Three Wheels of Awesome- Episode 16

After receiving a grant from St. David’s Foundation last November, we at Ghisallo Cycling Initiative have been able to expand our Golden Rollers program throughout Austin. We have made cycling accessible at many different Recreation Centers and Senior Centers all over the city, enabling our clients to engage in a low impact form of exercise that allows them to see the world and be seen by others. Because we were able to purchase brand new recumbent tricycles from Easy Street Recumbents for our clients, we had a few upright trikes that needed a new home. Our team in San Antonio had the perfect place in mind to launch the S.A. Golden Rollers Chapter- Lions Field Adult and Senior Center.

Since launching the program in San Antonio last month, Cycling Friday’s have become the most popular day at the Lions Field. The seniors are extremely excited for this new opportunity to engage in low impact exercise. Recently, they visited a Dia De Los Muertos Festival! We are so excited to welcome the San Antonio seniors to the wonders of cycling with the Golden Rollers.

All smiles on this chilly morning. Cycling warms the body and puts a smile on the face.
It’s the first day of class and all the trikes are full!
Happy riders! We look forward to spending time with y’all every Friday morning!

Three Wheels of Awesome- Episode 15

The Golden Rollers are back! Despite the relentless Texas heat, we’ve been out on the trails and on the road for about two months now since taking a break for the summer. We have added two new sites this fall, one at HACA’s Lakeside Apartments and another with the South Austin Recreation Center. We are excited to keep riding and exploring with our Golden Rollers this fall!

Mr. Rucker joined team Golden Rollers 2 years ago.

Farlina loves riding the recumbent trikes up and down the Boggy Creek Trail!

We look forward to cooler weather as we enter the final two months of the Golden Rollers program before we break during the winter. For more information check out goldenrollers.org!

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