Bike Hugger is hosting a bike community event at SXSW this year with rides, a barbecue, and all-around fun times. Of course, you’re all invited!
Besides the free beer, free food, and cool scwhag (yes, the BBQ is free!), you can also discuss the web with members of WaSP, hang out with dudes like Hugh Forrest, and meet the internet famous.
The BBQ is open to all Interactive, Gold and Platinum badgeholder and Bike Hugger guests. To get on the guest list, sign up on Upcoming.
Check below for the ride details and back here for updates.
Don’t know what SXSW is; well, it’s where the various music, film, interactive industries converge and we’re bringing a bike hugga flava to it.
Beer & BBQ
Bike Hugger Beer & BBQ on Upcoming
Saturday, March 8
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Brush Square Park, North Tent (across from the Austin Convention Center)
It’s pedals not panels and bike culture blogged. Free beer! Free Food! Cool Schwag! Bonus browser debate with WaSP!
Open to all Interactive, Gold and Platinum SXSW badge holders, and our invited guests.
First round of beers is dedicated to Sheldon Brown.
The BBQ and Urban Ride sponsors include
Saturday morning, we’ll join a local ride, and get back in time for the Urban Ride.
Meet at the Susanna Dickinson House – map – North end of Brush Square Park, at the corner of 5th and Trinity Street.
Saturday, March 8
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
After meeting, we’ll ride to the REI Austin Store (get some schwag!), then to the Jack S. Blanton Museum of Art for a tour, and back to the park.
Join the Urban Ride on Upcoming. Note that the REI Schwag and Museum passes are limited to the first 20 SXSW badgeholders.
Yellow Bikes & Rentals
Austin Yellow Bike Project is bringing 4 bikes to the ride and BBQ. You can grab one of those to ride or rent a bike from Bicycle Sport Shop. Please bring your helmets.
If it rains, we don’t expect many Austin cyclists to show and will just meet at the BBQ. We’ll ride regardless cause we ride in the rain all the time.
All over Austin
Ride all over Austin, as a bike hugga would do
- Out for coffee
- Around town
- Commuter challenges!
Austin Cycling Links