updated on: August 2, 2017
Cycling Resources in Algoma
Where to rent or repair a bike, trails, touring routes, local rides, and more
If you’re planning a cycling trip to Algoma Country, or want to do some cycling while on vacation in our region, we’ve compiled a big list of resources to help you out. Our list includes businesses who sell or service bicycles, places to rent bicycles, local cycling routes, mountain trails, local rides, and events.
Help us out: If we’ve missed a business, trail, cycle route or event, email us at Algoma Country firstname.lastname@example.org
BUY, RENT OR REPAIR A BICYCLE
Algoma Bicycle Company, Sault Ste. Marie
Retail, Rentals and Repair
Rent for the hour, day or week. Rentals include helmet and bike lock.
Bikes & Parts by Darcy, Sault Ste. Marie
Duke of Windsor Sport Shop, Sault Ste. Marie
Retail and Repair
Sarich Source for Sports, Elliot Lake
Sault Ste. Marie Canal National Historic Site, Sault Ste. Marie
Rentals for adult and youth includes helmet and bike lock.
Sport Chek, Sault Ste. Marie
Velorution, Sault Ste. Marie
Retail, Rentals and Repair
Rent fat bikes, mountain bikes, and electric bikes.
White Lake Provincial Park
Rentals for adults (helmets not included). Bikes are only permitted on park roads, not hiking trails.
ACCOMMODATIONS WITH BICYCLES FOR GUESTS
- Bruce Bay Cottages, Bruce Mines
- Hilton Beach Inn, Hilton Beach St. Joseph Island
- Maria’s Cabins, St. Joseph Island
- Wakomata Shores Resort (Mountain Bikes), Mississagi Valley Hwy 129
STAY AND SAVE
The Red Top Motor Inn offers discounts to guests arriving by bicycle.
Places to Stay in Algoma Country
There are many places to stay in our region, whether you cycle to area, or are bringing your bicycle with you. You'll find hotels and motels, cottages, campgrounds and bed & breakfasts. Find a complete listing of accommodations at our website www.algomacountry.com/where-to-stay/
MARINAS WITH BICYCLES
If you’re boating in the beautiful North Channel of Lake Huron but don’t have a bicycle, these marinas offer complimentary bicycles to boaters.
Thessalon Marina, Thessalon
Complimentary bicycles for boaters.
BIKE TRAILS AND ROUTES
We’ve done our best to list as many bike trails and bike-friendly trails and routes in our region as possible.
Crystal Creek Mountain Bike Trail, Hiawatha Highlands
Summer mountain biking and winter fat biking trails. For winter fat biking, you need to purchase a trail pass. Winter trail conditions can be found on the Hiawatha Highlands website.
Hearst Bicycle Paths
Download the free map on the Hearst website
The Lookout Trail, Pancake Bay Provincial Park
The park allows bikes on the 14-km trail. Best suited for mountain biking.
The Esker Trail, Ivanhoe Lake Provincial Park
Bikes are permitted on this 8-km trail.
The Deer Trail
Road cycling through wilderness and communities.
A 22.5-km non-motorized trail located in Sault Ste. Marie, connecting the downtown, waterfront, and even Fort Creek Conservation area.
Elliot Lake Area
Purchase the latest trails guide at the Lester B. Pearson Civic Centre for biking opportunities.
St. Joseph Island
The Island is a great place for road cycling offering different types of terrain, stunning views and great places to cycle too!
Algoma Highlands Mountain Bike Trail System
You can download the bike trail map pdfs on the website.
A 2.2-km trail located on the city’s waterfront. Bikers share the trail with hikers.
A paved country road that is popular with cyclists.
Local Rides, socials and events
Local bike shops and clubs organize rides throughout the spring, summer and fall.
Sault Cycling Club
Road Rides, Bike Shop Socials, Women-only Rides
Friday Night Loser Ride, Ladies-only Rides, Road Rides
The Isle of Joe and the Sunday Rides, St. Joseph Island
This annual festival invites you to walk, run or roll along the 24-km multi-use non-motorized John Roswell HUB Trail system. It’s a free event to everyone and is held every Canada Day (July 1).