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Minutes Away . . . A World of Difference

Caledon

Caledon, Ontario is a cyclist’s destination, right next to metropolitan Toronto. Characterized by rolling hills, lush river valleys, the steep Niagara Escarpment, amazing views and farmers’ fields, it is an impressive place to escape the confines of the city and explore by bike.

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Take the Backroad: Gravel Routes in Kawarthas Northumberland

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Gravel roads have a beauty all their own. Choosing a less-trafficked route lets cyclists enjoy the sights and sounds of the countryside with little or no intrusion from cars. Find a route in Kawarthas Northumberland.

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Industry Workshops 2020

Interested in cycle tourism development?

Join us at an upcoming
Ontario By Bike Workshop or Webinar: 

Webinar:
Destination Bike - Welcoming Cyclists in Simcoe County
Wednesday, Oct 14 - 10am-11am
Tuesday, Oct 20 - 6pm-7pm button register

Webinar:
Destination Bike - Welcoming Cyclists in Durham Region
Monday, Oct 19 - 1pm-2pm
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Webinar:
Destination Bike - Welcoming Cyclists in Prescott-Russell
Wednesday, Oct 21 - 10am-11am
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Webinar:
Destination Bike - Welcoming Cyclists in South Eastern Ontario
Wednesday, Oct 21 - 2pm-3pm
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2020 Cycling In Ontario Guide

2020 Ontario By Bike Photo Contest

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Ontario By Bike's 2020 photo contest is now open for submission. Whether it's in a winter wonderland, the season of bloom, the heat of summer or the cooler temperatures and colourful fall foliage, take a break and snap a few great photos featuring you and your bikes as well as places you stop.

Click HERE for information about submission and last year's winner.

 

 

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Industry Brochure

Find out more about the benefits of becoming a certified bicycle-friendly business! 
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Benefits of Joining The Network

What are some of the benefits of joining the Ontario By Bike Network for an individual business or location?

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Cyclists enjoying a break at the Pillar and Post Inn & Spa in Niagara-on-the-Lake

 
Product and Operational Benefits

  • Improving your understanding of cycle tourism, cycle tourists (including market demographics and segmentation), as well as regional and local cycling information
  • Invitation to a two-hour cycle tourism development and training workshop offered at the launch of the program in each new region
  • Ontario By Bike Network Participants' Tool Kit tailored to your region offering product, sector and marketing insight into the cycle tourism market
  • Access to Ontario By Bike`s Industry E-newsletter. Sent out twice annually, this informative e-newsletter brings industry up to speed on the trends and recent developments impacting Ontario`s cycle tourism industry
  • Adapting the service and product offerings of your business to better service cyclists and to improve the cycling experience in your region


Marketing Benefits

  • Promote your business to a high-value and growing tourism market in your area, bringing cyclists to your business to spend money
  • Customized business listings on the Ontario By Bike™ website
  • Category business icon placed on the Ontario By Bike online map, helping cyclists find your business when planning their cycling holidays
  • Access to the Ontario By Bike digital logo and window decals, allowing you to highlight your participation in the Network to cyclists
  • Regional profiles on the Ontario By Bike website under - "Great Places To Cycle", offering consumers access to regional cycling information, links to downloadable maps and additional visitor resources
  • Ontario destinations and businesses featured in consumers e-newsletters, sent to over 15,000 cyclists (sent 8 times/year) 
  • Social Media posts highlighting cycling experiences and businesses to an engaged and growing online community on Facebook and Twitter
  • With over 1,400 certified bicycle friendly locations, you can help grow the local and regional profile of your area as a cycling destination for tourists
  • Improved search engine visibility through valuable online links into the Ontario By Bike Network
  • Access to promotional opportunities developed by the Ontario By Bike Network and/or partners, designed exclusively for Network participants
  • Enhanced promotion of locations by being a part of a larger network in the region, and across Ontario
  • Opportunity to purchase an outdoor Ontario By Bike sign to further brand your location as bicycle friendly 

 

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