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Two Wheels of Awesome – Episode 63

Today the Dobie Bike Club beat the heat with a trip for some fruit cups & smoothies. After the cool treats, we rode over to a nearby park to throw around a football and a Frisbee, and rode around the dirt track and grass. We all had a blast getting to go far away from […]

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Two Wheels of Awesome – Episode 62

Christopher Stanton, our Founder and Executive Director took the Metz Elementary Bike Club to the 9th St. BMX park! It was a long journey but the students endured! They rode through the streets of East Austin, crossed I-35 via 4th Street LAB connector and used the 3rd street Cycle Track to get most of the […]

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Two Wheels of Awesome – Episode 61

We were excited to be invited to ride along with the Langford ES Bike Club for their field trip to Southern Walnut Creek Trail. After checking the bikes and loading up with water and snacks, we headed out on the trail. The kids really enjoyed the smooth path and the relative ease it provided for […]

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Two Wheels of Awesome – Episode 60

It was a special day at Mendez MS Bike Club. The students got to explore new areas and 1 student received a top honor. The class headed out for Onion Creek Park. They rode the familiar course quickly and had extra time when they reached their destination. Rather than just hanging out, they decided to […]

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Community First! Village Bicycle Hub

The Community First! Village Bicycle Hub is a bicycle maintenance space and lending library located at the Community First! Village in northeast Austin. Housed in a 20’ shipping container owned and managed by Ghisallo Cycling Initiative, the hub will provide an array of tools, stands, and parts for residents to use to repair their personal […]

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Two Wheels of Awesome – Episode 59

The Metz Bike Club has been working hard this semester. As a well earned reward, they got to ride to the Sustainable Foods Center teaching garden. After completing their ABCD checks, the students headed out to the Pedernales Cycle-track. They thought it was really cool that bikes had their own “street lane”. The cycle-track helps […]

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Two Wheels of Awesome – Episode 58

The Pecan Springs ES students stepped up to a big challenge today. They decided they were going to ride all the way to Mueller Lake Park, 3 miles away. They were excited to head off campus, knowing they had some work ahead of them and confident in their completing the task. They were able to […]

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Two Wheels of Awesome – Episode 57

We were excited to add yet another new After-school Bike Club to our programming. We were able to partner with Hart ES for a short but happy 6 session Bike Club. The Bike Club was such a big hit on campus that we had to split the classes into 2 groups. Despite the shortened program, […]

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Two Wheels of Awesome – Episode 56

This Spring brought a new group to the Ghisallo programs. We partnered with the Metz Parents Collective. A home-school group that wanted to teach their kids safe and better ways to ride their bikes. This program was made even better with the participation of the parents. They came along to help with the Bike Club […]

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Two Wheels of Awesome – Episode 55

Today the Dobie MS Bike Club set out on an adventure to one of their favorite destinations, Little Walnut Creek. The ride took the Bike Club through some gravel and dirt trails. On the way they also practiced riding as a group in single file and double pacelines. When they got to the creek is […]

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