Sunday, August 31, 2014

Desert Hot Springs Cll De Deguios & Casa Grande Dr. Intersection, 08-31-2014

 Looking north north-east toward Joshua Tree National Park.
Looking south south-west at Mt. San Jacinto.
Today's ride: 28 1/2 miles, Mission Lakes Blvd. Loop, .

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

The North Face, 08-26-2014

 The north face of Mt. San Jacinto from Snow Creek Rd.
Creosote against the sky off of Snow Creek Rd.
Today's ride: 25 1/2 miles, Snow Creek Village, out-and-back, .

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Heavy Equipment, 08-24-2014

Berger Dr. S. with Mt San Jacinto as backdrop on a beautiful and clear August morning ride with Gary.
Today's ride: 31 miles, Cook Loop, .

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Coffee, Tea and Shade, 08-23-2014

Non-motorized bike committee Saturday bike ride: 
(l2r) Tom, Brett, Kathy, Nancy & Vic at Starbucks at the River in Palm Desert.
Today's ride: Palm Springs to The River, out-and-back.

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Looking Good, 08-21-2014

Mt. San Jacinto looking good under a cover of clouds on a nice August morning.  Photo taken from section of CV Link on the Tahquitz Creek Country Club.
Today's ride: 24 miles, Da Vall Loop, .

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Revered Monument, 08-16-2014

These rocks denote the real entrance to Palm Springs, California.
Today's ride: Hermit's Bench, out-and-back.

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Extra Water in Palm Springs? 08-14-2014

These photos are from the foot bridge over the drainage ditch that empties onto Tahquitz Country Club just east of Sunrise, next to Sunny Dunes Rd..  How is it that there is enough surface water to support this flora?
Today's ride: 24 miles, Da Vall Loop, .

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

The Bad and the Beautiful, 08-12-2014

Today's ride: 29 1/2 miles, West Garnet to the PS Indian Canyons, .

Sunday, August 10, 2014

Mt. San Jacinto from Whitewater Cut Off Bridge, 08-10-2014

Bridge in foreground is I-10 crossing of the Whitewater River Channel.
Freight Train video from Tipton Rd:
Today's ride: 24 miles, Whitewater Cut Off, out-and-back, .

Friday, August 8, 2014

Beautiful Road Bike, 08-08-2014

 Brett's Ride....
Tino's Mustache....
Today's ride: 18 miles, Hermit's Bench, out-and-back, .

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Oasis Waterpark, 08-07-2014

Backside of Oasis waterpark from a section of the CV Link in Palm Springs.
Today's ride: 23 1/2 miles, Da Vall Rd. Loop, .

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Got Flood?, 08-05-204

 Rancho Mirage section of CV Link crossing the Whitewater River Channel.
Rattler Rd. and 30th Ave. intersection.
Today's ride: 27 1/2 miles, Bob Hope Loop, .

Monday, August 4, 2014

Wounded Walk gets Ride, 08-0402014

I got the honor of giving Adam Shatarsky (rt) and Ross Delafield (lft), of Wounded Walk, , a short ride around the parking lot of the Fantasy Springs Casino this morning in Indio.  They are their way walking across America to bring attention to our service connected disabled veterans.

Sunday, August 3, 2014

Flagging a Train, 08-03-2014

Gary at the Palm Springs Train Station on a beautiful cloudy and windless morning.
Today's ride: 26 miles, Hermit's Bench, out-and-back, .

Friday, August 1, 2014

Recovering From Life, 08-01-2014

Steve, back on his bike after a 20 year hiatus.  He is in recovery from recent surgery, and has surgical staples in his abdomen to prove it;
Today's ride: 29 1/2 miles Monterey Loop, .