Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Roadside Memorial, 11-30-2016

 West bound 20th Avenue, east of Wall, R.I.P. Brian Berry
Today's ride: 27 miles, Worsley-Dillon Loop,

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Robert at Tipton RR Crossing, 11-29-2016

 Robert on his way to the Whitewater Preserve. He said he was chased by an agressive German Shepherd on his last ride up through the Whitewater Village.
 Mt. San Jacinto from the old gas station site along Tipton Rd. west of the Whitewater Cut-Off.
Mt. San Jacinto from Tipton Rd. There was a cold easterly headwind on this part of the ride.
Today's ride: 22 1/2 miles, Tipton Rd. out-and-back,

Monday, November 21, 2016

Palm Springs Riders, 11-21-2016

Chris and Kelly visiting from Kansas City on a Palm Springs ride-about on a beautiful morning after the rain.
White clouds, blue sky, wet road, San Andreas Canyon Palms.....
Today's ride: 18 miles, Hermit's Bench, out-and-back,

Saturday, November 19, 2016

Two Ways Out of Town, 11-19-2016

 The classic Porsche way....
or the PCT by slog....
Today's ride: 25 miles, Snow Creek Village, out-and-back,

Sunday, November 13, 2016

Riding the CV Bike Paths, 11-13-2016

 Moses skating the Demuth Park Bike Path.
 Russell on the Tahquitz Creek Golf Course Bike Path.
 Friends of CV Link, Ernie and Gary meeting up at Moguel's and Kaya's.
Robert, ready for a FCVL Sunday morning ride.
Today's ride: 23 1/2 miles, FCVL Ride, out-and-back,

Saturday, November 12, 2016

Bird's the Word, 11-12-2016

 This little bird's life came to an end on the north-bound shoulder of Highway 111, north of the Chino Creek Crossing.
 Welcome to West Palm Springs Village.
 I-10 and railroad undercrossing of the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT), just west of Haugen-Lehman Way on Tamarack Rd.
PCT signage at the south side of the  undercrossings with MT. San Jacinto standing tall.
Today's ride: 25 1/2 miles, PCT/I-10 Crossing, out-and-back,

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Mural on Two Bunch Palms, 11-10-2016

Desert Hot Springs Mural....

Rescue Ride, 11-10-2016

 Found this tiny frightened puppy on the side of north-bound Highway 62 just north of the !-10 overpass.
I was able to hand off the puppy to Steven who was kind enough to stop. It took me about 10 minutes of trying to flag down high speed drivers before Steven saved me and the puppy. Thanks Steven...
Today's ride: 30 1/2 miles, Pierson Blvd. Loop,

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Local Triathlete at Tipton RR Crossing, 11-08-2016

 Pavel, a local cyclist and triathlete on his way to do the hill climb up the Snow Creek Rd. to the PCT. He is signed up to do an Iron Man Triathlon in Cuba and he looks ready for it.
 Pavel's ride, a vintage 1963 Ciocc, , in beautiful condition.
Whitewater River from the Whitewater Cut-Off Bridge.
Today's ride: 25 miles, Whitewater Cut-Off, out-and-back,

Saturday, November 5, 2016

No Drought in Indian Wells, 11-05-2016

 Water feature in front of Windermere Real Estate in Indian Wells on Country Cub Dr.
 Gary checking out the pond.
Verbena popping up in the field at Compadre & Baristo intersection is hopefully an omen for a flowerful fall, winter and spring.
Today's ride: 38 1/2 miles, Washington Loop,

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Tipton Rd. Station, 11-03-2016

Today's ride: 23 miles, Tipton Rd. Station, out-and-back,

Robert at Hermit's Bench, 11-01-2016

Robert, a Palm Springs cyclist enjoying the view from Hermit's Bench.
Today's ride: about 20 miles, Hermit's Bench, out-and-back..