Austin On A Bike

Author: Mike Melanson

Mike is founder, editor-in-chief, and primary contributor to the mostly one-man effort that is Austin On A Bike.

Go Support Better Bike Lanes on 5th Street for Valentines Day!

Grab a date, get on your bicycles, and go support better cycling infrastructure in Austin this Valentines Day. The Lance Armstrong Bikeway is slowly marching toward completion, more than 15 years after its initial introduction. The path along Cesar Chavez out west has been complete for several years now, and the new connection by the…

Bullshit. I call bullshit.

Do y’all remember the battle over the Nueces “bike boulevard” (long story short, getting rid of cars was going to destroy all business)? The concession was the Rio Grande “more friendly to bikes because traffic circles” boulevard. And there was Austin’s first (I believe?) on-street, two-way cycle track through West Campus. And where it met…