Posts Tagged: Two Wheels of Awesome

Two Wheels of Awesome – Episode 31

The Mendez Bike Club made their second field trip to McKinney Falls State Park. After a semester of hard work, and plenty of fun, they certainly earned the trip. The group powered through the 6 mile trip to the park. Along the ride the students were great, encouraging each other and using the skills they […]

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Two Wheels of Awesome – Episode 29

the Ghisallo Cycling Initiative was excited to be invited to be a part of the first ever Baranoff Elementary School Wellness Day. The Wellness Day is different than traditional field days in that all children participate all day, in a cooperative, not competitive, atmosphere. It is a day dedicated to celebrating wellness, and it consists […]

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Two Wheels of Awesome – Episode 27

The Mendez Middle School students worked hard and played hard at Bike Club this week! As semesters progress and students are introduced to a variety of routes around town, instructors are able to give students the responsibility of choosing ride destinations for their class. This class, Mendez students chose to take the seven-mile trek to […]

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Two Wheels of Awesome – Episode 26

The Metz Elementary Bike Club got to enjoy a relaxing ride and a true Austin experience. The cohort rode to Juiceland to try their signature “Home Run” fruit smoothies as a reward for the work they put in this semester. Students reflected on the street and trail riding skills they have acquired and celebrated the […]

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Two Wheels of Awesome – Episode 25

The students at Martin Middle School excelled in riding to one of their favorite destinations this week! The Ninth Street Pump Track is an accessible BMX Park in the middle of downtown Austin. For Martin students, the reward of several small dirt jumps at the end of a scenic ride by the river has always […]

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Two Wheels of Awesome – Episode 24

Eastside Memorial students gained fame and notoriety this week for their participation in Bike Club! Students basked in the spotlight with pictures featured on posters at Eastside Memorial promoting interesting new clubs! Living up to their reputation, the Club went above and beyond this week by exploring new routes in Austin. Students trekked ten miles […]

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Two Wheels of Awesome – Episode 23

Blanton Elementary officially completed the Ghisallo Cycling Initiative’s Earn-A-Bike Program! This program allows students to earn bikes by learning a set of maintenance tasks through the hands on experiences that come with rebuilding and repairing bikes in the shop on campus. Students in this program learn how to fix and maintain bikes while building one […]

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Two Wheels of Awesome – Episode 22

Students and parents couldn’t resist riding the night away at the Widen Family Fitness Night! We partnered with Widen Elementary School this year to deliver Family Fitness Nights for both Fall and Spring Semesters. As Widen is one of our Bike Club Campuses, we were eager to reach even more Widen families with engaging programming […]

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Two Wheels of Awesome – Episode 21

The Reilly Elementary Bike Club hit the ground rolling this semester! Reilly Elementary students learned the ropes and hit the streets on their bikes this past week! Bike Club members spent the first classes learning basic safety and riding skills at the school. Ghisallo Instructors teamed with Co-Instructor, Matthew, to lead his daughter, Bella, along […]

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Two Wheels of Awesome – Episode 20

Over 200 eager students learned safety and riding skills at the Lee Elementary Bike Rodeo. We partnered with Coach David Huff to bring our second school wide Bike Rodeo of the semester to the P.E. Class at Lee Elementary. In our during school day Bike Rodeos the Ghisallo Cycling Initiative partners with the PE Coach […]

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