Bike To Work Day is an Austin Cycling Association Event.
The Austin Cycling Association is working to make Austin’s Bike to Work Day 2013 the most successful ever and we want you to join us. Austin Cycling will host commuter bike stations all over Austin with breakfast stations and afternoon happy hour stations, all with food, drink and many with live music. New this year, the Austin Cycling Association has created a unique incentive – a handy canvas messenger bag filled with great swag from our sponsors – to encourage more first time riders to ride to work and to reward regular commuters for making our roadways and environment and better!
Afraid to Commute? Join one of our escorted rides.
Please be respectful of our rules by wearing a helmet and bringing lights or reflectors.
AM HUBS: 7:00 to 9:30
- City Hall, 301 W 2nd St Austin, TX 78701
City Hall will have breakfast tacos from La Mexicana, fruit and baked goods from Whole Foods, Juice from Juiceland, bike lights from APD, Cap Metro and hopefully Bike Commuter carbon footprint calculator. Clifbar handing out great snacks, and Patchen Preston Photography Bike Portraits, and souvenir bags!
- City-Public Works, Cycle Track Dedication, 1st & Barton Springs
Houndstooth Coffee will be providing their fresh-ground delicious coffee for all! La Playa Numero Dos (from East 7th Street) will provide tacos. There will also be fruit and water along with free spoke cards and maps (while they last), and souvenir bags!
7:00-8:45 am – Bike to Work Day Breakfast Station9:00 – Ceremony
9:30 – Inaugural bike ride on the cycle track
- Mueller, 4600 Mueller Blvd Austin, TX 78723
Tacos, Breakfast subs, granola bars, fruit, donuts, juice & water, APD cyclists and Windmill Bicycles with a mechanic. This is truly a neighborhood effort spearheaded by the Mueller Neighborhood Association with help from nearby businesses Frost Bank, Catellus and Mosaic at Mueller Apartments. Stop by to get your souvenir bag!
- Bouldin Creek Café, 1900 S 1st St Austin, TX 78704
Bouldin will be offering its delicious Tacos, vegan and non vegan, granola, and fruit, coffee. Please Be Kind To Cyclist will be there handing out bumperstickers and goodies, as well as Velo View Tours. Stop by to get your souvenir bag!
- JuiceLand, 7329 Burnet Rd, Austin, TX 78757
FREE SMOOTHIES AND JUICE FOR TIME DURING THE EVENT. Hosted Escorted Ride leaves from here at 7:15 am. Stop by to get your souvenir bag!
- Wheatsville Coop, 3101 Guadalupe St. Austin, Tx 78705
Kosmic Kombucha, Mill-King Milk & Greek Yogurt, Coyote Creek Hard Boiled Eggs, Mini mmmpanadas, Red Rabbit Mini Donuts, bananas. Fontana coffee, KIND bars and backpack raffle, Austin Fire Department, and musical entertainment. Stop by to get your souvenir bag!
PM HUBS 4:00 to 6:30
- Bicycle Sport Shop, 517 South Lamar Boulevard Austin, TX 78704
Stop by the afternoon happy hour at Bicycle Sport Shop Lamar. As usual, this party is the place to be and be drinking some Real Ale Beer while enjoying hors d’oeuvres. There will also be a raffle for store gift certificates. Stop by and pick up a souvenir bag!
- Mellow Johnny’s, 400 Nueces Street Austin, TX 78701
Morning stations will serve tacos and coffee for bike commuters, along with KIND products. Afternoon Happy Hour will offer free beer and a nacho bar. A raffle drawings for a Timbuk2 messenger bag. We will collect names and email addresses and announce the winner the following week. Stop by and pick up a souvenir bag!
- Ozone Bike Dept With Austin’s Pizza, 3202 Guadalupe Street Austin, TX 78705 *
Note this afternoon station runs from 5 to 8 pm.
Ozone Bike Department will be hosting a happy hour stop at with free Austin’ Pizza & Independence Brewing Co. beer! We’ll also have fun games & prizes. Stop by and pick up a souvenir bag!
- Bikealot, 4418 Pack Saddle Pass Austin, TX 78745
Morning station will have freshly roasted coffee from Amaya Roasting and all kinds of bagels from Einsteins Brothers. PM hub will have Jazz music and cold handcrafted drinks from Maine Root, snacks from Central Market and buy one get one free tube for anyone who gets a meal from local, farm fresh, slow cooked and delicious food truck trailer Ah La Cart. Stop by and pick up a souvenir bag!
- REI, various locations
Each REI Location (Gateway, Downtown & Round Rock) will be doing Free Bike Inspections, a Sweepstakes for a Novara E.T.A. Commuter Backpack and have food and other fun goodies!