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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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Ground Breaking News (literally)

Our proposed LAB 4th Street/I-35 Bikeway Landscaping Project is alive! This has been a year in the making and ground has finally been broken. Not only will this result in a much more attractive space, it will make it easier to de-litter the area during our monthly/bi-monthly cleanups. This project was initiated as a way […]

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What Is Austin’s Goal For 2020? The Journey-To-Work Question.

[Cary Choate] In January 2009, The City of Austin released the Austin 2009 Master Bicycle Plan Update (the Plan) to provide a holistic and practical approach to improving the environment of cycling in Austin in order to “transform Austin into a world-class bicycling city.” At the time of the Plan’s release, cycling as a transportation […]

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Rosewood Neighborhood Bicycle Census

Since 2011, the Ghisallo Cycling Initiative has been growing its programs and services offered within Austin. Many of these focus on East Austin communities involving Martin Middle School and the Boys and Girls Club East Campus, as well as pop-up events such as Bike Rodeos and Bike Valets for events like Cinema East. To help […]

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Women.Design.Build Bike Maintenance ShopTalk #2

This was our second Bike Maintenance ShopTalk in partnership with Women.Design.Build and it expanded on the overview provided during ShopTalk #1 to provide hands on instruction of new new skills and techniques for keeping you running strong. We had free coffee from Texas Coffee Traders and we were hosted by the

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Allandale Bike Rodeo

We had a super successful Bike Rodeo & Bike Swap Meet today with the Allandale Neighborhood on Lamar Middle School’s campus. A bunch of families came out to learn how to properly adjust their helmets, get their bikes checked over plus some basic maintenance by mechanics from Nelo’s Cycles and Sun & Ski Sports, and […]

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