Cycling Tips

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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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]