Jul
21
Sat
All Levels Road Ride, Parmer Registration
Jul 21 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am
All Levels Road Ride, Parmer @ Bicycle Sport Shop, Parmer | Austin | Texas | United States

A 35- or 24-mile road ride. Meet up at 15 minutes before wheels down. The 35-mile route is for intermediate riders and the 24-mile ride is best suited for beginner/intermediate level riders. The great part about this route is riders can turn back at any point along Parmer Lane. Please arrive with enough hydration, fuel, and repair kit to complete the ride. There are no stops along the route.

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.

Take a Kid Mountain Biking Registration
Jul 21 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Take a Kid Mountain Biking @ Walnut Creek Metropolitan Park | Austin | Texas | United States

Meet at the parking island area next to the pool.
Wheels down at 9:30 AM, but plan to arrive early to sign a waiver

Short Route: The route will consist of some singletrack and some doubletrack on the side of the creek closest to the parking lot. This route will not cross the creek. The route will take roughly 15-20 minutes, and may be done twice. Expect this ride to take roughly 40-45 minutes.

Long Route: The route will consist of mostly singletrack with some doubletrack and paved trail. This route will take 35-45 minutes, and the short route will then be done for those who want to ride longer. Expect this ride to take roughly 1 hour with both laps.

What to bring:
– Bicycle & Helmet required
– Closed-toe shoes required
– Gloves recommended
– Water bottle recommended

This event is shine-only. Please check our Facebook Page for weather updates. If the event is canceled due to inclement weather, we will post to Facebook by 7 AM. Please check before you leave the house. Parents or accompanying adults will need to sign a waiver before the ride and accompany their child on the ride.

Jul
22
Sun
Beginner Road Ride, Lamar Registration
Jul 22 @ 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
Jul 22 @ 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
Jul 22 @ 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 >

Jul
24
Tue
BSSU: Free Class, Bee Cave Registration
Jul 24 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
BSSU: Free Class, Bee Cave @ Bicycle Sport Shop, Bee Cave | Austin | Texas | United States

The essential skills every cyclist should have in their back pocket. Whether you need to change your own tire or help a fellow cyclist on the road, this class will go over the basics of changing a flat, inspecting the tire, and gauging the appropriate tire pressure.

Class Schedule

Our Free BSSU classes are available at each location starting at 6 PM.

  • Lamar Store: 1st Tuesday, 1st Wednesday (Ladies Only)
  • Research Store: 3rd Wednesday and 4th Wednesday (Ladies Only)
  • Parmer Store: 2nd Tuesday
  • Bee Cave Store: 4th Tuesday
  • Guadalupe Store: 3rd Tuesday

If you have questions, or a class isn’t available, please contact bssu@bicyclesportshop.com.

Jul
25
Wed
BSSU: Free Ladies Only Class, Research Registration
Jul 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
BSSU: Free Ladies Only Class, Research @ Bicycle Sport Shop, Research | Austin | Texas | United States

The essential skills every cyclist should have in their back pocket. Whether you need to change your own tire or help a fellow cyclist on the road, this class will go over the basics of changing a flat, inspecting the tire, and gauging the appropriate tire pressure.

Class Schedule

Our Free BSSU classes are available at each location starting at 6 PM.

  • Lamar Store: 1st Tuesday, 1st Wednesday (Ladies Only)
  • Research Store: 3rd Wednesday and 4th Wednesday (Ladies Only)
  • Parmer Store: 2nd Tuesday
  • Bee Cave Store: 4th Tuesday
  • Guadalupe Store: 3rd Tuesday

If you have questions, or a class isn’t available, please contact bssu@bicyclesportshop.com.

“True Beginners” Road Ride, Research Registration
Jul 25 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 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
Jul 25 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 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.

Jul
28
Sat
Women’s Ride Day Registration
Jul 28 @ 7:30 am – 12:30 pm
Women's Ride Day @ Bicycle Sport Shop, Research | Austin | Texas | United States

September’s ride will be hosted at our Research store. Following the start of the Power Ride, we will offer a clinic for the Intermediate and Beginner riders.

For parking, please pass the shop and take your next right (in between Floor King and Tiff’s Treats) which will dead end into a parking lot. If you miss that street, you can turn right onto Seton Center Pkwy, and take your next right into the parking lot.

The ride will leave from our Research location.

  • Please arrive by 7:30 AM
  • Power Ride wheels down at 8 AM
  • Clinic begins at 8:05 AM
  • Intermediate & Beginner wheels down at 8:30 AM

Routes

Beginner/Recovery Ride >

Intermediate Athlete Ride >

Power Ride >

What to bring:
– Bike & Helmet (required)
– Closed toe shoes
– Personal ID
– Sunglasses
– Water bottles
– Nutrition

This event is rain or shine. Please check our Facebook Page for weather updates. In the case of inclement weather, we will post to Facebook by 6 AM. If the conditions are wet, we will hold a half-hour indoor clinic for the beginner and intermediate riders inside the shop with mimosas and a flat change lesson to follow. If the 40-mile group is comfortable riding in rain or wet conditions, they may roll the 40-mile route or decide as a group to ride the 25-mile route.