Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Christmas In Memoriam, 12-29-2015

 Cemetery off of Da Vall.
One of my favorite bike riding views looking up the Araby Wash toward Palm Canyon with a new dusting of snow on the mountain.
Today's ride: 25 miles, Da Vall Loop, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/996505886 .

Sunday, December 27, 2015

Cabot's Lodge, DHS, 12-27-2015

Cabot's Museum, formerly known as Cabot's Lodge, in Desert Hot Springs.
Today's ride: 24 1/2 miles, Cabot's Museum, out-and-back, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/994221769 .

Friday, December 25, 2015

Pink, 12-25-2015

 Kenny Irwin art https://www.google.com/search?q=kenny+irwin+art&espv=2&biw=1024&bih=643&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwj41PSq8_fJAhUC82MKHZ79D08QsAQIGw&dpr=1
Patina on granite, the earth's bones, ridge behind the Palm Springs Art Museum.
Today's Christmas ride: 18 1/2 miles, Hermit's Bench, out-and-back, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/991788568 .

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Visitors from Pennsylvania, 12-23-2015

 (r2l) Cindy, Seth, Jim on  a Palm Springs' morning ride to get some coffee. How good it is...
Dark clouds in the Banning Pass... photo from Indian Canyon Rd. at the Whitewater River Wash.
Today's ride: 25 1/2 miles, Split Rock, out-and-back, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/990213475 .

Sunday, December 20, 2015

The Palm Springs' Spring, 12-20-2015

Photo of the Palm Springs's Spring north-east corner of Tahquitz Canyon Way and Indian Avenue downtown Palm Springs. The Spa Hotel has been razed and apparently some variation of the original spring that gave Palm Springs its identity is being revived.
Today's ride: 35 miles, Portola Loop, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/987867746 .

Friday, December 18, 2015

Christmas Welcome to Palm Springs, 12-18-2015

Some unknown person keeps this roadside greeting current to the season. It sits at the entrance to Palm Springs on the south-bound side of Highway 111.
Today's ride: 25 1/2 miles, Snow Creek Village, out-and-back, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/985901349 .

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Sunnylands' Aloe, 12-15-2015

A cold morning ride on a clear and sunny day.
Today's ride: 29 miles, Bob Hope Loop, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/983734325 .

Friday, December 11, 2015

Man-Made Sandstorm Sunrise, 12-10-2015

Street sweeper cleaning sand off of the Vista Chino Rd. north shoulder at the Whitewater River Crossing.
Today's ride: 23 1/2 miles, Da Vall Loop.

Monday, December 7, 2015

Indian Canyons, 12-07-2015

 Looking south up Palm Canyon from the Hermit's Bench parking lot.
Tree line along the Andreas Canyon Creek, photo from top of the Andreas Canyon Rd. I never get tired of riding and hiking the Palm Springs Indian Canyons. It's looking and feeling like Autumn in the desert.
Today's ride: 18 miles, Hermit's Bench, out-and-back.

Sunday, December 6, 2015

Tipton Rd. Stp, 12-05-2015

(l2r) Robert, Bill, Gary on our way to Whitewater Canyon.
Today's ride: 34 miles, Whitewater Preserve, out-and-back.

Thursday, December 3, 2015

Aaron's Electric Ride, 12-03-2015

Aaron on his electric bicycle after shopping and about to go on his way. He says he never goes faster than 10 mpr.
Today's ride: 32 miles, Worsley & Indian, out-and-back, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/973855753 .

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Sand Dunes and Mountain, 12-01-2015

 Photo of Mt. San Jacinto from Palm Springs Amtrak Station.
Mac Magruder Chevrolet is no more.
Today's ride: 25 1/2 miles, Amtrak Station to Split Rock, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/971998909 .