Our 2017 Ontario By Bike Ride and small group weekend tours are now finished. Consider joining us for an Ontario By Bike Ride in 2018. With a maximun of 35 cyclists, these fun recreational ride routes and value priced tours do sell out early. In 2017, Ontario By Bike hosted 3 weekend tours, in southern Georgian Bay, 1000 Islands and St. Lawrence River and in the Kawarthas. Link on each page to download the itineraries for a self-guided and self-supported tour.
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Coming soon … early February.
Ontario By Bike – June Ride 2017 (SOLD OUT)
Georgian Bay Explorer
Dates: Saturday, June 17 – Sunday, June 18, 2017 (2 days / 1 night)
Total Distance: 95km
The Ride: Join us for the first Ontario By Bike Ride in 2017, as we ride along the picturesque southern shores of Georgian Bay in Grey County. This two-day weekend tour features an even mix of riding along well-kept rail trails and quiet rural roads, both paved and unpaved. Starting from Stayner in the east and ending in Owen Sound, the route brings cyclists up and around the northern reaches of the Escarpment with frequent opportunities to cool off in Georgian Bay. Enjoy picturesque riding in southern Georgian Bay, connecting to quaint towns and villages along the way. Enjoy an evening in Meaford before continuing the ride west along country roads with vistas across the glistening waters of Georgian Bay. This small group tour includes accommodation, some meals, support van and as this ride follows a linear route, return transportation for you and your bike.
June Ride 2017 – SOLD OUT
Ontario By Bike – August Ride 2017 (SOLD OUT)
1000 Island St. Lawrence River Ride
Dates: Saturday, August 5 – Monday, August 7, 2017 (3 days / 2 nights)
Total Distance: 158km
The Ride: Join us to cycle one of the most spectacular routes in Ontario discovering the 1000 Islands and St Lawrence River on a three day, long weekend tour. Starting from Gananoque and ending in Cornwall, following the Waterfront Trail east, this ride is on a mix of trails and roads. Plan to slow down the pace to take in the scenery and make the most of waterfront rest stops and villages. Enjoy a night in Brockville before pedalling on to Morrisburg for the second night, and the last day of riding taking in an array of natural and heritage attractions in what was once called Upper Canada. This small group tour includes hotel accommodations, some meals, support van and as this ride follows a linear route, return transportation for you and your bike. We make it easy – Just bring your bike and ride.
August Ride 2017 – SOLD OUT
Ontario By Bike – September Ride 2017 (SOLD OUT)
Uxbridge Kawarthas Rail Trail
Dates: Saturday, September 23 – Sunday, September 24, 2017 (2 days / 1 night)
Total Distance: 85km or 100km
The Ride: Enjoy this weekend-long, quiet and safe off-road rail trail ride from Uxbridge through the Kawarthas ending at your choice destination of Peterborough or Lakefield. Whether you ride independently or with friends, join the 2017 Ontario By Bike Ride this September and make the most of this linear trail with the convenience of a coach shuttle back to start on this fully supported small group tour. The well-maintained, hard-packed trail, with some paved sections, traverses idyllic farmlands, along waterways and canals, and through lush green forests. This small group tour includes hotel accommodations, some meals, support van and as this ride follows a linear trail, return transportation for you and your bike.
September Ride 2017 – SOLD OUT
Below you’ll also find the detailed ride itineraries from previous years, now available online so you can enjoy and replicate the ride routes with self-guided ride experience.
For More Information Contact:
Ontario By Bike
Phone: 416-827-2772 / 1-866-701-2774
Email: info (at) ontariobybike.ca
Sign up for enewsletter to receive notification of 2017 tours. Link HERE.