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Colony Park Bike Rodeo (3/28)

We will be performing a small Bike Rodeo as part of the City of Austin’s Meet-n-Greet community meeting in northwest Austin this Saturday. Long term planning discussions as well as activities, similar to the event we participated in last year. Should be perfect weather to get outside, meet your neighbors, Council Member Ora Houston and […]

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Two Wheels of Awesome – Episode 18

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This year we are very excited to continue our In-School PE Bike Rodeo Program. This has been such a fun and effective way to teach kids the basic safety and skills for riding. For this program we partner with a school PE Coach and integrate our program into their class, typically over 3 days, so […]

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Lee Elementary: In-School Bike Rodeo (3/24-26)

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This week The Ghisallo Foundation is partnering with PE Coach David Huff and Lee Elementary to have a 3day PE Class Bike Rodeo. We will be working with all 3-6th graders. We look forward to another great week of in-school cycling education.  

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Two Wheels of Awesome – Episode 17

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Eastside Memorial High School is one of the many new schools Ghisallo Foundation has extended programming to this semester. Not only is it a new location, is a new age group for our Bike Clubs, being our first high school based program. In this class we journeyed on a scenic ride down to Lady Bird […]

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Two Wheels of Awesome – Episode 16

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The Earn-A-Bike program at Boys and Girls Club East started off with a bang this semester! A flurry of new students flocked to class to gain skills and earn bikes for themselves. New students will be aided by instructors in the coming months to gain bikes, knowledge and a sense of pride in their work! […]

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Perez Elementary: In-School Bike Rodeo (3/10-12)

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This week The Ghisallo Foundation is partnering with PE Coach Megan Vasquez and Perez Elementary to have a 3day PE Class Bike Rodeo. We will be working with all 3-5th graders. We look forward to another great week of in-school cycling education.

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Two Wheels of Awesome – Episode 15

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The students of Metz Elementary School had a great week! All the kids had big smiles while completing their Bike Rodeo Badge. Bike Rodeos are one of the core activities of The Ghisallo Foundation. Bike Rodeos are instructional workshops where riders learn safety and practical riding skills to prepare them for riding independently in the […]

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Youth Bike Ride at Mueller Farmers’ Market – Sunday: 3/1/2015

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Austin, get your kids on bikes. Join WoombikesUSA, Mueller Farmers Market and The Ghisallo Foundation on March 1st as we ride along the Mueller Hike and Bike Trail! Multiple ride times and shorter and longer routes for varying age levels; instructors and volunteers will assist along the ride. Parents and adults are more than welcome, […]

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Two Wheels of Awesome – Episode 14

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While the Martin Middle School Valentine’s Day dance may have deterred most participants from attending Bike Club this week, dedicated students Michael and Carlos were still ready to ride! These experienced riders alternated leading this small group on their longest journey in Martin Middle School Bike Club history! The route followed East Fifth Street to […]

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Two Wheels of Awesome – Episode 13

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Mendez Middle School Bike Club is back in full swing. New and veteran students were excited about the new semester. We started with some review and some foundational work to get all the students up to speed. The veteran riders, Michelle, and Myron were a big help with the new recruits. After some short rides […]

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