1000 Brazos St. Suite 100, Austin, TX 78701
Ghisallo Cycling Initiative [http://ghisallo.org] is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit founded in 2011 and based in Austin, Texas. Our primary mission to help youth develop into self-sufficient riders who have the skills and knowledge to use their bicycles for transportation without depending on adults. With a focus on exploration, navigation, and transportation, we create the opportunity for youth to explore and connect with their communities, to learn to navigate and access the city, and to use their bikes for transportation, to the parks, the pool, their friend’s house, and school. Our core clients are are low-income, at-risk students to whom we provide semester-long, after-school Bike Clubs, a free Youth Bike Shop and Earn-A-Bike program, Bicycle Rodeos, and maintenance and safety clinics. Since 2013 we have served over 8,700 youth participants via Bike Clubs and Earn-A-Bike programs and another 5,000+ through Bike Rodeos at over 20 sites across Austin.