Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Roadside Memorial, 04-30-2014

North-bound Indian Dr. south of Pearson Rd.
Today's ride: 28 1/2 miles, Worsley-Indian Loop, .

Monday, April 28, 2014

Hole Today, Hotel Tomorrow, 04-28-2014

Downtown Palm Springs construction site that is part of a Wessman redevelopment project.  Once complete the mountain as backdrop will not be visible from the angle of this photo.
Today's ride: 29 miles, Rattler-Los Alamos Loop, .

Friday, April 18, 2014

Climbing a Hill, 04-18-2014

Cyclists climbing the last hill to Hermit's Bench in the Palm Springs Indian Canyons.
Today's ride: 27 1/2 miles, Overture Dr. to Hermit's Bench, .
My ride plan had been to ride out to Snow Creek Village, but by the time I got to Overture Dr. I was grinding in granny gears because of the strong headwind, so I turned around and headed south until the road ended.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Palm Springs Cyclists, 04-16-2014

 Ed and Jayne of Palm Springs out on a beautiful morning ride.
Palo Verde Tree in full bloom.
Today' ride: 25 1/2 miles, Rattler Loop, .

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Visiting Park Ranger, 04-09-2014

Today I had a pleasant ride with David, who is attending the 2014 California Trails & Greenways Conference, held at the Riviera Hotel, Palm Springs.  David is a Park Ranger at San Dieguito River Park and has a blog at .
Today's ride: Overture Rd., out-and-back from the Riviera Hotel, (forgot to turn my Garmin on at beginning of ride).

Monday, April 7, 2014

Couples Enjoying West Garnett Rd., 04-07-2014

 Ravens #1 & 2
Rita & Bill between bicycle rides on their way back from hiking in the Big Morongo Preserve.
Today's ride: 21 miles, to the end of West Garnett Rd., out-and-back, .

Sunday, April 6, 2014

Garden of Jimson Weed, 04-05-2014

A field of Datura stramonium growing in the Murray Creek Wash after the recent mud flow changed the Indian Canyon Rd. crossing.
Today's ride: 18 miles, Hermit's Bench, out-and-back, .

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Chasing a Rainbow, 04-02-2014

Not chasing exactly, but grinding up Tram Rd. to the 1,000 foot elevation on a beautiful cool morning with new April snow on the mountains.
Today's ride: 25 miles, Hermit's Bench, out-and-back, .