Free bike rental, yes please!

A new program SXcycles is making 150 bikes available for free rental during the interactive festival. We were just discussing renting bikes the other day, so this partnership seems kismet.

Environmental and Economical, sounds good to me!

I’m sure the bikes will be in high demand, but you can pre-register here to hopefully save some time. Considering our hotel might be a bit of a hike from the main hub, this seems like a great opportunity!

For all the film and interactive badge holders, SXSW has partnered with Tern Bicycles for the conference’s first bike share program, SXcycles. 150 bikes will be available for free and on a first come, first serve basis March 9-13, from 9a – 2a. Riders can also pre-register for a bike on

Location: 513 East Cesar Chavez Street, directly across from the Austin Convention Center

The SXSurvial blog has got some good info on other bike renting options as well!