The Texas Hill Country is ideal for bicycling.
No matter how “serious” a cycler you are there are activities geared to suite your level. The Fredericksburg area is well known for its biking opportunities.
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Fredericksburg’s streets are so quaint that it’s like taking a ride in small town America. The small town we all like to picture. You can also take your bikes, or ones you’ve rented, to any of the many state parks and natural areas like Lost Maples.
Biking is Your Hobby?
You may be interested in the LBJ annual Bicycle tour sponsored by the LBJ State Park, the location of the President Lyndon B (and his wife, Ladybird ) Johnson home. The routes are divided into four groups for this event, being 10, 30, 44, and 65 miles a piece. Not “just a bike ride” registration includes one of the above ride routes (your choice), post-ride hot meal, Ranger-led tour of the Texas White House, and the tour led by Luci Johnson. Non-riders can also purchase the post-ride meal and they welcome tandem bikes and family riders. The ride takes place in March – learn more at http://www.fredericksburg-texas.com
The website, www.CycleTexas.com helps to promote Fredericksburg as the Bicycling Capitol of Texas. They work with local merchants on routes they suggest – making it a nice way to look, ride, even eat, and enjoy. You can print out their routes which range from a few miles to 88 miles in pdf form.
If you would like to rent a bicycle, Hill Country Bicycle Works on Main Street can take care of your needs. Check out Cycle Texas for more information on biking in Fredericksburg and the surrounding Texas Hill Country.