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Two Wheels of Awesome – Episode 67

Reilly Elementary School’s Summer bike club is rolling! In the classroom, students imagined where they might ride their bikes someday & learned how to fit their helmets properly. Later, students shared Strider Balance Bikes on the blacktop outside & learned how to balance & steer the bike, 2 of the 3 skills to learning to […]

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Gonzales Park and Pump Track Proposal

Gonzales Park Project Location: 3001 Gonzales St. Austin, TX 78702 Project summary The proposed site is under the west end of the 7th Street bridge over Tillery Street between Pleasant Valley Road and the railroad tracks. The bridge structure is roughly east-west which provides a perfect shade structure for outdoor activities in the summer. A […]

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Two Wheels of Awesome – Episode 66

At Paredes Middle School we had the largest group of riders this Summer. We had a good mix of veteran riders and kids new to the bike club. The veterans were quick to help as we worked on the ABCD Quick Check, pumping up tires and putting on helmets. After some quick laps around the […]

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Two Wheels of Awesome – Episode 65

This year marked our first home school collective Bike Club. The Bike Club meets at Metz Rec Center and is joined by the parents. Instructor, parents and the 8 students had such a blast! 8 home school students, 4 parents & Ghisallo Instructor Will took a spin on the Ann & Roy Butler Hike & […]

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Two Wheels of Awesome – Episode 64

Hart Elementary Bike Club was a new club this semester and it has gone really well! We had more than 20 students attend and all did very well in listening to the lessons & trying new things. We were very excited to see so many girls join the Bike Club! Students earned the helmets badge […]

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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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