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Sometimes The Sidewalk, Sometimes Not

It is important to understand where to ride, and when each option makes sense. Sidewalks, trails, and roads are all the correct answer to the “Where is the safest place to ride?” question, depending on the context and the rider’s skills. We works with our students so they come to understand that when you are […]

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Two Wheels of Awesome – Episode 45

As part of our continuing expansion to 20 programming sites in the Fall 2015 semester, we are very proud to add Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders. This program has the unique position of being our only all girls Bike Club. With an invitation from a staff member we had worked with at another […]

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Build-A-Bike Holiday Lunches Benefiting Kids Impacted By The Onion Creek Flood!

BUILD-A-BIKE HOLIDAY LUNCHES Beer + Pizza + Party = Bikes for Kids Looking for a great holiday lunch idea for your co-workers or a group? Or know someone or a group who may be? The ABGB (Austin Beer Garden Brewing Co) and Ghisallo are hosting Build-a-Bike Holiday Lunches every weekday during December benefiting kids in […]

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Two Wheels of Awesome – Episode 44

Martin Junior High School has always been one of the most successful Bike Clubs out of all our after-school programs. As this was one of our first Bike Clubs, we are happy to say that the tradition is still going strong. We often have a good mix of riders from the previous semesters and new […]

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Two Wheels of Awesome – Episode 43

Yet another new program in Fall 2015 is at Perez Elementary School in South Austin. After a successful PE based Bike Rodeo last semester serving 334 3rd through 5th graders we had a good turnout for our first Bike Club at the school. The kids have progressed quickly and earning the privilege of cruising the […]

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Two Wheels of Awesome – Episode 42

The fun at Dobie Middle School during Summer Bike Camp continued over to our Fall Bike Club. With a good mix of returning and new students the program got rolling along quickly. After a few orientation and safety lessons the class took a long ride to the COA/YMCA North Austin Community Rec Center. The kids […]

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Conley-Guerrero Adult 50+ Trike Program Session #1 Recap

You can read about the launch of this program at the Conley-Gurrero Senior Activity Center (808 Nile Street – 512-978-2660) in the original announcement post here: Conley-Guerrero Adult 50+ Trike Program We had an overwhelming response at the program launch with 47 seniors signing up wanting to ride the 5 trikes. The 1st Session consisted […]

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Two Wheels of Awesome – Episode 41

In Fall 2015 we were very happy to start working with Austin Sunshine Camps, another great organization providing after-school enrichment to kids from around Austin. With a full 10 bike fleet of their own, we were able to get a big group of kids rolling for  the first classes. We took off cruising along the […]

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Two Wheels of Awesome – Episode 40

Recently we completed our first programming outside of the Austin area. We loaded up and headed to Keiko Davidson Elementary School in Katy, TX, just outside of Houston. We were invited by the PTA to perform a Bike Rodeo as part of a community safety event. We setup 4 Bike Rodeo courses in the school […]

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