bike and pedestrian bridge crosses
the lake between a road and a railway
bridge. On the north side is what can
only be described as a spiraling on-/
off-ramp for cyclists. Instead of carrying
your bike up the pedestrian stairs, you
ride up a circular spiral to reach the
Rocket Electrics rentals are a
reasonable $38 a day (higher in high-demand times), and for $20 more you
can keep the bike overnight and take
the charger and a lock with you. There
are also the very popular and highly
rated tours. A four-hour food tour takes
you to four different locations to eat
at unique establishments—no major
chains. Applause for this tour is pretty
unanimous on social media. Another
popular tour is the four-hour music tour.
This tour is led by a musician, and after
the tour you get live music by the lake.
This tour is highly lauded as well.
Austin is fast becoming a great
cycling destination. Whether you’re a
local or not, if you want a great bike
from a great shop, we think Rocket
Electrics is your best one-stop shop. ■
Ladybird Lake is actually a wide part of the Colorado River
created by a power-producing dam.
This is roughly half of the complete rental ;eet housed in a storefront near the shop.
A well-equipped shop is part of the store, and its service is highly rated by
customers, even those without electric bikes.