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SoPo Bike Trailer

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The SoPo bike trailer made its debut at Grant Park this past weekend. It carried everything needed for the day including a tent, tools, banner, work stand, a table, and other bits and pieces to promote SoPo.

Thanks to all who helped put the trailer together.

SoPo Sheep Sighting

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Thanks to Kat who dressed for Halloween during the race as our own SoPo Sheep.

Fun In The Sun

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Sunday at Grant Park for the Georgia Cyclocross Series races was pretty awesome. The sun was out. Racing was good. We got some folks trying out cross. Fans came out. It was a whole lot of fun.

SoPo set up a tent for folks to relax in, so folks can come by and ask about SoPo. Grant Park is our neighborhood and we’re glad we had a chance to be a part of the race.

It was a race and it was an even bigger social event. This was very well attended by racers and fans. We hope it continues to be a yearly fixture in Grant Park.

Thanks to the race promoters, the Litespeed-BMW team, and the L5 Flyers team for letting SoPo set up a tent. Thanks to the volunteers, fans, and racers for coming out, helping out, and being a part of the day.

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SoPo Gem

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While organizing the shop, found this SoPo gem, the Western Flyer from Western Auto Supply Co.

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2014 Georgia Bike Summit

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SoPo went down to Columbus, GA for the annual Georgia Bike Summit. We listened to some great talks, ideas from other areas in Georgia, and met a lot of folks who champion bikes.

The focus of the conference was Complete Streets which was great to hear what that means. It’s not just bike lanes but sidewalks and safe travel for everyone using the roadway.

Some highlights were a closing presentation from the Atlanta Cycling Festival, listening to the Mayor of Columbus, and how other areas are going to replicate Atlanta Streets Alive.

Great time attending the conference and also letting people know about SoPo.

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League of American Bicyclists Tour

SoPo had a chance to tag along and listen as the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition led a tour for the League of American Bicyclists. Steve Clark, from the League, was on a nationwide tour looking at bicycle facilities, advocacy, bike culture, and more.

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The tour ended with a stop at the Ladybird off the Eastside Beltline trail.

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Thanks to the ABC, Alta, and other folks who were along for the tour.

Loose Nuts is Excited

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Stopping in at Loose Nuts Cycles which is located around the corner from the Grant Park CX race and they are excited about Sunday!

Thanks for the hospitality Friday night!

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Battle of the Bikes

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Sunday morning at Grant Park is the Georgia State Cyclocross Championships. Races start at 10am and end at 3pm.

Come out and watch the fun and craziness of GA CX.

And don’t forget to cheer for SoPo!

Grant Park Cyclocross Race

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We are getting ready for the Grant Park cyclocross race. And with that we are preparing some loaner bikes for people to use.

If you want to try out cyclocross and need a bike, we have one available.

So go try cross and have some fun.

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Georgia State Cyclocross Championships in Grant Park

This weekend is the Georgia State Cyclocross Championships in Grant Park. It’s in our neighborhood so we’ll be out to let people know about SoPo! Come on out and see the fun that is cyclocross. Go, try it out, cheer, heckle, have fun, and leave with a smile on your face. You can follow the Georgia Cyclocross series here.