NACOGDOCHES –Embark on a journey through the towering pines and beautiful rolling hills of East Texas during the inaugural Old Stone Fort Bike Ride on Saturday, April 16th in Nacogdoches, Texas. The premier cycling event will feature a 25-mile, 36-mile, or 100K Century Ride showcasing the breathtaking countryside of the oldest town in Texas.

“The Old Stone Fort Bike Ride offers something for everyone from the serious cyclist to the casual rider,” said event organizer Ray Mitchum. “It’s also a great way to pre-train for the Memorial Herman Ironman Texas.”

The bike ride is set to start at 8:30 a.m. at the Nacogdoches Exposition and Civic Center located at 3805 NW Stallings Dr. Designated rest stops will provide riders an opportunity to rest, if they wish, as well as refreshments to rehydrate. At the finish line participants can enjoy live music, local food and craft beers as they mingle with other riders and cool down after their ride.

Fees are $45 for early registration and $50 for late registration. Packet pickup for the event will be held at the Nacogdoches Exposition and Civic Center on Friday, April 15th 5 pm-8 pm and Saturday, April 16th 7 am-8:15 am. For more information about this spectacular event, please visit

The Old Stone Fort Bike Ride is presented by the Nacogdoches Rotary Club. Proceeds from the event will benefit various charitable endeavors including: Polio Plus, Rotary Scholarships, The Park at Lake Naconiche, Rotary Mobil Library, and the Nacogdoches Interact High School Club.