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Windsor Essex Pelee Island

Looking for a way to safely explore a new area while on two wheels? Whether it be within the city or out in the county green spaces, Windsor Essex has plenty of ways for you to plan your next cycle-friendly adventure.

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2020 Ontario By Bike Rides

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Ontario By Bikes 2020 group rides are available for booking now. Join us on a group ride this summer to explore Ontario By Bike. Accommodation, lunches and luggage transfers included. Let us take care of the logistics while you ride along on these fantastic tours with like-minded people. 
Just bring your bike and ride.

Book your spot early to avoid disappointment as these small group tours tend to sell out fast.

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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.

 

 

Celebrate by Bike

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Explore 3,000km+ of extraordinary cycling
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Windsor/Essex Celebrate Cycling Event - Sept 10-11

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Celebrate Cycling in Windsor / Essex
At The Shores of Erie Wine Festival
Saturday, September 10 - Sunday, September 11
Fort Malden, Amherstburg

Presented by:

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Event Partners:

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Come out and join Transportation Options and our partners at The Shores of Erie Wine Festival

as we celebrate cycling in Windsor/Essex! 

This year the festival will feature:
valet bike parking
multi-bike racks
free guided bike tours
bike rentals
cycle tourism & travel expo

And of course, award-winning wine tastings, local food offerings, live music and entertainment.


Purchase your Shores of Erie Wine Festival tickets today!

Live Performances All Weekend including:

Sarah Harmer
Sam Roberts Band
...and more!

Free guided bike tours
departing from the festival grounds will be led by:
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Amherstburg Culinary & Cultural Tour - WindsorEats.com
Take free guided culinary and cultural tour through the historic town of Amherstburg with WindsorEats. Join us as we cycle through the streets and visit historic points of interest and get a taste of local cuisine.

Free Guided Bike Tour Schedule 
Space is limited. Pre-registration is encouraged.
Bike rentals will be available at additional cost. Tours depart from Laird Gate.

Saturday, September 10:

2:00pm - 3:00pm - Amherstburg Culinary & Cultural Tour - REGISTER NOW
5:00pm - 6:00pm - Amherstburg Culinary & Cultural Tour - REGISTER NOW

Sunday, September 11:
2:00pm - 3:00pm - Amherstburg Culinary & Cultural Tour - REGISTER NOW
5:00pm - 6:00pm - Amherstburg Culinary & Cultural Tour - REGISTER NOW

***Biking Boblo Island Tours CANCELLED DUE TO FAMILY EMERGENCY

Suggested Self-Guided Weekend Itinerary

Take the Bike Train to Windsor... 
Ride the new Lake Erie Cycling Route to the Wine Festival!
 

Friday, September 9:  Arrive in Windsor on VIA Bike Train, explore downtown and the riverfront
Saturday, September 10:  Ride the Greenway Trail to Essex County, visit wineries and Point Pelee
Sunday, September 11:  Ride to Amherstburg, experience The Shores of Erie Wine Festival
Monday, September 12:  Depart Windsor on VIA Bike Train


Windsor Hotel Partners:
  
Travelodge Downtown Windsor: $79/night
Windsor Riverside Inn:  $99/night
Hilton Windsor:  $112/night
(Rates based on 3 night stay. You must call to make your reservation and quote "Celebrate Cycling")

Leamington/Point Pelee Hotel Partner:
Pelee Days Inn: $99-$109/night


Bike Train Schedule and Tickets:

VIA Rail offers daily Bike Train service between Toronto and Windsor.  You can travel with your bike, or check your bike ahead of time and travel on a different departure.  For schedules and to purchase tickets contact VIA Rail.


For more event and weekend travel information call us at 1-866-333-4491 or 416-338-5083.

 Click here for Windsor / Essex Destination and Cycling Information

Click here for map of Fort Malden, Amherstburg

 

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