Cycling in Austin, TX
Austin is the capital of weirdness in Texas (and proud of it), and there’s a young population in the city that is very keen on moving around on two wheels. Austin’s bike commuters make up 1.3% of all commuters, and their number is growing year after year. The city has had issues with acquiring the tag “bicycle friendly” – bike lanes were used for parallel parking of cars regularly, new roads were being built without bike lanes, and it had a lack of biking trails. However, Austin seems to be working hard on being more bike-friendly, and it looks the effort has been paying off.
“Keep Austin Weird” is a motto that was adopted to promote local small businesses. And among those small businesses, it’s easy to find plenty of bike shops. Austin’s creative population makes the city a place where bikers should be able to find easily vintage and custom bikes and accessories.
Best Bike Shops in Austin
These are some of the best bike shops in Austin according to the review from their customers. When visiting the shops, you should make sure to ask for any additional services they might offer, as well as the warranty they have on their wares. As always, if you want to share your impressions of the bike shop you visited with the rest of us, give it a review online.
|Rocket Electrics||1608 E Riverside Dr Austin, TX 78741||5,00|
|Monkey Wrench Bicycles||5555 N Lamar Ste L131 Austin, TX 78751||5,00|
|Clown Dog Bikes||2821 San Jacinto Blvd Austin, TX 78705||4,67|
|Tsunami Cycles||2114 1/2 S Congress Ave Austin, TX 78704||4,59|
|The Peddler Bike Shop||5015 Duval St Austin, TX 78751||4,58|
|Austin Bike Tours & Rentals||102 1/2 W 3rd St Austin, TX 78701||4,56|
|Austin Water Bikes||208 Barton Springs Rd Austin, TX 78704||4,56|
|Ozone Bike Dept||3202C Guadalupe St Austin, TX 78705||4,54|
|Austin Tri-Cyclist||923 Barton Springs Rd Austin, TX 78704||4,50|
|Barton Springs Bike Rentals||1707 Barton Springs Rd Austin, TX 78704||4,50|
|East Side Pedal Pushers||1414 E 5th St Austin, TX 78702||4,49|
|Cycle Progression||2153 S Lamar Blvd Austin, TX 78704||4,43|
|Bicycle Sport Shop||517 S Lamar Blvd Austin, TX 78704||4,36|
|Mellow Johnny’s Bike Shop||400 Nueces St Austin, TX 78701||4,34|
|Austin Bike Farm||6516 Shirley Ave Austin, TX 78752||4,34|
|Buck’s Bikes||12530 Research Blvd Austin, TX 78759||4,33|
|ATX Bicycles||2901 N Lamar Blvd Austin, TX 78705||4,28|
Austin Cycling News
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KXAN.com - 3 weeks ago
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