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SoPo’s Annual Fundraising Campaign

2014 is rolling on and SoPo needs your help!

Over the past year, nearly 130 dedicated volunteers have helped over 6,500 shop visitors learn to maintain their bicycles. We collaborated with community partners such as the International Rescue Committee, Habitat for Humanity, the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition, and Catholic Charities, and given away over 150 bicycles.

Our plans for 2014 include a new earn-a-bike partnership with the Gateway Center for the Homeless, hiring an executive director and volunteer coordinator to help solidify SoPo’s organizational structure, and expanding our existing programs and open shop hours to get more bikes to more people.

With these goals in mind, SoPo is launching our first ever Annual Fundraising Campaign. We  know you are a friend of SoPo and you appreciate what we do. As you take time to think about giving this year, we ask that you please consider showing your support by donating to SoPo. Any amount you can spare will go a long way in helping SoPo expand its reach and improve its operations.

If you are interested in donating, click on the Givlet link:


Checks may be mailed to: SoPo Bicycle Cooperative, 1270 Caroline St NE, Ste D120-392, Atlanta, GA 30307

Cold Racing At Boundary Waters Park

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The SoPo Race Team made the trek out to Douglasville and Boundary Water Park for this past weekends Georgia Cyclocross Series races. It was a cold day but that didn’t stop some great racing and fun times.

Power sucking grass and technical sections challenged most riders. There were a lot of new faces to motivate folks to keep riding hard. From one hill, fans could see almost all of the race. The fun was gathered there.

The season is coming to an end soon. Serenbe race this weekend followed by a break for Thanksgiving and then a weekend of racing up in Baldwin, GA. If you want to come out to see some great racing, this weekend at Serenbe is a good place to be. We can lend you a cross bike if you want to try racing.

Thanks to the folks involved with this past weekends Boundary Waters race. We all enjoyed it.

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SoPo x Gateway Daytime Hours

Our partnership program with The Gateway continues with daytime hours with a crew has organized the shop and cleaned up a bit. We now have Tuesday daytime hours so please stop on in and check it out.

Update: Tuesday daytime hours are from 3pm to 6pm.

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L5 Flyers History

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A little bit of awesome L5 Flyers history being donated to the shop.

Out By Augusta

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The SoPo Cyclocross team took a trip to Patriots Park by Augusta to race the 7th race of the Georgia Cyclocross series. The trip didn’t disappoint. The course was described as Euro, not knowing what that meant, everyone still had a ton of fun.

While attendance was smaller than usual, the compact layout made for great viewing at different parts of the course. There were more photographers than I remember for any race and there was even a news crew.

Thanks to the race promoters, volunteers, fans, and racers for Sunday. Looking forward to the next race in Douglasville and Boundary Waters Park.

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Bikes, Bikes, and More Bikes

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Kids and adult bikes going to the shop.

SoPo Gem

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A Mercer University jersey donation from one of our longtime supporters.

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King of Pops Bike Racks

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Our friends at King of Pops have some of the coolest bike racks. Located across the street from KoP window and HQ.

SoPo Weekday Daytime Hours

And now, the moment you’ve all been waiting for…SoPo Weekday Daytime Hours!!!

Starting on Tuesday, November 4th, our shop will be open to the public between the hours of 3-6 PM on Tuesdays.

Come by, check us out during the day, during the week.