|Jan 18, 2014||Texas Independence Bicycle Tour||Deer Park, TX||The Texas Independence Bike Tour is a one day event bringing cyclists from the Houston area together to tour the San Jacinto Battleground and adjacent communities raising funds to support the Deer Park Rotary Club Scholarship Program while promoting the local area. This is a BP MS 150 Recommended Ride.|
|Jan 25, 2014||Bike Through the Forest||Coldspring, TX||Ride takes place on on Saturday, January 25, 2014. This is one of the most demanding rides in the area. It is also a BP MS 150 recommended ride.|
|Feb 9, 2014||Little Heroes Red, White and Bike||Hockley , TX||Ride starts at 8:00 A.M. on Sunday, February 9 in Hockley, Texas. Registration will be available day of ride but do come early to avoid the crowd and give yourself time to start with all your friends. By participating, you help give a special gift to a child of our armed forces. This is a BP MS 150 Recommended Ride.||832-598-1785|
|Feb 15, 2014||Humble Lions Bike Ride||Humble, TX||12th Annual Humble Lions Bike Ride will take place Saturday, February 15 benefiting Handicapped and diabetic children and Hearts Scholarship Foundation. This is a BP MS 150 Recommended Ride.|
|Mar 30, 2014||Gran Fondo Texas||Hockley , TX||The 2014 Gran Fondo: Texas TMCO is a BP MS 150 Recommended Ride. This ride benefits the Texas Medical Center Orchestra and the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. The 2014 event will again be a 'gran fondo' type ride (which means 'big ride' in Italian). It will have a new route through the rolling hills of Southeast Texas, and live music at many of the rest stops. The routes will range from as little as 12 miles for the family ride to a challenging 94 miles|
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.||40 – 45 Mile Ride (20 – 22mph) Leaves the shop and follows along with the 25 mile riders out to Zube Park and then heads out to Waller and up towards Stage Coach. This is a challenging paced ride with some rolling hills. Intermediate to advance skilled riders are invited to attend. There are two places on the route to stop and get water and to rest.||Bike Barn Cypress||281-213-3791|
|Every Saturday||7:00 a.m.||25 Mile Ride (16-20mph) Ride ventures through the Cypress area and back roads of Fairfield. We take off from the store parking lot for 25 miles out to Zube Park and back. There is a restroom and water break at the halfway point. All levels of riders are welcomed with varying pace groups.||Bike Barn Cypress||281-213-3791|
|Every Saturday||7:15 a.m.||Join the Champions crew for a scenic suburban to rural 44 mile ride, which goes north into Montgomery County. This ride is for the intermediate rider, where the pace is 18-22mph. There is one sprint zone at the turn around point, and a gas station/rest area on the return ride.||Bike Barn Champions||281-320-0399|
|Every Saturday||7:15 a.m.||Bike Barn Katy Saturday Rides. (From Nov. 2nd ride will roll out at 8:00am)||Bike Barn Katy||281-492-7433|
|Every Saturday||7:15 a.m.||A slow pace 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. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org (From Nov. 2nd ride will roll out at 8:00am)||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 Sunday||7:15 a.m.||Join the Champions crew for a 65 mi ride from our Spring location into the rolling hills of Montgomery County. There are two pace groups. Advanced: pace is 22+ mph, & Intermediate: pace is 18-22mph. 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|
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.