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  • 2014 Mountain Bike Nationals Course Preview

    This week, Hardwood Ski & Bike will be hosting the 2014 cross country mountain bike nationals. Starting Wednesday, families will have a chance to ride with some of Canada”s top racers. Thursday evening is the eliminator race – a short and highly spectator friendly event. On Friday, riders have an opportunity to do a lap casino online […]

  • July Cycling Event Listing for Simcoe County

    Last month, Simcoe County was honoured to host another fun and adrenaline packed, Centurion event at Horseshoe Resort. Bravo to those of you that came out and battled the hills of Oro-Medonte! This month, Cycle Simcoe is very happy to announce that the Mountain Bike Nationals will be hosted at Hardwood Ski and Bike on […]

  • First Share the Road Sign Installed in Oro-Medonte

    On June 25, 2014, the Township of Oro-Medonte installed the first Share the Road sign along one of Cycle Simcoe’s designated routes. This is the first of many signs to be installed during the next two months. Why Share the Road? Share the Road signs are just one component of a much larger safety and education […]

  • Celebrating Summer in Ontario

    On Friday, June 6th, Cycle Simcoe joined Resorts Ontario to celebrate summer in our area. Some of Ontario’s largest tourist attractions were in attendance on Dundas Square in Toronto – from CN Tower tours to Ontario Culinary and even an Elvis Presley impersonator promoting Collingwood’s Elvis Festival. The goal of the day was to showcase what […]

  • June Cycling Event Listing for Simcoe County

      Whether you are an avid mountain biker, road cyclist or recreational tourist, Simcoe County has a wide variety of events to suit your style and ability. This month Cycle Simcoe is very happy to welcome back another fun and exciting Centurion Race, located at Horseshoe Resort. Looking to meet new cyclists? Join the Barrie/Simcoe […]

  • 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 […]