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Dream Team’s 25th Anniversary Celebration Continues

April 20, 2019, was a beautiful spring day in coastal Georgia and the day became even more beautiful when the BRAG Dream Teamarrived for a morning training ride in celebration of an annual event, The Gathering, held at Geechee Kunda Museum and Cultural Arts Center in Riceboro Georgia.  The BRAG Dream Team is a youth cycling program in Georgia with chapters organized in Atlanta, Dublin, Macon,…

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Injuries: Ice vs. Heat

From Northside Hospital Orthopedic Institute Training for BRAG? Injuries are bound pop up from time to time. Knowing the proper treatment can hasten your recovery and get you back on the saddle. When should you use ice or heat for an injury? This is a common question. Surprisingly, there is little research on the subject,…

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Spring TuneUp Packing List

Wondering what you should pack for BRAG’s Spring TuneUp? We’ve compiled a (not exhaustive) list to get you started! The Spring TuneUp packing list is a little different from the Big BRAG list for one reason… we camp in the the same spot every night! You can pretty much bring whatever you can fin in…

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OCMA Dream Team 25th Anniversary Celebration

The Oconee Community Mentoring Association (OCMA) Dream Team Club’s celebrated the 25th Anniversary bike ride of the BRAG Dream Team in Dublin on March 23. The “Godfather” of the BRAG Dream Team, Coach Atiba, was recognized for fulfilling his dream – to grow the BRAG Dream Team beyond its 1994 birth as an Atlanta Public…

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Cycling Hydration for a Great Ride

From Northside Hospital Orthopedic Institute Every bike ride is a chance to grow your capabilities as a cyclist. Proper hydration is essential to success and improved cycling performance all year long, not just during Big BRAG. Trying to figure out how much water and when you should take on food may seem daunting, especially if…

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BRAG SAFETY PLEDGE

I will ride single file when a car or truck is behind me. I will never ride more than two abreast, in accordance with Georgia law.  I will not be a road hog.  I will yield to riders trying to pass me. I will ride as far to the right as practicable, except when making a left…

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BRAG Dream Team Origin

Before Lance Armstrong put cycling on the map in the minds of Americans and  prior to childhood obesity becoming recognized as an epidemic, the Dream Team program was created in 1994 by the Bicycle Ride Across Georgia (BRAG) to offer Atlanta Public School students the opportunity to get fit by cycling across the state. ​ After…

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BRAG Packing List

Wondering what you should pack for your Bicycle Ride Across Georgia? We’ve compiled a (not exhaustive) list to get you started! Bicyclebicycle (of course!)helmet (mandatory)bike lock & cablehandlebar/seat bagframe-mounted pumpspare tube/patch kittire tool, allen wrencheslarge water bottlesrearview mirrorbicycle tag (preregistered)wrist band (preregistered) Clothingcycling shortscycling jerseyscycling glovescycling shoeswalking shortswalking shoessunglassest-shirtsunderwear, socksrain gearbandannas, hat, visor Toiletriestowels, wash…

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2019 Ride Refund Policy

You may request a refund for a ride up until the last day to request a refund as published below. If you purchased items such as jerseys or additional merchandise that has already been ordered, we will not be able to cancel or refund those items. If you registered under the pretense of receiving promotional…

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