• Cycling News

    • Boomers and Cycling

      Boomers and CyclingAs we grow older how and when we cycle changes. Cycling has changed so much over the years and the wonderful thing about cycling is that – unlike any other sport – it means different things to different people, even different things to the same person at different points in their life. Cycling has gone back to being a simple way to explore, a way to keep healthy, and a way to enjoy the outdoors. Many boomers haven't been on a bike since grade school - You never really...

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    • 40+ Must Ride Trails In Ontario

      40+ Must Ride Trails In Ontario    Trails, Trails, Trails. Those Marvelous Trails!by Brian Dexter (Thanks to Brian Dexter here is a collection of 40+ Trails in Ontario worth a ride - Links to trail maps have been provided where available). If you love to ride a bike for recreational needs more than for sport-fitness you’ll find trails all over Ontario that are easy to do and will meet your cycling style.Just load your bikes on to your car, SUV or truck and head out for a great family outing plus a dose of...

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    • Everyone, including cyclists, have a role to play in bike safety

      Cycling is great exercise and a viable means of transportation, but it can also be dangerous when vehicle traffic is part of the mix. It’s important for everyone to take an active role in bicycle safety. “We always tell motorists that they have metal around them, while cyclists are vulnerable, but cyclists should be good road-sharing partners as well,” says Teresa Di Felice, director of government and community relations for CAA South Central Ontario. “We want to mitigate...

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    • Great Waterfront Trail Adventure

      Great Waterfront Trail AdventureSlowly but surely, pedal power is changing the tourism landscape. That’s how organizer Marlaine Koehler described the impact of  events such as the Great Waterfront Trail Adventure, a cycling tour that brought visitors from as far as Florida, Idaho and British Columbia through Brockville Thursday. “What we’re seeing is that the cycling tourism argument keeps growing and growing,” said Koehler, executive director of the Waterfront Regeneration Trust.