Bike Barn Red Crank Monthly
August 2016 | VOLUME 8 | HOUSTON, TEXAS 
Memorial Park Criterium Series

The Wednesday Night Crit races continue thru August 31st.  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.

Quick Links: Special programs, news, and cycling resources
Our store in Katy has a completely new look!  We are excited to share our new Fit Room, expanded service department and more intimate shopping experience with you. If you haven't seen this new layout, be sure to stop by or ride in and say hello.  Click here to see before and after photos of our progress.

Neck, Shoulders and Back Issues? On August 25th, join our Bike Barn Custom Fit Expert, Cynthia Stewart and LiveWell Chiropractic's, Dr. Sean McConathy to discuss common neck shoulder and back issues that many cyclists experience.  Your body doesn't have to hurt while cycling, our fit experts will explain how your bike fit can be tailored to your body to help prevent issues.

To RSVP, click 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.
Did you know that when you buy any kids bike at Bike Barn, we will credit you up to 50% of the original purchase price when your child is ready to trade up to a bigger size?  Just in time for back to school. For more info click 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!
Bike Barn will support the 4th Annual Onalaska Triathlon located in Onalaska, Texas, 10 minutes from Lake Livingston.  The event will take place at the KOA camp site, 10 minutes off 59 on Hwy 190.  In addition to the area hotels, there is camping available for Saturday evening.  The race will include a great lake swim followed by a scenic ride through the rolling hills and a run with a lake view.   There will be a new aquabike option for those looking to take out the run.  Register here!

Come join the Bike Barn Team at the 10th Annual Bike Around the Bay October 15th - 16th.  Joining our team is free and awards you with a team tent including post-ride refreshments on Saturday and a fun Houston T-shirt.

Bike Around the Bay is a fully supported two-day, 180-mile bike ride on October 15th & 16th.  It also includes an overnight at Moody Gardens Hotel where riders can enjoy a  post ride dinner. This ride has fantastic support, great riding and is an amazing experience.
Sign up today!

Join us and BikeHouston for this year's Moonlight Ramble on October 22nd.  This fun and safe midnight ride around Houston is always exciting. As part of the tradition, there will be a costume and bike lights contest. Make sure to dress up and jazz up your bike to win great prizes!  BikeHouston members receive $10 off registration.  To register, click here.


Join Bike Barn this Saturday, August 13th at a fundraiser and raffle honoring fallen Special Warfare Operator Chief Charlie Keating IV.  All proceeds will go to the Navy Seal Foundation & One More Wave Surf Corp.

You can purchase a raffle ticket for $25 for a chance to win several great items. The raffle ticket will also get you a CHUCK HEAVY T-shirt for supporting his honor.  For details, click

Our friends at Texas 10 Series running events are looking for 4 Cyclists to serve as the lead female and lead male guide for each of their races in this series.  For volunteering, you will receive a free Bike Barn jersey and a free race entry into any of the Texas 10 series races for you and a friend! If you are interested in being a lead cyclist, please email Nathan Beedle at

Register here to run any of these races, and be sure to use discount code BIKEBARN for 15% off! 

Join Bike Barn at  this family friendly event at Waller ISD Stadium on Saturday, October 1st, for the 2016 Houston Tour de Cure!  This one day ride is the largest cycling event in the state of Texas dedicated to raising funds for diabetes education, research, and advocacy. There will be routes for all ages and fitness levels ranging from the 10 all the way to 100 miles.

Registration is only $8 through September 1st.  What a deal! Register  here!

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

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