This morning ride was to World Gym at Vista Chino and Sunrise. Mitch had alerted me to a new yoga class held there on Sundays, 9:30 to noon. So that was a good reason for a gentle ride there and back.
The class is a very nice, introductory yoga under a good instructor. His focus today was on very basic, light aerobic movements that had light stretching. On my way home, I zagged over to Ruth Hardy Park to catch any laggard volleyball players, who had already left by my passing by at 12:30.
I then tried first a couple other roads up from the pass, but both Falls Creek Road (from Snow Creek) and Halls Grade Road (south from Cabazon) were blocked with "No Trespassing" signs posted.
I returned by Highway 74 from Mountain Center down to Palm Desert, about 36 miles to El Paseo. Along the way, I explored a bit of Pinyon Flats, looking for the uppermost part of Dunn Road. i found Palm Canyon Drive pretty easily, and I took it to a barrier at the point that it likely becomes Dunn Road. Almost all the roads in Pinyon Flats are gravel, but they are in pretty good shape. If ever I get there from Cathedral City, the way back down 74 could be really enjoyable.
Temperature: 82°F at 09:45
Clothing: Double MTB shorts, T-shirt, ankle socks, open-finger gloves
Bike: Lotus Legend fixed 48x16
Time: 00:32:14 for 7.66 miles
Heart rate: 127 bpm HRave, 154 bpm HRmax
Playback of the ride