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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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Two Wheels of Awesome – Episode 12

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This year we have a new Bike Club at Metz Elementary. The group of 4th and 5th graders were very excited to get started. They even formed up in a circle on their own, ready to learn. With a  “What do we do first class?” from Mr Jake and a “Put on our helmets!” response, […]

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2014 Year In Review

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2014 was a real year of growth for us. Throughout the year we served 1756 youth participants in our Bike Clubs and Earn-A-Bike/Bike Shop program plus 913 additional students during Bike Rodeos. Overall during the Fall we provided: – 11 weekly Bike Club and Earn-A-Bike programs – totaling 17 hours a week of in-depth after-school […]

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Two Wheels of Awesome – Episode 11

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The CX 2015 Project offered to let riders from The Ghisallo Foundation CX Clinics partnership race for free at their Quest ATX Cyclocross Challenge race on December 20th. Denzel (one of our Shop Assistants), brother and sister team Jesus and Tina, and Carlos all came out on the field trip. We all loaded into the Boys […]

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Quest ATX Cyclocross Challenge: 12/20

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The CX 2015 Project has offered to let riders from The Ghisallo Foundation CX Clinics partnership race for free at their Quest ATX Cyclocross Challenge race on December 20th. This will be the first time we have been involved with a race for the kids in the program. Come out to join us in rooting the kids on to […]

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Two Wheels of Awesome – Episode 10

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At the end of the semester we try to have a group outing with each class as both a thank you for participating and also as a destination where we can socialize and reflect on all we accomplished during the class. At Blackshear we all decided to get Real Hot Chocolate at Blue Dahlia Bistro, […]

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Two Wheels of Awesome – Episode 9

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When students enter the Bike Club Programs they vary in skill level with some students never even having been on a bike before. As a reward for the skills that are learned and practiced throughout the semester, the students pick a fun activity to do on the last day to appreciate their achievements. The Consuelo […]

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