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  • Share the Road Signs to be Installed in Oro-Medonte

    We are pleased to announce that Cycle Simcoe has been approved by Oro-Medonte Town Council to install Share the Road signs along our designated routes in Oro-Medonte this summer. In 2014, the Barrie/Simcoe Cycling Club received funding from the Ontario Trillium Foundation to install signage in Oro-Medonte. Over the past few months, Cycle Simcoe, a […]

  • Pedal to the People

    Spring Bicycle Cleaning Tips

    The following blog post was written by Gershom Morris, mechanic for internationally ranked cycling team, 3 Rox Racing and owner of Pedal to the People mobile bike shop, located here in Simcoe County.  Spring is here and with that comes bike riding. Unfortunately there is a lot of road grime and even more slop on off-road trails. […]

  • Early April Conditions in Simcoe County

    Itching to dust off your bike and ride? Don’t worry, Simcoe County road conditions are great right now! Although we still have a bit of snow on the shoulders, the roads are in decent shape. Be careful on the corners, as the sand has not been swept for the summer season and we haven’t had […]

  • How to Dress for Spring Cycling

    The following blog post was written by Jeremy Simmons, owner of the Trek Bicycle Store in Barrie, Ontario. This is the time of year when cyclists are getting excited about getting out and riding, even if the weather isn’t ideal. Here are a few tips to make the early season rides more comfortable! The extremities […]

  • Bicycle Giveaway Winner Announced!

    Congratulations to Steve, from Alliston for winning the Norco VFR4, provided by Bikeland in Barrie. The bike giveaway was the much desired ballot prize at the Cycle Simcoe booth during the Outdoor Adventure Show and Toronto International Bicycle Show. Thank you to Ontario’s Lake Country for partnering with this promotion and to everyone that participated […]

  • Volunteer at this Year’s Horseshoe Centurion

    Centurion Cycling’s events would not be possible without the dedication, commitment and passion of hundreds of volunteers. Right now, the Horseshoe Centurion volunteer committee is recruiting volunteers for the 2014 event – June 16 to June 22. Centurion volunteers are needed in a variety of capacities, beginning Thursday of event week through Sunday afternoon. Opportunities […]

  • Volunteers Wanted for Mountain Bike Nationals

    The following post was written by Sharon Foulkes, Canadian Championships Volunteer Coordinator and MTB Sport Organizing Committee Member.  You know spring and summer isn’t too far away when you get an email from us about Mountain Bike season.  Can you believe that the Canadian Championships are only five months away?  And the Pan Am Games are only […]

  • Share the Road!

    One of the most important components in the Simcoe County Cycling Strategy is education – not just for motorists, but for cyclists as well. Over the next two years, Cycle Simcoe will be developing education pieces, in partnership with neighbouring Counties and Share the Road, to: Encourage cyclists to abide by the rules of the […]

  • Promote your Business at the Spring Consumer Shows

    Join us at the Simcoe County Consumer Show Booth! Would you like to join Cycle Simcoe at the February 21-23 Outdoor Adventure Show and the February 28 – March 2nd, Toronto International Bicycle Show? Simcoe County, in partnership with Cycle Simcoe, Ontario Lake Country and Oro-Medonte are inviting local (Simcoe County) stakeholders to join our booth and gain exposure for their businesses. How this […]