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3 05, 2019

Cycling Adventures Await in Canada’s Deep South

2021-08-25T12:02:51+00:00May 3, 2019|Destinations, News, Ontario's Southwest|

Wondering what could possibly be better than a two-wheeled adventure with pit stops for wine and great eats along the way? Look no further than the Tourism Windsor Essex Pelee Island Cycle Tourism Map to plan your next visit. If you are looking to pedal your way through the southern peninsula of Ontario, cyclists of all sorts can explore this region via six established cycling routes, all featured on this new map. Routes vary by way of experience with everything from an 8km scenic ride along the Windsor Riverfront to a three-day, 130km cycling adventure through Windsor, Kingsville and Essex.

7 03, 2019

Will Ride for Cheese: A Scenic Ride through Canada’s Dairy Capital

2021-09-17T12:30:10+00:00March 7, 2019|Culinary, Culture, Destinations, News, Ontario's Southwest|

Love to cycle AND eat? We hear ya! If you’re looking for a unique ride, then cycling along The Oxford County Cheese Trail is a super fun and delicious way to enjoy your next ride. With 92km of new stories, local flavours and oh-so-tasty cheese, there’s no ride quite like it. The Oxford County Cheese Trail is a list of 24 curated stops throughout Oxford County that serve up a local cheese or dairy offer for visitors to enjoy. If you follow the Oxford County South Route, you’ll be able to experience many of these stops yourself right from your two wheels. Don’t forget to bring a cooler!

25 09, 2018

3-Day Bike Adventure in Windsor Essex | Tour Recap & Itinerary

2021-09-17T12:27:11+00:00September 25, 2018|Destinations, Ontario's Southwest|

When the group of 35+ riders set off from Comber on the Saturday of the 2018 Labour Day long weekend here in Canada, it was already heating up and most knew it was bound to be scourcer. It didn't take long for riders of the Essex Windsor Loop, an Ontario By Bike Ride and small group tour, to get right into the quiet countryside amongst the corn fields and wind turbines.

24 07, 2018

Conquering Ontario’s Blue Coast by Bike

2021-09-17T12:26:28+00:00July 24, 2018|Destinations, News, Ontario's Southwest|

Less than three hours’ drive from Toronto, southwestern Ontario’s Blue Coast offers some of the best waterfront cycling in Ontario, with over 200 kilometres of waterfront to explore. Discover two internationally renowned Blue Flag beaches as well as awe-inspiring natural scenery, impressive local art, and sumptuous local food and drink.

31 05, 2018

Cycling Adventures Await in Canada’s Deep South

2021-08-26T07:37:14+00:00May 31, 2018|Destinations, Ontario's Southwest|

Pedal your way through Canada`s southernmost peninsula, which provides a largely flat topography for recreational cyclists, families, or avid enthusiasts. The trails in the region connect to further excursions in EPIC Wine Country, Point Pelee National Park, on Pelee Island, along Windsor’s stunning riverfront, and are also part of the Trans Canada Trail and the Great Lakes Waterfront Trail.

29 03, 2018

Get Moo-ving in Oxford County

2021-08-26T09:15:41+00:00March 29, 2018|Destinations, Ontario's Southwest|

Looking to shake up your cycling season? We suggest a milk shake! Oxford County isn't just the Dairy Capital of Canada, the region is also gaining quite a reputation as a great destination for on- and off-road cycling. The reasons to Ride Oxford are lengthy but we have shortened it to a simple five for your reading pleasure.

4 07, 2017

Go To Ride, Stay to Play in Norfolk County

2021-09-01T12:32:14+00:00July 4, 2017|Destinations, Ontario's Southwest|

I had visited Norfolk County a couple of times in the past, using the area as a springboard to a great ride, following the Waterfront Trail, Port Dover to Fort Erie, or as part of a rail trail tour weekend on an Ontario By Bike Ride, from Dundas to Port Dover. I felt I knew something about the bike scene in the area. But it wasn’t until I recently spent a weekend dedicated to exploration and cycling adventures that I experienced a true appreciation for all things Norfolk.

11 04, 2017

Island Ride Time – Top Cycling on Ontario Islands

2021-08-27T07:12:22+00:00April 11, 2017|Destinations, Greater Toronto Area, Northern Ontario, Ontario's Southwest, South Eastern Ontario|

There is something special about crossing water to a destination beyond. Whether it’s a 5 minute ferry jaunt or multi hour journey, that getaway feeling is inescapable. When you pair it with the freedom of two wheels you'll find the ultimate way to slow down to island time. With an abundance of lakes and rivers, Ontario has beautiful waterfront cycling and thousands upon thousands of islands to visit. Here are a few top picks for island cycling this summer.