At Austin Bike Tours and Rentals, we think there’s no better way to see the capital of the Lone Star State. It can be fun doing it alone, but nothing beats exploring town with a companion! So, we’ve come up with 7 of the best cyclists you’d love to ride with – no matter where you are!
Biking is a great way to stay fit and sightsee, but it can be dangerous when you’re riding on the road with cars or on crowded biking paths. There is no way to totally avoid accidents but taking steps to make yourself more visible when cycling can help you stay safe when you’re out enjoying a ride. Keep these safety tips in mind to ensure that you’re as safe as possible when you’re cycling.
While guided tours can be really great, sometimes a do-it-yourself version is just as great. Whether you’re looking to make it work during a certain time frame, or you have a unique group and are trying to accommodate several different needs, there are plenty of reasons to rent some bikes and create your own tour. Whether you’re new to Austin or a life-long “weirdo” here are a few ways to to DIY your own city bike tour.
City tours are fun, and they’re a great way to get to know an area. Especially one as eclectic and bike-centric as Austin. But Austin is known for so many other things, such as it’s brewery scene, it’s art scene and it’s music scene. If you’re here on a short visit, how do you decide which to see? Here’s why taking a bike tour is the only way to see Austin.
If the term "team building" calls to mind silly games and exercises that seem to go nowhere, we're here to dispel that stereotype once and for all--especially if your company is in Austin. In a town this vibrant and creative, it's nigh impossible to not find something fun, productive AND memorable.
Here are some of our favorite Austin group experiences to inspire you for your next team building event!
Austin is known for its quirk and style, and its boutique hotels, local motels and hostels are no different. If you're planning a trip to ATX or just enjoying a well-deserved staycation, consider opting out from the big chain hotels (although we love 'em too!). Why not step outside your comfort zone and experience the wonderfully unique abodes this city has to offer instead?
Summers in Austin are, well, brutal. For anyone who has willingly left the cool sanctuary of AC to face what feels like the bosom of the sun...we salute you.
There are plenty of ways you can keep yourself cool under the Texas sun. Here are some tips to help you have the most comfortable ride in Austin possible and combat the summer heat!
Biking is a popular form of transportation in Austin; our city is small, so that makes biking from one place to another relatively easy and manageable. Even so, there are certain rules of the road that you need to be aware of to keep yourself and others safe.
If you like having your bike attached to your wheels, here is a comprehensive list of tried-and-true ways to prevent your bike from being stolen.
Thanks to The Office and Michael Scott, the phrase “team building” can’t be used today without cueing eyerolls and groans.
But all jokes and negative stereotypes aside, team building has a very important place in a business’ cultural and operational fabric. It’s an integral way to build trust amongst employees, teach conflict resolution, and encourage communication and collaboration.
South Congress has come a long way since its beginnings in 1850 as a rural country road. Today, the eclectic street is peppered with unique shops, award-winning restaurants, quirky music venues and a slew of watering holes.
Jump on your bike and head to this unique and thriving heartbeat of Austin. Eat at one of the many (or all, if you're brave enough) food trailers, drink a mezcal old fashioned, get your fill of live music, dance your heart out, or just strike up a conversation with a friendly face.