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Two Wheels of Awesome Episode 111: Keep Austin Playing

This past weekend, Ghisallo Cycling participated in Keep Austin Playing Day at Palmer Events Center. Keep Austin Playing is an annual interactive play day with games and healthy programs for kids, as well as informational booths related to wellness. Along with rock climbing, inflatable slides, ninja warrior, and dog adoptions, Ghisallo brought bikes of all […]

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Two Wheels of Awesome Episode 110: Learn to Ride with Ghisallo

One of the most fun (and challenging) parts of being a kid is learning to ride a bicycle. It can be quite frustrating to practice with training wheels, only to realize that once you take them off you haven’t really learned how to balance at all. This summer we are holding four Learn to Ride […]

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Two Wheels of Awesome 109: Bike Club Adventures with the M Station Crew

Our summer Bike Club at M Station Apartments just had their first ride off campus! It was hot and humid but we did it with (almost) no complaints and we had a great time. M Station Apartments is one of our new Bike Clubs this summer. Located by MLK and Airport, M Station is a […]

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Two Wheels of Awesome 108: Summer Fun With Ghisallo

Just because school’s out for the summer, that doesn’t mean we stop biking! Many recreation centers  and schools throughout Austin offer summer camps for kids, which include arts and crafts, rowing, swimming, biking, etc. This summer, we at Ghisallo are offering bike clubs at Perez, Langford, Ortega, and Oak Springs Elementary Schools as well as […]

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Free BikeStart programs to be offered at four locations this summer

Learning how to ride a bike has been a milestone in the lives of so many and is an age old tradition in families everywhere. With the speed at which the world is traveling at these days, youth bicycling has been suffered. Safety is a priority for every parent and caregiver, but the benefits of […]

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Safe Kids Day – Round Rock – 2019

“One of the most important days of my life, was when I learned to ride a bicycle.” ~ Michael Palin This year at the Safe Kids Day celebration on Saturday, June 8th, we offered two courses: the BikeStart Learn to Ride course and the Bicycle Skills Challenge. We had seventy new and learning cyclists come […]

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Bike to Work Day has never looked better!

Been thinking about riding to work? Jump on the Bike Train! We have three routes planned and there are multiple fueling stations you can drop into if you want to plan your own. Many choices y’all ~ Lets make it a car(e)free day! ============================== SOUTH from Dittmar Recreation Center ============================== Route: https://goo.gl/maps/VHheGmmQTUHidygm7 Dittmar is available as […]

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Community Ride & Keep Austin Beautiful Day Park Clean-Up!

Enjoy helping others get outside and give back to their community? Great! Celebrate with us on a bike ride, a park clean up and party on Keep Austin Beautiful Day! Ghisalllo Cycling Initiative needs folks who are fun, dedicated, personable, and ready to take action to fulfill the Keep Austin Beautiful mission: engaging citizens to […]

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Two Wheels of Awesome 107: Bike Club on Bikeways

The Bike Club at Reilly Elementary has been rocking and rolling it from day one. On our first day riding off campus, we biked over two miles crossing both Lamar and Airport Boulevard, two very busy intersections, to practice how to safely cross barrier streets (by walking your bike). One of our Bike Club members […]

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Two Wheels of Awesome 106: Rodriguez ES Litter Clean-Up Day

Some days it is hard to be on our best behavior. Whatever the reason, sometimes we forget to follow rules and show our best standards of decorum. Our girls in the Rodriguez ES bike club recently had one such day—which included littering at a local playground. The Ghisallo bicycling instructors wanted to teach these students […]

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