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Established in 1996, the Greenville Texas Cotton Patch Challenge is ready to roll out for our 28th Anniversary Bike Ride! Coming on September 21st, 2024, you can look forward to great biking and lots of family friendly events after your ride. Come ride on our open roads and then stay in downtown Greenville to enjoy some of our old & new restaurants and shopping. We will also have even more free items from local businesses (items added on the website as we receive them.) Come Friday evening to enjoy the Lee St. Jamboree with live music and vendors lining the streets!

What to expect for Cotton Patch Challenge?

  • Check in starts at 6:30 am on the 16th at Landon Winery.
  • Ride starts at 8:00 am with 2 minute staggered start times for each distance. 
  • Options now to buy a CPC riding jersey, shorts, bibs and/or Tech Shirt and to add a donation. All profits go to charity administered by The Rotary Club of Greenville.
  • Long riders will enjoy the 2 mile bridge over Lake Tawakoni on the 53, 61,76 and 100 mile rides.
  • Experience the wonderful Texas country-side and scenery while you ride, not just city slicker roads. Yes, out here we have some chip seal to conquer. That’s the country experience. Embrace it.
  • All SAG trucks will come equipped with air pumps. You asked for them, we’ll have them, so if you run out of CO2, no worries. Pumps at rest stops also.
  • Streamlined check-in process with BikeReg via QR code.
  • No stress with timed rides. This is a leisure ride. Come and just enjoy. Go as fast or slow as you like.
  • SAG support closes at 2pm. Not back? We’ll find you and give you a lift.
  • Read more of what your family and you can do while in Greenville… check it out.
  • Free items from local businesses- we will add a description as they come. See what is being offered so far here.
  • Special hotel rates for overnighters. See what the options are here. We also have camp ground links. 
  • Rides of 6, 12, 21, 35, 46, 53, 61, 76, 100 miles
  • Free parking all over downtown Greenville. Maps provided on the website
  • Helmets required.
  • Fully stocked rest stops all along your ride.
  • Plenty of room to gather post ride with others and share your experience with friends.
  • Numerous restaurants within walking distance of the ride start and end.
  • Freebies from local businesses.