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Two Wheels of Awesome – Episode 1

Today we helped Victor learn to ride a bike! He did not know how to ride when he came to Martin Middle School Bike Club. While the more experienced students worked on their maintenance skills, we worked with Victor to get him going on his own. By the end of the 2 hour class he was able to ride around […]

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Youth Bike Ride @ HOPE Farmers’ Market: 9/14

The second Sunday of each month is Sprouts Day at HOPE Farmers’ Market. We will be on hand to provide a Helmet Clinic, Basic Bike Check and Bike Agility Course. Come down, say HI and let the kids take a lap around the Course.   Date: Sunday 9/14/2014 Time: 11:00am-3:00pm Location: HOPE Farmers’ Market @ Saltillo Plaza […]

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Youth Bike Ride @ Mueller Farmers’ Market 9/7

The first Sunday of each month is Kids Activity Day at Mueller Farmers’ Market. Join the Ghisallo Cycling Initiative as we ride along the Mueller Hike and Bike Trail. We will feature shorter and longer routes for varying age levels; instructors and volunteers will assist along the ride. Parents and adults are more than welcome, […]

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Youth Bike Ride 2014 At Mueller Farmers’ Market

Join the Ghisallo Cycling Initiative in partnership with Cycle Academy, Youth Bike, East Side Pedal Pushers and Mueller Farmers’ Market for Austin’s participation in the National Youth Bike Ride Week. The ride will run along the Mueller Hike and Bike Trail and feature shorter and longer routes for varying age levels; instructors and volunteers will […]

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Bike-To-Eat Week 2014

For the third year running, we are hosting Bike-To-Eat Week which is a free social event across Austin. May is Bike Month and during the first week (5/1/2014 – 5/7/2014) you will receive a 10% discount off your food and drinks when you arrive by bike at any of the participating establishments. And yes, arriving […]

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Amplify Youth Cycling In Austin

Please help amplify the Ghisallo Cycling Initiative and youth cycling in Austin by giving during the Amplify Austin event this Thursday! Amplify Austin is a 24-hour giving day from 6pm Thursday, March 20, to 6pm Friday, March 21, 2014. But, you don’t have to wait until Thursday, you can pre-schedule your donation now through our […]

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Bike and Urban Trails Plan Open House & Bike Rodeo

We are partnering with the City of Austin during their Bike and Urban Trails Plan Open House by providing a Bike Rodeo! Come provide input on the City’s Bike and Urban Trails Plan and bring the kids, their bike and a helmet. Austin’s Yellow Bike Project will have mechanics on hand to give their bikes […]

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Austin Yellow Bike and the Great Bicycle Swap of Feburary 2014

A big thanks and shout-out to Austin Yellow Bike for helping make sure our Earn-A-Bike and Maintenance Program at Boys and Girls Club has plenty of kids bikes for the students to work on. We had a trailer of 23 adult sized bikes and bikes with too few parts for us to be able to […]

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LAB Clean-Up, A Team Effort

Raquel Mena is a rock star and the instigator of our first clean-up of 2014. While we have been working to keep the LAB I-35 underpass in a reasonably glass and trash free condition since early 2011, Raquel is the first person so far to e-mail me and say that the site is a mess […]

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A New To Us Bike Fleet

Last Fall we were excited to receive a call from Cynthia Weisinger of the Austin Ridge Riders Mountain Bike Club to give us the heads up that we had been selected as the recipient of their 2013 Cranksgiving fundraiser. They were going to use the event to purchase a new fleet of bikes for their […]

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