Northwestern Ontario

Read on for inspirational cycling experiences across Ontario. Whether you’re looking for rail trails, mountain biking or road riding, we’re putting together stories to get you out on two wheels. Join us on opens in a new windowFacebookopens in a new windowTwitter and opens in a new windowInstagram to get more updates and so we can hear your story. Interested in guest blogging with Ontario By Bike? Shoot us an email!

Your Rural Ride Checklist: How to Prepare for a Gravel Ride in Hastings County

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A little prep goes a long way when it comes to planning a gravel ride.


No Bike, No Problem: Rent a Ride in Kawarthas Northumberland

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Read a blog like this, and naturally you start imagining all the places across the province you could ride. Those pesky logistics tend to get in the way, though—what if you can’t transport your bike there, or need an e-bike boost for a longer ride? What if you’re already in the area, but need a good bike shop stat? Fortunately, there are several stellar options throughout the Kawarthas Northumberland region to rent a set of wheels or pick up some needed last-minute bike supplies.


A Ride to Remember: Cycling the Riverside Trail in Cornwall

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Roll into Cornwall this year and discover an inviting mix of small-town charm, beautiful scenery, and, of course, amazing cycling.


Bike Assist to the Rescue

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It can happen – getting caught out on a ride without the right gear to fix a flat or a more challenging mechanical issue that is beyond a trail or curbside repair. Whether you are an avid cyclist or just starting out, there are times when there is no way around it – help is needed. Just a call away, and available to CAA members, CAA Bike Assist® is just that.


2024 is the Year to Visit Eastern Ontario’s Jewel: The Prescott Russell Recreational Trail

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The Prescott Russell Recreational Trail has been around for close to 20 years but 2024 is going to be a special year!


Spring Dreaming: Three Hastings County Gravel Routes to Ride This Season

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Warm up your legs and get excited for a great spring season of gravel riding in Ontario.


Beyond the Bike: 5 Great Reasons to Ride Oxford

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Looking for ready-to-go cycling routes on winding roads where crickets outnumber cars with forests and farmland as backdrop for your journey? Oxford County knows the journey continues when you park your ride. Here are 5 post-ride activities that put Oxford in another class for an ultimate cycling getaway.


Exploring the Beauty of Cycling in the Ottawa Valley

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Nestled amidst the scenic landscapes of eastern Ontario, the Ottawa Valley offers cyclists a haven of breathtaking views, winding trails, and vibrant communities waiting to be explored.


2024 Cycling In Ontario / Le vélo en Ontario Guide

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The 2024 Cycling in Ontario/ Le vélo en Ontario Guide is now available in print and digital format! Please use our new order form to request your print magazine copy.


Peterborough & the Kawarthas: an Energizing Place to Put Your E-Bike to the Test

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Cycling in Peterborough & the Kawarthas is known for scenic views – lake vistas, rolling hills of centuries old farmland – and the slow burn that comes along with pedalling up and down hills and dales along some of the region’s road-less-traveled rural routes.


Prescott & Russell: Eastern Ontario’s Next Great Rail Trail

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Rail trail riding fans unite, and make plans to head to the United Counties of Prescott and Russell in Eastern Ontario to ride the 72km Recreational Trail that stretches across the countryside, south of Ottawa and near the Quebec border.


New Report: Cyclists Actively Embrace Cycle Tourism in Ontario

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A new study published by Ontario By Bike provides detailed insight into cyclists’ riding habits and trip preferences, highlighting the fact that cycle tourism in Ontario is growing and making a valuable contribution to the tourism economy in the province.