Posts Tagged: Two Wheels of Awesome

40 In 40 Bike Build

The 40 In 40 Bike Build is where we assembled 40 bikes in 40 minutes with the help of over 100 volunteers. 30 will live out at Community First Village as part of an on-site bicycle lending library based out of our Ghisallo Bicycle Hub and the other 10 will join our High School level lending library […]

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Two Wheels of Awesome – Episode 90

Rodriguez Elementary bike club is one of the most popular programs at the school, and for good reason. We ride all around their neighborhood so they can find new routes and even some things they haven’t seen before. This time we have a class of students from past classes so they got rolling quickly. We […]

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Two Wheels of Awesome – Episode 89

We had a solid week of riding with Communities In Schools of Central Texas staff and their Santa Rita youth crew, teaching them about bike safety, how to properly use your bicycle for transportation, navigating Austin and exploring their city by heading to interesting destinations. The bike club hit the splash pad, the boardwalk and […]

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Two Wheels of Awesome – Episode 88

Our Boys & Girls Club program started out on their first Bike Club of the Summer today. We had a large class of seasoned riders. It was a hot day so we made many stops for water and shade along the way. We rode nearly 10 miles in one day! On the way back we […]

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Two Wheels of Awesome – Episode 87

Today marked another year of our involvement in Bike To Work Day. The mission of Bike To Work Day is to attract new bicyclists to commuting while rewarding those who already use their bikes to commute. We setup our tent under I-35 at the 4th street crossing, same as every year. We had over 100 riders […]

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Two Wheels of Awesome – Episode 86

We were very excited to be a part of this year’s Safe Kids Day event at Mueller Park. Safe Kids is a nonprofit organization working to protect kids on the road, at home and at play. For our part we provided a bike safety/adventure course. Riders used our bikes and helmets to practice their skills out […]

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Two Wheels of Awesome – Episode 85

We returned to Perez Elementary for the 3rd year with our Bike Rodeo program. Perez ES always provides plenty of eager students with some of the biggest classes we have all year. Because we have been here for so many years, there were lots of students that had previously participated in the Bike Rodeos. It […]

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Two Wheels of Awesome – Episode 84

Paredes bike club has a special twist to the program. With its proximity to Mary Moore Searight City Park, we do a lot of trail riding. This even means some off-road mountain bike riding. It is great to see the students’ skills develop from a novice having a difficult time riding in the narrow trails, […]

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Two Wheels of Awesome – Episode 83

Langford ES Bike Club had an opportunity to be a part of a special charity event. The Bike Club participated in the Rosedale Ride. The Rosedale Ride is an annual charity bicycle ride which raises money for the Rosedale Foundation, a (501-c3) non-profit organization, whose mission is to support the children of Rosedale School, AISD’s only school […]

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Two Wheels of Awesome – Episode 82

Mendez Middle School has been one of our most successful bike clubs for several years. We have always had enthusiastic members in high numbers. This is due in large part to the easily accessible and fun trails in the area. One of the favorite riding spots is the woods at a nearby creek. The trail […]

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