Best Bike Path - 2004
Readers' Choice: Memorial Park
Memorial Park Texan Lance Armstrong won his sixth straight Tour de France this summer. It's an incredible story. So incredible, in fact, that each time he wins, America runs out to buy more bicycles. But in a city as densely populated with cars and unfriendly bike roads as ours, where are our future cycling champions to go? You guessed it: to the trails of Memorial Park. There's simply no better place to ride inside the Loop. It's scenic and shaded, and even new riders can maneuver the track maneuvered easily. Plus, there are joggers, speed walkers, Frisbee throwers and other health-minded cuties to check out. If you're looking for a little inspiration, a quick glance at the hot, hard bodies circling Memorial Park is all you'll need.