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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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Public Bike Parking Facility Beautification Recap

After a long and patient wait while permits were waved and plants and soil secured we completed the landscaping project at 11th and Navasota! The goal of the project was to beautify the two un-landscaped ROW areas adjacent to the 11th and Navasota public bike parking island (concrete platform with 4 bike racks). We excavated […]

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Boys and Girls Club EAST Bike Club End of Summer

The summer is coming to an end and so is the final summer session of the Boys and Girls Club EAST Campus Bike Club. It was a little slow as summer always is when you are dealing with kids and the infinite activity opportunities available during their summer break, but we still got a lot […]

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Bike-to-Work Day 2013

Clear skies and a steady flow of riders that filled up the front and back of a sign-in sheet and a few spilled over onto another. Sixty to seventy riders made their way through our morning station at the 4th Street I-35 underpass collecting a goody bag, a KIND bar and coffee from Texas Coffee […]

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Maplewood Elementary’s Bike-to-School Day

We were proud to participate in Maplewood Elementary’s Bike-to-School Day this month. Maplewood Elementary has a thriving student bike commuter culture with strong support from parents and the community at large. The ride began at the pool and basketball courts in the adjacent Muller Development and was as much a bike parade as a ride […]

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Maplewood Elementary Spring Fling Bike Rodeo

Another resounding success! We brought loaner bikes this time around which came in pretty handy and lead to an addition 5 or 6 students being able to participate. Over 50 students completed the three courses and many more bikes arrived to get some good TLC from our friends at Windmill Bicycles. A big shout to […]

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Bike-to-Eat Week 2013

Yes, it is the 2nd annual Bike-to-Eat Week event! This year, not only did we keep the ball rolling, the City of Austin City Council officially proclaimed May 1st through May 5th Bike-to-Eat Week. I guess that means we are doing something right. As always, this event was a pure incentive program between businesses an […]

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Gullett Elementary Bike Rodeo

A little bit warm for mid-April, but it was a beautiful clear day for a Bike Rodeo. The Gullett Elementary PTA funded this three hour three course bike rodeo for the entire neighborhood (and really nobody was going to be turned away if they showed up from a different one) and Sun and Ski Sports […]

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Boggy Creek Trail To Webberville Connector

Sometimes a little change can make a big difference, and often you have to wait for the right moment to propose those changes. Our executive director had been eyeing the Boggy Creek Trail for an improvement in how it exists onto Webberville since he uses the trail almost daily and when the current construction at […]

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