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  • 2017 Cycling Event Listing for Simcoe County

    Top 10 Cycling Events in Simcoe County for 2017

    Cycling continues to grow in Simcoe County, which has inspired many event organizers to develop new and unique cycling festivals and races. Turas Mor and the Growling Beaver Brevet are two ‘gravel grinder’ rides in South Georgian Bay. Each ride tours the hilly terrain of Creemore, Collingwood and Blue Mountains, all on gravel roads! And […]

  • Emily Batty

    Emily Batty: A Tour of Where She Rides When She’s Home.

    Emily Batty had an incredible year on her mountain bike; she won the Canadian Championships and got third in the World Championships. And though her performance at the 2016 Olympics in Brazil was one spot away from a medal (she got fourth) as Canadians, we didn’t love her any less. “I just ran out of […]

  • 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 […]

  • Marinoni Film barrie

    Marinoni Film Screening with Filmmaker Q&A!

    Mark your calendars! On March 10th, Tony Giardin and his movie, “Marinoni” are coming to the Barrie Uptown Theatre. Door prizes from local shops. Tickets are $12 in advance. Follow this link to purchase online: Marinoni Film Screening with Filmmaker Q&A!. Tickets can also be purchased for $15 at the door. See you on the 10th! Date: March […]

  • 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 […]

  • Pan Am Games Torch Relay

    Wonderful evening at the Hardwood Ski and Bike Torch Relay on Wednesday, June 10th. The Torch made its way in to the venue in the hands of Hardwood’s founder, Kim Viney and World Cup mountain biker, Emily Batty carried the torch for the final stretch while a mass of local kids followed closely behind. Following the […]