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  • March 20th Cycling Conditions in Simcoe County

    It’s Friday, March 20th and we are blessed with plus 8 degree temperatures and blue bird skies! For those looking for a great ride to do this weekend, try the Simcoe County region. Though the corners are still a bit sandy, most of the quiet side roads are clean and clear. Here is a snap […]

  • Cycle Simcoe now has… 3 maps?

    Cycle Simcoe, a project run through the Barrie/Simcoe Cycling Club, launched a test pilot project in the Township of Oro-Medonte in 2013. The goal: develop safe, accessible and fun routes for tourists and locals, alike. To begin, three road cycling loops were mapped using the safest and most heavily travelled cycling routes. As well, one cycling trail […]

  • 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 […]

  • Provincial Mountain Bike Championship Course Preview

    Last weekend Horseshoe Resort hosted the Ontario Provincial Mountain Bike Championships. This race was the final event for the Ontario Cup Series, which takes place throughout Ontario every summer. Simcoe County has been fortunate enough to host both the Provincial and National Cross Country Mountain Bike Championships. Known for our flowy single track, Simcoe County […]

  • September Cycling Event Listing

    What”s Happening This Month In August, Simcoe County was home to a few great events – from the Ontario Mountain Bike Cup at Mountain View in Midland, to the fun and hardcore 8 hour Relay Race at Hardwood Ski and Bike. This month, Simcoe County will see a new sport come out of hibernation. Not […]

  • Invasive Species Workshop

    Invasive Species Workshop and Trails Update hosted by County of Simcoe & Simcoe County Trails Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 6:30pm – 8:30pm Simcoe County Museum – Meeting Room b  1151 Highway 26, Minesing, Ontario L0L 1Y2 Learn how you can do your part to slow the spread and reduce new introductions of the invasive plant […]

  • August Cycling Event Listing for Simcoe County

    Highlights from July Last month, Simcoe County had the privilage of hosting the Mountain Bike National Championships at Hardwood Ski & Bike. Canada’s best came out to battle for the top spot on podium. Taking home the national title in the elite category was BC’s Geoff Kabush and Catharine Pendrel, with locals;  Soren Meeuwisse, Erica Leonard and Quinton Disera […]