August 2017 | Volume 8 | HOUSTON, TX
The beautiful mountains of Santa Ynes, California await you on the inaugural Figueroa Mountain Gran Fondo.  Bike Barn has secured a great VIP package exclusively for  friends of Bike Barn.  Join us and other Houstonians on November 11th  as we pedal across some of the best scenery our great country has to offer.
Memorial Park Crit has a new schedule for August and some fun new things planned!  If you haven't been out to the crit before, now is a great time to come check the racing and even join in on some great events like the Bicycle Showcase and a BCycle Race!

Looking for a great 2 day ride? Then hurry up and register for Bike Around the Bay, a fun and challenging 2 day ride around Galveston Bay with overnight at Moody Gardens.   Join the Bike Barn team on October 21st and 22nd and be the envy of all your friends with a great weekend adventure AND this exclusive team jersey.

If you've been wondering just what this "e-bike" craze is about, swing by our West University store and talk to Blake!  Having worked for Bike Barn 4 years now, Blake started riding in '09 and hasn't looked back.  Now considered our electric bike guru, Blake is ready to answer all your questions and make sure you end up with the perfect powered ride.
Primo Products & Great New Gear
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The 2017 Tour de France may have come to an end, but it lives on in our hearts.  Show your Vive le Tour! pride year-round with these *Limited Edition* Tour-inspired jerseys from Castelli.  Available only in-store, once these are gone, they're history!

We know you can't wait for your high school graduate to head to college, but don't send off them unprepared!  With puncture and flat proof tires plus a rust resistant chain, the Specialized Alibi makes the perfect low maintenance campus bike.

  Rides, Events, Clinics, and more!
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The inaugural Pedal Away Alzheimer's ride on September 16th features routes from 22-65 miles around scenic Bellville, TX.  With fully-stocked rest stops, a fun-filled after party, and all proceeds going to the Alzheimer's Association, this is sure to become another repeat event on anyone's calendar.
Join us on September 17th at our Champions store for a mountain bike trail ride and social.  With St. Arnold's beer after and a beginner's skills clinic before, this is a great chance for riders of all skills & ages to get out on their bike, have some fun, and enjoy the day with us.
If your idea of choosing a sport is to just do them all then you are probably already a triathlete.  Bring your ambitious "more is more" attitude out to Fulshear, TX on October 8th for the Oktoberfest Tri and not only swim, bike, and run, but then follow up with beer selections from not one but FOUR local breweries!
With a triathlon-designed lake as the start, Atlas Tri pulls out all the stops.  Combined with a fast bike course and a running trail through the community and the A&M Golf Center, this sprint triathlon on October 14th is a great option for those looking to "tri" it out, complete with clinics and training runs before the big event.