Cycling News

  • Fat Biking Rentals

    Get Fat!

    The following article was written by first time fat biker and travel-writer, Mary Reid. Get Fat Gain 4-inches this winter and go where you please. No, this is not an unhealthy New Year’s resolution; I’m talking about a bicycle, specifically the size of its tires. Have you looked at the Fat bike and wanted to […]

  • Share the Road is Coming to Simcoe County!

    Share the Road Coalition will be coming to Simcoe County this fall to discuss the Bicycle Friendly Community application and assist our municipalities with achieving a bronze and silver award. YOU have a chance to provide input. Join us at one of these three community Share the Road ‘World Cafe’ workshops: Apple Annie’s, Orillia – September […]

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    Cycle Simcoe Launches Cycling Safety Videos

    Road cycling and in particular, road cycling in groups tends to be a highly controversial topic. Misunderstandings surrounding the highway traffic act (HTA) being the primary culprit. With that in mind, Cycle Simcoe recently partnered with Tourism Simcoe County, RTO7 and Grey County, on a series of cycling safety videos. These videos, directed towards both […]

  • Simcoe County 2016 Event Listing

    Cycling Events you Don’t Want to Miss this Summer!

    So many exciting events to choose from… It’s summer in Simcoe County! Whether you are a mountain biker, road cyclist or recreational rider, we have a cycling event for you. The following is a brief list of top ten cycling events in our area that you don’t want to miss. If you are looking for […]

  • Help Keep Cycling Booming in 2016 – Cycle Simcoe Workshop

    Cycling tourism is growing at a rapid rate in North America. Locally, municipalities and community organizations have been working hard to improve mapping, signage, safety education and much more. But, we can’t be a true success without the support of our local businesses! Join Cycle Simcoe and the Town of Collingwood for a cycling tourism […]

  • Happy Holidays!

    On behalf of Cycle Simcoe and our entire committee, we hope you have a fun and cycling-filled holiday season. We will see you on the roads and trails next spring! Here is a quick review of 2015… Maps, maps and more maps! 2015 was a great year for the Cycle Simcoe project – we grew […]

  • Cycle Simcoe Launches Interactive Mobile Map

    Wednesday May 27th, 2015 – Cycle Simcoe is pleased to announce the launch of our interactive mobile friendly map. In 2013 the Barrie/Simcoe Cycling Club, a not for profit organization, received an Ontario Trillium Foundation grant and partnered with the County of Simcoe and Township of Oro-Medonte to develop a test pilot project within the Township […]

  • First Cycle Simcoe Outdoor Repair Stations Installed in Simcoe County!

    Friday May 22nd, 2015 – Cycle Simcoe is pleased to announce the installation of our first Outdoor Repair Station in partnership with the Township of Oro-Medonte, Carriage Ridge Resort, Georgian College and the Georgian Residence and Conference Centre – Barrie. In 2013 the Barrie/Simcoe Cycling Club, a not for profit organization, received an Ontario Trillium […]

  • North Simcoe Cycling Tourism Workshop

    Are you the owner of a business in the North Simcoe area? Join us on January 28th at the North Simcoe Sports and Recreation Centre for a workshop on Cycle Tourism – find out what your area is doing to promote cycling and learn how you can participate! Date: January 28th, 2015 Time: 10am – 12pm Location: North Simcoe Sports […]

  • Cycle Simcoe is Developing More Cycling Routes

    Expect more routes for 2015! Did you hear? Cycle Simcoe is expanding to new areas in Simcoe County! In March 2015 you will see three, brand new Cycle Simcoe Route Maps hit the shelves, including: Ontario’s Lake Country, Huronia and South Georgian Bay. This expansion project, championed by the Barrie/Simcoe Cycling Club, will be in partnership […]

  • Southern Georgian Bay Cycling Workshop

    Are you the owner of a business in the Southern Georgian Bay area? Join us on December 9th at the Collingwood Public Library for a workshop on Cycle Tourism – find out what your area is doing to promote cycling and learn how you can participate! Date: December 9th, 2015 Time: 4pm – 6pm Location: […]

  • Severn Hosts Cycling Tourism Workshop

    Are you a business owner in Severn Township? Learn about the benefits and opportunities associated with making your business Cycling friendly by joining Cycle Simcoe, Ontario’s Lake Country and the Town of Severn on Wednesday, November 26th at the Coldwater Arena. The workshop will run from 4 – 6pm and will cover: Cycling Tourism Overview Cycle Simcoe […]