Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Off-Roading @ Windy Point, 05-31-2017

Today's ride: 6 miles,

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Over There, 05-30-2017

Gary pointing to the west Whitewater River Levee, which will become part of CV Link, from an abandoned golf cart path in the Cathedral City section of the wash.
Today's ride: 15 miles with Gary, on a loop on some of the Cat City Levees,

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Room with a View, 05-28-2017

Today's ride: 33 miles, Da Vall Loop + Indian Canyons,

Saturday, May 27, 2017

Thursday, May 25, 2017

It's a Sign, 05-25-2017

 Yard sign on Palo Fierro in Murray Canyon homes south-end of Palm Springs.
Smoke Tree, Dalea spinosa, in bloom, S. Palm Canyon Dr. just before PS Indian Canyon Toll Gate.
Today's ride: 18 miles, Hermit's Bench, out-and-back,

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Riding Cat City Levees, 05-23-2017

 Shade under the Dinah Shore Bridge over the Whitewater River Channel.
 Work being done on the Cathedral City Bike-way, western Whitewater River Channel Levee.
Cimaron Golf Course restroom facilities on the eastern Whitewater River Channel Levee just south of Vista Chino.
Today's ride: 8 1/2 miles, Northern CC Levees Loop,

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Whitewater River on Fat-Tires, 05-21-2017
Today's ride: 8 miles, off-road Whitewater River ride near Windy Point,

Friday, May 19, 2017

It's Fat, 05-19-2017

My 4.8 inch tire Surly Ice Cream Truck... just took it out for my first ride today on roadway, sandy levee and cross country through soft sand and weeds. My hands are tired from hanging on. It sure isn't the same as a road bike experience.
Today's ride: 7 1/2 miles,

Thursday, May 18, 2017

PCT Through Hikers, 05-18-2017

 Pebbles from Germany and Bam Bam from Portland, 17 days on the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) from Mexico on their way to Canada. Photo taken on Falls Creek Rd., Snow Creek Village with Mt. San Jacinto as backdrop.
Death on Highway 111, north-bound, about one mile south of Overture Dr.
Today's ride: 25 miles, Snow Creek Village, out-and-back,

Ride of Silence, Palm Desert, 05-17-2017

Thanks to Bikeman,, for helping to organize this Ride of Silence in Palm Desert. It is an international evening event that takes place on May 17 each year to memorialize the deaths of cyclists killed by cars,

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

View from Pickford Foot Bridge, 05-16-2017

 Cathedral City....
Today's ride: 26 1/2 miles, Da Vall Loop,

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Wheelin' & Walkin' the Valley, 05-11-2017

 Vic enjoying the day on two wheels.
Neil enjoying the day on two wheels and John enjoying the day on two feet.
Today's ride: 24 miles, the Da Vall Loop,

Monday, May 8, 2017

New Snow Up There, 05-08-2017

 Mt. San Jacinto got some new snow yesterday and last night. Photo is from Varner Rd. just east of Date Palm Dr.
The missing link... the Butler-Abrams Multi-Use Trail is getting some repair where it crosses the Whitewater River Channel.
That's what happens when a river runs through it.
Today's ride: 33 miles, Monterey Loop,

Saturday, May 6, 2017

Death on the Road, 05-06-2017

 Mohave Shovel-nosed Snake, Chionactis occipitalis.
South-bound side of the Palm Springs' Indian Canyon Road, just past Split Rock.

Palm Springs Cyclist, 05-06-2017

Dean, at Hermit's Bench with Palm Canyon in the background. Dean has been enjoying riding Palm Springs since 1982.
Today's ride: 20 miles, Hermit's Bench, out-and-back,

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Palm Springs Cyclist, 05-04-2017

Mindy, a Palm Springs rider and an enthusiastic proponent of CV Link, .
Today's ride: 24 1/2 miles, Da Vall Loop,