Join us for a fun-packed weekend with lots of bicycle events, live entertainment, food and fun for the entire family.
- 6 spacious scenic southern routes: 12, 21, 35, 46, 61 and 74 miles
- 61 and 74 miles routes cross Lake Tawakoni on the smooth new 4 lane concrete “Two Mile Bridge” with picturesque vistas
- Conquer “Bowman’s Mountain” on 61 and 74 mile routes
- 8 rest stops with cookies, variety of fruit, diverse music and cheer squads
- Complimentary fresh made fruit smoothies at Hunt County Courthouse after ride
- Start and end in historic downtown Greenville
Covered parking is available at the Paul Mathews Exchange Building, 2500 Stonewall Street on the west side of the courthouse square. Additional parking areas (available after 6 a.m.) are located in the downtown area. Event volunteers will direct you to their locations. Here is a parking map.
NOTE: Bikes mounted on top of vehicles need to be removed prior to entry to the Exchange Building parking garage, since there is low clearance on the entrance ramp.
All pre-ride and post-ride event activities will be held at Landon Winery, 2508 Lee Street, across from the Hunt County Courthouse. Register for the rally from 6:30-8 a.m. on Landon’s covered patio. Be sure to check out their small display vineyard while you wait in line! Tours start under the CPC arch at the South West corner of Court House, Stonewall and Washington Streets.
- Friday Night Spaghetti Dinner at the Landmark on Lee. Times to be announced later. Sign up for it at registration.
- Saturday morning breakfast, pancakes, sausage, juice, coffee. Load up before the ride. Sign up for breakfast during registration.
- Greenville Gravel Grinder is a self supported gravel bike ride on mixed terrain roads starting in Greenville, TX. Options from 30-70 miles. More information available soon.
- Park Street Community will cheer on riders as they leave Greenville at beginning of the event.
- Corner marshals with bright orange flags will man the major turns on the routes.
- Loud music, cookies and cheering volunteers will be on hand at each rest stop.
- Paris Jr. College students will give bottled water to riders on “Bowman’s Mountain” (large hill on Hwy 69 about 2 miles from Lone Oak) from 8:20 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. across from the TxDOT wayside rest area.
- PJC & TA&MC students will serve free fruit smoothies in front of Landon’s just past the finish Arch.
- Lee Street Jamboree – Live Music & Street Dancing in Downtown after the bike ride
- Get (1) free craft beer after the after the ride
- There are 11 restaurants within walking distance of the finish line that provide many options for your lunch.
Routes and Rules
- All tours start promptly at 8 a.m. from the Hunt County Courthouse Square at 2507 Lee Street.
- The ride will take place RAIN or SHINE. No refunds.
- Helmets and ride numbers are required.
- Riders under 14 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.
- No late starts after 8:30 a.m. Ride at your own pace, however all courses and rider services close at 2 p.m. Volunteers will be welcoming the riders as they finish their routes.
- Road Assistance & Rest Stops.
- Corner marshals with color-coded flags will man the major turns.
- Visible Support And Gear (SAG) teams and area bicycle shops will provide mechanical support. All SAG vehicles will have air pumps.
- To request SAG help on ride day, call 214-802-8679.
- Rest stops are positioned every 8-12 miles with a large assortment of fresh fruits, sports drinks and snacks.
- Port-a-potties are available throughout the course.
After the Ride
Get your complimentary fruit smoothie at Landon’s Winery, 2508 Lee Street after the ride.