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    good ride for beginners in san antonio.

    me and my nephew are going riding Saturday morning and I was wondering if there are any good trails for beginners. thanx in advance

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    Just about any of the parks in SA have novice trails (meaning little to no elevation, drop offs, hard angle ascents, etc).

    Leon creek, Mcallister, OP Schnapel...all have a wide variety of terrain to choose from. Any would be good. I'd recommend OP if you want to keep things within a certain distance and it will likely dry out faster than Mac. But given the wet right now, I'd recommend staying off the trails at Mac until it's dry. Guys that try and ride the trails when it's wet end up ruining the trails and creating ruts and so forth.

    Same goes for any place really...but any of the 3 major parks that folks use would be fine.

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    ok, thanx. I was on the cycling website and saw olmos park had a few trails that seem pretty good. I was thinking about mac also and a friend of mine said the same thing about the ruts.

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    Mac would be my best recommendation for beginners, mainly because it has very little elevation changes.

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    I'll put in another +1 for OP Schnaeble park. You'll get about six miles of riding in and since it's pretty much mild grade it should be somewhat dry enough to ride.
    Let's make like a Bike and get the Huck outta here...

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    I'm gonna be heading out to Mac tomorrow and/or Sunday. I'll post up in the trail conditions thread as to what I find.

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