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Ten reasons why Austin is great for BMX

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Endless riding spots

Photograph By Sandy Carson

Sure, there are the old standbys like the 9th Street Trails, but for many visiting BMX riders, the city provides an endless array of untouched riding spots, allowing riders to explore and film new video parts without revisiting the same riding spots that have already been filmed. Here, Estonia's Kert Petersel takes an unexpected route up a tree in the Austin area.