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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.


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.


2020 Cycling In Ontario Guide

2020 Ontario By Bike Photo Contest


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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Ride These Epic Routes

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


Grey County Ride Guide

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Ever wish you just showed up somewhere new and instantly had information on the 
best cycling route to get to know the town, city or countryside around you.

Grey County Ride Guide - Explore Grey County, Ontario by Bike

Grey County is well know for its spectacular scenery, quiet country roads, welcoming towns and hamlets, the Niagara Escarpment and sparkling waters of Georgian Bay. More visitors to the area are discovering Grey charm and hospitality by touring on two wheels, taking a spin on one of the many on-road routes or trails that are situated all around the County.  

This Ride Guide is great sampler tour and is sure to get your wheels spinning to other routes nearby.

Grey County Ride Guide - Thornbury Heathcote Route Overview

Approximate route length: Short route 20km; long route 32km 
Approximate ride and tour time: 2 hours to 4 hours, depending on route chosen and including stops enroute
Experience level: Using quiet country roads and roads with paved shoulders where possible. this route is suitable for cyclists with experience riding on roads, as the route is on roads with shared traffic. 
Route highlights: Towns of Thornbury and Clarksburg; Village of Heathcote; agricultural farmlands, orchards and farmgate sales; Escarpment and Georgian Bay views; Griersville and Old Mill Road (long route only); Beaver River and paddling experiences; Clendenan Conservation Area; art galleries, bakeries and more.

Grey Ride Guide

Route Map and Grey County Ride Guide now available.
Enjoy this new route and self-guided tour in Grey County.
Dowloadable PDF with turn by turn directions and more information: 
- 20km Short Loop - HERE
- 32km Long Loop - HERE
Additional Grey County Routes available at: www.visitgrey.ca/cycling
outes available on Ridewithgps, download app to use while cycling. Links included on PDF.


Old Mail    Bakeshop    Beaver Bridge

 A few of the sites enroute: Old Mail Road - Blackbird Pie Company, Heathcote - Beaver Bridge, Clarksburg

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Visiting Grey County? Turn it into a weekend or fun bike getaway anytime.

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To view cycling maps, more cycling information and bicycle-friendly business listings in Grey County visit: 
Grey County Great Places to Cycle - www.ontariobybike.ca/greycounty
Get a preview of your Grey County cycling experinece and view the 2014 cycling video HERE

Follow the links below to book for any or all of the following Ontario By Bike getaway options:

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orange_checkmarkClick HERE to view Ontario By Bike certified bicycle-friendly Grey County accommodation options, and other places to eat visit and sleep.
orange_checkmarkView all Grey County cycling routes and view cycling map, plan additional activities for your visit at www.visitgrey.ca

orange_checkmarkBook a tour or ride with Georgian Bay Cycle ToursRide On Bikes, or Pedal Pushers. Bike rentals available at Bikeface Cycling in Owen Sound, Ride On Bikes in Meaford, and Blue Mountain Resort.

orange_checkmark Plan your visit at Blue Mountain Village 

Route launch event was held June 29, 2014. Thank you to our partners at Grey Tourism, Blue Mountain Village and PedalFest.PedalFest

If you require more information contact: 
Ontario By Bike   (416)827-2774  or  1-866-701-2774  or  info (at) ontariobybike.ca 

For additional visitor information visit: Grey County Tourism

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