May
27
Sun
All Business Ride Registration
May 27 @ 7:30 am – 10:30 am
All Business Ride @ Bicycle Sport Shop, Lamar | Austin | Texas | United States

This ride is All Business, but leave yer tie at home!

Meeting Agenda:
7:30 AM wheels down, we roll. Start on time. No questions or delays. It’s time to get down to business!
Place: Bicycle Sport Shop, 517 S. Lamar
Route: The Dam Loop
Speed: 17-19 MPH
Distance: 50 miles
Garmin route.

This ride is faster than our other rides and is meant to be a “go-to training ride”. We keep the pace high but try to de-emphasize surging; this is a training ride, not a road race. Average speed will be 17-19 mph. We leave the Lamar store and ride a modified Dam Loop putting us right at 50 miles and back at the store at 11 AM. We may change the route last minute depending on conditions. We will regroup at critical points, but this is NOT a no-drop ride.

Beginner Road Ride, Lamar Registration
May 27 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Beginner Road Ride, Lamar @ Bicycle Sport Shop, Lamar | Austin | Texas | United States

This is a no-drop ride for beginners (adults 18+; 16-17 with parental supervision). Helmets and flat repair necessities are required. Average speed is 10-12 MPH. Meet up 15 min. before wheels down. The ride is typically 2+ hours.

Helmets are mandatory. Hydration (bottled or Camelback) is a must. Aero bars can be on your bike but cannot be used on group rides. Earbuds/headphones are not allowed on group rides. Please bring ID, cash (for anything you need at the store pre-ride), and a maintenance kit for flats, etc.

Intermediate Road Ride, Lamar Registration
May 27 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Intermediate Road Ride, Lamar @ Bicycle Sport Shop, Lamar | Austin | Texas | United States

Each week will feature a different route in South and West Austin. Average speed is 14-16 mph (including hills). Meet 15 minutes before wheels down. The ride is typically 2-3 hours (includes time to regroup at certain stops).

Helmets are mandatory. Hydration (bottled or Camelback) is a must. Aero bars can be on your bike but cannot be used on group rides. Earbuds/headphones are not allowed on group rides. Please bring ID, cash (for anything you need at the store pre-ride), and a maintenance kit for flats, etc.

All Level MTB Ride Walnut Creek by Austin Ridge Riders Registration
May 27 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
All Level MTB Ride Walnut Creek by Austin Ridge Riders @ Walnut Creek Metropolitan Park | Austin | Texas | United States

This is for all levels of riders, which will break into groups according to ability. Beginners are welcome, and there will be no drops. Meet in the parking lot by the swimming pool. The route will make it easy for anyone to get back to the parking lot via the freeways. Helmets are required along with a bike in good working order.

The ride lasts approximately 1.5 hours. Sometimes less, sometimes more. Just depends on how everyone is feeling on that particular day. The Fast Group usually rides 12-16 miles, the Intermediate Group does 8-12 and the Beginner’s Group averages 8-10 miles.

Learn more from Austin Ridge Riders >

May
29
Tue
Tarmac Demo at COTA Registration
May 29 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Tarmac Demo at COTA @ Circuit of the Americas | Austin | Texas | United States

Ride a Tarmac during Bicycle Sport Shop Bike Night Powered by SRAM happening at Circuit of the Americas!

Specialized and Bicycle Sport Shop will have two hour-long sessions where you can log hot laps on a new Tarmac around America’s only Formula 1 race track here in Austin, TX. The first session goes out at 6 PM, second one at 8 PM. We will start setting up bikes 1 hr before each session. If you aren’t there 15 min before your ride, your bike may be given to another rider, so please come early and chat with us about bikes. Specialized representatives and staff from Bicycle Sport Shop will be along for the rides to answer questions and provide support if needed. Just bring identification and a credit card along with your riding gear. Helmets are definitely required. All bikes are also equipped with computer mounts. So bring your Garmin, Wahoo, etc. to track how fast you are. Any questions or concerns can be sent to bart.anatra@specialized.com.

Reserve a Time Slot >

Bicycle Sport Shop Bike Night Powered by SRAM Registration
May 29 @ 5:15 pm – 8:00 pm
Bicycle Sport Shop Bike Night Powered by SRAM

Ride on the country’s only purpose-built Formula 1 track, Circuit of the Americas, during Bicycle Sport Shop Bike Night Powered by SRAM, March 13 through July 3. Enjoy post-ride fun and refreshments in the paddock Biergarten and experience Austin’s newest cycling tradition.

Bike Night is a leisurely event for cyclists of all skill levels, from beginners to professionals. The 17-week program will allow cyclists to bike around the world-renowned circuit on Tuesday nights from 6 PM until 9 PM where riders have the opportunity to experience the 3.4-mile, 20-turn racetrack at their own pace. Those seeking a more challenging route can conquer Turn 1 — one of the most iconic turns in motorsports. A flatter route is available for novice riders with the Turn 1 Bypass route.

The track opens at 6:00 PM and closes at dusk!

Buy season and nightly passes >

Advanced Road Ride, Research Registration
May 29 @ 5:45 pm – 7:45 pm
Advanced Road Ride, Research @ Bicycle Sport Shop, Research | Austin | Texas | United States

Meet at the Research shop for a 16-18 mile route that will include climbing and crank up the pace to 17-19mph. Re-grouping will be determined by the ride leader. Definitely not for beginners and is a drop ride. There will be no sweep. Helmets and lights are mandatory. Hydration (bottled or Camelback) is a must. Aero bars can be on your bike but cannot be used on group rides. Earbuds/headphones are not allowed on group rides. Please bring ID, cash (for anything you need at the store pre-ride), and a maintenance kit for flats, etc.

May
30
Wed
“True Beginners” Road Ride, Research Registration
May 30 @ 5:45 pm – 7:30 pm
"True Beginners" Road Ride, Research @ Bicycle Sport Shop, Research | Austin | Texas | United States

The “True Beginners” is a no-drop ride for those who are just starting or those who have been off the bike for a long time and are “starting over”. This ride will follow the same route as the Beginner+ but will be 10-12miles in length with a pace averaging 9-11mph. Ride leadership will include a ride leader and sweep.

Helmets and lights are mandatory. Hydration (bottled or Camelback) is a must. Aero bars can be on your bike but cannot be used on group rides. Earbuds/headphones are not allowed on group rides. Please bring ID, cash (for anything you need at the store pre-ride), and a maintenance kit for flats, etc.

Beginner+/Intermediate, Research Registration
May 30 @ 5:45 pm – 7:30 pm
Beginner+/Intermediate, Research @ Bicycle Sport Shop, Research | Austin | Texas | United States

The Beginner+/Intermediate- is aimed at those cyclists who are looking to improve their fitness, bike skills, pace, and endurance. Pace will average 13-15mph for an 18-20 mile route and will include some small hills/rollers. This ride is a no-drop and will have both a ride leader and sweep.

Helmets and lights are mandatory. Hydration (bottled or Camelback) is a must. Aero bars can be on your bike but cannot be used on group rides. Earbuds/headphones are not allowed on group rides. Please bring ID, cash (for anything you need at the store pre-ride), and a maintenance kit for flats, etc.

Jun
1
Fri
The Way Up Ride Registration
Jun 1 @ 5:45 pm – 8:00 pm
The Way Up Ride @ Bicycle Sport Shop, Guadalupe | Austin | Texas | United States

Join us each Friday for the The Way Up Ride! 

We’ll head out from Bicycle Sport Shop, Guadalupe for a 33-mile road ride, pedal toward Bee Cave Rd., and loop back around to the shop. It’s a hilly ride, with a little over 3000+ feet of elevation. We will regroup at crucial turning points and a designated rest stop at 7-Eleven on Bee Cave Rd/360. This ride is best suited for intermediate level riders. This is a “no drop” ride, but please note it’s not for beginners.

Details:
* 14-16 mph pace
* Meet at 5:30 PM to sign waivers
* We roll at 5:45 PM sharp
* Helmet and lights are mandatory
* Garmin route >

Please arrive with enough hydration, fuel, and repair kit to complete the ride. Aero bars can be on your bike but cannot be used on group rides. Earbuds/headphones are not allowed on group rides. Please bring ID, cash (for anything you need at the store pre-ride), and a maintenance kit for flats, etc.

Cancellations will be posted 2 hours in advance. Please check our Facebook page for updates.