|May 7, 2016||Bike for Mike||Fulshear, TX||The 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, 2016||Tour de RACHA||Waller, TX||Family 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, 2016||Rolling Hills Challenge||Columbus, 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 routes||979-732-3750|
|May 16, 2016||Bike Out Hunger||Fredericksburg - Dallas, TX||The 7th annual Bike Out Hunger – Texas is scheduled for May 16-21, 2016. We’ll continue to raise awareness, money and involvement in ending the cycle of hunger as we ride six days and up to 486 miles across Texas From Fredericksburg to Dallas. This is a is a fully supported ride with SAG, snacks and stretch points, plus meals and hotel accommodation for those signing for the full week.||214-755-1251|
|Jun 4, 2016||Spindletop Spin||Beaumont, 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 us||409-839-2332|
|Jul 16, 2016||Tour De Paris Bicycle Rally||Paris, TX||2016 Paris Balloon and Music Festival Friday & Saturday, July 15-16 is going to be accompanying the 32nd Annual Tour de Paris Bicycle Rally. Enjoy the balloons glow, food, music, and fun and then come see the cyclists leave on their 20, 26, 35, 57, OR 80 mile treks||903-784-2501|
|Jul 30, 2016||H.O.T. Cyclists 100K||Bangs, Texas||Earn ribbons in these great bicycle tours through western Brown County. With distances of 35 km, 60 km, and 100 km, you'll be ready for some barbecue afterward at the Bangs Flamin' BBQ Cookoff or browsing the Red Hot Trade Days.||325-203-7926|
|Oct 1, 2016||Tour de Cure||Waller, TX||The Houston Tour de Cure is one of the top ten events in the nation and largest in Texas. Whether you’re a novice or an avid cyclist, we have the distance that’s right for you. Each route offers SAG, mechanical support, and full service rest stops to keep your body fueled. Afterwards, join us at the Rider Village for live music, massages, family friendly activities and much more! Distances: 10, 35, 55, 75 and 100 Mile routes||713-977-7706 Ext. 6081|
|Oct 15, 2016||Bike Around the Bay||Baytown, TX||Join us October 15 and 16 for the tenth annual Bike Around the Bay, a two-day 170-mile fully supported ride around Galveston Bay. This unique cycling event takes riders in a complete loop around the largest estuary in Texas (and one of the biggest in North America)! All proceeds from this signature fundraising ride directly benefit the Galveston Bay Foundation and its mission to preserve and protect the Bay.||281-332-3381|
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 no drop ride that leaves every Saturday at 7:30 am. This ride is designed to help the rider learn to ride in a group and build their endurance. This ride is recommended for riders who can keep an average pace of 14 – 16mph. Typical Route lengths will be between 20 – 30 miles. We typically split into two groups with a faster group averaging between 16 and 19mph. 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. Participating children must be at least 12 years old and have completed a riding safety course. 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|
|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.