Big Chill Bike Ride

An Official Recommended Ride for the BP MS 150

Whether you’re preparing for the BP MS 150 or just a cyclist looking for a good way to spend a Sunday morning, come out and ride with us at The Big Chill Bike Ride. A great warm-up ride for riders of all levels! Burn off those Superbowl party calories before you eat them!

A recognized BP MS 150 Recommended Ride.The perfect Superbowl pre-game activity!Ride through scenic Katy, Brookshire, and Monaville areas.Don’t miss our themed rest stops!Homemade cookies, fresh fruit, and other great snacks at every rest stop!Ride manned by 100+ volunteers. All rest stops well stocked and attended.”The Big Chili Dog” Lunch served after the ride!Online registration available for your convenience.Register by December 31, 2005 for our Early Bird Special!

“Participate in other organized cycling events taking place prior to the BP MS 150. You’ll have a much safer and enjoyable BP MS 150 experience after you’ve spent time in the saddle during organized rides, learning the ins and outs of group cycling.”

Event Details:

    February 5, 2006, 8:00 A.M.
Start Location:
    Leonard E. Merrell Center
    6301 South Stadium Lane
    Katy, Texas 77494
Directions to Start:
    From Houston, take I-10 West towards Katy/San Antonio. Exit Pin Oak Rd. Stay on I-10 feeder to FM 1463.
    Take right on FM 1463 (North). Leonard E. Merrell Center is .2 miles on the left.
    From San Antonio, take I-10 East towards Katy/Houston. Exit #740 to FM 1463. Take left on FM
    1463 (North). Leonard E. Merrell Center is .2 miles on the left
    20, 45, and 62 mile routes available.
    $20.00 if postmarked by December 31, 2005 – Early Bird Special
    $25.00 January 1, 2006 through January 21, 2006
    $35.00 January 22, 2006 through day of ride
    All riders registered by January 31, 2006 are guaranteed a t-shirt.
    Ride starts at 8:00 a.m., no starts after 8:30 a.m., course will close at 4:00 p.m.

Registration Options:

By Mail:Print a registration form and mail it in with your check or money orderPick up a registration form at one of these locations and mail it in with your check or money order.
Make checks payable to:
    Brazos Valley Sudbury School.
Mail to:
    Brazos Valley Sudbury School
    1330 Heights Blvd.
    Houston, TX 77008
Do not mail forms after January 31, 2006.

Register online at with your credit or debit card (small additional fee).
    Online registration closes February 2, 2006, 11:59 p.m. PST (February 3, 2006, 1:59 a.m. CST).

In Person:Northwest Cyclery on February 3-4, 2006. (See Packet Pickup for times.)Leonard E. Merrell Center, morning of ride, Sunday, February 5, 2006, 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.

Packet Pickup:
    1. Northwest Cyclery (US 290 @ Jones Rd.),
    Friday, February 3, 2006, 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.,
    Saturday, February 4, 2006, 10 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    2. Leonard E. Merrell Center,
    morning of ride, Sunday, February 5, 2006, 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.

All proceeds benefit Brazos Valley Sudbury School.
Brazos Valley Sudbury School is a self-initiated, democratic learning environment for students 4-19.

Contact Chicha Glass, Ride Director, with any questions.