Monthly Archives: March 2012

20 Miles at Richard Moya Park

After a 2-hour ride at Richard Moya Park today, I’m in love with its six-miles of paved trails that run along Onion Creek. The park is 1.5 miles east of McKinney Falls Parkway on Burleson Road. I found it on … Continue reading

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Spring on the Veloway

I finally got my Veloway pictures taken and on the most beautiful day ever! The bluebonnets are out in full force a bit earlier than usual this year because of the recent rains. I made it around three times and … Continue reading

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Painful Patella

Two visits to the doctor and an X-ray later and I have patella femoral syndrome. Also just worn out knees—like a worn out tire, says the Doc. My knees will never be 100 percent again, I’ll eventually need surgery, and … Continue reading

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Ride 4 continued: Lady Bird Lake

I actually blame this part of the ride for causing my swollen and painful knee. While the Zilker Park Hike and Bike trail along Lady Bird Lake is beautiful, especially at this time of the year, it is crowded! As … Continue reading

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Ride 4: Johnson Creek Hike and Bike Trail

This ride does not have a happy ending. I have the time to put this blog together because my ambitious 10-mile adventure from the intersection of Mopac and Enfield Road to the Longhorn Dam on Lady Bird Lake and back … Continue reading

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Ride 3: McKinney Falls State Park

Growing green from the bottom up, McKinney Falls State Park reminded me of a black and white photo slowing moving into technicolor. I paid my $5 at the gate and took on the paved 2.8 mile hike and bike trail … Continue reading

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