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 www.GoRideOntario.com 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.

 

events 2015
So you've ridden all the roads in Ontario and have decided to go on a motorcycle road trip south into the U.S. There are some unique considerations for border crossing on a motorcycle, but some simple preparation can make it a snap (unlike my friend who returned to Canada from a day trip with throwing stars with knives on them, and a magnum of vodka -- true story!). Pre-Border Crossing Before you leave, make sure the…
Planning a motorcycle ride in Prince Edward County has got me thinking: with its very British influence, what was life like here in the early days of colonization? Then again, Europeans have been here for only a few hundred years, the land I’m riding on has been here forever. Who was here before? Why did they arrive, and from where? Why did they leave? What stories can this land tell me about those who have…
Toss me the keys to anything with two wheels and a motor and good luck getting them back. I love motor bikes, sport bikes, dirt bikes, cruisers; damn even bikes with no motor put a smile on my face. But when it came time to park a bike of my own in my garage there was only one way to go for me, the adventure bike; more specifically a Triumph Tiger 800 xc, one bike…
“If you want to make God laugh, tell him about your plans.”  Woody Allen   I had such grand plans for this riding season. Day by day, week by week, month by month.  There were to be Ruby Tuesdays and area festivals and long road trips. Meanderings on back country roads and the exploration of provincial parks and the execution of 101 different strategies to avoid riding on major highways. I had a vision. I…
Breakfast with the vintage motorcycle guys… it was something I had been looking forward to for weeks. I excitedly rolled out of bed a bit earlier than normal, threw on some gear and jumped on my bike with rain clouds looming above me. Why? The answer was simple. I wanted to meet some new people. So I sat down with some members of the Niagara Chapter of the Canadian Vintage Motorcycle Group (CVMG) to talk…