Ever wanted to look forward to a Saturday night downtown when you’re not in mortal terror of accidentally running over a pedicab driver? The folks at Glow Hawk want to make sure you can see every cyclist on the road.
On the streets of the cities of the Netherlands, there is a constant rush of cars, bikes, trains and people, darting in and out of each other in a scene that seems to beckon catastrophe. Instead, this complex system shuttles all along quite nicely.
I have become an avid road bicylist since my retirement four years ago after a twenty-eight year career at the Austin Police Department. I ride a bike between 75 and 100 miles a week and almost all of that is spent on the roads from Oak Hill to Mansfield Dam or downtown Austin.
Austin has all stripes of cyclists, from road racers to pedicab drivers, bicycle commuters to Yellow Bike volunteers. Here we share Austin bike stories and provide biking guides for the growing Austin bike culture, including the latest on bike paths, road rules, the cycling community and bike events.