• Tour du Rouge

    Cyclists Supporting a Great Cause
    The Arc of Greater Houston

  • Tour Du Rouge

    Relaxing After a Long Ride

  • Tour du Rouge

    Final Dinner Feast

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The Arc promotes and protects the human rights of people with developmental disabilities an actively supports their full inclusion and participation in the community throughout their lifetime!

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About the Ride


Join us for the 14th Tour du Rouge from Houston to the New Orleans. Last year's ride was a huge success and we've made changes to improve it.

This six-day, push-your-limits ride along the Gulf Coast is limited to 150 riders in 2022. But it isn't all be hard work, each night you will enjoy good food and entertainment with your fellow riders.

Sign Up Now Tell them Dawn sent you.

News & Updates

The Cause

The Cause

Your participation in the Tour du Rouge supports the Arc of Greater Houston.

Route and Training

Route and Training

Route The Tour du Rouge is a 6 day 540 mile cycling tour from Houston to New Orleans. The Tour averages 90 miles per day. Saturday April 30 Send Off Party in Houston Sunday May 1 Humble to Beaumont 94 miles Monday May 2 Beaumont to Sulfur 90 miles Tuesday May 3 Sulfur to Lafayette […]

Training Tips

Training Tips

Tour du Rouge is six consecutive days of long rides. Since most of us don’t usually ride that far, we recommend that you train.

What Previous Riders Say About The Ride

  • Jackie Coleman-Hypolite, Missouri City, TX

    “It was great having our room key ready when we arrived and our luggage already in the room!”


    - Jackie Coleman-Hypolite, Missouri City, TX

  • Patrick Berkebile, Baltimore, MD

    “Thanks again for a wonderful tour. The crew and volunteers were magnificent.”

    - Patrick Berkebile, Baltimore, MD

  • Dawn Quinlivan, Austin, TX

    “It was a good route and I liked the varying scenery. The signage and support were exceptional!”

    - Dawn Quinlivan, Austin, TX

  • Keith Sams, Springdale, AR

    “I’ve been on other multi-day rides and never had this level of service. Amazing.”

    - Keith Sams, Springdale, AR

  • Paul Landry, New Iberia, LA

    “The route cards were EXCELLENT and held up well. I especially liked the second card that contained specific route warnings.”


    - Paul Landry, New Iberia, LA

Tour Basic Information

• Ride Dates: May 1-6, 2022
• 540 miles total, average ride of 90 miles per day
• Rest Stops every 20-25 miles
• Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Snacks provided
• Double occupancy motel accommodations provided
• Fully Supported with SAG vehicles, Mechanical and First Aid Support
• Bus trip back to Houston provided
• Bicycle transport back to Houston provided
• Limited to 150 riders! Sign up now before we run out of space! Tell them Dawn sent you!

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