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Upcoming Rides

At Bike Barn we pride ourselves on supporting the Houston Cycling Community.  We show that support through our commitments with various rides and charities around the greater Houston area.  In addition we strive to enhance your experience and share our passion for cycling by providing free weekly rides. The weekly rides start from each of our store locations and are very casual. Please visit this page periodically for all the latest information on these and other rides in the area.



If you have any rides or events that you would like us to add to our calendar please send us an email about it.

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UPCOMING TOUR CALENDAR

DateEvent NameLocationDescriptionPhone
Feb 13, 2016Humble Lion Bike RideHumble, TX14th Annual Humble Lions Bike Ride Benefits Handicapped and Diabetic Children And Hearts Scholarship Foundation BP/MS 150 Recommended Ride. 22, 44, 55 miles available.832-574-4524
Feb 20, 2016The Bulldog Bike RideWaller, TX Good country riding with low traffic volume and gentle rolling hills 25, 32, & 50 miles. Aid stations located along the route with food and drinks. Join us in the cafeteria after the ride for a hot home-made pancake breakfast cheerfully served by our students and staff.936-931-1353
Feb 27, 2016Gator RideThe Gator Ride is a Baytown tradition that shows the commitment to community. Each year, Gator Ride helps generate funds that provide scholarships for child care, summer camps, swim lessons, sports leagues, teen programs and more. Rides of 33, 43, 51 and 62 miles (the 43- and 62-mile rides cross over the Fred Hartman Bridge)
Feb 28, 2016Bike Barn Candy RideFulshear, TXCome have a “sweet” time with us at our annual Candy Ride as we roll through the beautiful back roads of Fulshear. Starting from our favorite candy store, Sweet Tooth Shoppe, there will be two options, a 35 and 65 mile route with one rest stop. Sweet Tooth will have several goodies on hand and it will be a great opportunity to make some new riding buddies along the way!713-869-7100
Mar 5, 2016The Raven RideHuntsville, TXYour ride options include a short 20 mile round trip ride to Huntsville State Park (shuttle provided back to start/finish for those that desire a shorter 10 mile ride). Riders may also elect to ride the 33 mile Possum Walk Loop through the rolling wooded hills if up for more of a challenge. Riders that desire a longer ride can delve deeper into the Sam Houston National Forest past Lake Stubblefield on either the 51-mile San Jacinto River Bottom Trail or the 61-mile Koon Trail route. (This is a road ride; all routes are on paved FM roads or State Highways.) Rest stops will be available throughout the ride SAG vehicles will be patrolling the routes to help with medical troubles and to pick up riders with any problems. We will be serving Brisket for lunch after the ride free to all riders
Mar 6, 2016SpringFest Metric CenturyBrookshire, TXThe Center Foundation invites you and your family to participate in the fully supported The Center SpringFest Metric Century 2016, scenic bicycle tour winding through the countryside of Waller County. The 28, 48 and 64 mile routes all begin and end at Willow River Farms allowing you plenty of time to participate in the festivities of SpringFest or purchase one-of-a-kind items made by residents of the Farm. Individual riders, families and bike clubs are encouraged to join the fun. First 1000 riders will receive a SpringFest Metric Century T-shirt and grilled smoked burger lunch following the ride (included with registration.)
Mar 12, 2016B-GeO Magnolia MilesMagnolia, TXRide starts at Magnolia West High School. Route options: 30, 50 and 70 miles. Proceeds from the event benefit the Holy Name Passionist Retreat and the Greater Magnolia Chamber of Commerce.
Mar 12, 2016Pedal Thru the PinesParticipating cyclists may choose from routes of 24 miles, 40 miles, or 70 miles. These routes take cyclists out into the rolling hills to traverse the country roads of Bastrop, Lee and Fayette counties. Pedal Thru The Pines is an on the road cycling event benefiting the Family Crisis Center.
Mar 13, 2016Bluebonnet ExpressWaller, TXSix different distances/routes will be offered, traversing both South and North of Hempstead staying mostly on country roads. Cyclists will encounter both flat sections and gentle rollers. Route options: 25, 35, 45, 55, 65 and 75 miles.
Mar 19, 2016Riverside RideVictoria, TXFully Supported rides of 6 (10k), 20, 30, 40, 50, 62 and 100 miles! Choose the distance that suites your riding style. Come early for a pancake breakfast and lunch after the ride free for each registered rider.
Mar 19, 2016Just Ride for a Just CauseSimonton, TXA fully supported MS150 Recommended Ride on the west side of the Greater Houston Metropolitan area. It will start at Simonton Community Church with routes heading north along scenic country roads. Multiple distances from 11 to 65 miles provide opportunities for all levels. Breakfast and lunch will be provided! Proceeds support Passion for Humanity whose mission is to increase awareness of and provide support for victims of sex trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation in the greater Houston Area.832-746-3010
Mar 20, 2016Tour de HoustonCity Hall, Downtown Houston This annual bike ride offers Houstonians and visitors a unique way to view the city with routes winding through Houston’s historic neighborhoods, scenic districts and parks while raising funds for the city’s Reforest Houston program. With three ride length options, the Tour de Houston is the perfect event for leisure riders or cycling enthusiasts. Route options: 20 mile, 45 mile and 70 mile.
Apr 2, 2016Schlumberger Education ExpeditionMissouri City, TXOur routes are designed to minimize busy intersections while providing a smooth and scenic ride. Riders have the option of three routes ranging from 10 to 79 miles long. Rest Stops are themed and staffed by students and teachers from our FBISD high schools vying for the "Best Rest Stop" award. You will be entertained along the ride! Stay and enjoy lunch after the ride, too. SAG wagons and motorcycle support will be on the course to assist with any needs.
Apr 2, 2016Head for the Hills Bicycle RideChappell Hill, TXEnjoy an exhilarating ride through the hills of northeast Washington County while partaking of a visual feast of bucolic scenery and, with the cooperation of Mother Nature, a magnificent of display of wildflowers. There are 3 well marked routes to choose from, 26, 44, and 62 miles. Each is predominantly along less travelled FM roads and have well-supplied rest stops, SAG support, available mechanics and traffic control by Sheriff’s Department at major highway crossings.979-836-4226
Apr 3, 2016Gran Fondo Texas TMCO Montgomery, TexasThe TWFG Grand Fondo Texas TMCO is delighted to announce its 2016 recommended ride from a new venue, Montgomery High School Stadium on FM-105 in Montgomery County. We will offer four ride distances of 95, 73, 54, and 32 miles. The rides will originate and end at the stadium, where lunch will be served. The routes will travel north through Richards, Anderson, and through the picturesque Sam Houston National Forest.
Apr 9, 2016Katy Ram ChallengeKaty, TXThe Katy Ram Challenge is a non-competitive Bike Ride held annually in Katy, TX to benefit the Mayde Creek High School Mighty Ram Band. The ride includes support and covers several courses ranging from a 13 mile family ride to a 75 mile endurance ride. Riders will experience rolling meadows and rural flatlands around the Katy/Brookshire area.
Apr 10, 2016Bike for Little HeroesWaller, TXOperation Red, White and Bike is dedicated to recognizing the incredible sacrifice of children and younger siblings of our soldiers (Especially children of soldiers who have been wounded or will not be coming home) through a special gift of a world-class bicycle for these little heroes. This recommended BP MS 150 ride starts at Waller High School Football Stadium.
Apr 16, 2016BP MS 150Houston-Austin, TXThe BP MS 150 is a two-day fundraising bike ride with 13,000 riders organized by staff and volunteers from the National MS Society South Central Region and is the largest of 100 Bike MS events in the United States. The 2015 BP MS 150 raised $20.3 million to support the mission of the National MS Society to create a world free of MS.
Apr 24, 2016CHI St. Joseph Health Gran FondoBryan/College Station, TXCyclists from across the state are invited to participate in the inaugural CHI St. Joseph Health Gran Fondo benefiting St. Joseph Health System’s cancer services. Join this ride as it starts at the Atlas Development and takes riders through the scenic countryside in the heart of the Brazos Valley. Route options include 40, 70 and 100 miles and everyone is invited to a post-ride party taking place at the Traditions Club.979-774-4087
Apr 30, 2016Pedal for a PurposeWaller, TXRide benefits Boys and Girls Country home for children. The 15, 38 and 58 mile routes start and end at the Boys and Girls Country campus, just north of Zube Park. The event also includes a post-ride festival complete with live music, exciting games, and complimentary lunch for ride participants. Breakfast will be provided before the ride, and snacks and water will be available at all rest stops
May 1, 2016Tour de BrazAlvin, TXBest Training Ride of the Texas Gulf Coast. We are offering 10, 34, 50, 62 and 100 mile routes! Benefits the Animal Welfare League and Friends of Alvin Parks Foundation
May 1, 2016Tour du RougeHouston, TXHouston to New Orleans. Ride 537 Miles in 6 days. Your participation in the Tour du Rouge supports American Red Cross Chapters along the Gulf Coast from Houston to New Orleans. The American Red Cross provides emergency assistance when people are forced from their homes by fires, floods or other disasters.832-293-9454
May 7, 2016Bike for MikeFulshear, TXThe annual Michael T. McCann Memorial Bike Ride goes throughout the great community and City of Fulshear. The ride will feature a 19, 35, 51 and 68 mile route. All proceeds of this family event will directly benefit the beautification of the Fulshear Community.
May 14, 2016Tour de RACHAWaller, TXFamily Ties (Familiy Resource Services) will be hosting its 7th Annual Tour de RACHA (Ride Against Child Abuse) to help bring Awareness and Prevention to Child Abuse in Waller, Austin, and Harris Counties. 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 14, 2016Rolling Hills ChallengeColumbus, TX Picturesque ride through gentle rolling hills of Colorado & Fayette Counties, commonly referred to as the "Gateway to the Hill Country". Ride is hosted by Columbus Lions Club and funds raised will support their charities such as Lions Eye Bank & the Texas Crippled Children's Camp. 25,50,62 and 100 mile routes979-732-3750
Jun 4, 2016Spindletop SpinBeaumont, TX 11th annual event The Spindletop Spin’s ride mission is to actively promote health and wellness in our local community while raising funds to support legal related educational and charitable services for the citizens of Southeast Texas. This event will include 4 spectacular and scenic bike routes - 13, 29, 52 and 106 miles appealing to riders of all levels. The event concludes at the Event Center with music and lunch. The energy created on the street is infectious! Join us409-839-2332

WEEKLY RIDES

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.

DayStart TimeDescriptionLocationPhone
Every Saturday8:00 a.m.Ride ventures through the Cypress area and back roads of Fairfield. We take off from the store parking lot for 25 – 35 mile routes. 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. Email kenton.luff@bikebarn.com to be added to email list. We look forward to having you ride with us! Happy Pedaling!Bike Barn Cypress281-213-3791
Every Saturday7:15 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 Champions281-320-0399
Every Saturday7:00 a.m.We have a no drop beginner ride that leaves every Saturday at 7:00 AM. 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. Or just show up and 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 – 16mph. Participating children must be at least 12 years old and have completed a riding safety course. In addition, there is a faster group that will ride about 40 – 55 miles at an average pace of 18 – 22mph. This is a drop ride and the ride leader selects a new route each week. Rider maps can be picked up before the ride.Bike Barn Katy 281-492-7433
Every Saturday7:30 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+milesBike Barn Clear Lake 281-480-9100
Every Saturday7:30 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 Atascocita281-812-8423
Every Saturday7:30 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 Westchase281-558-2234
Every Sunday7:30 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 Champions281-320-0399
Every Sunday7:30 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 University713-529-9002
Weekends7:30 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 & Wednesday5:00 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-45281-480-9100
Every Tuesday9:00 amBike 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 Atascocita281-812-8423
Every Thursday10:30 amJoin 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 Pkwy281-812-8423

SCCC Saturday and Sunday Group Rides

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.

Informal Rides

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.