|Apr 3, 2015||Easter Hill Country Tour||Kerrville, TX||Three days of fully-supported riding in the gorgeous Texas Hill Country||210-387-7340|
|Apr 11, 2015||Katy Ram Challenge||Katy Mills Mall. Katy, TX||The Katy Ram Challenge is a BP MS150 Recommended Ride. Riders will experience rolling meadows and rural flatlands around the Katy/Brookshire area. Choose 13, 36, 47, 62 or 75 Miles. Support will be provided which includes: rest stops, refreshments, safety marshals, law enforcement and ambulance.||281-237-3596|
|Apr 11, 2015||Tour of Navidad Valley||Schulenburg, TX||Cycling Against Cancer Amid the Wildflowers and Painted Churches. Benefits the American Cancer Society. 20, 40 and 70 miles.||979-561-8616|
|Apr 18, 2015||BP MS 150||Houston, Rhodes and Waller, TX||The BP MS 150 is a two-day fundraising bike ride organized by the National MS Society South Central Region. The BP MS 150 is the largest of the 100 Bike MS events in the United States with 13,000 cyclists and 3,500 volunteers with countless spectators along the route and at the finish line in Austin.|
|May 2, 2015||Tour LaFitte||Lake Charles , LA||Routes of 10, 27, 40, 50 and 60 miles are available. After the ride enjoy the Lake Charles After Ride Party highlighted by Musician Paul Gonsoulin, great prize give-a-ways including two road bikes and fun contests.|
|May 2, 2015||Petal for a Purpose||Hockley, TX||The inaugural Petal for a Purpose event takes place on a scenic course in late spring. The 15, 38 and 58 mile rides start and end at the Boys and Girls Country campus, just east of Zube Park. The event also includes a race t-shirt and a post-race festival complete with live music, exciting games, and complimentary lunch for race participants.|
|May 2, 2015||Bike for Mike||Fulshear, TX||Join us on Saturday, May 2nd for the 7th annual Bike for Mike Ride on a 19, 35 or 68 mile course held throughout the Fulshear area. Celebrate in the vineyard afterwards with great food, live music and more. To register or for additional information, please visit our website at www.bikeformikefulshear.com|
|May 9, 2015||Rolling Hills Challenge||Columbus, TX||Picturesque ride through the gentle rolling hills of Colorado & Fayette Counties.||979-732-3750|
|May 9, 2015||Tour de Racha||Waller, TX||Family Ties, Family Resource Services will be hosting its 6th Annual Tour de RACHA (Ride Against CHild Abuse). Ride Participants may choose a 26, 48 or 62, mile route in the beautiful Northern Waller County countryside, filled with rolling hills, trees, and wildflowers.|
|May 16, 2015||4th Annual Breckenridge Kiwanis Bike Ride||Breckenridge, TX||Several distances up to 100 miles.||817-202-5715|
|Jun 6, 2015||Spindletop Spin||Beaumont, TX||This year’s event offers riders the option of four routes covering 13, 29, 52 or 96 miles. Each route features themed rest stops and excellent ride security, supported by police, motorcycles and ride marshals. The routes provide great options for all levels of cyclist and eight rest stops stocked with cold towels, fruit, drinks and snacks.||409-839-2332|
|Jun 7, 2015||Fayetteville Good Old Summertime Classic||Fayetteville, TX||Route options are 8, 25, 35, 50 and 65 miles. The ride benefits the Fayetteville Athletic Department & Booster Club. Free BBQ lunch for riders.|
|Jun 26, 2015||Spina Bifida 250||McAllen, TX||Spina Bifida 250 is a 2 Day Ride from McAllen to San Antonio Day 1 McAllen to Freer - 135 miles Day 2 Freer to San Antonio - 115 miles The ride will have 2 sag vehicles in front and in back of the cycling groups. There will be 3 levels riding, A, B, C. Team McAllen Cycling and other cyclists will be riding 250 miles in 2 days through the grueling South Texas heat to raise funds through sponsorships and donations with all profits going to Spina Bifida Texas. Along the ride you will be provided with water, sports drinks and food. Dinner provided on Friday night in Freer, TX. And breakfast on the morning of the 27th. Registration cost for the ride is $190.|
|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 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|
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||7:30 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||8:00 a.m.||Bike Barn Katy Saturday Rides.||Bike Barn Katy||281-492-7433|
|Every Saturday||8:00 a.m.||A slow pace group of riders leaves from Bike Barn Katy every Saturday at 8:00 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.