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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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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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