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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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Two Wheels of Awesome – Episode 39

The Fall semester continues to ramp up with Perez Elementary School joining our programming for the first time. After a very successful Bike Rodeo last year, the school was excited to have us provide an after-school Bike Club. Perez is one of our largest Bike Clubs, with 15 kids enrolled in the program. The first […]

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Two Wheels of Awesome – Episode 38

A new semester means new faces at the Martin Middle School Bike Club. Our first ride took some new 6th graders out on the track before heading out to Lady Bird Lake Trail. Treyson and Michaela really caught on quick and followed the lead of the veteran riders from last semester. As we rolled down […]

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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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