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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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Join the Ontario By Bike Network!

This section is for tourism businesses and industry:

If you're a cyclist and are looking for great places to cycle in Ontario - CLICK HERE

 

Cycle Tourism in Ontario is growing!

Interested in attracting cycle tourists to your location?

Be a part of the growing Ontario By Bike™ Network!

 

The goal of Ontario By Bike is to create a network of businesses that together enhance a regional cycle tourism product and collectively, Ontario's cycle tourism sector. This comprehensive program provides a robust certification program, industry workshops, operator training, tourism industry standards, destination development assistance and marketing and promotional opportunities. These are coordinated in an effort to drive community-based economic development in Ontario's cycle tourism sector.

The Ontario By Bike Network certifies tourism businesses and organizations as bicycle friendly for free under the categories of accommodation, food service providers, destination attractions, business areas and other cycling-related businesses or organizations interested in cycle tourism. To be eligible for certification, individual locations must be situated within a region where the Ontario By Bike™ Network is currently offered, as well as complying with the certification criteria required for the specific category they fall under.

 

Why should a business join the Ontario By Bike Network?

  • With over 1400 certified bicycle friendly locations, you can help grow the local and regional profile of your area as a cycling destination for tourists
  • Adapt and evolve your service and product offerings to better cater to cyclists, a high value and growing tourism market in Ontario
  • Customizable business listings on the Ontario By Bike™ website with a business icon placed on the Ontario By Bike online map, helping cyclists find your business when planning their cycling holiday
  • Ontario destinations and businesses are featured in consumer e-newsletters, sent to over 14,000 cyclists (sent 8 times/year)
  • Social media posts highlighting cycling experiences and businesses to an engaged and growing online community on Facebook and Twitter
  • Improved search engine visibility for your business through valuable online links from the Ontario By Bike Network
  • And much, much more!

 

Learn more about the Ontario By Bike Network!

                  

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