Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Last Ride of 2014, 12-31-2014

 West Fork Palm Canyon Stream just above Split Rock.
New snow in the mountains from the Palm Springs Indian Canyons Rd.
Today's tide: 16 miles, Split Rock, out-and-back, .

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Train & Coyote, 12-30-2014

 Train from overpass on Date Palm Dr.
Coyote at Whitewater Channel on Vista Chino Rd.
Today's ride: 23 miles, Bob Hope Dr. - Varner Rd. Loop, .

Sunday, December 28, 2014

DHS Mural, 12-28-2014

 Mural art in Desert Hot Springs, on Indian Canyon Rd. between Dillon Rd. and Pierson Rd.
Looking south-south-east toward the distant Salton Sea from Indian Canyon Rd. on a cold windless morning.
Today's ride: 29 miles, Indian Canyon-Worsley Rd. Loop, .

Thursday, December 25, 2014

Indian Canyons' Christmas, 12-25-2014

 Andreas Canyon at the equestrian trail crossing.
Light and shadow on the western ridge.
Today's ride: 20 miles, Split Rock, out-and-back, .

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Creosote & San Jacinto, 12-23-2014

Crystal clear air on a morning ride with a strong wind out of the east blowing any moisture out to sea.  My guess is that Catalina Island may be visible from the peak this morning?  Photo from Rattler Rd.
Today's ride: 25 1/2 miles, Los Alamos Loop, .

Sunday, December 21, 2014

Riding Palm Springs, 12-21-2014

Glen on another Palm Springs ride.
Today's ride: 16 miles around Palm Springs, .

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Glen Rides PS, 12-20-2014

Today's ride: 25 1/2 miles with Glen, Snow Creek Village, out-and-back, .

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Palm Springs is Bicycle Friendly, 12-18-2014

Palm Springs hits the target with a bike friendly city bulls-eye thanks to a bike corral on the Tahquitz-McCallum & Palm Canyon Dr. Intersection.
Today's ride: 26 miles, Da Vall Loop, .

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Friends of CV/Link Present Award to Palm Springs' Sustainability Commission, 12-16-2014

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Roadside Memorial, 12-16-2014

Today's ride: 18 1/2 miles, Hermit's Bench, out-and-back, .

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Nice Shot to the Green, 12-14-2014

Mark will be putting for a birdie on the par 3, 16th hole on Tahquitz Creek Country Club, Palm Springs, CA.
Today's ride with Robert and Gary: 36 miles, Cook St. Loop, .

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Doughnuts on Tipton Rd., 12-11-2104

Today's ride: 25 miles, Whitewater Cut-Off Loop, .

Desert Memorials, 12-11-2014

 Palo Verde Tree next to Tipton Rd.
West Garnet Rd. west of Indian Canyon Dr.

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

The Highs & Lows, 12-09-2014

 10,800 foot Mt. San Jacinto from Varner Rd. just east of Date Palm Dr.
Mud from the last rain at the Joe Butler Trail Whitewater Channel Crossing in Rancho Mirage.
Today's ride: 31 1/2 miles, Cook St. Loop, .

Sunday, December 7, 2014

The Whitewater Riverbed at Windy Point, 12-07-2014

 Whitewater River Crossing at Snow Creek Rd.
 Whitewater River looking west from the Highway 111 south-bound bridge crossing.
Whitewater River looking east from the Highway 111 south-bound bridge.
Today's ride: 25 1/2 miles, Snow Creek Village, out-and-back, .

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Rainy Day Ride, 12-04-2014

Looking south up the Palm Springs' Indian Canyon Rd., the best section of road in the Coachella Valley.
The Dukester on a rainy day ride.
Today's ride: 30 miles, Palm Springs' Rainy Day Wash Loop, .

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Palm Springs Before the Rain, 12-02-2014

Looking north down to Palm Springs from top of road at entrance to Andreas Canyon, Palm Springs Indian Canyons.
Rode home in a nice gentle rain, supposed to be a lot more on the way.
Today's ride: 18 miles, Hermit's Bench, out-and-back, .