Austin is the co-founder of the 88bikes Foundation which donates bicycles to needy children all over the world.
In 2007, Austin and his brother Jared were on a cycling tour of Cambodia. At the end of their tour, they decided to donate their bikes to a local orphanage which housed 88 children. Donating their two bikes meant 86 children would not be getting bikes. Read more:
on April 11. (I’ll be there! hope to see some friends there too!)