|Jan 8, 2017||Bike the Bend for Literacy||Richmond, TX||We hope you will help us kick off our anniversary celebration by participating. Bike the Bend for Literacy is a BP MS 150 Recommended Training Ride and is presented by Houston Federal Credit Union. 20, 35, 62 miles||281-240-8181|
|Jan 21, 2017||Bike Through The Forest||Coldspring, TX||Bike Through the Forest benefiting the Kingwood High School Fillies dance and drill team. The ride starts at the San Jacinto County Courthouse on the square in Coldspring, Texas. Route options: 12, 25, 33 and 46 miles through beautiful countryside.|
|Feb 4, 2017||Pedaling the Prairie||Hempstead, TX||Pedaling the Prairie is a non-competitive bike ride held annually around the rice fields and prairie between Bellville and Katy, Texas. This is a BP MS 150 Recommended Ride. All proceeds benefit the athletic department of Faith West Academy. Route options vary from 24 mile to 71 mile|
|Feb 4, 2017||Dirty Dozen Mountain Bike Race||Warda, TX||This race is a 12-Hr or 6-Hr mountain bike race for solo riders or relay teams on a 7+ mile single-track course. Riders try to log as many laps as possible, with only 1 member riding at a time, in the 12-hr or 6-hr time period.||214-244-1263|
|Feb 11, 2017||Humble Lions Bike Ride||Humble, TX||We are a BP MS 150 Recommended Ride. Benefits Handicapped and Diabetic children, and Hearts Scholarship Foundation and medical student scholarships. Humble Lions Club Charities, Inc. is a 501 C-3 Organization. Route options include 22 miles, 46.5 miles and 51.1 miles|
|Feb 25, 2017||Texas Indepedence Bike Tour||Deer Park, TX||A BP MS 150 Recommended Ride. 30, 48 and 62 miles. Benefits Deer Park Rotary.|
|Mar 25, 2017||Clay Walker's Band Against MS||Humble, TX||Join Clay Walker and friends for this BP MS 150 Recommended Ride that offers a great day of cycling fun along scenic roads with route options of 20, 35 and 65 miles. Starting and finishing at the Home of the Shell Houston Open, riders will be treated to a fun post-ride lunch. If that's not enough, Clay Walker will be kicking off the ride with a performance of the national anthem.|
|Apr 1, 2017||Schlumberger Education Expedition||Missouri City, TX||The 14th annual Education Expedition Bike Ride will take place on April 1, 2017. This BP MS 150 Recommended Ride offers the option of three routes ranging from 10 to 79 miles long. Make sure to stay and enjoy lunch after the ride too. This is one ride you won't want to miss!||281-634-1113|
|Apr 6, 2017||Bessies Creek 24||Brookshire, TX||JOIN US April 6, 7 & 8. Bessies is series of an ultra distance cycle racing around a 21 mile loop attractive to the long distance cycle racer as well as the shorter distance triathlete cyclist. 511 miles, 24/12/6 hours||713-502-6284|
|Apr 9, 2017||TWFG Gran Fondo: Texas TMCO||Montgomery, TX||Enjoy the beauty of Montgomery County on routes of 38 to 100 miles along excellent hilly roads. Join us for this BP MS 150 Recommeneded Ride that is always a favorite among riders.||281-686-3428|
|May 7, 2017||Tour du Rouge||Houston to New Orleans||Houston to New Orleans. Ride 535 Miles in 6 days. New this year, your participation in the Tour du Rouge supports the Arc of Greater Houston, for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. This six-day, push-your-limits ride along the Gulf Coast is limited to 100 riders in 2017 so sign up today! But it isn't all hard work, each night you will enjoy good food and entertainment with your fellow riders.||713-957-1600|
Join Bike Barn and our friends at Space City Cycling Club on these fun weekly rides. Whether you are new in biking or an old pro, there is a ride that is right for you.
All cyclists are invited to participate in the Bike Barn weekly rides conditional upon the wearing of proper safety gear and obeying safety rules and traffic laws. By participating you agree to our Release and Waiver, click here to read.
|Every Saturday||7:00 a.m.||Ride ventures through the Cypress area and back roads of Fairfield. We take off from the store parking lot for a 30 mile route. Road Bikes are best for this ride. Average pace will be 16 - 21 mph. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to be added to email list. Happy Cycling!||Bike Barn Cypress||281-213-3791|
|Every Saturday||7:15 a.m.||Join the Bike Barn Champions crew for a 40 mile ride through the suburbs in the Spring/Klein area. We go through the neighborhoods of Northampton, Auburn Lakes, Augusta Pines, and Creekside. The pace is geared for the intermediate rider, which the speed is 18-22mph. We roll from the shop at 7:15am. Contact the store if more details are needed.||Bike Barn Champions||281-320-0399|
|Every Saturday||7:30 a.m.||We have a 16-18mph Saturday Shop Ride that leaves at 7:30 am. Typical route lengths will be between 25 – 30 miles. Riders need to be able to ride an average pace of 16-18mph. We recommend you have a way to route back if you are separated from the ride. Maps can be provided. We typically split into two groups with a faster group averaging between 18 - 21 mph. The faster group is a drop ride. Please email Katy@bikebarn.com requesting to be added to our weekly shop ride. We will provide a weekly route and details in this email. We look forward to having you ride with us! Happy Pedaling!||Bike Barn Katy||281-492-7433|
|Every Saturday||7:30 a.m.||Bike Barn rides with Space City Cycling Club and invites all riders to enjoy varying routes around the Clearlake area. 40 miles & 60+miles||Bike Barn Clear Lake||281-480-9100|
|Every Saturday||7:30 a.m.||This is a beautiful ride around the south end of Lake Houston. The ride is geared toward the intermediate to advanced skill level riders - 35 & 50 mile ride option.||Bike Barn Atascocita||281-812-8423|
|Every Saturday||7:30 a.m.||Join the Westchase crew for a 25 mile ride starting in Westchase, and ride along Eldridge Parkway, through the neighborhoods of Spring Branch and the Villages, and the Westside. This ride will appeal to the brave beginner (16-20mph), and the intermediate rider (18-22mph). We roll at 7:30am. Road bikes are best for this ride. Contact the store for more information.||Bike Barn Westchase||281-558-2234|
|Every Sunday||7:30 a.m.||Join the Champions crew for a 75 mi ride from our Spring location into the rolling hills of Montgomery County. This is for advanced skill level riders with an average pace of 22+ mph. This ride is not recommended for beginners.||Bike Barn Champions||281-320-0399|
|Every Sunday||7:30 a.m.||Route covers a variety of Houston neighborhoods. Not recommended for beginners. Must have intermediate to advanced cycling skills & be able to maintain a minimum of 20+ mph for 30 miles. Road bikes are recommended for this ride.||Bike Barn West University||713-529-9002|
|Weekends||7:30 a.m.||Bike Barn rides with Space City Cycling Club and invites all riders to enjoy varying routes around the Clearlake area. 40 miles & 60+miles.||Bike Barn Clear Lake||281-480-9100|
|Every Monday & Wednesday||5:00 p.m.||Between March and November. This Paper Clip starts at 5:00 pm, on I-45S service road near the place formerly known as Sussan furniture 3820 Interstate 45 in Dickinson. Calmer pace, comfortable for strong 18's and sandbagging 21's.||Behind Sussan's Furniture. 517 & I-45||281-480-9100|
|Every Tuesday||9:00 am||Bike Barn Atascocita and the Lake Houston Bike Chicks invite you to join a 30-40 mile womens’ ride. Contact the store for more information or to receive updates through our group message board.||Bike Barn Atascocita||281-812-8423|
Bike Barn is the primary sponsor of the Space City Cycling Club whose mission it is to promote cycling as both a sport and as a recreational activity for the entire family. All cyclists are invited to participate in the organized Club rides conditional upon the wearing of proper safety gear and obeying safety rules and traffic laws. For all non-members, the signing of a Club liability disclaimer is a required condition for riding with the Club. For more information visit SCCC.
What are informal rides all about? Usually rides are INFORMAL on a holiday or when an out of town or big charity-type ride are scheduled at the same time. Informal rides provide a way for people not participating in one of these other rides to ride as a group to improve ride safety and have more fun than riding alone.