Links

How-To Resources

Bicycle Commuting Basics

7 Essential Bike Commuting Tips

Advice for Cycling with Kids

Bicycle Maintenance Made Easy

Bike Maintenance Chart

Top 5 Tips to Protect your Bike from Theft


Safety

BikeWR- Thumbs Up Waterloo page

TravelWise- Bike Tips and Rules of the Road brochure

Ministry of Transportation- Bicycle Safety page

CAN-BIKE– Cycling coursesCity of Waterloo’s CAN-Bike page

Canadian Automobile Association- Bike Safety page

Active and Safe Routes to School- Resource page


Cycling Events

BikeWR calendar

Listing of community cycling events in Waterloo Region.

Bike Month

Metrolinx’s Smart Commute celebration of cycling in the Greater Toronto & Hamilton Area with hundreds of community events including rides, races, tours, festivals and more.


Cycling Media

Copenhaganize

Online since 2007 and highlighting the cycling life in Copenhagen and around the world.

Dandy Horse Magazine

Canada’s premier arts and culture magazine for cyclists.

Momentum Mag

Our focus is on urban cycling lifestyle in North America from a global perspective and our positive and solutions-based editorial coverage includes style, urban travel, smart riding solutions, city and people profiles, family riding and gear.


 Tourism

Ontario By Bike

Offers a variety of information on cycling in Ontario, inspiring visitors and residents to explore more by bike. Find great places to cycle, links to useful cycling maps and plan your day trip or multi day cycling itineraries with stops at certified bicycle friendly businesses enroute.

Explore Waterloo Region

Provides information on the Region of Waterloo including the three cities and four townships including getting here and around, and planning what to do. Offers a wealth of information from area festivals, events, and entertainment, to outdoor adventures and sports, to restaurants, accommodations, and local attractions.

Bike Friendly Communities

The Bicycle Friendly Community Award (BFC) Program provides incentives, hands-on assistance, and award recognition for communities that actively support bicycling. The BFC Program was launched by the Share the Road Cycling Coalition in Canada in August 2010 in partnership with the Washington based League of American Bicyclists.


Workplace Resources

TravelWise

TravelWise is a Transportation Management Association (TMA) that provides tools and services to help employees find commuting solutions and reduce the number of employees driving alone to work.

Project Health Handbook

Provides the employer with topic-specific background information to help make a business case for workplace wellness planning and programming, including suggested workplace wellness goals and topic specific comprehensive workplace health promotion strategies.