News, updates, commentary and more from BikeAthens. BikeAthens is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization based in Athens, GA. BikeAthens promotes transportation and land-use policies that improve alternative modes of transportation, including pedestrian, cycling, and public transit options. The mission of our organization is to make alternative transportation a practical, convenient, and safe option for all citizens of Athens-Clarke County.

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

State of the state

Wanna know where Georgia stands on bike/ped projects? Check out these slides from the inaugural bike summit for a snapshot of new policy, routes, maps, etc.

Thursday, November 11, 2010

Holiday Bikes for Kids

We're gearing up at the shop to recycle, repair, clean and put a general shine on kid-sized bike donations in order to get them ready for our holiday delivery. Check in the shed and the garage and send any small unused bikes our way, we'll make sure the refurbished bikes are then donated to local agencies and schools for distribution. Last year, the trucks were loaded up with over 60 bicycles which were presented to children in the Athens community! More info on the website.

Find the BikeAthens Bike Recycling Program repair shop in studio 6 of the Chase Street Warehouse (149 Oneta Street). The shop is open Sundays 2-4 PM and Mondays and Wednesdays 6-8 PM.

Friday, November 5, 2010

Campaign for Charities

Remember us when you fill out your Campaign for Charities form this Fall and select #194064 for BikeAthens so we can better support transportation choices. We appreciate the community support and all our volunteers.

Thursday, November 4, 2010

REcycle from clunker to classy

Come join us out at the Chase Street warehouses. BRP meets 3 times weekly to recycle bikes. It's fun, rewarding, and even fulfills some folks lifelong dreams. Check it out Mon 6-830p, Wed 6-830p, or Sun 2-430p. Full details on the program located on the BikeAthens website. And read all about it in today's Red & Black campus newspaper.
If you want to sign up to volunteer, you'll find us listed on the HandsOn Volunteer Calendar every month!

Monday, November 1, 2010


8 brave souls came out for courteous mass on Halloween eve and toured downtown and normaltown and 1 even rode in the parade.
Coming up:
Ride with us in the Athens Holiday parade and starting monthly again in the spring. If you are just looking to get comfy riding about town, we take it easy and safe and hope to see more of you out there soon!