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Bicycles are rare in Austin as shortage continues to roll through local bike shops
(Nancy Barnidge)

Nancy Barnidge found her new higher-end Liv Avail bicycle at a Waco shop after striking out in Austin earlier this summer.

Nancy Barnidge loved to ride her Masi road bicycle on Austin's Veloway, safely circling the paved, three-mile loop with her husband outside the threat of cars and motorized traffic.

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APD chief meets with Mellow Johnny's staff at Lance Armstrong's request after bike shop drops police contract
(Jordan Vonderhaar)

Austin police on bicycles help with crowd management on 4th and Congress during a protest earlier this summer. Austin police have been purchasing their bikes from Mellow Johnnys for years.

Austin Police Chief Brian Manley met with Lance Armstrong and employees of his bike shop, Mellow Johnny's, at Armstrong's request last week to discuss staff concerns about police relations with the community, in a move prompted by the shop's decision to stop selling bikes to the city for use by the police department, the former Tour de France cyclist said on his podcast.

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