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Two Wheels of Awesome – Episode 7

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This year we started a new after-school Bike Club at Consuelo Mendez Middle School. The response has been overwhelmingly positive. The students have really taken to Cycle Academy and have been working hard to earn the badges, achieving many of the Level 1 badges. Michelle, shown below playing horseshoes at our McKinney Falls Field Trip, has […]

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Two Wheels of Awesome – Episode 6

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While inclement weather stalled the Martin Middle School students from riding this week, it did not stop them from learning maintenance skills to practice on their bikes! As an integral part of the Bike Club Program, Maintenance Day equips students with the basic skills needed to keep bikes safe and functional. This way, when students […]

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Two Wheels of Awesome – Episode 5

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At Consuelo Mendez Middle School we’ve been able to get the students off-road more than ever before. Dove Springs Rec Center has a great network of trails. These are in a beautiful wooded area backed up to Williamson Creek. This is a type of cycling that few of these kids have ever been exposed to […]

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Two Wheels of Awesome – Episode 4

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What a fun day at Martin Middle School Bike Club. Even with a dance at the school, Carlos decided he would rather ride bikes. He is a veteran rider and one of the best in the club. We felt great that he chose to ride with The Ghisallo Foundation. The destination and route were left up […]

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Two Wheels of Awesome – Episode 3

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Very exciting day for the kids in the Martin MS Bike Club. We took them over the Longhorn Dam. They thought it was awesome using the detour on Pleasant Valley Rd. They had fun being able to ride safely over a troublesome area for transportation through East Austin. Being able to ride side-by-side, talking and laughing, […]

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Two Wheels of Awesome – Episode 2

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Today one of our veteran students at Martin Bike Club really took it to another level. LC Lee has been in the After-School Bike Club for 2 years. He has always wanted more responsibility and to help in a larger role. Today LC stepped up and took it upon himself to reach this goal. He […]

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Two Wheels of Awesome – Episode 1

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Today we helped Victor learn to ride a bike! He did not know how to ride when he came to Martin Middle School Bike Club. While the more experienced students worked on their maintenance skills, we worked with Victor to get him going on his own. By the end of the 2 hour class he was able to ride around […]

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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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