February 27, 2018
TOUR DE HOUSTON RETURNS SUNDAY, MARCH 18, 2018! ENTER FOR A CHANCE TO WIN A 2018 FUJI SPORTIF 1.9 DISC ROAD BIKE, NEW T-SHIRT DESIGN BY GONZO, BIKE JERSEYS & MORE!!
Tour de Houston Presented by Apache Corporation is a fundraising bike ride that benefits Houston's Reforestation Program and is a recommended BP MS 150 training ride. This year's route will take cyclists through historic neighborhoods and iconic places of interest including Emancipation Park, Ellington Field, and Clear Lake. With a 20, 40, or 60-mile route option, the Tour de Houston is a perfect event for leisure riders or cycling enthusiasts. This event begins and ends in Hermann Square at City Hall located at 901 Bagby. The ride will take place Sunday, March 18, 2018. Riders and volunteers will enjoy a post-ride party that includes live music, free food and beverages.
Register now at https://www.houstontx.gov/tourdehouston/
Leaders require followers; cyclists require a bike! Ideally, a really good bike! We are offering TWO opportunities to win a new 2018 Fuji Sportif 1.9 Disc Road Bike to get everyone excited about 2018 Tour de Houston Presented by Apache Corporation!
The Sportif is designed for versatility and performance. The Sportif's longer wheelbase and taller headtube put the rider in an efficient position that reduces arm fatigue and back strain. Endurance geometry and a smart spec make the Sportif the perfect bike for local group rides or your next charity ride.
Thank you to Sun & Ski for sponsoring our annual contest!
PRIZE PACKAGE INCLUDES:
-- 2018 Fuji Sportif 1.9 Disc Road Bike $899.99
-- Photo Op in Front of City Hall, Post Ride
-- Social Media Mentions
-- Priceless Memories
Register at https://www.houstontx.gov/tourdehouston/2018bikecontest.html . A winner will be chosen at random from all eligible entries received by the giveaway deadline on Friday, March 16, 2018, 5PM. The drawing will be held by the Mayor's Office of Special Events on Friday, March 16, 2018. The winner will be notified via email or phone. City of Houston employees and their immediate families are prohibited from entering the contest. One entry per person. Duplicates will be deleted. No purchase necessary to enter. Certain restrictions may apply.
NEW BIKE JERSEY!
Tour de Houston Presented by Apache Corporation officially has a bike jersey available for purchase this year. Representing the strength of the City and Houstonians, this unique design is perfect for the novice coming out for the 20 miles or the expert training for the BP MS 150!
Pre-order now at https://www.peak1bikestore.com/tour-de-houston/
2018 T-SHIRT DESIGN BY GONZO247
New year, new fun, thanks to local artist and friend Gonzo247! The electric t-shirt design is available to purchase at registration. This priceless artwork is sure to be a collector's item.
For those who prefer to leave the bike at home, the Bayou City Classic Presented by Apache Corporation will begin at 8 a.m., Saturday, March 17 at City Hall looping through Downtown and along portions of Allen Parkway with a finisher's shirt and post-race party at the finish line. Proceeds from the 10K Race and the family-friendly 5K Fun Run & Walk will be donated to The Houston Parks Board for the purchase of trees.
Register now at https://www.bayoucityclassic.org/