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UPDATE: Introduction to Bike Maintenance for Women

January 6th 7:00-8:30 p.m. BRP Workshop, Chase St. Warehouses UPDATE: the January 6th class is currently full!  There will be more classes in the future, so if you are interested, send Laura an email and we’ll keep you updated on the January schedule! This 90 minute class will cover knowledge that is essential to every [...]

10.31 Spokey, Scary Halloween Costume Ride

Let the Wild Rumpus Roll!!! For the second year, we’ll be “riding” in the Wild Rumpus Parade!!  7:30PM on Halloween–Friday, the 31st, the spokiest day of the year–we’re having a costume ride that will end in time to join the Wild Rumpus!!  While we rode in the parade last year, the terrain and crowds meant [...]

Moon Tree Ride October 3rd!!

On the first Friday of October–Biketober, BikeAthens is riding straight to the moon (tree)!  Planted in 1976 after orbiting the moon on Apollo 14 in 1971, the loblolly Pine stretches up toward la luna from the grounds of the ACC Planning Department.  As usual, we’ll start our ride at 6:00PM at City Hall.  We will [...]

The Ride That Owns Itself!! 9.13.2014

Register now! BikeAthens is going riding!! That’s right–after 20 years of advocating for transportation choices, we’re taking the weekend off, and heading out on a leisurely Ride That Owns Itself.  You are cordially invited to join us! In honor of Athens unique history, the Ride that Owns Itself will wind its way through the most beautiful [...]

Dialogue with Jim Thompson Part I

Over the past few months, Athens-Banner Editorial Editor (and dedicated bike commuter) Jim Thompson has written frequently about alternative transportation.  Always eager to talk about transportation choices, we joined the debate in print and in our newsletter. We’ll collect and re-print our responses here.  Jim’s original articles, of course, can be found here. Note: a version of this [...]

Athens Newest Bike Lane: Thinking Inside the Box

UGA just installed some cool new bike infrastructure on campus!  As Sanford Drive approaches the Baldwin St, it narrows to become a bus-only one-way street.  In 2011-2012, BikeAthens worked with community partners and UGA Police to install a counter-flow bike lane on the downhill section (more info here).  This summer, UGA upgraded Sanford again!  The [...]

July 29: Bike Tourism BBQ at Sandy Creek Nature Center

BIKABOUT, a new bike tourism company, is starting their American launch-tour here in Athens.  Tomorrow, July 29, they are hosting a BBQ at the Sandy Creek Nature Center to discuss bike tourism (in specific) and bikes (in general).  The BBQ starts at 5:30PM, but a group will ride from Heirloom at 5:00. The BBQ is [...]

Light up the Night!

Next month we’re showing off our night moves.  That’s right, Friday, August 1st we’ll tour Athens under the lights!!  To “Get Noticed” to beat the heat, and to take advantage of low summer traffic, next month’s group ride will start from City Hall at 9:00PM.  So put on a front light, a rear light, wheel lights, helmet [...]

Perfect Weekend for a Farm Tour!

Looking for a way to get the most out of the day this Sunday? How about getting on your bike for a relaxed tour of four local farms? I’ll let Mary Charles Howard, BikeAthens board member and owner of Georgia Food Tours explain from here: We have our Summer Agro Cycle Tour coming up on July 13th ~ [...]

4th of July Friday Group Ride!!!

This Friday combines two of our favorite days: The Fourth of July and our first Friday Group Ride!!!  Indeed, this Friday we will celebrate the 4th in high bike style.  So drape your bike in bunting, raise the flag on your bike rack, garb yourself in the Red, White, and Blue!  To accommodate busy Holiday [...]

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