Bike Barn Red Crank Monthly
January 2014 | VOLUME 1 | HOUSTON, TEXAS 

Build YOUR Bike...Like YOU Want It!

Trek has a custom bike program where you can build your own bike exactly to YOUR specifications! Join a Trek Factory Rep and Bike Barn this Thursday, January 9th for a discussion on how easy and affordable it is to order a custom configured bike.  Choose the frame, paint, wheels, saddle and all the components...exactly as you like it - simple as that!  This will be a casual fun evening and a great chance to ask the expert.  There is no charge for the evening, but please let us know you are coming and RSVP Here!   


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On Saturday, January 11, Rocky Hill Ranch will host Jordan's Challenge: The 2nd Annual Fofenique Poker Race and Chili Cook-Off. This is a mountain bike family-friendly event that supports the fight against Lupus. Registration is $30 per person, kids 14 and under are free. Fee includes day use fee for Saturday and Sunday, one night camping, parking and the Chili Cook-Off. The ranch is open for others who want to ride, hike or camp at the usual day use fees. Get more information on this wonderful event here



Knee pain is one of the most frequent complaints among cyclists. Riding an ill-fitted bicycle will dramatically increase your chances of developing knee issues. Making sure your bike fits your individual anatomy will go a long way in ensuring a pain-free adventure on the road. Join our experts in the Custom Fit Studio on Thursday, January 23 at 6pm, as they address the most common (and a few uncommon) causes of cycling knee pain and tips for preventing them. This is a FREE clinic - just let us know you're coming! RSVP here  



Registration is in full-swing for
the 2014 BP MS 150 and this year, we invite you to come ride with the best!  We offer superb ride support, amazing meals, excellent mechanics and all the information and guidance you need to get you from Houston
to Austin - not to mention the team discounts! Our team is
 filling up quick, and to make sure your name makes it on our jersey, sign up today!


If you are already on another BP MS 150 team...than Bike Barn is still here to support your needs and the needs of your ENTIRE team. Become a Bike Barn supported team and take advantage of the expert mechanical support, monthly maintenance and custom Fit Clinics - not to mention team discounts. We'd love to help you and your team prepare for your journey from Houston to Austin in 2014. Get more information on becoming a Bike Barn Supported Team  here.  


Bike Through the Forest benefiting the Kingwood High School Fillies dance and drill team will be held on Saturday, January 25. This is a BP MS 150 recommended ride that starts at the San Jacinto County Courthouse on the square in Coldspring, Texas. Route options include 12, 25, 33 and 46 miles through beautiful countryside. Come on out and put the demanding hills of Coldspring to the test. Get more information here.



Trek experts are in Houston with a full fleet of demo bikes! We invite you to join us on, Saturday, Feb. 1 at Memorial Park from 10am - 3pm. You'll have the opportunity to take the best designed bikes out for a test ride, road or mountain. This is a great opportunity to test the best and get a first-hand comparison. Bring your helmet, shoes and ID and you're ready to ride! No Charge... but let us know if you can make it, sign up here!


Sometimes opportunity is born out of adversity. Had it not been for natural disaster, Carlette Moore might never have fallen in love with the Tour du Rouge. An interesting story that starts with a novice cyclists that develops into a 10 year veteran of the BP MS150 and multi-year Tour du Rouge finisher. A path that leads to  love and dedicated support to our community and helping others. Read the full article.




Vacations on a bicycle make amazing memories and there is not a better company than Trek Travel at providing that experience. Choose from U.S. or worldwide destinations, with multiple options of trip types...there is sure to be one to fit your riding and travel budget! A professional from Trek Travel will be in Houston on February 13th to share the experience and answer any questions on 2014 trips that might be thinking about. The World is calling...will you answer it? RSVP here 


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