Along with the expansion in programming for 2015, we were very excited to be able to give back to the community through a Holiday bike giveaway. We partnered with Austin Beer Garden Brewery(ABGB) as part of their Hell Yes! project to offer Holiday lunch parties to local businesses benefiting Ghisallo and the kids we serve.
Pedicab Shuttle for Seniors at the Austin Fire Department’s 13th Annual Senior Holiday Luncheon
We partnered with Easy Rider Pedicabs to provide a free bike based shuttle service for seniors dressed to the nines and heading to the Conley-Guerrero Holiday Luncheon presented by the Austin Fire Department and Meals on Wheels and More. Building community one bike ride at a time! We had so much fun riding with the
CANCELED: Community Bike Ride 5/10/2015
With the threat of storms this Sunday combined with it being Mothers’ Day, we are going to cancel this Sunday’s Community Bike Ride and will reschedule it for some point in June. Have a great Mother’s Day and try to stay dry!
Spring Cycle Academy Hackathon presented by ObjectRocket/Rackspace 5/16/2015
On Saturday May 16th from 9am to 7pm we will have another Hackathon to further develop the Cycle Academy Platform. It is hosted by Rackspace at their ObjectRocket office in Downtown Austin. Food from Tacodeli and Blue Dahlia Bistro plus beverages and snacks by Ghisallo and KIND. We are looking for more developers, so if
Celebrate Bike Month w/ the Youth Bike Ride at Mueller Farmers’ Market – Sunday: 5/3/2015
Austin, get your kids on bikes. Come out and help us celebrate the beginning of Bike Month. Join WoombikesUSA, Mueller Farmers Market and the Ghisallo Cycling Initiative on May 3rd 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
Bike-To-Eat Week : May 1st – May 7th, 2015
For the fourth 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 (5/1/2015 – 5/7/2015) you will receive a 10% discount off your food and drinks when you arrive by bike at any of the participating establishments. This is
Join the Ghisallo Cycling Initiative at the Maplewood Elementary Spring Fling: May 2nd
the Ghisallo Cycling Initiative is pleased to be a part of the Maplewood Spring Fling again this year. This is our 3rd year as part of the fun and educational event. We will provide a bike maintenance check, helmet fitting clinic and a Bike Rodeo. We will also be accepting bike donations for use in
the Ghisallo Cycling Initiative at Eden Park Academy Family Sports Night – April 30th
the Ghisallo Cycling Initiative is happy to announce our participation in the Eden Park Academy Family Sports Night. The event will take place at the Eden Park Academy: 5:00pm-7:30pm We will be providing an Instructional Helmet Clinic and a Bike Skills Rodeo. We are excited for the event as this is our first time to
Community Bike Ride 5/10/2015
Join the Ghisallo Cycling Initiative, Rosewood Neighborhood youth and and other community members on a casual ride from Boggy Creek Park, on the new Pedernales Protected Bike Way, to Lady Bird Lake, the Boardwalk and back again. This is part of the national Youth Bike Ride week. Date: Sunday, May 10th 2015 Start Time: 9:30am
Consuelo Mendez McKinney Falls Field Trip – 4/25
As a mid-semester treat, Mendez Bike Club will be making a trip to McKinney Falls State Park. We will ride over from the school, cool off with some swimming, have lunch and explore the park by bike. We will then ride back in the afternoon.
Reilly Elementary Health Fair – 4/9
the Ghisallo Cycling Initiative is partnering with Reilly Elementary for their Health Fair. This is an event to promote healthy lifestyles for students and parents where we will be providing Basic Safety and Equipment Demos to the attendees. We are happy to be included in this important event, which is one of three programs we
Community Bike Ride to the Fusebox Festival + thinkEAST (4/12/2015)
Join the Ghisallo Cycling Initiative, Rosewood Neighborhood youth and and other community members on a casual ride from Boggy Creek Park to the Fusebox Festival and thinkEAST installation and programs just north of Govalle Park this Sunday. Date: Sunday, April 12th 2015 Start Time: 11:30am (so please be ready to roll by then) End Time: