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Youth Bike Ride @ Mueller Farmers’ Market 9/7

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The first Sunday of each month is Kids Activity Day at Mueller Farmers’ Market. Join the Ghisallo Foundation as we ride along the Mueller Hike and Bike Trail. We will feature shorter and longer routes for varying age levels; instructors and volunteers will assist along the ride. Parents and adults are more than welcome, and […]

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Youth Bike Ride 2014 At Mueller Farmers’ Market

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Join the Ghisallo Foundation in partnership with Cycle Academy, Youth Bike, East Side Pedal Pushers and Mueller Farmers’ Market for Austin’s participation in the National Youth Bike Ride Week. The ride will run along the Mueller Hike and Bike Trail and feature shorter and longer routes for varying age levels; instructors and volunteers will assist […]

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Bike-To-Eat Week 2014

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For the third year running, we are hosting Bike-To-Eat Week which is a free social event across Austin. May is Bike Month and during the first week (5/1/2014 – 5/7/2014) you will receive a 10% discount off your food and drinks when you arrive by bike at any of the participating establishments. And yes, arriving […]

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Amplify Youth Cycling In Austin

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Please help amplify the Ghisallo Foundation and youth cycling in Austin by giving during the Amplify Austin event this Thursday! Amplify Austin is a 24-hour giving day from 6pm Thursday, March 20, to 6pm Friday, March 21, 2014. But, you don’t have to wait until Thursday, you can pre-schedule your donation now through our profile […]

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Bike and Urban Trails Plan Open House & Bike Rodeo

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We are partnering with the City of Austin during their Bike and Urban Trails Plan Open House by providing a Bike Rodeo! Come provide input on the City’s Bike and Urban Trails Plan and bring the kids, their bike and a helmet. Austin’s Yellow Bike Project will have mechanics on hand to give their bikes […]

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Austin Yellow Bike and the Great Bicycle Swap of Feburary 2014

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A big thanks and shout-out to Austin Yellow Bike for helping make sure our Earn-A-Bike and Maintenance Program at Boys and Girls Club has plenty of kids bikes for the students to work on. We had a trailer of 23 adult sized bikes and bikes with too few parts for us to be able to […]

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LAB Clean-Up, A Team Effort

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Raquel Mena is a rock star and the instigator of our first clean-up of 2014. While we have been working to keep the LAB I-35 underpass in a reasonably glass and trash free condition since early 2011, Raquel is the first person so far to e-mail me and say that the site is a mess […]

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A New To Us Bike Fleet

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Last Fall we were excited to receive a call from Cynthia Weisinger of the Austin Ridge Riders Mountain Bike Club to give us the heads up that we had been selected as the recipient of their 2013 Cranksgiving fundraiser. They were going to use the event to purchase a new fleet of bikes for their […]

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Public Bike Parking Facility Beautification Recap

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After a long and patient wait while permits were waved and plants and soil secured we completed the landscaping project at 11th and Navasota! The goal of the project was to beautify the two un-landscaped ROW areas adjacent to the 11th and Navasota public bike parking island (concrete platform with 4 bike racks). We excavated […]

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Boys and Girls Club EAST Bike Club End of Summer

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The summer is coming to an end and so is the final summer session of the Boys and Girls Club EAST Campus Bike Club. It was a little slow as summer always is when you are dealing with kids and the infinite activity opportunities available during their summer break, but we still got a lot […]

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