Bike Barn Red Crank Monthly
July 2016 | VOLUME 7 | HOUSTON, TEXAS 
Summer Raffle: Supporting The Center

This is your chance to win! Purchase a raffle ticket to have a chance to win some incredible prizes: Grand Prize a Trek Travel Trip for 2 valued at up to $9,000, or a $1,000 Gift Card from Bike Barn, or a $400 ASSOS jersey and bib or a fit from our Custom Fit Studio valued at $300.   The Raffle benefits The Center Foundation to support Houstonian David Baldwin on his incredible cross-country fund raising tour.  On June 6th David set out to ride across the country to raise awareness of adults with learning disabilities. You can purchase Online or at any of our 8 locations, get more details or order online.
  
The Wednesday Night Crit races have returned thru August 31st for another fun summer of racing.  Come join us at the Picnic Loop in Memorial Park every Wednesday from 5-8 pm.  Bring the family, friends and enjoy the local food trucks and lots of great bike racing too! We look forward to seeing you there!
 
Proceeds of the 2016 Memorial Park Criterium Series will benefit BikeHouston, a nonprofit organization transforming bicycling in Houston by advocating for safer streets.


Bike Barn is proud to support the 7th annual Shadow Creek Tri on Sunday, July 10th. 
 
The Shadow Creek Ranch Triathlon is one of greater Houston's most popular sprint distance triathlons. The event is beginner friendly but also boasts a top tier field.
 
Rumor has it this triathlon has the best shirt and finisher's glass!  We look forward to seeing you there. 

Congrats to the Bike Barn Elite Team who stormed the top steps of the podium at the 2016 Texas State Individual and Team Time Trial Championships  on June 18th-19th.  

We thank everyone that races for Bike Barn on being such great ambassadors to the sport and helping us spread the joy of cycling.

For more details click here!
Quick Links: Special programs, news, and cycling resources
Our store in Katy is getting a completely new look!  We are excited to share our new Fit Room, expanded service department and more intimate shopping experience. But before we are done...we need some time to finish a few things. From July 11th-July 15th the store will be closed to our customers as we finish the construction. We are sorry for the inconvenience to our Katy friends and customers.  For any questions...please call this number, 281-492-7433 or visit any of our 6 Houston locations or try our online shop.

Bike Barn is proud to support one of the best Triathlons in Texas, TRI Aggieland in College Station.   This event has an uncrowded, 400-meter snake-style swim in the world class Texas A&M Natatorium, followed by a 12 mile bike, and finishing with a 5K run on paths through A&M's campus.  You'll love this race and each participant gets a medal, post-race food and drinks and FREE race photos!  

Register here!
 

Houston City Council is ready to vote on the first comprehensive Bike Plan in 25 years! You can help by letting your voice be heard.  Please support BikeHouston and fellow Houstonians in asking City Council to vote YES on the Plan.  Please send an email to your city officials to show your support, send your email here.


Join Bike Barn at the 3rd Annual Back to School USA Triathlon Splash and Dash Youth Aquathon.  This year it will be held at the gorgeous new swim team pool at Cross Creek Ranch with 8 lanes and lots of room for spectators. Kids age groups are 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, and 13-15 with awards going to the top 3 girls and boys in each age group!  Get the kids ready to race!  

Register here!



Sunscreen isn't enough. In Houston on rides in this heat you need something stronger to protect against damaging sun.  Come check out our selection of arm covers, leg covers and beanies. This summer, go the extra step in making sure you stay safe and as cool as possible.

Check them out here!


 

It's that time of year and we are making room for the 2017 bikes. Check out some fantastic deals on Trek road bikes. Save up to $500 on performance road bikes and some deals as much as $2,000. Saving on 8 different Trek models.

If you are thinking about a new road bike and have been waiting for the right time...it's here!

Find out more  here!
 
Come join the Bike Barn Team at the 10th Annual Bike Around the Bay.  Joining our team is free and rewards you with a team tent including post-ride refreshments on Saturday and a one-of-a-kind T-shirt.

Bike Around the Bay is a fully supported two-day, 180-mile bike ride on October 15th & 16th. Day 1 takes riders around the east bay and Crystal Beach finishing with a ride on the Bolivar Ferry. Overnight at Moody Gardens Hotel and enjoy a  post ride dinner. Day 2 concludes on the west side of the Bay Area going through Kemah and a climb over the Fred Hartman bridge. This ride has fantastic support, great riding and is an amazing experience. 
 
Sign up today!
 
Join BikeHouston  for Third Thursday's Hullabaloo on July 21st.  This month they are meeting at  The Center in support of the cross-country Pursuit Ride.  The Hullabaloo's are BikeHouston's monthly informal gatherings to mingle with fellow cyclists.  See you there!
 
What:  BikeHouston Third Thursday Hullabaloo  
When:   July 21st, 6-8pm, Thur  
Where:  Pursuit Mission Control at The Center, 3550 W Dallas St, Houston, TX 77019
           
For more information, click here!

 

Join us on Sunday, July 17th at 7:30am to help us celebrate cycling's biggest race, the Tour de France.  We will host our annual Tour de Bike Barn ride and viewing party! Our Clear Lake shop will host the 40 and 60 mile route,  post-ride pizza party and Tour de France Stage 15 viewing featuring the big climb up the Grand Colombier Mountain Pass.  There will be plenty of food and drinks to enjoy while viewing the race.  This is a free event and a great time with friends and fellow riding buddies.   

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