JUN 28 2017

The Summer Group Ride Challenge in Cottage Country

Writer and rider Bill Farnsworth heads out to join multiple group rides for some epic cycling in the wilderness north of Toronto – and to challenge himself like never before. Solo cycling the incredible roads and trails across cottage country can be an extremely rewarding  experience. Riding with a group, however, adds a new level […]

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JUN 08 2017

Pedaling for Parkinsons in Parry Sound: July 2017

Parry Sound will host the 7th annual Pedaling for Parkinson’s ride from July 14 to 16, 2017, where over 250 cyclists will tour hundreds of kilometres through some of the most gorgeous scenery in Ontario’s cottage country to raise money for Parkinson’s research. Located on the shores of Georgian Bay, Parry Sound has some of […]

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MAY 01 2017

Hit the Road: Spring Cycling in Ontario’s Cottage Country

Spring has officially arrived in cottage country, and across the region roads are free of snow and ready for riding. With temperatures rising it is time to hop on the saddle and pedal out on a spring adventure. Here are some of our favourite spring cycling routes. Algonquin Park Highway #60 is the only road […]

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DEC 14 2016

Winter Fat Biking Destinations in Ontario’s Cottage Country

The sport of fat biking can no longer be called new, but it is one that many have yet to try. Fat bikes are designed with extra wide tires that can literally float over the snow and mud that wouldotherwise strand an ordinary mountain bike. A fat bike is the perfect way to extend the […]

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SEP 21 2016

Adventures At The Buckwallow Cycling Centre in Muskoka

Buckwallow Cycling Centre in Gravenhurst is home to Muskoka’s most diverse offering of mountain biking action. From the moment you arrive in the parking lot, it is evident how much time and care has gone into the centre by its owner, Mike McLaughlin. Mike is often in the parking lot talking with people, offering advice […]

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AUG 31 2016

Unique Trails at the Torrance Barrens Dark-Sky Preserve

One of the best spots in Canada to view the stars above also offers great off-road opportunities. In 1999, the Torrance Barrens Conservation Area in the Township of Muskoka Lakes was designated as Canada’s first dark-sky preserve. This unique park encompasses 4,700 hectares and is located about 30 minutes outside of Gravenhurst. Far from the nearest […]

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