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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Barrie/Simcoe Cycling Club hosts PEDAL FEST

    On Saturday May 30th, 2015 the Barrie/Simcoe Cycling Club is proud to host Ontario’s first ever all-inclusive cycling celebration, Pedal Fest. Embarking on their 6th Annual Youth Race, part of the Ontario Youth Cup Series, the Barrie/Simcoe Cycling Club is pleased to now offer a more inclusive and spectator friendly event – Pedal Fest. This will be […]