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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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Two Wheels of Awesome – Episode 54

Our lead Instructor Jake Bapple and the students of Gullett Elementray rode up a big hill on the way to the ice cream parlor, “Lick”. The group worked hard and paid attention while crossing the very busy Burnett Rd., but the delicious ice cream was worth it! On the way back to the school Jake took […]

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Two Wheels of Awesome – Episode 53

On this day in February, Noni Jarnagin took the Martin Middle School’s Bike Club on a special trip to the Montopolis bridge and surrounding area. It was the biggest class of the semester and many of the kids were excited to point out that they live in the area and to explore the familiar environment on […]

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Two Wheels of Awesome – Episode 52

The Bike Club from Mendez Middle School took off to Franklin Park on this day in March to tackle the hills of S. Pleasant Valley and to play in the playground. John Michael worked hard to earn a badge. He learned how to properly lock a bike to a bike rack and is on his […]

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Two Wheels of Awesome – Episode 51

Nine students from Reilly Elementary School’s Bike Club headed to Brentwood park this day, which for many, was the first time to ride that far on a bike. We rode on streets through traffic lights, on sidewalks & on a cycle track on Arroyo Seco Dr. to get to the park. Eight students earned the […]

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Two Wheels of Awesome – Episode 50

Reilly Elementary School’s’ beginner Bike Club class took their second trip off campus to the Austin Bike Farm using the neighborhood streets. They practiced using the three basic hand signals and became more capable of riding in a straight line as a group. At the Austin Bike Farm they played games on the wooden bike […]

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Two Wheels of Awesome – Episode 49

On day three of Dobie Middle School’s Bike Club, six Dobie Middle School students and instructors Matt D. & Will Rogers III rode all the way to Graham Elementary School to play in the playground & swings. We learned how to play GaGa Ball while we were there. The competition and group play noticeably bonds […]

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Two Wheels of Awesome – Episode 48

Three Mendez Middle School students & Lead Instructor Will Rogers III rode to the Onion Creek playground with ease. They are getting faster at completing trips that used to take a third of the class. Their regular attendance every week definitely makes a difference in their riding proficiency. Sergio, a sixth grader, worked on earning […]

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Holiday Bike Giveaway with ABGB and Ghisallo Cycling Initiative

Along with the expansion in programming for 2015, we were very excited to be able to give back to the community through a Holiday bike giveaway. We partnered with Austin Beer Garden Brewery(ABGB) as part of their Hell Yes! project to offer Holiday lunch parties to local businesses benefiting Ghisallo and the kids we serve. […]

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