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Autumn Cycling in Haldimand County

Haldimand County

The beginning of autumn in Southern Ontario is signaled by crisp, cool weather and spectacular colours, the perfect conditions for a scenic ride. Located a short drive from Hamilton and other major urban centres in Southern Ontario, Haldimand County is the perfect place to enjoy the beauty of autumn.

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2019 Ontario By Bike Rides

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Our 2019 Ontario By Bike Rides are now officially over! We would like to thank all participants who joined us this year and are looking forward to riding with you again next summer.

New tours will be announced in February 2020. Stay tuned for more information.
All trips are available as self-guided itineraries. 

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2019 Cycling In Ontario Guide

2019 Ontario By Bike Photo Contest

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Don't miss your chance and take part in this year's Ontario By Bike Photo Contest. We are still open for submissions until November 20. Slow down for a moment and capture your cycling adventures featuring your bike, cycling buddies and favourite ride locations.

Click HERE to find out how to submit your photos and see last year's winners.

 

 

Cycle Tourism Conference 2019

Cycle Tourism Conference 2019 Toronto Canada

Learn more about and view the presentations from our recent Cycle Tourism Conference held on March 1, 2019. 

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Celebrate by Bike

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Explore 3,000km+ of extraordinary cycling
along the Great Lakes Waterfront Trail and Greenbelt Route.

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The Ontario By Bike Network and Transportation Options encourage you to review over 20 speaker presentations, the conference program and the biographies of those who presented at the 2016 Cycle Tourism Conference.

The conference was held on March 4th, 2016 at the Radisson Admiral Hotel Toronto

 

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2016 Conference Theme
Growing the Sector: Making Investments Count


With a program of over 25 speakers, the program and content delivered during the presentations and interactive sessions successfully explored the conference theme of g
rowing the sector and making investments count.


Keynote Speakers Included:

  • Nastassja Pace, Destination Development Specialist, Travel Oregon
    Destination Bike: Bike Tourism Means Business
  • Linda McKenna Boxx, Director, Allegheny Trail Alliance, Great Allegheny Passage 
    Creating a World Class, Bicycle-based Tourism Destination


This was the 3rd cycle tourism conference Ontario By Bike/Transportation Options has coordinated. See the reports, agenda and speaker bios from 2013 and 2009 Ontario Cycle Tourism Forums. 

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Who Attended the 2016 Cycle Tourism Conference

  • Destination marketing and regional tourism organizations
  • Economic development and transportation staff from municipal and provincial governments
  • Parks staff and trail stewards 
  • Bicycle event organizers and tour operators
  • Tourism consultants 
  • Bicycle and trail advocates
  • Business owners and entrepreneurs
  • Bicycle industry representatives
  • Interested organizations and bicycle enthusiasts
 

Why They Attended the 2016 Cycle Tourism Conference

  • To learn best practices in the development of exceptional cycling experiences for destinations and regions
  • To understand the economic impacts and related values of cycle tourism for communities
  • Stay current with key issues and emerging trends in cycle tourism
  • Gain insight into how to effectively plan, execute and track integrated marketing campaigns in cycle tourism
  • Explore connections between bicycle events, destinations and partnership opportunities
  • Connect cycling and cycle tourism to the broader tourism industry
  • Network with leader's in the cycle tourism sector

 

Conference Coordinators

The 2016 Cycle Tourism Conference was coordinated by Ontario By Bike Network, a program of Transportation Options, a not for profit organization. For over twenty years, Transportation Options has been dedicated to fostering sustainable mobility and tourism solutions across Ontario, developing and supporting a range of innovative programs. Transportation Options has coordinated a number of significant conferences in the past, including two cycle tourism forums.  

 

Contact info

For more information on the conference, please call 1-866-701-2774 / 416-827-2774 or contact through email Transportation Options' Executive Director, Louisa Mursell at lmursell@transportationoptions.org or Project Coordinator Michael McCreesh at mmccreesh@transportationoptions.org


The 2016 Cycle Tourism Conference was made possible by the generous support of the following partners and sponsors:

 




 

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