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Ten reasons why Austin is great for BMX

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Austin trail riding

Photograph By Sandy Carson

Austin's trail riding scene is huge, and the various trail riding spots go from beginner jumps to insane. Here, Austin transplant Clint Reynolds (who also worked for the X Games in Brazil building the dirt course) seat grab nac nacs at Austin's Eastside Trails. And those jumps are huge. Just be sure to pick up a shovel and help out if you plan on visiting.