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Bike to Work Wednesday’s with Ghisallo Cycling Initiative

For a lot of cyclists, biking to work is an every day ride. Once a year bike to work is celebrated among the community, but here at GCI we felt like that wasn’t enough. Beginning in September, we have been hosting Bike to Work Wednesday’s the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month. Texas Coffee […]

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Ghisallo Cycling Initiative Presents: Trick or Treat on the Trail

October is one of the best months of the year. The weather is finally starting to cool down, leaves are changing colors, and spooky season begins. Halloween is a time to embrace your inner ghoul, to dress up in costume and trick or treat in your neighborhood. A few months ago, our fearless leader Christopher […]

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Walk to School Day October 2019

Walk to School Day is an international event celebrated in October of each year. Many communities join in with fun with safe events that invite students, parents, teachers, and community members to walk together, while educating about the benefits of walking. This past Wednesday, several of the Elementary Schools we hold after school bicycle programs […]

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Two Wheels of Awesome Episode 114: Austin Pride Parade Bike Brigade

This past Saturday, Ghisallo Cycling Initiative had the opportunity to ride bicycles in the Austin Pride Parade. We invited members of the cycling community to come join our Bike Brigade; to celebrate love and support the LGBTQI community. Social Cycling groups such as Queer Ride, Lend Your Legs, Bikin’ Betties, and Team Snacks were amongst […]

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Two Wheels of Awesome Episode 113: BSC at the Carver Museum

For three Wednesdays this summer, Ghisallo was invited to hold a bicycle skills challenge for campers at the Carver Museum. The safari arts summer camp explores creativity through music, movement, arts, and crafts. The campers are encouraged to use their imaginations– to create ART while learning about Black contributions to the Arts. We set up […]

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Two Wheels of Awesome Episode 112: Meet the Staff

So you all have read a lot about what we do, where we go, and how we get there. But, how many of you know who we are? Ghisallo Cycling is made up of a core group of staff members and volunteers who have dedicated themselves to teaching cycling education, safety, and skills to youth […]

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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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