Tour of Austin

Elbowz sweeps Tour of Austin; McRae, Purcell battle in women’s race

AUSTIN, Texas (VN) — With support staff sporting neon orange tank tops and muscle T’s, a race packet containing an assortment of costume mustaches, and a queen stage on the historic grounds of the Austin State Hospital (formally named the Texas Lunatic Asylum), the Tour of Austin, a three-day criterium series over Labor Day weekend, fully embraced the town’s official motto: Keep Austin Weird.