7th Feb, 2011

Fredericksburg TX Real Estate: Cycling Capital of Texas Hill Country Adventures

Real estate in Fredericksburg Texas, considered “an ideal cyclists’ home base,” is also an entertaining place for non-cyclists.  From Fredericksburg vacation homes and full-time residences, Hill Country cyclists suggest dozens of biking paths ad routes.  Some take self-guided vacations through the Texas Hill Country communities, Texas lands and ranches, attractions, Bed & Breakfast establishments and camping grounds.

Flying into Austin or San Antonio with a bicycle, homebuyers can find the right Fredericksburg home or Hill Country  real estate for regular cycling vacations and retirement.  Fredericksburg offers year-round events, interesting shops, marvelous restaurants, museums, galleries, bakeries, and plenty of friendly faces.  Enough scenic territory for a lifetime of adventure lies between the pretty Hill Country communities.

CycleTexas.com promotes Fredericksburg as the “Cycling Capital of Texas” with excellent biking roads going out in every direction. There are many points of interest, hills and dales to conquer.  Cyclists dream of roads such as those in Texas Hill Country.  With ample road space and shoulders, the road crews maintain the roads and traffic is light.  Hill Country elevations moderate summer weather.

Some suggested bike paths from bikely.com include:

2010 EHCT 55 Mile Loop Fredericksburg 55-mile Easter Hill Country Tour
Luckenbach Out and Back:  55 km
Fredericksburg – Enchanted Rock:  67.1 km
Enchanted View Loop:  66.1 km
Fred-Comfort-Fred:  82.9 km
Alternate Frolic 09:  56.3 km
Willow City Short Loop:  64.3 km
Gypsum Willow City:  108.5 km
Two Rivers Tour:  167.7 km

And the list never ends.

In addition to bike routes, many organizations and bike shops sponsor competitive races such as the Fredericksburg Road Races through Gillespie County and The Sawickis Favorite Hill Country Challenge.

January 29, 2011, Miles of Discomfort – Mountain Bike Marathon at Flat Rock Ranch, Comfort TX
February 12-13, 2011, Tour of New Braunfels, Road Race, New Braunfels TX
February 12-13, 2011, Reveille Peak Ranch Tour de Ranch, Burnet TX
February 19, 2011, Calaveras Duathlon, Calaveras Lake Park, China Grove TX
February 20, 2011, Pace Bend Road Race, Pace Bend Park, Austin TX
March 5, 2011, The Muddy Outlaw 5K Dash and Chainring Challenge, Flat Creek Ranch, Johnson City TX
March 12-13, 2011, Texas Hill Country Cycling Challenge, Helotes, TX
March 12-19, 2011, Texas Hell Week, Fredericksburg, Spring Break, 8 Days of Riding
March 12-13, 2011, STORM Hill Country Challenge Mountain Bike Race, Flat Rock Ranch, Comfort TX
March 26, 2011, LBJ 100 Bicycle Tour, LJB Ranch, Stonewall TX
March 27, 2011, Enchanted Rock Extreme Duathlon, Enchanted Rock State Park, Fredericksburg TX

For expert guidance in your personal search for the ultimate piece of the Hill Country, please call Dale E. Cook, MBA and owner of SAGE- Premium Texas Real Estate at (830) 992-0056.

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