10 Cool City Bike Riding Trails In America
This grand nation of ours is rich in space and natural beauty, with every terrain available in almost every part of it. More than ever, even American cities offer dedicated bike paths and off-road trails to keep novice, intermediate, and serious bikers and their vintage cruiser bikes well occupied. Happily, sixthreezero has a great selection of killer city bikes.
1. Bayshore Bikeway, San Diego
This nearly complete 25-mile journey takes you through the downtown areas of San Diego and ends with a ferry ride between Coronado and the city. Now that is how you improve upon a killer pathway in perfect weather in a great city.
2. Marvin Braude Bike Trail, Los Angeles
As if you need another excuse to hit the beach in Southern California, this 22-mile ride from Will Rogers State Beach in Pacific Palisades to Torrance is it.
3. The Loop/Rillito River Path, Tucson, Ariz.
Sure, it’s not quite finished, but this amazing 55-mile pathway will soon take you all the way around Tucson, passing on either side of the Rillito River and within a mile of 55 percent of the city’s population.
4. Lake Monona Bike Path, Madison, Wisc.
This flat, paved 13-mile dream bike path is an hour-long trip around Lake Monona in one of the country’s most bikeable cities.
5. Mount Vernon Trail, Northern Virginia
Start close to downtown D.C., head past Reagan National Airport and Arlington National Cemetery before passing through the city of Arlington and ending up at Mount Vernon. How’s that for sightseeing?
6. The Embarcadero and Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco
Start in downtown San Francisco on a bike lane for two miles, pass by Fisherman’s Wharf and wander through a few neighborhoods before reaching the breathtakingly picturesque Golden Gate Bridge, whose west-side passageway is for bikes only.
7. Schuylkill River Trail, Philadelphia
This 23-mile almost-uninterrupted trail along the scenic Schuylkill is perfect for commuters looking for a shortcut through the city and weekend hobbyists looking to break a sweat in the great outdoors.
8. American River Bike Trail, Sacramento
This wide, 32-mile path takes you from Sacramento to Folsom through parks, scenic bends and wildlife areas.
9. Midtown Greenway, Minneapolis
It may only be five and a half miles long, but the Midtown greenway around the city is one of the best examples of why this city shines for bikers.
10. Lady Bird Lake Hike and Bike Trail, Austin, Texas
This easy, 10-mile loop around this lake, named after former First Lady, Lady Bird Johnson, is flat, gravelly and perfect for you and your bike for the city.
No matter where you live, there are bound to be great city bike paths nearby. All you have to do is do a little research, grab your vintage cruiser bikes, and hit the trails. However, if you want to create your own bike from scratch, sixthreezero’s Customizer is the way to go.
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