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Ten reasons why Austin is great for BMX

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Ten BMX-friendly facts about Austin

Photograph By Sandy Carson

In July, X Games made the decision to move its flagship Los Angeles event to a new location: Austin, Texas. For over 20 years, Austin has been the go-to destination for BMX riders from all over the world, and it continues to attract new riders. What follows are some of the reasons why Austin is such a great place for BMX. (Pictured here: Albie Bennett with a hefty gap.)