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One Love

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Before the riders set out at Metro Atlanta Cycling Club’s One Love Century ride. Hope everyone enjoyed their ride. And thanks to MACC for all their hard work to put on the event.

9th Annual MACC “One Love Century”

This weekend is the Metro Atlanta Cycling Club’s 9th Annual MACC “One Love Century”. It’s one of the best and well supported rides. It’s not too late to sign up and ride. We wish MACC, our long time supporters, and all riders the best ride this weekend.

ONE LOVE!!  Metro Atlanta’s best charity bike ride is only a few summer months away, and we can’t wait for you to join us. Great roads. Better food. Not much traffic. And 700 of your best friends riding through the isolated roads of South Fulton County.   If you’ve done it before – welcome back!  If you have never been part of the One Love Century, come join us in 2014 and experience our new expanded weekend format! (Friday Pre-ride, Saturday OLC and Sunday Wrap Up)  More info below, or for a complete list of rides visit the website of the Metro Atlanta Cycling Club at www.maccattack.com/macc-calendar

WHEN:  Saturday, August 30, 2014
               8AM Mass Start (registration  starts at 6:45 AM)

WHERE:  Stonewall Tell Elementary School, 3310 Stonewall Tell Road Atlanta, GA

$$$$:   $30.00 through Aug. 10, $35.00 through August 28, and $40 onsite.

Options:  16, 27, 43, 63 & 101. The well-marked courses traverse rolling terrain through rural communities and horse farms in South Fulton, Rico, Palmetto and Coweta County. Proceeds go to organizations that promote cycling for inner city youth. Fee Includes: cue sheets, super good maps, T-shirt, rest stops, and post-ride party.

The ride is fully supported, with phenomenal rest-stops that provide mechanical assistance, sports drinks, water, and a large assortment of delicious handmade snacks, fruits and other goodies. The post-ride party will include a DJ, some killer Jamaican patties from Royal Caribbean, and some delicious end-of season last-chance watermelons

THE ONE LOVE CENTURY is more than just another century ride, it is ‘the best value’ you can find for a charity ride in Georgia, also it is an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of local youth through your participation. Proceeds from the event help support the BRAG Dream Team, East Atlanta Kids Club, and the DLV Youth Cycling League.

We have also contributed to local cycling scene through WeCycle Atlanta, an organization helping to get the community more active through volunteerism and cycling.

Atlanta Bell-line

Bells are awesome!

From Access Atlanta here.

Charity Bikes – Georgia Equality

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SoPo helps out Georgia Equality with a couple of bikes. The bikes will go to folks who can’t otherwise get a bike. Who knows what opportunities and experiences may come while riding on these SoPo bikes.

Charity Bikes – IRC

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SoPo continues our partnership with the International Rescue Committee. The IRC received some bikes from SoPo. It was interesting to hear how these bikes will be used. The bikes will go to adults who can use them for work transportation. Buses have limited routes and set times, most IRC clients do not have a car; a bike opens up their transportation abilities for work. The stories were amazing to hear. We know these bikes will provide some good for the community.

Standing Again

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The bike part art behind our shop which fell during some storms is back up thanks to some awesome volunteers.

Girls Rock!

Rock Camp, bikes, and SoPo are just awesome! Our own Jacqui visited the Girls Rock Camp and taught a lesson on bike maintenance. Their thank you card was super cool!

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Sunday at King of Pops

Sunday had so much biking events going on from the Grant Park Criterium to the Atlanta Cycling Fest leading a Living Walls bike tour or just riding around the Beltline and enjoying some King of Pops. SoPo set up across from the King of Pops HQ to help out bikers with some easy tune-ups. Sunday was also the debut of our mobile bike fix it trailer. We enjoyed our day. Thanks to all who came out.

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