Located in Central Texas on the eastern edge of the American Southwest, Austin is the capital of the state of Texas, the Lone Star State. Austin’s mild climate allows you to enjoy outdoor activities virtually year round. Austin has 300 days of sunshine a year and an average temperature of 71 degrees in November, so you can ride all year long. The city is really focusing on bicycles. If they’re re-striping or paving a new street, bike lanes are in the discussion right off the bat every single time. Austin also has reduced auto lanes to accommodate more bike lanes.