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BICYCLE SPORTS
2770 Interstate 10 East
Beaumont, TX 77703
(409) 860-5959

  The idea behind a Social Ride is to gather with a group of cyclists and enjoy - cycling -.  Many times plans to do faster rides are made; but every time we relax, unwind, ride and have fun.  We share frustrations, joys, philosophies, dreams...

Social Riders also use the ride as a tool to bring friends into the sport.  Many times people we know have heard us talk about riding and one day we have a chance to introduce them to the sport.  These rides are perfect for that.

If you are new to the sport, or interseted in joining us... maybe you've never done an "organized" ride before... this is the perfect opportunity!  We average about 10 miles per hour.  On Wednesdays we ride 17-19 miles, rarely more.  Other Social Rides may be a little longer, but there will always be someone to look out for you.  
There will always be someone to look out for you, but we have to ask that you don't suffer in silence.  Let us know you're having trouble and a small group will break off and we'll make sure you make it back safely and comfortably.  Every one of us has bitten off more than we could chew at one time or another.  When it happens, it creates a vivid memory.  We can all sympatise and we don't mind it if you need help.
   If you get a flat, the whole group stops with you so ya don't have to "catch up."  The pit crew kicks in... Comprised of the nearest riders to the person with the flat, (we ask that you have a spare tube that fits your bicycle tire) one or two of us will grab your bike and remove the wheel, while another gets tools out, while another gets a pump ready... before you know it we are all riding again.  
It's pretty cool.

Social Rides
& Schedule
Wednesday Evenings 7pm . . . .
     This ride is perfect for the beginner cyclist.  We ride 17-21 miles in about 2 hours (most of the time 18 or 19 miles in 2 hrs 10 mins).  We seem to average 9.5 - 10 mph.  We ride in Beaumont; North, South and West... Beaumont has no "East" because of the Neches River.  Every week, we choose the route by assessing who is there and estimating the ability of the group. Our goal is that no one is left behind.  
     We do ask that you let us know ahead of time if you have doubts about completing the ride.
     Meet @ Bicycle Sports at 7pm
     Helmets headlights & tail lights are required.  If you refuse to wear a helmet, you will be asked to sign an Organ Donor card.

We will gather at Bicycle Sports and ride to Pipkin Park to see the Temple of the Brave, a WW1 War Memorial.  It is open only two days a year and Memorial Day is one of them.
 DIRECTIONS TO the START:
 November 3th, 2007. . . . . . . . . .


Ghost Rhode Rhide.  7pm
take Hwy 105 from Beaumont, past Sour Lake to
Hwy 770.  Turn rite on Hwy 770 and look for the BIG THICKET National Preserve Field Station on the left side of the road.  This is an approximately 20 mile ride.
August
Cross over the Hwy 82 Causeway Bridge to Pleasure Island and the road comes to a T.  Turn rite and about a mile on the rite hand side you'll see an R.V. Park on the rite side of the road.  Turn in there are look for the Park







Roast hot dogs, brats, burgers, hang out and watch the fire works.  Avoid Traffic - Save Gas - Have Fun - Ride a Bike!  Meet @ Bicycle Sports 6pm
Meet in the parking lot on the Bolivar side of the ferry landing 2pm.  We'll cross with our bicycles and have fun.  20 easy miles- bring a few bucks for a snow cone and later dinner at the Yaga Cafe.

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Joey & Bernadette's in Fannett- to Skip's in Winnie



Tuffie's Dinner Ride
October 26th
Houston Moonlight Bicycle Ramble Annual Bus Trip  
     Bicycle Sports has chartered a bus to safely transport a group of our clients/friends to and from the Ramble Since 1993.  MORE INFO

West Texas Style BBQ Ride   
December 13th & 20th, 2006
Christmas Lite Nite Ride   Meet here at Bicycle Sports and take a tour of two neighborhoods where 90% or more of the folks have their homes at least decorated and more than half are elaborately done!  We stop for Ginger Bread & Wassail at the Log On Cafe before returning to the shop.  There is no charge for this ride.