Friday, June 30, 2017

Shade Stops, 06-30-2017

 Owen Coffman American Legion Post Shade
Date Palm Bridge Shade
Today's ride: 25 miles, Da Vall Loop,

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Bike-Way Under Construction, 06-28-2017

Today's ride: 6 1/2 miles, Cathedral City Bike-way,

Monday, June 26, 2017

Split Rock, 06-25-2017

Today's animal sightings within the Indian Canyons: three large healthy looking jack rabbits, a covey of quail including chicks, a desert iguana, a road runner and I believe that I saw the flash of a chuckwalla disappearing into the rocks.
Today's ride: 16 miles, Split Rock, out-and-back,

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Sad Ending on the Side of the Road, 06-15-2017

Top of the road to Andreas Canyon, Palm Springs Indian Canyons.
Today's ride: 17 1/2 miles, Indian Canyons, out-and-back,

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Boating Desert Style, 06-14-2017

Today's ride: on and around Garnet Hill, north of Palm Springs.

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Three Reptile Ride, 06-10-2017

 On today's ride, saw a desert iguana on the road in the Indian Canyons just north of the stone house, saw a large chuckwalla just south of the stone house and saw a long slender snake cross the road just north of the Indian Canyon toll entrance (no photos available).
Algae bloom in the creek at Split Rock.
Acacia heavy with seed pods.
Today's ride: 23 miles, Split Rock, out-and-back,

Friday, June 9, 2017

Annanndale Avenue, 06-09-2017

Today's ride: 9 1/2 miles, Annanndale Ave., Desert Hot Springs, out-and-back,

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Tadpoles & Mosquitoes, 06-07-2017

 Standing pool of water near the 4th tee at Tahquitz Creek Golf Course, left over from Tahquitz Creek flow. I could see tadpoles and I assume it is a breeding ground for mosquitoes.
Hanging out with a dove on the levee in Rancho Mirage.
Today's ride: Da Vall Loop

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Mission Creek Preserve, 06-06-2017

Today's ride: 5 miles, Mission Creek Rd.,

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Palm Oasis, 06-01-2017

 Palm shade next to the stream in Andreas Canyon, Palm Springs Indian Canyon.
Construction of Lake Miralon.
Today' ride: 23 miles, Split Rock,out-and-back,