Bike Barn Red Crank Monthly
March 2015 | VOLUME 3 | HOUSTON, TEXAS 

Come enjoy a "sweet" ride with us this weekend as we explore the back roads of Fulshear on our annual Candy Ride. Starting at 8:00 am on Sunday out of our favorite candy shop, Sweet Tooth Candy Shoppe, there will be two route options of 35 and 65 miles including one rest stop. Not only will this be a great opportunity to make some new riding buddies, but Sweet Tooth will also have some free treats on hand for all riders.

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Saddle discomfort can ruin a fabulous ride. Besides being one of the most common problems that affect cyclists across all levels, it can also significantly hinder your comfort and ride performance. If chaffing, saddle sores, or numbness are any of the issues you currently experience, then don't miss out on this opportunity to learn more about how to solve these matters with our fit specialists. There might be some small changes you can make on your bike that will improve your ride experience.
Join iTri Events in Katy for the 4th Annual No Label Triathlon on Saturday, March 28th. This sprint triathlon will feature a 300 meter pool swim followed by a beautiful 14 mile bike ride and a quick 3-mile run through the streets of Katy finishing at No Label Brewing Co. Each athlete receives a long sleeve tech shirt, finisher medal, and much more including great new age group awards. This event is limited to 450 athletes so don't miss out!


Reach your full potential as a triathlete and race with the best. Join the Tri Club and immediately get coaching benefits from OutRival Racing. Group workouts, free rentals, discounts on product and much more is available to members. Over $600 in value for only $79 per annual club membership... this is the year to become your best. Take advantage of the coaching benefits from OutRival Racing and get prepared to have a great year of racing.

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You have an advocate in City Hall! As a cyclist in Houston, you need to support BikeHouston. This non-profit is solely focused on improving cycling for all Houstonians. They are also concentrated on improving bike paths and trails, education, safety, and enforcement of existing laws for motorists and cyclists. They have a vision of making Houston a more fun, safe place to ride and they need your help! For only $40 per your part in making sure you are proud of Houston's cycling future.






Are you in need of a new bike before spring hits? Then upgrade your bike just in time for the MS 150. Check out some of our great deals on bikes that we have to offer. Save big on 2013 and 2014 mountain, road and city path bikes from both Specialized and Trek. With several options on hand to choose from, we are sure to have the right bike for you. Quantities and sizes are limited, so don't delay...stop by and get yours today!


We know you are spending time on your bike getting the miles in as you prepare for the MS 150. If you have been curious on what to pack for your two-day adventure to Austin, then check this out. From our years of experience, we have compiled a list of items you must have...and items you might need. Don't leave something crucial behind, check out this pack list!



We have been supporting Ironman 70.3 since the beginning and have loved every minute of it. We are there on April 26th providing mechanical support to all the amazing athletes that are competing in one of the largest 70.3 Triathlons in the world. If you are not racing, then come to Galveston to see some of the world's fastest triathletes compete. This is a great spectator venue with opportunities to see the pro's fight it out and cheer on the thousands of local and international athletes that take on this amazing challenge.

This is a bucket list experience! Imagine riding like a pro each day of the Tour of California, staying in the same hotels, comprehensive support from soigneurs, mechanics and much more! Only Carmichael Training can offer this trip and the access you will get to the pro's and the race itself. This is the real deal and will provide you with an unforgettable cycling experience. It starts May 7th and only a few spots remain. Put in your application to join this group of serious athletes as they enjoy the Tour of California.

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