Cycling News

  • Silver Goose

    Elite Women’s Race Confirmed as Marquee Event of Pan American Cyclocross Championships

    Since it’s inception in 2014, The Silver Goose Cyclocross in Midland, Ontario has made promoting equality between men’s and women’s cyclocross a focal point of the event. As the host of Pan American Cyclocross Championships, the event promoter, CykelHaus Race Promotions, has confirmed their application to the UCI for a derogation to put the women’s […]

  • Simcoe County Loop Trail 1 Day Epic

    Join us for the 2nd annual Simcoe County Loop Trail 1 Day Epic event on September 8th, 2018. Challenge yourself on the unique 160 KM off-road loop in one day. Riders will travel from Barrie to Georgian Bay, across to Lake Couchiching and along the shoreline of Lake Simcoe as they head back to Barrie. […]

  • Silver Goose Midland

    Pan-American Cyclo-cross Championships Coming to Midland

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Continental Championships Organized by Silver Goose In an announcement today from CykelHaus Race Promotions, Cycling Canada and The Pan-American Cycling Confederation, it was revealed that  the Pan-American Cyclo-cross Championships will be held in Canada on November 3-4, 2018. It marks the first time ever that Canada will host the championships, announced Silver […]

  • Wayne Kibbler

    Building a Sustainable Future for Singletrack in Simcoe

    The following article and photos were provided by Colin Field. If you go down to the woods today, well, if today is a Monday, and those woods are in Oro-Medonte, you’re in for a big surprise. You’ll find dudes, and dudettes, sporting chainsaws, hoes, shovels, axes and rakes; all decked out in the same bright […]

  • 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 […]

  • Safety Video Cover Photo

    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 […]