Bike Riding Clubs

Mansfield02Ontario has many bicycle riding groups to suit everyone’s style of riding from pleasure cruising to racing. Here are a few that I know. Last time I checked some of the group rides are off road, if not all.

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Bicycle Associations

IMBA – International Mountain Bike Association – Canada The main voice to help build and protect our MTB sport here in Canada and worldwide. Help support with your $$ and time.

OCA – Ontario Cycling Association – leading bike organization, races, all things road riding and MTB

BMX Canada – focus is on BMX racing


Toronto Area

Toronto Bicycling Network – a large mainly road riding group. Lots of organized bike rides, some of the slower rides stick to off road park trails and rails trails. Day ride and weekend tripping.

TBN –  MTB Trail Riders – a Facebook group now as an offshoot of the larger Toronto Bike Network. Some beginner to intermediate rides posted, general discussion on trails and gear.

Toronto Bicycle Club   – (was High Park Bike Club) road riding and park trails around GTA

Defiant MTB – a facebook group with a good following in Toronto west to Kitchener of hardy riders with a few planned rides for experienced riders, general discussion on trails and gear.

DMBA – Durham Mountain Biking Assoc. – One of the largest MTB clubs in Ontario on the east side of Toronto.

Don Valley MTB – a small group of riders focusing on riding the Toronto Don Valley trails

TORBA – Toronto Off Road Bicycling Assoc.- a few rides organized and general discussion on trails and gear in Toronto

Wild Bettys – Womens Mountain Bike Group – active with weekly rides and a race team.

Ontario Central

HAFTA – Halton based MTB club manages Agreement Forest.

Shorthills Cycling Club – a MTB club located in the Niagara Peninsula area hosting races and rides.

Uxbridge Cycling Club – social road riding mainly

Newmarket Eagles Cycling Club – road riding, racing

Hamilton Cycling Club –  old small club 1818, a bit of road and MTB

Caledon Cycling Club – large MTB club riding trails NW of Toronto, weekly rides

Woodstock Cycling Club – they manage The Pines trail system in Woodstock

Turkey Point MTB Club – operates down by Lake Erie area

Team Van Go – MTB riders based out of Dufferin, Simcoe, Grey-Bruce and Caledon

Ontario Western

GORBA – Guelph Off Road Bicycle Club is an active group riding Guelph Lake and other local trail

Waterloo Cycling Club – some of the club’s riders mtb at the Hydro Cut and maintain it.

London Cycling Club – rides the region and does some park trail riding

Ontario Eastern

Peterborough Cycling Club – active club with many MTB riders. Involved in local trail development at Harold Town.

Cobourg Cycling Club – MTB  Northumberland Forest on Thursdays

Kawartha Cycling Club – road riders that have group rail trail rides

OMBA – Ottawa MTB club that rides the region and into Quebec

BORCA – Beachburg Off Road Cycling Assoc. – small group, a few rides, nice website, along the Ottawa River


Ontario Northern

Walden Mountain Bike Club – active with group rides (women’s group too), races for MTB riders in the Sudbury area – Naughton Trails

Sault Cycling Club – Sault Ste. Marie riders do some off road MTB riding


Ontario Bike Trailsthis site has a Facebook page and soon a forum  to get riders to network and enjoy the sport


updated Sept. 2017

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