Being my first time to ever attend one of the biggest music events in the world, last weekend at the Austin City Music Festival was a time filled with beautiful weather, people watching that could entertain for hours and of course, great music. One thing that particularly caught my eye was the amount of festival-goers arriving and leaving on bicycles. It wasn’t until the end of the day Sunday that the number of bicyclists present was really put into perspective. As my friends and I exited the gates, a sea of bicycles came into view. There had to be at least 10,000 bikes chained to anything that was stationary. Those that weren’t parked at the racks provided were locked to street signs, fences and hung from dozens of trees. Local Austin bike shop, Mellow Johnny’s provided the racks and even had a tent set up offering simple bike repair.

POSTED BY: jennasteinbeck

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