Thursday, October 19, 2017

Palm Springs Riders, 10-19-2017

Kaz & Debbie from Canada riding South Palm Canyon Dr. near the entrance to the Indian Canyons. They had just been lucky enough to watch a hawk trying to catch a rabbit.
Today's ride: 22 1/2 miles, Hermit's Bench, out-and-back, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/2143033017

Downtown Car Fire, 10-19-2017


North-east corner of Palm Canyon Dr. & Tahquitz at about 7:45 AM.

Sunday, October 15, 2017

Unintentional Off-Roading, 10-15-2017

 South-bound Highway 111 north of Tipton Rd.
Miner's Tea, Mormon Tea, Ephedra viridis with Snow Creek Drainage as a backdrop. Photo taken from Snow Creek Rd.
Today's ride: 25 miles, Snow Creek Village, out-and-back, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/2115610489

Friday, October 13, 2017

Palm Springs Rider, 10-13-2017

 Mark trying out his new electric assist fat bike with 20 inch wheels. Photo at Oswit Canyon Bridge.
Today's ride: 25 1/2 miles, Palm Springs ride, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/2101022127

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Old & Classic, 10-11-2017

 At Los Compadres Stables, Palm Springs.
Two riders riding east toward the rising sun on the western portion of the Cathedral City Bike Path, soon to become a section of CV Link.
Look closely and find the turtles on the water feature at the 17th hole on Tahquitz Creek Golf Course.
Today's ride: 27 miles, Da Vall Loop, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/2088568080

Monday, October 9, 2017

Palm Springs' Rider, 10-09-2017

Jim, riding the Palm Springs Indian Canyons on a beautiful and hazy, and blustery, non-summer morning.
The Tahquitz Witch. Photo from Hermosa between Tahquitz and Amado.
Today's ride: 18 1/2 miles, Hermit's Bench, out-and-back, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/2075794701

Saturday, October 7, 2017

Alto! on the River, 10-07-2017


Whitewater River Crossing at the Whitewater Preserve.
Today's ride: 32 1/2 miles, Whitewater Preserve, out-and-back, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/2061192257

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Orange is the New Crete, 10-05-2017

This morning on the west end of the Cathedral City Bike Path. Workers are adding colored concrete to sections of the bike way.
Today's ride: 22 miles, Da Vall Loop, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/2048617195

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

USO Shade Stop, 10-03-2017

Today's ride: 28 miles, Bob Hope Loop, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/2038134339

Sunday, October 1, 2017

Not Quite Ready to Ride, 10-01-2017

 West-bound Cathedral City Bike Path still under construction.
East-bound Vat City Bike Path still under construction.
Today's ride: 26 miles around and through Palm Springs, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/2027971004

Friday, September 29, 2017

Dangerous Beauty, 09-29-2017


Datura stamonium, Jimson Weed, Datura, Devil's Trumpet, a beautiful poisonous plant that with its soft leaves and large bell-shaped flower, seems out of place when compared to most other desert flora.
Today's ride: 32 1/2 miles, Da Vall Loop + Indian Canyons, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/2016092037

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Roadside Memorial, 09-27-2017


South-bound Highway 111 just north of Ship Rock.

A Good Year, 09-27-207

 1939 was the year my parents moved from New York to California. They traveled here by train.
Train traffic between Tipton Rd. and Highway 111.
Today's ride: 29 miles, Snow Creek Village, out-and-back, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/2008004441

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Boats on the Res, 09-24-2017

 Two boats on the pond at the Whitewater Ranch between Highway 111 and I-10.
View from the Whitewater Cut-Off Bridge over the Whitewater River Channel.
https://youtu.be/XLH5hkzRib0
Today's ride: 24 1/2 miles, Whitewater Cut_off, out-and-back, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1996395338

Friday, September 22, 2017

Shrooms, 09-22-2017

Mushrooms at Demuth Park.
Today's ride: 21 1/2 miles, Da Vall Loop, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1992206608

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

A New Friend, 09-19-2017

Today's ride: 24 miles, Da Vall Loop, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1986728751

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Tahquitz Canyon, 09-17-2017

Riding with Gary.
Today's ride: 23 miles, Hermit's Bench, out-and-back, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1983295353

Saturday, September 16, 2017

East & West Levees, 09-16-2017

 Looking east on the east Whitewater River Channel Levee at Vista Chino.
Looking west on the west levee on the Cathedral City Bike Path under construction.
Today's ride: 6 1/2 miles, Cathedral City Levee Loop, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1980950180

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Honoring the Fallen, 09-14-2017

Today's ride: 29 miles, Da Vall Loop, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1977414231

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Rancho Mirage Rider, 09-12-2017

Doug riding home on his cool rig after dropping off his two kids at school... a very nice commute.
Today's ride: 24 miles, Da Vall Loop, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1973595746

Storm Damage, Palm Springs Style, 09-12-2017

 Palm Canyon Wash at Golf Club Dr.
Tahquitz Creek Golf Course

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Yesterday's Rain, 09-10-2017


Palm Springs Indian Canyons.
Today's ride: 19 miles, Hermit's Bench, out-and-back, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1970042924

Friday, September 8, 2017

Two Views ESE, 09-08-2017

 Cathedral City Bike Path at Vista Chino.
Varner Rd. just east of Date Palm .
Today's ride: 30 miles, Bob Hope Dr. Loop, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1965784283

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Making the Connection, 09-06-2017

Crews pouring concrete connecting the Cathedral City Bike Path on the west levee at Vista Chino in Palm Springs.
Today's ride: 28 miles, Morningside Dr.  Loop, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1962128400

Sunday, September 3, 2017

Whitewater River @ I-10 Bridge, 09-03-2017





https://youtu.be/pL-E6_NyUwg
Today's ride: 4 miles on the fat bike, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1956340798

Saturday, September 2, 2017

Roadside Mummy, 09-02-2017

 North-bound Highway 111 at Windy Point.
View from just off Tipton Rd. by the old highway.
Today's ride: 23 miles, Tipton Rd., out-and-back, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1954023477

Saturday, August 26, 2017

Wessman's WTF, 08-25-2017

Today's ride: 24 miles, Hermit's Bench, out-and-back, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1940216935

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Two Views, Same Mountain, 08-24-2017

Riding the golf cart path between the Palm Canyon Wash and the fairway on the 2nd hole Tahquitz Creek Golf Course.
On the pedestrian bridge over the Cathedral City ditch.
Today's ride: 24 1/2 miles, Da Vall Loop, https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1936108877