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Two Wheels of Awesome – Episode 37

With the success of the first Boys & Girls Club of Austin – East Club and Austin Ridge Riders Mountain Bike Club (ARR) field trip to Walnut Creek Metropolitan Park, we decided once was not enough. We loaded the bikes in the bus and set out for a day of fun and adventure. The word […]

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Two Wheels of Awesome – Episode 36

We have had another great summer with the kids from the Boys & Girls Club – East Club. Our programming changes in the Summer.¬† Rather than having an Earn-A-Bike class, we have a Bike Club for the Day-Camp kids. The Bike Club provides an opportunity for the kids to get out and do some exploring […]

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Two Wheels of Awesome – Episode 35

This summer we were pleased to be able to provide Bike Club programming for Camp Glimmer. This was also our first partnership with A Glimmer of Hope Austin. We were able to use the extensive trail system for beginner and more advanced riding skills. The kids ranged in age from 8-12 years old, and came […]

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Conley-Guerrero Adult 50+ Trike Program

Although our primary focus is on youth bicycle education, youth are just one aspect of the Austin community, and bicycles, in this case tricycles, are for all ages. We recently received five (5) adult trikes so that we could provide safe outdoor low impact recreation to students with mobility and developmental challenges. These are also […]

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Two Wheels of Awesome – Episode 34

This week we teamed up with Boys & Girls Club of Austin – East Club and Austin Ridge Riders Mountain Bike Club (ARR) for a very special field trip to Walnut Creek Metropolitan Park. Once all the kids were loaded in the bus provided by the Boys & Girls Club, we made the journey to […]

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Two Wheels of Awesome – Episode 33

Our first Summer Bike Club at Mendez Middle School has been a big hit with the students. We have continued the momentum from our Fall and Spring semester, with many new kids joining up for the fun. Summer Bike Clubs are all about exploring and having fun on bikes with some education thrown into the […]

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Two Wheels of Awesome – Episode 32

In 2015 we returned to Dobie Middle School for the Ghisallo Cycling Initiative Summer Bike Club. It was great to build on the success from our Summer 2014 program. This Summer we had some returning riders from 2014. We also had some students from our Earn-A-Bike Program at The Boys’ & Girls’ Club – East […]

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Two Wheels of Awesome – Episode 31

The Mendez Bike Club made their second field trip to McKinney Falls State Park. After a semester of hard work, and plenty of fun, they certainly earned the trip. The group powered through the 6 mile trip to the park. Along the ride the students were great, encouraging each other and using the skills they […]

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Strider Sports International and the Balance Bike

We have partnered with Strider Sports International to develop an all-ages learn to ride fleet in Austin utilizing Strider’s award winning balance bikes. This is also enabling us to pilot new programming this summer that extends our riding and education classes to include Pre-Kindergarten through 2nd grade which means we now have programs tailored for […]

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Two Wheels of Awesome – Episode 30

For the last two years we have not only been helping run Kealing Middle School‘s Bike Club, but we have also provided the bike ride component of their Parks and Rec Elective Class taught by Alex Hendrix and Cara Crouch. Last year we loaded up a trailer with the ten bikes, two for instructors and […]

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