Imagine miles of rolling hills and thickly wooded forests! The Pineywoods Purgatory - fall's premier cycling event - offers four rides ranging from 25 to 102 miles that take you through Texas Forest Country's best! Don't let the first few miles fool you - the terrain is not without challenge! And to cap off your ride, the Angelina Expo Center and its cadre of volunteers and partners offer unmatched hospitality to riders and their guests. It's not just a ride; it's a weekend experience you'll want to make an annual event! Lots of folks already do! Be sure and visit www.visitlufkin.com for information on the 6th Annual Lufkin's Bistro. Come Stay and Play with us!
Event details and schedule
The ride begins 8 am Saturday morning at the George H. Henderson, Jr. Exposition Center, located at 1200 Ellen Trout Dr in Lufkin. You may pick up your packet Friday night between 5 pm and 7 pm at the Expo Center. You can also register Saturday morning at 6 am at the Expo Center
25 mile route... takes you through gently rolling hills. A quick, invigorating ride!
50 mile route... shows off our lush forests and the rural communities that dot the area.
75 mile route... is our most popular ride! Provides a scenic view of three counties including an iron bridge crossing! Recommended for the experienced cyclist.
100 mile route... wonderfully hilly ride that winds through many small hamlets with names like Sweet Union and Atoy - plus a finish you'll never forget. Should be attempted by the experienced cyclist only.