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Unique Day Trips in Kawarthas Northumberland

Kawarthas Northumberland

Summer weekends are precious, and it can be hard to fit everything you want to do into a busy schedule. That’s why bike routes that pair prime cycling with unique destinations are so appealing - you can have your cake and eat it too. Read on if matching a day’s ride with birding, spelunking, or a visit to a living museum sounds intriguing.

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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

Ontario150 flash final1Choose to explore Ontario on one of these 15 world class, legacy cycling itineraries! Read More...

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Explore 3,000km+ of extraordinary cycling
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2020 Best Bicycle Friendly Businesses - Award Winners

2019 Bicycle Friendly Business Award Recipients

OBB 2020 AwardCongratulations to the 2020 "Best Bicycle Friendly Businesses"
in Ontario.


The following businesses were selected to win the Ontario By Bike award for their efforts in and excelling at providing services and a welcome to cyclists visiting their locations as well as supporting cycling within their community. A winner was selected from each of the 13 tourism regions in Ontario, plus a recognition award was given to the best bike related businesses for each region, where nominated, as these businesses provide an important service supporting cycle tourists. 

We encourage you to plan a visit, and cycle by to find out more yourself and first hand. 

Ontario's Southwest / RTO1

Niagara Region / RTO2

Hamilton Halton Brant / RTO3

Huron, Perth, Waterloo & Wellington / RTO4

Greater Toronto Area / RTO5

York Durham Headwaters / RTO6

BruceGreySimcoe / RTO7

Kawarthas Northumberland / RTO8

South Eastern Ontario / RTO9

Ottawa & Countryside

Ontario's Highlands / RTO11

Explorers' Edge / RTO12

Northern Ontario / RTO13


2020 is the second year of the Ontario By Bike "Best Bicycle Friendly Business Awards". The awards are given to showcase the efforts of all those businesses out there that are working hard on keeping Ontario a top destination for cyclists. We would like to thank everyone who has participated in this year's contest as we received many outstanding nominations and heard lots of inspiring stories from all. We are proud to continue our partnership in promoting businesses across Ontario as top spot for cyclists to eat, visit, and sleep. 

Ontario By Bike has awarded one business in each of the 13 tourism regions, as a winner for 2020. Additionally, a recognition award was given to best bike businesses for each region, where nominated, as these businesses provide an important service supporting cycle tourists. 

Ontario By Bike's bicycle friendly business network consists of over 1,500 certified tourism businesses across the province. The certification program has criteria that help ensure cyclists are welcomed at businesses they choose to stop at whether it be as a cycle tourist, on a longer trip, or while biking closer to home. The Network is free for businesses to participate in and the information on each location and much more about cycle tourism in the region is easily accessible on our website. Each winner is a certified bicycle friendly location, a part of the Ontario By Bike Network. 

See our 2019 Best Bicycle Friendly Business Award Winners here. 

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