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Ten reasons why Austin is great for BMX

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Austin is BMX friendly

Photograph By Sandy Carson

Climbing up on someone's roof with a bike to jump off of it doesn't usually happen without an argument between the BMXer and the property owner. Fortunately, Austin embraces the weird, and in some cases, property owners might even understand the rider's need to climb a roof, gap to another roof and then jump off. That's just what happened in Kert Petersel's case.