Bike Barn Red Crank Monthly
July 2013 | VOLUME 7 | HOUSTON, TEXAS 
Experience Tour de France, Houston style! Join us Saturday, July 6th at 7:30am for a beautiful ride along Galveston Bay. Then stick around for a Tour de France viewing party! We'll depart from Bike Barn Clear Lake and riders will have the option to choose ride distances of 40 or 60 miles. After the ride all are welcome to enjoy food, drinks and viewing of the Tour de France.

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Shadow Creek TRI
Bike Texas
The 3rd annual Shadow Creek Ranch Triathlon presented by Christian Brothers Automotive, will be held on Sunday July 14th. This is a sprint distance triathlon with a 500 meter straight line swim, a 16.8 mile two loop bike course and a 3.23 mile loop run. It is a fantastic event for all ability levels.

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Over 20 years ago, BikeTexas was founded as the Texas Bicycle Coalition to fight a bike ban in the state legislature. We as a cycling community joined together and won that battle, and many more since. The question is, what's next? Bike Texas wants to know what Houstonians think they should focus on for the next three to five years.

Pruitt Thank you 2
Ladies fit clinic

Thanks to those who joined us as we welcomed 
Dr. Andy Pruitt and 
Dr. Roger Minkow to Houston! It was a great evening full of valuable information on product development and the science behind it all. If you missed the event, don't stress - we've got you covered. Check out this video from the event, or the full photo gallery to see what you missed! 
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Ladies! Come spend an evening with Cynthia Stewart, at the Custom Fit Studio, on Thursday, July 25 at 6:30 pm. She will share tips and solutions for solving your most common issues (saddle, foot and hand pain). You will learn why a Women's Specific Fit is extremely important for riders at all levels. This clinic is FREE to you, but let us know you're coming!


Come celebrate the Tour de France with Bike Barn! Enjoy extra savings on select bikes, like $800 off on Trek 5.2 Madones. Also, participate in the Specialized #ITSMYTOUR Sweepstakes. Just come by the store to pick up your scratch off card for a chance to win. Click here to get info and details on prizes!  


Registration is now open for the second annual Summertime Blues Triathlon! Starting and ending at the Old River in Freeport on Sunday, August 11, this is an event you don't want to miss! This tri includes a 500 meter swim in protected body of salt water, a 25K bike ride to Quintana Island and back and mostly flat 5K run with a great view of the Old River.


Join Carmichael Training Systems for the 2013 USAPCC on August 19-25. This is your chance to live like a pro and experience what professional stage racing is all about. You will be at the host hotels with the teams, eating breakfast and dinner alongside the top pros and tackling the same vertical ascents that rip apart the peloton and determine the Champion of the 2013 USA Pro Cycling Challenge. Call today to claim your spot. 866 355 0645. With email inquiries direct to 

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