Northern Ontario, Canada

Ontario is home to thousands of miles of the best riding in North America – twisty backroads running over mountains, down valleys, and carving though pristine forests, along lakes and rivers and between massive rock-cuts. Visit for a complete set of riding resources – routes, maps, events, clubs, rentals and repair shop info – everything you need to know to plan your next epic ride.

High Flying Fun Downtown—The 2014 Kingston Show N Shine July 26th
The 2014 Kingston Show N Shine Saturday July 26 — 12noon to 5pm Downtown Kingston in Front of City Hall Free! A no-brainer for motorcycle enthusiasts in the Kingston area, all around Ontario and New York, the Kingston Show N Shine is where to be on the last weekend of July each year. With custom bike displays of all types, sizes and brands, a huge Show N Shine and many other attractions, this free event also doubles…
The Planet D Tackle Ride Lake Superior—July 19-28th 2014
     Ever wondered what it would be like to go from knowing almost nothing about motorcycling to becoming an experienced road master in just one season?  That's exactly what Deb and Dave of Planet D are doing in Ontario this summer. Check out the videos from when they learned to ride and then took it out to the roads of Bruce Grey Simcoe. It all culminates in a trip that many tried and true bikers…
Deb and Dave on Northey's Bay Road
     After watching Deb and Dave of The Planet D conquer dirt bike riding, we were all curious how the skills learned on the trails would apply to the road - and there was just one more trip before they took on their Ride Lake Superior ride. For this last voyage before becoming bona fide touring riders, Deb and Dave hit the road in the region known as Peterborough and the Kawarthas, and we were…
How To Get To Ride Manitoulin—July 18-20, 2014
Manitoulin Island’s natural beauty lend itself to some scenic touring. The Ride Manitoulin Rally, held on the third week of July, made the Top 10 Motorcycle Events again this year. This motorcycle event has something for everybody including an Adventure Ride.    The Route There are a number of different ways you can weave your way to this fine island. The Interactive Online Touring Tool features the The Georgian Bay Coastal Route you can do it as part of your trip or use…
Pride On Two Wheels—The Best Way To See A Parade Is To Ride It
Heidi Giblon is an artist, a teacher, and a rider. In 2008, she walked into a scooter store and rode out with a Piaggio Fly 150. Like many of us on two wheels, her spur-of-the-moment purchase changed her life. Bitten by the bug, her bikes got bigger and better, as did her rides. She now alternates between her Honda VLX 600 and her BMW f700GS. Every year, Heidi’s biggest rides occur in late June/early July with the…
The Planet D Ride Dirt in Peterborough and the Kawarthas
       In anticipation of their big ride around Lake Superior the glob-trotting duo known as The Planet D (Dave and Deb), have been racking up some serious kilometres along the paved asphalt roads of Ontario. Just as they were building some confidence on the street, we decided to thrown them a curveball in the form of dirt bike riding and proper off-road training. The man tasked for the job was off-road expert, Allan Lakas…
KIMbits and KATtales—Moving Forward By Going Back to the Basics
“There is no end to education. It is not that you read a book, pass an examination, and finish with education. The whole of life, from the moment you are born to the moment you die, is a process of learning.” Jiddu Krishnamurti I’ve only been Harley-boot deep in this world for about eighteen months. Oh sure, I’ve attended Port Dover festivities for years and I’ve enviously watched riders from the sidelines for decades, but it’s been slightly more…
Dave at Bluewater Park in Wiarton
     All summer long, the world-travelling duo of Deb and Dave (AKA The Planet D) have been exploring Ontario, Canada by participating in every adventure they can find. But none is more challenging (nor, in our opinion, more rewarding) than their ultimate adventure: to go from being moto newbies to Riding Lake Superior (Ontario's bucket-list route), in just one season.  Click here to find out how to follow the team as they ride Ride Lake Superior from…
Dave of The Planet D at Motorsoul Riding School
     This summer, power blogging couple Dave and Deb of The Planet D have undertaken an incredible challenge—to go from "never having touched a motorcycle before" to becoming bona fide touring riders in the space of one motorcycle season. Can they do it? What does it take? Check out the video below, and read on! I've been following Dave and Deb's career, off and on, for the last few years. Their story is pretty great: tired…
Deb and Dave at the Ontario Press Release
More Episodes Coming Soon   This riding season travel bloggers extraordinaire, Deb and Dave of The Planet D, will embark on an incredible journey to Ride Lake Superior on motorcycles - but there's one catch - neither of them have their license!  Click here to find out how to follow the team as they ride Ride Lake Superior from July 19-28th. The province of Ontario recently announced this partnership with the travel bloggers to show…
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