-2014

Mt. San Jacinto Peak from Highway 111 near Windy Point.
Today's ride: 24 1/2 miles, Snow Creek Village, out-and-back, , had a brisk headwind going out that pretty much ended once I got past Windy Point, but it provided a pleasant tailwind and a fast ride back into Palm Springs.

Monday, March 3, 2014

Happy Ducks, 03-02-2014

Tahquitz Creek flowing across Tahquitz Creek Country Club after a nice spring rain.
Today's ride: 25 miles around Palm Springs checking the flowing desert washes, .

Saturday, March 1, 2014

New Mountain Snow, 03-01-2014

After two days of long overdue rain in the desert and new mountain snow, a beautiful morning for a ride.  The Palm Springs Indian Canyons were closed today because of "flooding in Andreas Canyon."
Today's ride: around town checking out the newly flooded washes....