Saturday, December 30, 2017

Riding with Angie, 12-30-2017

Today's ride: 19 1/2 miles, La Quinta ride with some of the Cycle Crew,

Friday, December 29, 2017

Ancient Communication Equipment, 12-29-2017

 Palm Springs' Amtrak Station.
Wind sentinels... photo from end of pavement on Garnet Rd.
Today's ride: 25 miles, Painted Hills Rd. Loop,

Thursday, December 28, 2017

Riding Dirt @ Windy Point, 12-28-2017

Today's ride: 7 1/2 miles,

Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Death on the Highway, 12-26-2017

 North-bound Highway 111 at Snow Creek Rd.
North-Face, Mt. San Jacinto.
Today's ride: 25 miles, Snow Creek Village, out-and-back,

Friday, December 22, 2017

Rode with Robert, 12-22-2017

Today's ride: 25 miles, Whitewater Cut-Off, out-and-back,

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Riding the PS Canyons, 12-20-2017

 Gary at Palm Canyon.
Gary at San Andreas Canyon.
Today's ride: 19 miles, Hermit's Bench, out-and-back,

Monday, December 18, 2017

Fear the Claus, 12-18-2017

Today's ride: 32 1/2 miles, Monterey Loop,

Sunday, December 17, 2017

Sunny Reflections, 12-17-2017

Today's ride: 18 miles, Hermit's Bench, out-and-back,

Friday, December 15, 2017

Good Signage, 12-15-2017

 Speaks for itself....
Desert Hot Springs fixer-upper, intersection of Pierson and Indian Canyon, $979,000 on 7.72 acres.
Today's ride: 28 1/2 miles, Worsley-Pierson Loop,

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Morning Traffic Accident, 12-13-2017

South-bound Highway 111 just south of Snow Creek Rd. Photo from Tipton Rd.
Today's ride: 24 miles, Tipton Rd., out-and-back,

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Vintage La Quinta, 12-12-2017

Today's ride: 10 1/2 miles, fat bike ride top of the La Quinta Cove,

Saturday, December 9, 2017

Four Seasons Mural, 12-09-2017

 It struck me today that the four seasons at the Four Seasons development are hot or not-hot and windy or not-windy.
Chino Canyon Levee from Highway 111.
Today's ride: 14 miles, levee from Ramon to Highway 111, out-and-back,

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Bloomin' & Buzzin', 12-07-2017

Chuperosa, a.k.a. Justicia californica, lush with many blooms and bees.
Today's ride: 31 1/2 miles, Morningside Loop + Indian Canyons,

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Andy Sighting, 12-05-2017

Andy riding the Palm Springs Indian Canyons.
Four roadside conversations this morning: Jim, then Bill, then Andy, then Duke.
Today's ride: 17 miles: Indian Canyons, out-and-back,

Saturday, December 2, 2017

Cycle Crew, 12-02-2017

La Quinta ride with Damian, Ed, Angie, Ali and Jose.
Today's ride: 11 miles, La Quinta,

Monday, November 27, 2017

Gray, 11-27-2017

 A beautiful fall gray morning and it's about time that fall arrived. Photo from Rattler Rd.
Date Palm Dr. bridge expansion in progress.
Today's ride: 29 1/2 miles, Bob Hope Loop,

Friday, November 24, 2017

Coachillin, 11-24-2017

 N. Indian Canyon Dr. north of I-10.
Roadside memorial, north end of Worsley Rd. where the pavement ends.
Today's ride: 31 miles, Indian-Worsley Loop,

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

20th Ave. DHS Burn, 11-21-2-17

 20th Ave. & Palm Dr., Desert Hot Springs.

Roadside Memorials next to I-10 and 20th Ave. between Indian Canyon & Worsley Rd.
Today's ride: 30 1/2 miles, 20th Ave. Burn Loop,

Friday, November 17, 2017

Gary @ Palm Canyon, 11-17-2017

View from Hermit's Bench.
Today's ride: 18 miles, Hermit's Bench, out-and-back,

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Joshua Tree Dirt, 11-16-2017

Rode with Gary in Joshua Tree National Park.
Today's ride: 17 miles, Covington Flats weren't flat,

Monday, November 13, 2017

Mountain & Train, 11-13-2017

View while rounding the highway curve at Windy Point.
Today's ride: 24 1/2 miles, Whitewater Cut-Off, out-and-back,

Friday, November 10, 2017

Pathway Closed, 11-10-2017

East access to Cathedral City pathway at Date Palm Dr. is closed due to bridge construction.
Today's ride: 26 miles, Da Vall Loop,

Friday, November 3, 2017

Bighorn @ West Fork Canyon, 11-03-2017

 Cloudy morning sunrise entering the Palm Springs Indian Canyons.
 Photo taken from Hermit's Bench parking lot.
Bighorn standing tall on the north ridge above West Fork Canyon.
Today's ride: 20 miles, Hermit's Bench, out-and-back,

Monday, October 30, 2017

Dead Palms @ Split Rock, 10-30-2017

Wondering why there were so many large and mature palm trees that were dead? It seemed it was just the palm trees that had been growing in the stream bed. The Palm trees next to the stream bed seemed healthy and fine.
Today's ride: 22 miles, Split Rock, out-and-back,

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Constantine Lives, 10-26-2017

Rock art next to south-bound Highway 111 south of Overture Dr.
Today's ride: 26 miles, Snow Creek Village, out-and-back,

Monday, October 23, 2017

Mission Creek, 10-23-2017

Mission Creek at the Worsley Rd. crossing.
Today's ride: 30 miles, Worsley Rd.- Indian, out-and-back,

Sunday, October 22, 2017

The Blockheads, 10-22-2017

Fun group of riders who I was lucky enough to meet today.

Hermit's Bench, 10-21-2017

Oasis and Trading Post at Hermit's Bench.
Today's ride: 19 1/2 miles, Hermit's Bench, out-and-back,

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,

Downtown Car Fire, 10-19-2017

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