Bike City

City of Austin Bicycle Advisory Council

The purpose of the City of Austin Bicycle Advisory Council (BAC) is to advise the City of Austin, and other jurisdictions, on all matters relating to the use of the bicycle. The BAC works hand-in-hand with City staff and other officials to improve cycling conditions for the citizens of Austin.

Back to School Safety Fair and Ribbon Cutting for Bluebonnet Cycletrack

Join the Public Works & Austin Police Department for a Back to School Safety Fair and Ribbon Cutting for the new Bluebonnet Cycletrack.

 

Kramer Metrobike Shelter Grand Opening

Join Capital Metro as we celebrate the Kramer MetroBike Shelter Grand Opening.

 

Terra Firma Adventure Race

Choose between two courses: a 2- to 3-hour course with mountain biking on singletrack trails, trail running and mystery events OR an 8- to 12-hour course for three-person teams with mountain biking, paddling, trail/road running, possible portage and land navigation.

Spirit of Texas Ride

The Spirit of Texas Ride will take place on October 7, 2012 at the Wimberley High School. This 501(C)3 non-profit event is a 10, 20, 40, or 63 mile bike ride that will take you along the beautiful Blanco River and through the hill country.

Women's Only Adventure Race Clinic

Are you a woman new to the sport of Adventure Racing or just want to brush up on skills? This clinic hosted by Terra Firma Racing is designed for you. Come out and join the fun with other women, camp out under the stars, meet new friends and acquire new skills.

GirlFriend Presents: GIRL GANG

Bike ride meets at Cheer Up's at 8:00pm
Girl Gang runs downtown beginning at 8:30
Girl Gang meets back up at Cheer Up's at 9:30pm
for the ultimate initiation: DANCE WARS
where your only weapon is DANCING.

Reveille Roubaix

Paris-Roubaix is one of cycling’s oldest races and is renown for its rough terrain and cobblestones. Reveille Roubaix will trade cobblestones, French countryside and wine and baguettes for beer, barbecue and the gravel trails and winding roads of Burnet County.

Challenge Series Part 2

A multi-sport event designed to challenge strength and endurance. If you’re a Crossfitter, body pumper, boot camper, runner, cyclist, triathlete, or something in the middle, this is for you! There’s an option for runners AND mountain bikers. Overnight camping available.

Reveille Peak 100 Mountain Bike Race

The 2nd annual Reveille Peak 100K Mountain Bike Race, one of the most difficult races in Texas, offers a unique challenge with technical singletrack, a mix of dirt trails, dry creekbeds and granite outcroppings. The total distance is 62 miles, four 25K laps (15.5 miles each).

Frankenbike - First Saturday at Independance Brewery

First Saturday at Independence Brewing Company is on July 7, 2012 from 1pm-3pm and FrankenBike will be onsite providing secure bike pa

Reimers' Ranch Ride & Ice Cream Social

Join Mark Henneke and the new Reimers' Ranch Trail Steward Brad Sikes for a wonderful ride at Reimers' Ranch and some post-ride ice cream and watermelon. Nothing hits the spot after a ride like sweet ice cream and cold watermelon.

Talk about Re Cycling: Austin's Bicycle Recycle Project Picks Up Speed

The folks at Jack and Adam's Bicycles at Barton Springs and Lamar started their bike recycling program four years ago and it's getting better and better.

Birding Cow Creek Road by Bike

oin Shelia Hargis and Laurie Foss for our annual birding adventure by bicycle along Cow Creek Road, co-sponsored by Travis Audubon and Friends of Balcones Canyonlands NWR.

Cyclists Celebrate World Naked Bike Ride, Descend on Capitol

This weekend saw more than one biker rally around town. With all the attention paid to the ROT Harley riders, you may have missed the Austin World Naked Bike Ride Saturday night.

Luckily, photographer George Brainard was on the scene. 

Austin wasn't the only city to see cyclists in their birthday suits. Naked bike rides were held throughout the world, as documented in this slideshow from The Guardian.

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