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  • Disera Boys

    2019 Canadian MTB Championships Recap

    The 2019 Canadian Mountain Bike Championships were held at Hardwood Ski and Bike on July 20th. It was a hot, but great day of racing, with some of the worlds best mountain bikers racing for the National Championship jersey. Check out the recap video by Pulse Racing and Brian Hunt Visual! See you again next […]

  • Cycling Destination Ontario

    It’s #PedalWeek in Simcoe County!

    What’s #PedalWeek!? Simcoe County has worked hard over the past few years to improve cycling infrastructure. From trail development to cycling tourism, our region has become one of the best cycling destinations in Ontario. Now it’s time to celebrate! Each day this week, the County of Simcoe will highlight one of our many achievements. Check […]

  • Pedal Week

    With more than 300 kilometres of multi-use rail trail and more than 1,000 kilometres of mapped on-road cycling routes, Simcoe County has become the mecca for all things biking. From breathtaking scenic cycling routes to exhilarating downhill and cross county mountain bike trails, Simcoe County is the place to be for biking enthusiasts. To celebrate […]

  • Hardwood Ski and Bike Nationals

    Hardwood Next Wave

    With Canadian Championships only 2 weeks away, it’s a perfect time to share our latest video about Hardwood Ski and Bike and the influence the facility has had on Canada’s top riders. For over 20 years, Hardwood Ski and Bike has run programs, like the Devo team (short for development), which has since morphed into […]

  • Collingwood Cycling Club - Laura_Olivia

    CCC Working Hard to Promote Safe Cycling & Defensive Cycling

    The following was written by Jody Wilson, from Go Cycle Collingwood. It seems like the on going debate over the legality of two abreast cycling in Ontario has finally been put to sleep by the Ontario Provincial Police after it was confirmed by Attorney Generals office as a result of an incident in the Collingwood […]

  • Em's Cafe - Coldwater - Ontario by Bike

    Local Business Wins Bicycle Friendly Award Helping Build Cycle Tourism

    Em’s Café in Coldwater was selected as one of 13 award recipients during the inaugural Bicycle Friendly Business Awards, held in conjunction with the Cycle Tourism Conference Canada hosted in Toronto on March 1st. The awards were presented by Ontario By Bike, whose network of certified bicycle friendly tourism businesses is now 1,500 strong. The […]

  • Tourism Business Awards – Ontario By Bike

    On March 1, 2019 Ontario By Bike (OBB) / Transportation Options will be hosting a 4th Cycle Tourism Conference. www.ontariobybike.ca/ctc19 * New for the 2019 conference, OBB will be showcasing and celebrating the best bicycle friendly tourism businesses in Ontario.  To be eligible, businesses need to a part of the Ontario By Bike Network, and certified as […]

  • Matt Konings Horseshoe

    Horseshoe Resort Invests in Quality Trails

    The following blog and photography has been provided by Colin Field. Sometimes all it takes is the right person for the job. The person passionate enough, dedicated enough and hard-working enough to make a plan come to fruition. If Matt Konings isn’t the man for the job at Horseshoe Resort’s downhill mountain bike trails, then […]

  • Hardwood Ski and Bike, an incubator for youth development in cycling.

    The following blog and photography has been provided by Colin Field. Fifteen years ago I spent a summer working at Hardwood Ski and Bike. I lived with friends in nearby Sugarbush, and my commute was a 20-minute motorcycle ride through the forested, dirt roads of Oro-Medonte. It was a lovely summer. Hardwood itself was a […]

  • Emily Batty

    Emily Batty: A Tour of Where She Rides When She’s Home.

    Emily Batty had an incredible year on her mountain bike; she won the Canadian Championships and got third in the World Championships. And though her performance at the 2016 Olympics in Brazil was one spot away from a medal (she got fourth) as Canadians, we didn’t love her any less. “I just ran out of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]