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Two Wheels of Awesome – Episode 77

Widen Elementary Bike Club Took one of their longest rides of the year this week. After checking the tires and performing the rest of their ABCD check, the students were ready for the trip ahead. The kids worked together to ride along the roads and bike lanes on their way to a favorite playground. The […]

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Two Wheels of Awesome – Episode 76

This was a very special day with the Langford Elementary Bike Club. The club set-out on a day-long field trip to Lady Bird Lake, stopping at several destinations along the way. It was the first time to the lake and to the boardwalk for many of the students. The riders enjoyed a delicious lunch at […]

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Two Wheels of Awesome – Episode 75

At Cook Elementary we met some challenges for our Bike Rodeo. On day 2, we had to cancel 2 classes due to unexpected rain in the afternoon but were able to reschedule them to ensure all students were able to participate in the program. We implemented our indoor program due to severe rain that lasted the […]

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Two Wheels of Awesome – Episode 74

For the Bike Rodeo at Allison Elementary we educated 185 participants in 3rd through 5th grade. We partnered with Marissa Mendoza & Karen Fussell and performed the program during PE. Due to bad weather we had to perform 1 day of programming on our indoor Skills Course. The students were not able to ride the […]

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Two Wheels of Awesome – Episode 73

We are very happy to be a part of the Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders. The girls have really enjoyed the Bike Club this semester. They have worked hard on their ABCD bike checks and riding safely on-road. We have been able to explore the areas around the school and ventured beyond the […]

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Two Wheels of Awesome – Episode 72

Langford ES was very excited to have Ghisallo come out and do a Bike Rodeo. The Ghisallo Cycling Initiative Bike Rodeo educated 260 participants in 3rd through 5th grade at Langford Elementary School. We partnered with Darrick Richards and performed the program during PE. We had one day of rain which prevented us from performing […]

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Two Wheels of Awesome – Episode 71

Today we held a Bike Rodeo at Brentwood Elementary. The Ghisallo Cycling Initiative Bike Rodeo educated 256 participants in 3rd through 5th grade at Brentwood Elementary School. We partnered with Karen Marshall and performed the program during PE. Students and staff had a fun and educational four days at the Bike Rodeo. We were able […]

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Two Wheels of Awesome – Episode 70

The students at Martin Middle School excelled in riding to one of their favorite destinations this week! The Ninth Street Pump Track is an accessible BMX Park in the middle of downtown Austin. For Martin students, the reward of several small dirt jumps at the end of a scenic ride by the river has always […]

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Two Wheels of Awesome – Episode 69

The Ghisallo Cycling Initiative had the pleasure of working with the Turner Roberts Recreation Center in Northeast Austin to teach youth bicycling skills. Students ranging from 1st to 5th grade participated and learned basic skills like stopping, hand signals, scanning, obstacle avoidance, and more. All the students who participated were excited to learn skills that they […]

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Community Bicycle Hubs Update (August 2016)

It is true, we have two Community Bicycle Hubs installed in Austin and a third on its way! Housed in a modified 20’ shipping container owned and managed by Ghisallo Cycling Initiative, the Hubs consist of a micro bike shop with an array of tools, stands, and parts for community members to use to repair their […]

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