|Sep 20, 2015||Tour de Pink||Prairie View A&M University||Registration is now open for the 2015 Tour de Pink, benefiting the Pink Ribbons Project, taking place on Sunday, September 20th. This ride supports its focus on helping to provide mammograms throughout the community in various locations to improve this process. The ride features route options for all levels of riders, ranging from 12 miles all the way up to 100 miles for those ambitious enough!||713-524-7465|
|Sep 26, 2015||Houston Tour de Cure||Waller, TX||Offering 10,35,55,75 and 100 mile routes! Whether you ride 10 miles or 100 miles, you will travel a route supported from start to finish with rest stops, food to fuel the journey and fans to cheer you on!||713-977-7706|
|Oct 3, 2015||Pineywoods Purgatory||Lufkin, TX||The 2015 Pineywoods Purgatory will host it's 24th annual ride in memory of Garland L. Parise. Starting location will be 1200 Ellen Trout Drive, Lufkin, Texas. Details are on our website and on our FB page at Pineywoods Purgatory. 25 mi, 52 mi, 72 mi, 102 mile rides.||936-637-3976|
|Oct 3, 2015||Valero Ride to the River||Wheatley Heights Sports Complex. San Antonio, TX||The Bike MS: Valero Ride to the River, presented by H-E-B is a 2 day fundraising cycling event. The ride is a 159 mile journey from San Antonio to New Braunfels and a festive finish at the Comal County Fairgrounds. The ride begins Saturday morning at Wheatley Heights Sports Complex in San Antonio and continues through scenic South Texas for an overnight in New Braunfels. On Day 2 the journey continues throughout the beautiful hill country of South Texas and the last half of this Bike MS experience. Participants will experience routes with fully-stocked rest stops every 10-12 miles, a great lunch stop each day and support provided by volunteer nurses, HAM radio operators and law enforcement.||855-372-1331|
|Oct 4, 2015||Cy-Fair Lions Club Biking for Sight||Montgomery, TX||The Houston Cy-Fair Lions present the 16th Annual Lions Biking for Sight Century Bike Ride on Sunday, October 4th, 2015. The ride begins at 8 AM at the Montgomery Athletic Complex. Cycle through some of the most beautiful Texas landscape in Montgomery and Grimes counties. The 24 mile route takes you past an exotic animal farm, while the 40, 62 and 100 mile routes take you through the Sam Houston National Forest and the 62 and 100 mile routes have hills.||281-685-6322|
|Oct 10, 2015||College Station Rotary Ride||College Station, TX||2015 Race Across America (RAAM) solo rider and finisher Jose Bermudez will be leading out the ride. Come meet and ride with one of the few cyclists to have completed RAAM. Route options are 13, 31, 44, and 58 miles. The ride is fully supported with SAG, rest stops, and mechanics. Routes are designed and rest stops are located with all levels of riders in mind. Last year was a great ride and we look forward to improving it this year with our new 58 mile route.||409-498-0122|
|Oct 17, 2015||Bike Around the Bay||Baytown, TX||Bike Around the Bay is a fully supported two-day, 180-mile bicycle ride around Galveston Bay that showcases the natural beauty of Galveston Bay and benefits the Galveston Bay Foundation. Now in its ninth year, Bike Around the Bay began with the goal of bringing people together from all over to see and experience Galveston Bay.|
|Oct 17, 2015||The Heroes Ride||Montgomery County Fairgrounds. Conroe, TX||Join fellow cyclists at The Heroes Ride, benefiting TX Wheels of Justice, an organization dedicated to raising money for the National Law Enforacement Officers Memorial Fund. Taking place on Saturday, October 17th, all routes begin from the Montgomery County Fairgrounds and there are three route options of 25, 50 and 71 miles being offered for all skill levels.||936-499-8375|
|Oct 18, 2015||2015 Livestrong Challenge Austin||Austin, TX||Join us, as we come together to celebrate life and fight cancer. Riders of all levels are invited to participate and can choose to ride 20, 45, 65, or 100 miles. After the ride, participants and spectators are invited to join us for the Post-Event Party in the Challenge Village where there will be delicious local food, beer, music, vendors and fun for all ages.||512-279-8366|
|Oct 24, 2015||Kiwanis Sealy Fall Classic||Sealy, TX||Come and join a challenging fall ride on country roads through the hills of Sealy, TX on Saturday, October 24th. The Kiwanis Sealy Fall Classic, benefiting The Eliminate Project - a joint effort of Kiwanis and Unicef, which aims to eliminate Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus around the globe. The ride will feature routes of 22, 33, 45 and 60||832-649-4674|
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.||35 - 25 Mile Ride (16-21mph) Ride ventures through the Cypress area and back roads of Fairfield. We take off from the store parking lot. There is a restroom and water break at the halfway point. Road Bikes are best for this ride. Average pace will be 16 - 21 mph. Lights are recommended for Fall rides.||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||7:15 a.m.||Bike Barn Katy Saturday Rides.||Bike Barn Katy||281-492-7433|
|Every Saturday||7:15 a.m.||A slow-paced group of riders leaves from Bike Barn Katy every Saturday at 7:15 am. Join us at our Katy location for this fun ride - Ask at the start for the employee that leads the ride. This ride is recommended for beginners or riders that keep a pace of 14 to 16 miles per hour. Participating children must be at least 12 years old and have completed a riding safety course. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org||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 - 37 & 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 15 mph for 30 miles. Road bikes or Cyclocross bikes recommended.||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|
|Every Thursday||10:30 am||Join the Lake Houston Bike Chicks for a beginner friendly ride rolling out from the Shell station on Deussen Pkwy. This is a great option for beginner cyclists to experience 15 - 20 miles through nearby park loops in a group environment. Contact the store for more information or to receive updates through our group message board.||Shell station on Deussen Pkwy||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.