Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Two Rides, 10-28-2015

Aaron, a cycling commuter and recreational rider getting ready to serve our community as a Crossing Guard at Katherine Finchy Elementary School in Palm Springs.
Matt, a resident of Cathedral City, who uses this Vietnam Era "deuce-n-a-half" military truck to get around. During my time in the Army, 1965-1968 I rode in the back of many similar trucks.
Today's ride: 31 miles, Monterey Loop, .

Sunday, October 25, 2015

Palm Springs' Riders, 10-25-2015

 PS Roadkill Riders, (L2R) Denise, Kate, Brian, Jane, Candie, Gregg.
 Steve of Berkeley enjoying a cup of coffee on his morning ride in downtown Palm Springs.
 Looking toward Mt. San Gorgonio on a beautiful overcast morning.
A Halloween "welcome to Palm Springs" highway 111 greeting.
Today's ride: 27 1/2 miles, Hermit's Bench, out-and-back,

Mecca to Salton Sea, 10-24-2015

Thanks to the Torres Martinez Cahuilla Indians, I got to ride with a a group of Friends of CV Link on the Whitewater Channel levee to the shore of the Salton Sea. Hopefully someday this ride opportunity will be open to all. The vistas in the eastern Coachella Valley are beautiful and are connected directly to the western valley by the Whitewater River Channel.

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Bridge Trolls, 10-22-2015

Evidence of a colony of modern day "bridge trolls" under the Date Palm Bridge crossing the Whitewater Channel.
Today's ride: 22 miles, Da Vall Loop, .

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Araby Wash, 10-20-2015

Riding the western Araby Wash Levee on a beautiful post-summer morning.
Today's ride: 32 miles, Da Vall Loop + Indian Canyons, .

Friday, October 16, 2015

Palm Springs' Riders, 10-16-2015

Don rides as a cycling commuter everyday... leaves his truck at home. He recently rode to 29 Palms and back.
 Christopher on his Drift Board, , with his friend Constantine.
Selfie at the Palm Springs Air Craft Parade.
Today's ride: 20 1/2 miles, Hermit's Bench, out-and-back, .

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Just Imagine, 10-14-2015

This is Victoria, who drives her food and beverage cart along the golf cart paths on Tahquitz Creek Country Club serving the golfers. Now imagine her with a solar and lithium battery powered cart driving along CV Link serving the citizens of our valley, with not only food and beverages, but with spare bicycle tubes and patch kits.
Today's ride: 25 1/2 miles, Da Vall Loop, .

Monday, October 12, 2015

The North Face, 10-12-2015

Mt. San Jacinto from Worsley Rd. just south of Indian Dr.
Today's ride: 29 miles, Indian-Worsley Loop, .

Saturday, October 10, 2015

Death on the Highway, 10-10-2015

This raccoon lies on the shoulder of south-bound Highway 111, north of Tipton Rd. A dead coyote lies about 30 yards away too bloody and too broken to be photographed.

Roadside Memorial, 10-10-2015

Roadside memorial dedicated to Milen Dinitov, Bicyclist Killed by Car on Septmeber 4, 2010.
Today's ride: 25 miles,Snow Creek Village, out-and-back, .

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

In Memorium, 10-07-2015

Ghost Bike memorial to the memory of Sergio Reynoso, a cyclist killed by car on October 3, 2015 at the intersection of Dinah Shore and Whispering Palms in Cathedral City. Sergio Reynoso, Rest in Peace... with condolences to the Reynoso family.

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Joseph of Palm Desert, 10-01-2015

Joseph riding the bike trail along Tahquitz Creek CC. Visit him at work at Fun Seekers Bike Shop in Palm Desert.
Today's ride: 29 miles, Varner-Da Vall Loop, .