Biking In Texas - Trails, Lodging, Events, and Clubs

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Biking trail in TexasThis page is dedicated to Texas Biking Enthusiasts and has lots of good information on Texas biking trials, clubs, events, and other good stuff on biking in Texas. Let’s escape the traffic and congestion of the cities – pedal your way into the woods or along the miles of Texas back roads; exercise your way up some tough hills and coast down the backside; circle the lakes or follow the creeks; but most importantly, take in Texas’s extraordinary variety of scenery as you go.  Bike Texas! So pump up the tires and check into riding one of these Texas mountain bike trails, or join a Texas bike club, or enter a Texas biking event. We would love to hear from you about your favorite Texas biking trails, biking clubs, or events - send us an email.

There are hundreds of cool places to bike in Texas, but the Texas Hill Country offers some of the best biking in the United States.  There are miles of empty roads with rolling terrain that cuts through ranches and farms with wildflowers, gnarled trees, rugged rocks, wild and domestic animals and beautiful views. Mountain bike trails are plentiful from the flat to gently rolling trails in east Texas to the rugged mountain bike trails in the Davis Mountains or Big Bend State Park. This page on biking in Texas will help you find road bike trials or challenging mountain bike trials for all skill levels. Have fun.

Texas Biking Information

Our list of some of the best biking trails in Texas
Texas Outside's list of some good information on trials for hiking, biking, and equestrian use
Lots of good information about biking in Texas State Parks
6 Classic Bike Rides in Texas Check these six bike rides which are some of the best in Texas
7 of the most popular bike rides and races in Texas
A list with lots of great content on the top 20 best mountain biking trails in Texas
Hard to beat camping and biking in the same weekend and here's a list of the Best Texas State Parks for biking
A listing of over 600 trails and you can search by activity (hiking, mountain biking, equestrian, walking, birding, jogging, and more), difficulty, amenities, and county
Over 175 Texas trail listings, including parks and privately-owned ranches; 194 bike shops; and more than 30 associations and clubs,
Check out Outside Magazine's list of the nine of the best mountain bike trails in the US

mountain biking in West TexasBike Race in Texas

Wow! You've got to watch this biker take on the death-defying Cuillin Ridgeline.

Texas Biking Lodging - Trails, Cabins, Camping, & More

Bandera, Texas

Mountain Biking at West 1077

Whether you are a beginner or serious mountain biker you will not find a better place to base yourself for an energizing and exciting vacation amongst elemental nature than the West 1077 Guest Ranch. On the 230 acre ranch you are free to hike, bike or run the color coded trail system at your leisure. And with direct access to the adjoining Hill Country State Natural Area guests have about 50 miles of trails to explore (no entrance fee for guests).  Stay in the newly renovated cabins, eat delicious meals in the old-world-style cowboy lodge or enjoy the swimming-pool and the rocking chairs on the porch.

The West 1077 Guest Ranch is the perfect getaway for anyone who loves nature at its best and any outdoor activities

Tyler State Park

Tyler, Texas

Tyler State Park

Tyler State Park is one of the best State Parks in Texas and it's home to 13 miles of fantastic trails (see this trail map), 64 acres spring fed lake, 100 foot tall trees, great campsites, screened shelters, cabins, and lots to see and do nearby.

In addition to biking you can rent a boat, fish, swim in the lake, picnic, geocache, camp, bird watch and study nature.


Texas Biking Resources

Thank God for Weekends or Weekend Adventures Several articles about biking as well as other fun things to do on weekends Maps, trails, great content, and more on trials
Texas Bicycle Racing Association Great site to find racing events in Texas
Texas Cycling Events Find a cycling event in Texas

Austin Ridge Riders

Texas Biking Clubs

Austin Ridge Riders Mountain Bike Club An active group of Austin Mountain Bikers
Austin Cycling Association
Their mission is to increase the number of all cyclists in the greater Austin area through innovative cycling education, an informed cycling community, diverse rides, and more
Corpus Christi Cycle Club
An organization dedicated to cycling and cycling-related activities for road riders (Roadies), recreational cyclists, mountain bike enthusiasts and BMX’ers
Dallas Off Road Bicycle Association
Very popular association with information on Dallas/Ft Worth trails, events, forums, and more
El Paso Bicycle Club
A group of recreational road cyclists with a focus on exercise and fun
Fort Worth Bicycling Association
With 600 members, the FWBA is one of the largest bicycling clubs in North Texas
Houston Northwest Cycling Club
Mounting biking, road racing and a whole lot of fun, in the greater Houston area.

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