Print Friendly, PDF & Email

2023 Ontario By Bike Photo Contest

Throughout the year we collect photo submissions from cyclists across the province. Each year our winning photo is featured in our bilingual magazine, the Cycling in Ontario / Le vélo en Ontario guide. 

Do you have a photo that inspires and encapsulates the joy and adventure of exploring Ontario by Bike? Submit it to us by email prior to November 2024.
See bottom of page for more details.

We’ll be announcing all the 2023 Photo Contest finalists in January and February, 2024. Stay tuned for the winning photo!

2023 Photo Contest WINNER

‘The Fun Tour of Murals, St. Thomas’ by Helene Pierard from St. Thomas and Nancy Suzuki from London, ON.

Mural artwork ‘Field of Dreams’ by Meaghan Claire Kehoe, located at 125 Ross St., St. Thomas. To see more murals in St. Thomas, visit

Explore the murals on our 2024 Ontario By Bike Ride – Railway City & Erie Ports Tour.

2023 Honourable Mention

‘Family Bike Touring in Simcoe County’ by Soniya and Nishant Patil from Toronto, ON

Location: Flos Rd. 6 W, Phelpston, ON

2023 Honourable Mention

‘Simcoe County Loop Trail, Canada Day’ by Dabera Yu from Markham, ON

Location: Penetanguishene, ON

Find this route at our Simcoe County Great Places to Cycle Page

2023 Honourable Mention

‘Fat Biking on the Upper Big Chute Loop, Gloucester Pool’ by Ian Crysler from Toronto, ON

Location: Gloucester Pool, Port Severn, ON

Find this route under “Orillia, Oro-Medonte, Rama, Ramara and Severn Road Routes” at our Simcoe County Great Places to Cycle Page

2024 Photo Contest

We know you love to explore Ontario by bike! Whether you are riding with friends or family, on a club ride, multi-day tour or afternoon spin, take the time to snap a few great photos featuring you and your bikes as well as places you stop.

We’ll be collecting the submissions all year, so take your time and get the shot just right! The winning photo is featured every year in the Cycling in Ontario / Le vélo en Ontario guide.

Submit your photo/s by email to before the contest closes on November 19, 2024. Be sure to include your name, where you are from and info on where in Ontario the photo was taken.

Check out entries from 2022 and previous years below

2022 Photo Contest WINNER – ‘Fall Colours on the Caledon Trailway’ by Richard Oldfield from Oshawa, ON.

Our winning photo is featured every year in the Cycling in Ontario / Le vélo en Ontario guide. 

2022 Honourable Mention – ‘Margaret L. Cycling on a Pier, Lake Simcoe’ by M. Cheong from Richmond Hill, ON

2022 Honourable Mention – ‘Fall Gravel on the Georgian Bay Peninsula’ by Matthew Kadey from Waterloo, ON

2022 Honourable Mention – ‘Connor Houston and family cycling on the Georgian Trail’ by Jody Wilson from Collingwood, ON

2022 Honourable Mention – ‘Logging Road in Hastings County, East of Gilmour’ by Tessa Brinklow from Barrie, ON

2022 Honourable Mention – ‘Fat Biking on the Ravenshoe Trails, East Gwillimbury’ by Casey Anderson from Toronto, ON

2021 Photo Contest WINNER – “Sunflowers in Whitchurch-Stouffville” by Dabera Yu of Markham, ON

2021 Honourary Mention # 3 – “Among The Trees” at Fanshawe Conservation Area by Les Kalman of Kilworth, ON

2021 Honourary Mention # 2 – “Queenston Lewiston Bridge, Niagara Parkway Trail” by Nancy Suzuki and Helene Pierard of London, ON

2021 Honourary Mention # 1 – “Sunset on Elora Cataract Trail” by Nina Silver of Toronto, ON

2020 Photo Contest WINNER: Paulette Dalton, Redway Road, Toronto
Dabera Yu - Durham Region
Credit: Dabera Yu
Shawn Wyckoff - Victoria Rail Trail
Credit: Shawn Wyckoff
Josie Dinsomore
2019 Fall Photo Contest Winner / Credit: Josie Dinsmore – Amable du Fond River Provincial Park , Calvin
Donna Marie Nyenhuis
Credit: Donna Marie Nyenhuis
2019 Fall Photo Contest
Credit: Doug Robin
2019 Fall Photo Contest
Credit: Laurie I. Sheppard
Norm Bertrad
2018 Photo Contest Winner / Credit: Norm Bertrand – Kelso Conservation Area, Halton Region
2018 Photo Contest
Credit: John Todd
2018 Photo Contest
Credit: Robin Bergart
2018 Photo Contest
Credit: Ed & Lisa
De poster klein
Credit: Rob Kuiper
2018 Winner and Honourable Mentions
Credit: Richard Oldfield
Peter Istvan min
2017 Photo Contest Winner / Credit: Peter Istvan – Fitness Trail, Parry Sound
The Ellis Toronto 300dpi 1
Credit: Brian Ellis
2017 Photo Contest
Credit: Jenny Nourse
2017 Photo Contest
Credit: Shirley Van Steen
2017 Photo Contest
Credit: Ashley Brown
2017 Photo Contest
Credit: Richard Oldfiel
2017 Photo Contest
Credit: Jenny Nourse

Laura Langford Milne Dam Conservation Area Fall Photo Contest Winner 2016 HI Res

2016 Photo Contest Winner – Credit: Laura Langford

Published On: January 25, 2024Categories: News

About the Author: Ontario By Bike