Mobile Socials

Mobile Social SXSW 13

  • Event: SXSW 2013
  • When: March 9th, 2013
  • Where: Austin, Texas
  • Who: SXSW Attendees, Austin Locals, cyclists
  • RSVP now at Facebook | G+

Back to Mellow Johnnys this year with the Chevy Tweethouse. Ride at 4 and back in an hour or so for beer and BBQ.


Meet at Mellow Johnnys.

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SXSW 13: Mobile Social Photos

MoSo 13 Bike Lane Ends

Where the Bike Lane Ends

The 7th annual Mobile Social SXSW 13 was held on Saturday under stormy skies near where the bike lane ends in Austin. The weather tempered the turnout and that meant everyone got into the Chevy Tweethouse to party with us after the ride. I heard we went through 7 or 8 kegs and all the BBQ you could eat.

Moso 13 2

Ride Start

To avoid the weather and get back for the beer and food, we rode a quick route around the university, buzzed the capital, and back to Mellow Johnnys. Fast Folks were there, regulars, and old friends.

Fast Folks

A Fast Folk

Fixie Crew

See these two every year

Stormed the Capital

Our route this year stormed the Capital

Thanks for coming out and join us next year for the 8th one.

The rest of the ride photos are available in high rez on G+ and Flickr.

Mobile Social SXSW 13 Today


If the sun is out, the ride is that big, yep

7th annual Mobile Social SXSW is today, 4 PM, Mellow Johnnys. We ride rain or shine. If you don’t want to get wet, just wait for us or arrive when we get back around 5:30.

Saturday Itinerary

  • 4:00 – 5:00 PM – meet up Mellow Johnnys and ride
  • 5:00 - 7:00 – Arrive back at MJs
  • 7:00 – 10:00 – Depart MJs for more riding

Another Bike Show in Austin

Free bikes are fun

Free bikes are fun

En route to Austin today for another Hugga Show a SXSW. A Mobile Social, Bike Meetup, and our bike maker event, Built are planned. Jokingly called it the Southbysequestor cause it’ll def suck up all my time while there, as it’s done for 9 years, 7 of those with Bike Hugger. And good times they are, especially now that our friends at Tern offer attendees free bikes to ride.

I’m also riding each morning out in the Texas Hill country. Ping me on Twitter if you’d like to join us.


7th annual Mobile Social SXSW 13 at the Chevy Tweethouse inside Mellow Johnnys. Ride with us around town, then back to the Tweethouse for beer, bbq, and music. No credentials are needed for the ride, but a badge or wristband from us is to get into the Tweethouse.


Bike Culture Meetup – geek out with us about the bike while we’re in town, ask any questions too: tire pressure, shaving legs, saddle sores?


Built – our bike-themed, maker event.

Photo: KK+

Ride with Us at SXSW 13


Gathered last year at Club Deville

The 7th annual Mobile Social SXSW is scheduled for 4 PM at Mellow Johnnys, March 9th. After a weekend of MoSos last year with Google+ and Tern, we’re back to MJs for a mellower ride in 12. We’ll meet up, ride, and return for beer, bbq, and music at the shop with the Chevy TweetHouse.

Please RSVP for a headcount to Facebook or Schemer. Need a bike? SXCycles is back with free bikes and rentals are available in town from shops. Also check Craiglist for locals renting their bikes.

Badges and Wristbands

Riding with us and Social Cycling Austin is free with no credentials required. To get into MellowJohhnys and the Chevy TweetHouse, you’ll need a SXSW badge or wristband. We’ll have a limited number of wristbands for ride attendees: first come, first served.

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