Sunday, April 30, 2017

Luke from Brussels, 04-30-2017

 Luke from Brussels, three days into his journey across the western U.S. Yucca Valley is his destination for today.
A family enjoying the power and the beauty of our desert's Whitewater River below the Whitewater Cut-Off Bridge.
Today's ride: 24 1/2 miles, Whitewater Cut-Off, out-and-back,

Friday, April 28, 2017

View from Miralon, 04-28-2017

Today's ride: 32 miles, Monterey Loop,

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Palm Springs Rider, 04-26-2017

Jim R, a 78 year old athlete. I've been hearing his name for years and today I had the pleasure of meeting and riding along with him.
Today's ride: 24 miles, Hermit's Bench, out-and-back,

Monday, April 24, 2017

Rides the Coachella Valley, 04-24-2017

Trevor, a competitive rider from Canada who spends eight to ten weeks a year here in the valley.
Today's ride: 32 miles, Da Vall Loop + Indian Canyons,

Friday, April 21, 2017

Palm Springs' Riders, 04-21-2017

 Brent moved to Palm Springs in February from Escondido.
 Arnold, 79 years old and has been riding Palm Springs for many years. He is a resident of Golden Sands and hopes that CV Link is built.
End of the road, West Garnet.
Today's ride: 23 1/2 miles, West Garnet, out-and-back,

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Bird's the Word, 04-19-2017

Orlando recently moved here from Hawaii getting an outing on the Butler-Abrams Trail in Rancho Mirage. The arm belongs to John.
Today's ride: 26 1/2 miles, Bob Hope Loop,

Sunday, April 16, 2017

Cyclist Friendly Off-Road Rentals, 04-16-2017

Quick stop at Off Road Rentals at Windy Point to take a selfie at this RV. Word is that they are cyclist friendly and if you need water, just ask.

Cross Country Rider, 04-16-2017

Scott, north-bound on Highway 111 near Overture Dr. He has crossed the country and now he is continuing on for wherever the road leads him.
Flowering Oleander on the old Tipton Rd. section of highway next to I-10.
Today's ride: 23 miles, Tipton Rd., out-and-back,

Saturday, April 15, 2017

On the Road with DACCC, 04-15-2017

Phots from today's ride with DACCC the Desert Ability Center Cycling Crew.

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Riding Palm Springs, 04-13-2017

Mabel and Elmer from Beaumont regularly enjoy riding and dining in Palm Springs. Photo at the Belardo Bridge over Tahquitz Creek.
Today's ride: 20 1/2 miles, Hermit's Bench, out-and-back,

Moorten's Botanical Garden, 04-13-2017

Clark Moorten (r), with his Nurseryman, David, in front of the Moorten's house at:
I was riding by and stopped by to say "Hello." 1971 - 1972 I had David's job when I worked for Clark's parents, Chester "Cactus Slim" and Patricia Moorten. The Desert Roadkill blog photo shows how I looked back in those days. It was a nice meet up....

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Palm Springs' Cyclist, 04-11-2017

Don riding Palm Springs. He has been a resident since 1970 and like me, he isn't looking forward to the summer heat. Rides have to begin early, early...
Today's ride: 33 1/2 miles, Da Vall Loop + PS Indian Canyons,

Sunday, April 9, 2017

Falls Creek Rd., 04-09-2017

North-face of Mt. San Jacinto behind a sea of blooming Encelia at Snow Creek Village.
Today's ride: 28 miles, Snow Creek Village, out-and-back,

Saturday, April 8, 2017

Operation Ability, 04-08-2017

Today's ride with veterans: 21 1/2 miles, La Quinta City Hall at 56 feet above sea level to Cochran Airport at 115 feet below sea level, out-and-back,

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Riding the PS Indian Canyons, 04-04-2017

Heidi and Debbie from Vancouver, Canada working on their desert tans at Hermit's Bench in the Palm Springs' Indian Canyons.
Today's ride: 19 1/2 miles, Hermit's Bench, out-and-back,

Sunday, April 2, 2017

Train, Train & Mountain, 04-02-2017

Tipton Rd. Rail Road Crossing with Mt. San Jacinto as backdrop.
Video from Wendy Rd:
Today's ride: 21 miles, Wendy Rd., out-and-back,