Bike Barn Red Crank Monthly
January 2015 | VOLUME 1 | HOUSTON, TEXAS 

2015 Kickoff for
Endurance Athletes 
January 29th

Let 2015 be the year you excel and become the best! Whether you are a Cyclist, Runner, or Triathlete you need to join Bike Barn and OutRival Racing for an information packed evening. Hear from the best coaches in Houston, learn how to set achievable goals, improve your competitive performance and learn the secrets of a successful training program. Plus, meet factory reps, enjoy breakout discussions with coaches and find out more about group training opportunities. The event is free, but please RSVP through the link below.


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Looking for an incredible cycling experience that is close to home? This amazing ride departs Houston and finishes in New Orleans; it is an extraordinary cycling event. You can count on having a memorable week in which you will ride 533 miles over the course of six days. You'll also experience all the Gulf Coast has to offer and make friendships that will last a lifetime. By participating in the Tour du Rouge you will be helping support the Red Cross while doing what you love. Join the Ride Director and past riders for an informational session about this event at our University location on February 5, 2015.
After a 37-year hiatus, the USA Cycling Cyclo-cross National Championships return to Austin's Zilker Park in 2015! Encompassing more than 350 acres, the park has plenty of room for a course worthy of crowning the best in the U.S. And while competitors may not experience the cold and snow of CX Nats past, Austinites are ready to prove that the city can rock with the best of them when it comes to an enthusiastic 'cross culture! Bike Barn will be attending along with many Houston racers...look for our tent!


Registration for the 2015 BP MS 150 is now open and we invite you to come ride with us! Bike Barn gets you to Austin in style while having a ton of fun along the way. Superb ride support, team specific training rides, amazing meals, excellent mechanics and all the information and guidance you need to get you from Houston to Austin. Did we mention a custom jersey is included with registration? Sign Up TODAY!


Is your BP MS 150 team supported? Bike Barn is here to support not only your needs, but 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 2015. Get more information on becoming a Bike Barn Supported Team here.



Being properly fit on a bicycle improves comfort and speed and is just as important to new riders as it is to experienced cyclists. Come learn from our fit  expert how to improve your fit. We will explore common fit issues that can cause saddle, feet, hands and shoulder pain. Find out how you can be more efficient on the bike resulting in a more comfortable and faster ride. This is a free session but please let us know if you are coming. We look forward to sharing this information with cyclists of all abilities. Come join us! 


Bike Through the Forest benefiting the Kingwood High School Fillies dance and drill team will be held on Saturday, January 24. This is a BP MS 150 recommended ride that starts at the San Jacinto County Courthouse in Coldspring, TX. 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.


Join Clay Walker for his Band Against MS 2015 Ride benefiting MS research. The ride will be held on Saturday, January 31st with a special appearance by country star Clay Walker. Lunch is provided as part of the registration and options include 25, 42 and 62 mile routes in beautiful Waller County. The ride starts at the amazing 400 acre Houston Oaks Country Club & Family Sports Retreat. Click here to register


Now is the time to plan an amazing cycling vacation in 2015! Come meet a Trek Travel Guide and discover the joys of a vacation on a bike. Great trips across the US and world are offered and the experience is unforgettable. Whether you are a new cyclist or experienced rider, they can cater to any level. Trek Travel even has options for non-riders. Join us for this fun and informative evening. It is free but please let us know if you can make it. RSVP here 

M-F 10am-7pm, Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 12pm-5pm