Ontario By Bike

Read on for inspirational cycling experiences across Ontario. Whether you’re looking for rail trails, mountain biking or road riding, we’re putting together stories to get you out on two wheels. Join us on opens in a new windowFacebookopens in a new windowTwitter and opens in a new windowInstagram to get more updates and so we can hear your story. Interested in guest blogging with Ontario By Bike? Shoot us an email!

The Cornwall Riverside Trail: A Remarkable Ride

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Add Cornwall to your vacation list for a cycling experience unlike any other. Enjoy amazing off-road trails right along the mighty St. Lawrence River with easy access to restaurants, shops, attractions and much more.


A Long Weekend in Simcoe County

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Rolling from Collingwood to Orillia, the Simcoe County section of the Great Lakes Waterfront Trail is set up perfectly for a multi-day ride. Signage was completed in spring of 2022 and you’ll pass through wetlands, beaches, farmland and so much more.


2022 Cycling In Ontario / Le vélo en Ontario Guide

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The 2022 Cycling in Ontario/ Le vélo en Ontario Guide is now available! The print and digital magazine is full of ideas and information to inspire you to explore more of Ontario by bike. Enjoy the 2022 Cycling in Ontario Guide available in both English and French. On 56 pages, you will find over 50 day trips and multi day itineraries for all different types of riding.


Bikes & Beans: Bicycle Cafes Around Ontario

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While the cultures of coffee and cycling have long been intertwined both here at home and around the world, over the last few years Ontario has seen an amazing growth in bicycle themed cafes, or cafes specifically targeting cycling as their market and community of focus.


A Tour of the Trent-Severn Trail Towns

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Anyone who’s cycled longer distances knows the thrill of approaching the next town. All nine Kawarthas Northumberland Trent-Severn Trail Towns are packed with attractions natural and cultural.


The Grand Watershed Trails Network: Encouraging Tourism on Two Wheels

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The Grand River is a beautiful and scenic heritage waterway that spans all the way from the highlands of Dufferin County to the mouth of Lake Erie. While these trails exist along the Grand River, there has never been a single route that links them together to provide a network of trails from end to end. Until now.


Make Plans for a Gravel Grazing Adventure in Oxford County

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With a large number of gravel roads that bisect the county’s endless farms and agricultural greenspace, an easy to navigate grid system of roadways, well situated sizeable towns north, south, east and west, plus a smattering of small hamlets and unique destinations scattered about – Oxford County earns the bragging rights as a top gravel riding destination in Ontario.


The Great Lakes Waterfront Trail, Two Days at a Time

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Planning a cycling adventure in Ontario is challenging in the best possible way. There are so many options to choose from – touring routes, bike packing adventures, mountain bike trails, gravel loops – so much to explore, so little time. The impressive Great Lakes Waterfront Trail is one route worthy of any cyclist's bucket list.


10th Anniversary of the Cycling In Ontario / Le vélo en Ontario Guide

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Back bigger and better than ever, it’s hard to believe this is the 10th annual edition of the Cycling in Ontario/Le vélo en Ontario guide. What started in 2013 as an eight page French only spread, has steadily grown over the years in size, quantity and reach. Available in both official languages, with 40,000 copies printed and close to 20,000 digital reads annually, it would not be possible without the contributions of many.


Ontario By Bike Rides 2023

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Come join us this summer to explore more of Ontario by bike on a weekend long ride, with hotel accommodations and more included. Enjoy a group ride option or ride at your own pace using detailed maps and information provided. We make it easy – Just bring your bike and ride!


Riding the Snowscape: Fat Biking in Kawarthas Northumberland

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Until this winter, I’d never been on a fat bike. I’d cycled Kawarthas Northumberland thoroughly in the warmer months—then I was invited to ride some Northumberland County trails on a borrowed fat bike, and my conversion into an all-season rider happened almost instantly.


Winter Cycling & Fat Biking in Ontario

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While many Canadian cyclists may be fair weather riders, there is a large and growing contingent of cyclists that actively bike 12 months a year. Whether it is for transportation or recreation, getting outside and being physically active, in a safe manner, is more important than ever. Here are some top tips for winter cycling plus info on fat biking in the snow, rentals and trail destinations.