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2021 Cycling In Ontario Guide

Biking 101 in Toronto

Toronto Waterfront Trail

If you are new to cycling or find yourself riding more than ever before, there is no better learning course than the bike trails and bike lanes in Toronto. Getting comfortable and being confident on two wheels, practice and knowing the rules of the road, will help take you to new places safely. 

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Chipping Away at the Caledon Lakeside Ride - A Great Lakes to Greenbelt Cycling Adventure

Caledon Lakeside Ride

When cycling enthusiast and photographer Martin Lortz learned of the nine cycling loops showcasing the Great Lakes Waterfront Trail and the Greenbelt Route a plan solidified to ride all, starting with the Caledon Lakeside loop. Discover this 173km ride stretching from the Great Lakes to the Greenbelt.

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Industry Workshops 2021

Interested in cycle tourism development?

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

Northwest Ontario & Kenora - Ontario By Bike Cycle Tourism Destination Development Workshop - June 15, 10am (CST)

Destination Bike - Welcoming Cyclists in Renfrew County/Ottawa Valley - June 16, 10am

Destination Bike - Welcoming Cyclists in Sault Ste. Marie - June 18, 2pm

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Ontario By Bike Photo Contest

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Ontario By Bike's 2021 photo contest is open for submission. Click below to learn how to participate in the contest and to see all the great winners and honourable mentions from previous years.

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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 1500 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 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
  • 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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