Even chauffeurs licensed by the city of Austin must pass a battery of road tests and background checks before Marriton's management lets them take the wheel of a gleaming limousine. Thoroughly vetted drivers captain limos, sedans, SUVs, vans, minibuses, and motorcoaches that transport passengers to parties or Dungeons & Dragons sessions in style. Front-windshield-mounted DriveCam video cameras and GPS systems monitor each trip, ensuring drivers always provide a safe and punctual ride.
Led by cofounders Dave Appel and Trey Steele, Cycle Camp USA's dedicated community helps riders navigate Austin's paved trails and push one another to extend personal limits and cover new ground. While working with students, Steele shares techniques that placed him among the top five in his age group at the North Carolina Triathlon Series. Avid racer and enthusiastic instructor Allison Atkinson also works with cyclists through CycleFit classes. The comprehensive training curriculum developed by Appel and his staff integrates a balance of core fitness pillars, such as heart rate, endurance, and maintaining speed when being pursued by coyotes on rocket skates. The community also encourages cyclists to test newfound abilities on destination trips, which pit packs of riders against picturesque ribbons of open road.
Pockmarked vehicles retain the even tone of their exterior color with Doc Hail's paintless dent repair. To repair dings caused by hailstones or driving through the middle of a heated tennis match, the technicians employ a technique in which paint removal, and therefore tricky color matching, is unnecessary. Doc Hail is so committed to satisfaction, that they even think the stress of having your car repaired should be unnecessary.
From more than 350 facilities in six countries, Precision Tune Auto Care has spent the last three decades keeping more than 2.5 million vehicles on the road with an array of maintenance and auto-repair services. Professionally trained mechanics lube engines with signature precision oil changes, rotate tires to ensure even tread wear, repair busted brakes, and test spark plugs to safeguard against ignition failure during dramatic drive-thru getaways. Whether performing complicated services on fuel-injection and cooling systems or simply aligning tires, the mechanics back all their services with a 12-month, 12,000-mile warranty.
The Quick Lane at Mac Haik Ford Lincoln Georgetown perks up disheartened rides with speedy, efficient service performed by factory-trained technicians. Today’s deal pampers road ponies with a maintenance package that includes two oil and filter changes (up to a $64 value), a tire rotation and balance (up to a $35 value), a new set of wiper blades (a $20 value), and a NitroFill nitrogen inflation for tires (a $30 value). The package also includes one free tow, ensuring vehicles can make it to the shop no matter how broken-down or apathetic they may be (an $80 value). Mac Haik Ford Lincoln Georgetown is located up the road from Round Rock outlet mall and other shopping centers and offers free shuttle service to all, allowing customers to simulate astronaut shopping in a controlled environment.
Antique Limousines of Austin commands a formidable fleet of lovingly restored rides. Its classic Cadillac chariots seat up to six and feature butterfly doors, wood trim, and air conditioning. Retrophiles ride like jazz kings in the sleek black 1937 Cadillac Series 75 limousine, whose divider window ensures plans to surprise the driver with a dozen sliders remain on the down low.