We have compelled a list of resources including links to cycling guidelines, bike trails across Ontario and cycling related apps.
Road Rules & Guidelines
Ontario’s Guide to Cycling Skills – From the MTO this page includes guides to safe cycling, guidelines for young cyclists as well as information on Bike Helmets and other items.
Winter Cycling Tips – Some tips for riding safely during the winter months.
startcycling.ca – This site is filled with information and first hand stories designed to help new cyclists.
Ontario Court of Justice – Lists fines related to Ontario roadways.
Ontario Cycling Trails
Ontario by Bike –In addition to maps from bike routes across Ontario, this site also has information on bike tours, accommodations and campgrounds.
Ontario Bike Trails – This site features MTB trails, park paths, rail trails and BMX parks.
Cycle the North – Articles and resources focused on cycling in northern Ontario.
Ontario Trails – Resources and trial listings for cycling in Ontario.
Bike Map – This site boasts millions of bike routes from all over the world, which are constantly being updated by users.
Strava – For Android and iPhone, this app is tracks performance while allowing you to measure it against other users.
Ride with GPS – This app can be downloaded to your phone where it lets you set up a route to ride wherever you are while also turn-by-turn directions during your ride.
Komoot – Available on Android and iPhone, this app is designed specifically for route planning and navigation tools.
Training Peaks – Compatible with iPhone, Android and multiple fitness devises such as Polar, Garmin and Fitbit. This training app allows you to set your own goals and track all aspects of your progress.
My Wind Sock – This app is compatible with Strava and allows you to track the weather in real-time.
Busby – Available on Android and iPhone this free app monitors the sensors in your phone in order to automatically detect incidents like a crash or a fall and alert your emergency contacts.
Wattson Blue – Tracks all of your health metrics including Resting Heart Rate, HRV, sleep, and stress to let you monitor your performance and prevent burnout.
Garmin Connect – Tracks, analyses and shares data on your health and fitness with compatible devices.
Please note that the Ontario Cycling Association does not own nor is associated with any of the sites or apps listed above.