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.
If you’re planning on renting a bike for a day, a year, or even a couple of hours, there are a few things you should know first. Such as: What type of bike is best for you?, How do you make sure your bicycle is the right size?, What are the rules surrounding bike rentals (e.g. wearing a helmet, paying for a bike, returning it, etc.)?