Reagan and I have been really bad lately about getting out just the two of us. Finally, last Friday we had the opportunity to go out so I decided to plan something fun for us to do. I wanted to do something more exciting than just going out to eat. Don’t get me wrong, going out to eat without doting on a toddler every 2 seconds IS exciting, but I felt like we should go do something. I shoot photo sessions at the Pearl Brewery all of the time and always walk by these bikes that you can rent. So I did some scoping out online of San Antonio’s B-Cycle Bike Rental. It sounded fun and totally up our alley, so I asked around and heard that people bike from the Pearl down to the King William District. Well, it was fun and definitely an adventure!!
I didn’t tell Reagan what we were doing so it was fun to walk up to the bikes and see him realize what we were about to do!
We actually started the date calling customer service…romantic, eh? Ha, the machine wasn’t working properly so we had to call! After getting started a bit later than planned, we finally got our bikes and headed down to the river.
And then as soon as we finally got going, I made us stop and take a picture!! Paige thinks bikes are so cool right now so I wanted to take a few pictures of us that we could show her. And props to the random girl on the river walk for snapping one of the two of us!
Biking on the river walk was fun and funny, to say the least. It was interesting getting used to riding the B-Cycle bikes, I definitely almost rode into the river a few times!! I told you it was an adventure :)
At one point we realized we were about to bike through the busiest part of the river walk on a Friday night…probably not a smart idea. So
we Reagan took our bikes up to the street to finish our journey. There were still a lot of people on the streets but for some reason when thinking about biking into the river vs. biking into a car…we chose car?
Nothing like a date night without a few iPhone selfies! For both of these shots I set the phone on the ground using Timercam and ran into the picture!
Around 9pm (yes, much later than I had planned) we found the B-Cycle station on South Alamo St. About 20 feet away from Rosario’s. I had planned for us to try a new restaurant but after working up a sweat biking, we ran into Rosario’s for a margarita and some mexican food!
Date night, well done.
PS – Even though our night had a few hiccups, I would definitely rent bikes again! Probably just not on a Friday night. For the month of August you can actually bike for free on Tuesdays!