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    WRL/Valley View Trail in Dallas?

    This weekend (Saturday) is the Tour d'Italia, so what about around the 4th? Meet somewhere at WRL, do a lap, hit the DART rail and goof around downtown? Maybe head north to Greater Downtown Plano for buffalo burgers and coffee?
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    You could ride from WRL to downtown as well. Dart's fine, but get 20 people with bikes and it may not work so well....
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    Yeah, there's a fairly safe route from WRL to Downtown, too, most of which is along Swiss Ave.
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    I need to at least drive a route from WRL to downtown. The Hooters there is really popular among MTBrs. As for speed, I'm really happy strolling along. I don't like getting up speed unless there are NO cars around.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jim10040 View Post
    This weekend (Saturday) is the Tour d'Italia, so what about around the 4th? Meet somewhere at WRL, do a lap, hit the DART rail and goof around downtown? Maybe head north to Greater Downtown Plano for buffalo burgers and coffee?
    Plano....Burgers...Buffalo....mmmmmmm. Let the drooling commence.
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    wrl to downtown is easy. i do it at least once a week.
    winstead to lakewood blvd-
    lakewood to abrams-
    abrams to palo pinto-
    palo pinto to greenville-
    greenville to willis-
    willis to knox/henderson-
    kox/henderson to katy trail-
    katy into the parking lot of aa center.
    piece of cake.
    with once around white rock it's a 25-30 mile trip.
    beautiful, stress free ride.
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    Here is a route that the wife and I use to get from our apartment (near downtown on Swiss) to WRL. It's pretty safe since most of it is on quiet neighborhood streets. A good portion of it is on Swiss which is very scenic--nice older houses with lots of trees/shade. From here you could just continue down Swiss to Texas, make a right (north) on Texas and follow that to Ross. Ross into downtown.
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