electrolytes really help with the heat, and I keep Smart Water in my water
San Antonio hasn't blocked off downtown blocks and given them to bikes as
Austin has done, but downtown is quite bike-friendly, and *San Antonio's
greenway system and The Mission Trail
have surpassed what Austin offers - they're working on connecting them all
On Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 2:35:09 PM UTC-5, David B wrote:
> Thanks for the recommendations! I hadn't even thought about a bike on this
> trip, just didn't realize Austin was so bike friendly and there were trails
> right out of downtown. Had I known, I would've tried to bring a bike with
> I did get a B-cycle 3-day pass, which was a reasonable $18. The bikes
> themselves took a bit to adjust to, but ended up being alright getting me
> around. They don't seem to be consistently maintained though. At a docking
> station, I'd have to check tire pressures to select a bike as most had too
> low pressure to be safely ridden imo.
> I explored downtown and East Austin a bit by bike and did a loop of Lady
> Bird Lake. The heat wasn't something I was used to, so I got in less rides
> than I wanted, but it was fun.
> Austin is definitely now on my list of places to visit with a bike in tow.
> On Monday, June 11, 2018 at 7:36:05 AM UTC-5, David B wrote:
>> Should've asked this a week ago, but now that I'm here, wondering if
>> there's any Austin-ites(?) on this list that could recommend some rides
>> from downtown Austin, that are tolerable on an Austin-Bcycle. The b-cycles
>> are subpar compared to what I'm used to in a bikeshare bike, but they'll
>> get me around. I'm flying out tomorrow evening, so have an hour here/there
>> for some short rides.
>> currently enjoying local coffee (Cuvee) in Austin, TX
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