Laying Roots in the Garden Of Hope – June 2017

cycling + gardening = a smile-inducing combination For the last few weeks, a group of Golden Rollers from the Conley-Guerrero Senior Center has been teaming up with the Pan AM Recreation Center for Thursday Morning Garden Rides. We depart from Conley-Guerrero around 8:30 am (before it gets too steamy) and ride a cool 1.3 miles down […]

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Like Riding a Bike (VIDEO)

This film follow members of the Golden Rollers, Austin’s senior tricycle program which is a collaboration between the Ghisallo Cycling Initiative and the Conley-Guerrero Senior Activity Center in East Austin. It provides an opportunity for adults aged 50 and older to engage in low-impact, bicycle-based recreation, exploration, and transportation. These are their stories as they […]

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Roller Spotlight – September 2016: Meet Joy

09/22/2016 Each month we highlight one of our Golden Rollers with a photo and short interview. Our conversations explore personal histories and address how staying active has benefitted their health and well-being as they grow older.. This month we meet Joy Gilcrease. Name: Joy Gilcrease Age: 67 Hometown: San Francisco, California (lived in 41 countries before […]

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My Tricycle: A film about the Golden Rollers (Special Screening)

You are invited to a FREE Special Screening of the new short film about the Golden Rollers! When: Monday September 19th, 2016 11am to Noon Where: Conley-Guerrero Senior Activity Center 808 Nile St Austin, TX 78702 (512) 978-2660 What: My Tricycle: A film about the Golden Rollers Directed by Louisiana Kreutz Starring participants of the […]

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Roller Spotlight – August 2016: Meet Federico

08/04/2016 Each month we highlight one of our Golden Rollers with a photo and short interview. Our conversations explore personal histories and address how staying active has benefitted their health and well-being as they grow older.. This month we meet Federico Garcia. Name: Federico Garcia (aka Don Freddy) Age: 67 Hometown: Austin, TX Bike Experience: “a little […]

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Roller Spotlight – July 2016: Meet Alice

07/07/2016 Each month we highlight one of our Golden Rollers with a photo and short interview. Our conversations explore personal histories and address how staying active has benefitted their health and well-being as they grow older.. This month we meet Alice Chang. Name: Alice Chang Age: 65 Hometown: Taipei, Taiwan Bike Experience: Never rode bikes […]

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Golden Athletes

06/23/16 After hearing about all the medals that Robert Walker has won in Senior Olympics events over the years, we decided to look for other inspiring older adults who continue to compete in athletics well into their golden years. It turns out there are numerous senior athletic competitions across the US, and tens of thousands […]

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Roller Spotlight – June 2016: Meet Robert

06/09/2016 Each month we highlight one of our Golden Rollers with a photo and short interview. Our conversations explore personal histories and address how staying active has benefitted their health and well-being as they grow older. This month we meet Robert Walker. If you walk past the Conley-Guerrero Senior Activity Center in East Austin on […]

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Three Wheels Of Awesome – Episode 5

05/18/2016 We had an extra special morning today. Our friend and filmmaker Lucy Kreutz joined the ride to shoot footage for a potential short documentary. It was very exciting for our featured rollers, one of whom exclaimed that she had “always wanted to be a movie star!”   We got creative with the equipment on hand:   Stay […]

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Three Wheels Of Awesome – Episode 4

04/27/2016 What a fun morning! Our friend J.P. Taboadad brought out his pedicab (or “bike with a couch on the back,” as we called it) and gave rides to some of the attendees at Conley-Guerrero who are unable to ride our trikes. The pedicab was incredibly popular, with over a dozen people taking turns laughing down […]

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