FEB 01 2019

The View From The Saddle in Ontario’s Cottage Country

You’ve passed the general store, wound through the tight s-curves next to the bay, and climbed the short sharp hill after the waterfall. You drive your legs into the downhill slope, pushing the pedals as hard as you can. The wind whistles through your helmet, and your momentum carries you up and over the next […]

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DEC 18 2018

Fat Biking for Beginners: Some Tips to Get You Started

Writer and rider Bill Farnsworth has created this list of tips for newbies to the sport of fat biking to hit the trails in the wilderness north of Toronto. The sport of fat biking is one of the most fun and exciting new ways to enjoy the outdoors in Ontario’s. Essentially a mountain bike with […]

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DEC 18 2018

Fat Biking Etiquette: Sharing the Trails This Winter

Writer and rider Bill Farnsworth is great at sharing – especially when it comes to the snow-blanketed trails across the great Canadian wilderness just north of Toronto.   As Canadians embrace the snowy season to enjoy various outdoor adventures, trails all across Ontario’s cottage country are living up to their multi-use designation. But with more than […]

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DEC 10 2018

Winter Cycling Events in Ontario’s Cottage Country

With the sport of fat biking continuing to grow in popularity – both for avid cyclists and for those looking to add a new recreational activity to their current lineup of winter adventures – snowy season events are a great way to enjoy a day out on the trails. Ontario Fat Bike Series Sponsored by […]

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DEC 05 2018

Winter Fat Biking: 3 Days of Riding in Ontario’s Cottage Country

Get off the indoor trainer, layer up and head out for some seriously cool fat biking this winter in the great Canadian wilderness just north of Toronto.   Fat bikes continue to grow exponentially in popularity, providing an excuse for on and off-road riders to keep spinning all winter long. With low pressure tires that allow […]

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SEP 13 2018

A Tale of Two Mondays: Back to Back Group Rides with MORCA

Writer and rider Bill Farnsworth hit the trails with the Muskoka Off Road Cycling Association (MORCA), a new cycling group in cottage country. Established by a team of experienced riders, their mission is to create and maintain new trails and to promote a positive cycling culture in the region. Although it’s only their first official season, […]

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