Ontario Cycling Clubs

Ontario Cycling Clubs

Ontario has dozens of fantastic cycling clubs throughout the province. Clubs are welcoming to new members and are a fabulous way to learn new skills from experienced riders, explore new routes and destinations and most importantly make new friends and riding buddies!

  • opens in a new windowBanded Goose Cycle Club – Kingsville – Banded Goose Cycle Club offers rides for all abilities, from more family friendly rides to more ‘serious’ and longer rides out of Kingsville in Essex County. Go For a ride, stay for a beer with Kingsville’s first ‘Brewery’ based Cycling club utilizing cycle sport asnd great beer to promote healthy socialization.
  • opens in a new windowEastside Riders Cycling Club – Windsor – The East Side Riders Cycling Club (ESR) is the largest Cycling Club in Essex County. The group is based in the Town of Tecumseh (just east of Windsor Ontario). The club is focused on developing road riders in the areas of fitness and performance but also provides rides for those who want to gain group riding experience or just enjoy to ride.
  • opens in a new windowLambton Outdoor Club – Lambton – Lambton Outdoor Club is a non profit organization that supports outdoor recreational activities in a manner that is non-destructive to the environment. Serves to bring together people of common interest in outdoor activities and provide opportunities to improve outdoor skills. Our Cycling group offers two levels of outings. Hares: for longer more difficult rides. Distance: 60-80 km, Duration:5 hrs approx. Easy Riders: for shorter easier rides. Distance: 20-40 km, Duration: 4 hrs approx
  • opens in a new windowLondon Centennial Wheelers – London – The London Centennial Wheelers was founded in 1967 by a group of local cyclists with considerable racing experience. The ongoing focus is in touring and road racing, while many present members are involved in mountain bike racing, cyclocross and triathlons; other members are recreational cyclists who like to push themselves to go a little faster.
  • opens in a new windowLondon Cycling Club – London – The London Cycling Club is a volunteer-based non-profit organization for recreational bicycling in the London region and have been in operation since 1971. They value the health, lifestyle and social aspects of cycling.
  • opens in a new windowRailway City Cycling Club – Riding out of and around St. Thomas and Elgin County, the club has a diverse membership base with a variety of rides to suit different cyclists.
  • opens in a new windowRocket Mountain Biking Club – Windsor – The Rockets are a non-profit mountain bike (MTB) club based in southwestern Ontario, Canada with members from Essex and Kent counties and southeastern Michigan, USA. They host weekly fun rides, training rides, fun races and hold an 8-hour relay citizen event for charity.
  • opens in a new windowSilver Spokes Cycling Club – The Club was founded as the Norfolk Cycling Club in 1939 by Albert Coulier (Schelstraete) and now operates as the Silver Spokes Cycling Club. We offer regularly scheduled group rides that cater to various level of cyclists throughout the week and weekends. Those rides are primarily based out of Delhi, Courtland, Simcoe (Hay Creek), Tillsonburg areas. Over the years the club has enjoyed a very active group of cyclists and welcomes new members. Come on out and join us anytime!
  • opens in a new windowWoodstock Cycling Club – Woodstock – The Woodstock Cycling Club offers annual memberships which give members full access to “The Pines”, a private mountain biking facility located outside of Woodstock. The club offers something for everyone with weekly run rides for road and mountain bikers.
  • opens in a new windowAncaster Velo – Ancaster – They offer a friendly environment for structured group road riding where cyclists can improve their cycling skills and fitness, and enjoy cycling by associating with other cyclists.
  • opens in a new windowBrant Cycling Club – The Brant Cycling Club is a grass-roots, volunteer based non profit organization founded with the goal of enhancing the cycling culture in the Brantford / Brant area. Focussing on bringing cyclists together through group rides and other events, introducing children to cycling with a youth mountain bike program, advocating for cycling friendly policies and infrastructure, and developing and maintaining mountain bike trails.
  • opens in a new windowHalton Outdoor Club – The Halton Outdoor Club is a not-for-profit club whose activities include cycling from May through October. Club volunteers lead rides on Saturdays and Sundays and some weekdays, mostly rail trails in Hamilton, Niagara, Brantford or Caledon. Also, regular weekly Friday night rides takes place on the trails in North Oakville.
  • opens in a new windowHamilton Burlington Mountain Biking Association (HBMBA) – Working with community partners to maintain and improve a sustainable network of off-road cycling trails across the Hamilton and Burlington region. The voice for mountain biking in the area. The club also offers family memberships through their so-called Grom Squad. An inclusive group of riders with the goal of getting young cyclists into mountain biking.
  • opens in a new windowHamilton Cycling Club – Founded in 1881, the Hamilton Cycling Club is an amateur club in Hamilton, Ontario with more than 130 members. They are active in road racing, mountain biking, time trials, hill climbs, track cycling, cyclocross…and having fun.
  • opens in a new windowOakville Cycling Club – Oakville – The Oakville Cycling Club offers a friendly environment for recreational road riding, training, touring and cyclocross. The OCC is Halton’s cycling club. No club offers a wider selection of rides throughout the western GTA: Oakville, Burlington, Milton, Halton Hills and beyond.
  • opens in a new windowCycle Waterloo – Hosting events in area including Kitchener Grand Prix and Criterium races, plus spring time ‘Steaming Nostril’ race.
  • opens in a new windowCycle Stratford – Stratford – Bicycle club in Stratford, Ontario for individuals and families who enjoy cycling. We support cycling for recreation and for transportation. Our members enjoy many benefits, including scheduled rides, special events, local retailer discounts and active transportation advocacy in the City.
  • opens in a new windowCrimps Cycling Club – Guelph – “Come for A Ride” – This club offers rides for all cyclists from beginners to competitive riders in Guelph, Ontario.
  • opens in a new windowGORBA – Guelph – The Guelph Road Off-Bicycle Association (GORBA) is the largest group in Guelph dedicated to the needs of off-road cyclists.
  • opens in a new windowGrand River Cycling Club – Based out of Cambridge, their philosophy is simple! They love to be out there riding and so do most of their customers. Their goal is to have a cycling club that serves riders at a variety of skill levels and one that offers a terrific social experience as well as a fitness-focused workout.
  • opens in a new windowRandonneurs Ontario – Huron Chapter – Randonneurs Ontario is a long distance cycling club that promotes individual health and achievement with a non-competitive self-sufficient style of endurance road cycling. Cycling events are organized across the province, usually on weekends, on the club’s extensive network of bicycle routes that make the most of Ontario’s magnificent scenic countryside.
  • opens in a new windowWaterloo County Wanderers – Waterloo – The WCW a non-profit, non-competitive, recreational cycling club that meets every Tuesday and Thursday from the mid April until the end of September. Located in Kitchener-Waterloo they ride primarily on paved roads in Waterloo County (though some routes have gravel sections).
  • opens in a new windowWaterloo Cycling Club – Waterloo – Road rides are the biggest rides this club organizes – with upwards of 80 people at the peak of the season. The WCC also manages the “WCC Trails” that have been in existence informally for several decades known as the HydroCut.
  • opens in a new windowG2G Cycling Club – A recreational cycling club, giving our great big G2G community the chance to meet up with other passionate cyclists and explore the G2G rail trail and surrounding region together!
  • opens in a new windowBeaches Cycling Club – Toronto – The Beaches Cycling Club(BCC), a community based cycling club with a main focus on networking avid cyclists in the community; allowing them to participate in well organized/safe group rides and inspire each other.
  • opens in a new windowBikes on Wheels – Toronto – Anyone is welcome so come join the fun! Meet ups at 6:30 am on Mondays, Wednesday and Fridays at the Dundas shop (1612 Dundas St West) for 1.5 hour rides.
  • opens in a new windowBrampton Cycling Club – Brampton – Founded in 1972, the Brampton Cycling Club is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting and enjoying road riding in the western Greater Toronto Area (GTA). They have active touring and racing programs aimed at riders who are semi-serious to very serious about their riding, but not so serious that they don’t have a great time on the rides and at various social events that are sprinkled throughout the year!
  • opens in a new windowCabbagetown Cycling Club – Toronto – Cabbagetown Cycling Club is a community based group of advocates, racers, enthusiasts and commuters, with a mandate to promote safe cycling within the city of Toronto while developing a sense of community through weekly group rides, training/tech seminars and other social events.
  • opens in a new windowChain Reaction Cycling Club – Toronto – Join the Chain Reaction Cycling Club and men and women range in age from youth to senior and various abilities from casual to advanced. Starting in April, they have rides every day except Friday.
  • opens in a new windowCredit Valley Cycling Club – Mississauga – Cycling unites, creates friendships and togetherness. It is a great way to keep in shape while having fun with others. Credit Valley Cycling Club is always looking for new members to join and become active participants in the club.
  • opens in a new windowDarkhorse Flyers – Toronto – The Dark Horse Flyers Cycling Club has been involved with competitive and development cycling in Ontario since 2007. Through the participation of their members, they continue to push our limits on fun club rides, road races, charity rides and gran fondos.
  • opens in a new windowD’Ornellas Cycling Club – Operates in the Toronto area, including Scarborough, Markham and Richmond Hill. Road bike club for enthusiasts and racers
  • opens in a new windowErace Cancer Cycling Team (La Bicicletta) – Toronto – This club races and raises money from Camp Oochigeas a program that provides very special programs for kids who are sick with cancer.
  • opens in a new windowEtobicoke Cycling Club – Etobicoke – Road riding is this club’s primary focus but have been known to ride cyclocross and mountain bikes too! Rides rarely last more than a few hours.
  • opens in a new windowFull Throttle Cycling Club – Brampton – Based out of Brampton, this club welcomes members from any region. Whether you are a serious competitive cyclist, recreational rider, or simply in it for fitness and health, their coaching and camaraderie will inspire and encourage you to be the best that you can be.
  • opens in a new windowLapdogs Cycling – Toronto – The LapDogs Cycling Club is all about riding with “like-minded” people. Volunteer run and organized, their club rides focus on riding together, having fun and connecting with new people who share a passion for cycling.
  • opens in a new windowMorning Glory Cycling Club – Toronto – Based out of Toronto, this club focuses primarily on road riding and welcomes members from throughout the GTA.
  • opens in a new windowMississauga Bicycle Racing Club (MBRC) – This club is an incorporated, non-profit, member run organization located in Mississauga, Ontario. The MBRC organizes regular weekend group rides, a special Learn to Race course, as well as other bicycling related and social activities. We are mainly a road riding club promoting bicycle group riding and road racing for recreation.
  • opens in a new windowMississauga Mountain Biking Association (MMBA) – Mississauga’s first and only dedicated mountain biking association advocating for local trail stewardship amd working to increase the awareness of the sport locally, growing the community.
  • opens in a new windowRandonneurs Ontario – Toronto Chapter – Randonneurs Ontario is a long distance cycling club that promotes individual health and achievement with a non-competitive self-sufficient style of endurance road cycling. Cycling events are organized across the province, usually on weekends, on the club’s extensive network of bicycle routes that make the most of Ontario’s magnificent scenic countryside.
  • opens in a new windowToronto Bicycling Network – Toronto  – TBN is the largest recreational cycling club in the Greater Toronto Area and offers plenty of cycling activities for riders of all levels. TBN also organizes a variety of other activities that include hiking, cross-country skiing, ice-skating and weekend excursions.
  • opens in a new windowToronto Bicycle Club – Toronto – The Toronto Bicycle Club is known as the “friendliest, most enjoyable and as a truly sociable bicycle club”. They provide a wide range of cycling and social activities such as Tuesday Night and Friday Night riding tours, Sunday Road or Mountain Bike rides and our very popular weekend excursions.
  • opens in a new windowTRAILBLAZERS Tandem Cycling Club – The TRAILBLAZERS Tandem Cycling club, a Registered Charity, has been inoperation since Summer 1986. The recreational cycling club with a twist gives people who are partially sighted, blind and deaf-blind the opportunity to cycle with sighted volunteers on a tandem (bicycles built for two).
  • opens in a new windowWild Betty’s Women’s Mountain Biking Club – Toronto – Wild Betty’s is a women’s only mountain bike club. Members are of all ages and abilities who love to mountain bike. Their club rides are fun and non-competitive, and provide an opportunity for us to grow as mountain bikers.
  • opens in a new windowBloomfield Bicycle Club – Bloomfield – This club is a loose organization of a bunch of cycling fools that like to ride and do bike like things together. Everyone is welcome to join with membership is only $25.
  • opens in a new windowCornwall Cycling Club – For riders of all different levels, offering a variety of social rides, high tempo rides, coffee rides and gravel rides, to help develop cycling in Cornwall and to have fun.
  • opens in a new windowCornwall Outdoor Club de Plein Air – A non-profit club where like-minded people and the great outdoors come together, where adventure and challenge meets friendship and camaraderie, and where respect and appreciation embraces our natural environment. Cycling events offer 4 levels of difficulty (1 – even grade; 2 – medium grade, 3 – steep grade, and 4 – experienced).
  • opens in a new windowKingston Velo Club – Kingston – The KVC is a recreational cycling club and provides a range of cycling experiences for people with different levels of skill and fitness.
  • Quinte Cycling Club (QCC) – Quinte Area – The Quinte Cycling Club (QCC) is a group of recreational cycling enthusiasts, predominantly retirees, who enjoy both the outdoors and the social aspect of cycling in the Quinte area. For more information email – Quintecyclingclub@outlook.comcreate new email
  • opens in a new windowBike Race Ottawa – Bike Race Ottawa is a club that organizes Ottawa’s longest-running bike race: the Preston Street Criterium, held each summer on Fathers’ Day.
  • opens in a new windowCross Canada Cycle Tour Society  opens in a new window– Ottawa Chapter – Providing an opportunity for cyclists of varying abilities to enjoy a pleasant outdoor activity, to socialize, have fun and keep active and healthy with weekday rides.  The club emphasizes road safety and practice the PACCC philosophy: Predictability, Anticipation,Cooperation, Courtesy, Communication within the group as well as with other road users.
  • opens in a new windowKanata-Nepean Bicycle Club – Based out of Kanata, this club promotes cycling that ventures both within and beyond the area serviced by the existing network of recreational pathways around Ottawa. They emphasize the social, recreational, utilitarian, adventure and fitness aspects of cycling without undue emphasis on athletic or competitive cycling.
  • opens in a new windowOttawa Bicycle Club – The OBC offers a range of cycling programs which appeal to a range of cyclists from novice to experienced riders. Events vary from relaxed country tours with picnic lunches to fast-action road racing.
  • opens in a new windowOttawa Mountain Bike Association – The Ottawa Mountain Bike Association (OMBA) hosts weekly group rides, events including movie nights, trail building workshops and trail repair days and a fall Decathlon to name a few.
  • opens in a new windowRandonneurs Ontario – Ottawa Chapter – Randonneurs Ontario is a long distance cycling club that promotes individual health and achievement with a non-competitive self-sufficient style of endurance road cycling. Cycling events are organized across the province, usually on weekends, on the club’s extensive network of bicycle routes that make the most of Ontario’s magnificent scenic countryside.
  • opens in a new windowThe Sault Cycling Club – Sault Ste. Marie – The Sault Cycling Club has over 100 members and organizes weekly events for road, mountain, fat biking, cyclocross and touring enthusiast. Visitors are welcome to join events or contact the club for information on riding opportunities in the area.
  • opens in a new windowWalden Mountain Bike Club – Sudbury – The Club has over 150 members and organizes weekly group rides and events for mountain biking in the summer and fat biking in the winter. The Club maintains a system of 12km of single track trails at the Naughton Trail Centre in the west end of Greater Sudbury. Visitors to the City are welcome to join group rides, events or contact the club for information on riding opportunities in the area.
  • opens in a new windowWolfpack Racing – The Wolfpack Racing is a side club of the Walden Mountain Bike Club in Sudbury, focusing explicitly on road-cylcing. Training and coaching for all age groups interested in competitive cross-country cycling is offered through weekly training rides.
  • opens in a new windowSudbury Cycling Club – The Sudbury Cycling Club is Sudbury’s major on-road cycling club focusing on road-racing. The club organizes training sessions twice a week from April until September and heads out for group rides on the weekend about six times a year.
  • opens in a new windowNorth Bay Mountain Bike Association – The club’s main focus lies on maintaining existing and building new trails around the North Bay Area. A $35 membership supports the club with their goals and offers discounts at designated bike shops in Thunder Bay. The Club also organizes various events and youth programs.
  • opens in a new windowBlack Sheep Mountain Bike Club – Thunder Bay’s mountain bike club is heavily involved in building and maintaining trails in the Shuniah Mines and Trowbridge Forest Area. The club runs various events, races and rides on a regular basis that can be found on their website.
  • opens in a new windowThunder Bay Cycling Club – This club’s focus lies all on road-cycling in and around Thunder Bay. The club organizes time trial events and once a week during the summertime. Members can also participate in cyclo-cross and touring rides that are organized by the club.

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Each year we feature cycling clubs in Ontario in our annual Cycling in Ontario/Le velo en Ontario guide. See 2020 – 2019 – 2018 editions.

Photo Credits: Richard Oldfield, Oshawa Cycling Club