Bicycle rides in Canada

956_0[1]With thousands of kilometers of cycling trails connecting its villages and cities, Quebec is an ideal destination for summer cycling tours.

Quebec’s La Route Verte

Beginning in 1995 the Government of Québec has invested almost $100 milliion in planning and construction of the Route Verte, a system of bikeways connecting the cities and towns of Quebec, with over 4,000 kilometres of designated cycling lanes and bike paths.

Canada trails

Trans Canada Trail map Trans Canada Trail - 20,581 km of trail, 13 provinces & territories The longest recreational trail in the world, The Great Trail offers a wide range of activities through a variety of landscapes, urban, rural and wilderness, along greenways, waterways and roadways. The network of the Trans Canada Trail is made up of more than 400 community trails. […]
The Lake Champlain Bikeway - The Champlain Bikeway circles around the entire Lake and along the Richelieu River in Quebec on mostly paved rural roads. Connecting theme loops, ranging in distance from 10 to 47 miles in length, follow both paved and unpaved roads. Paved alternates for unpaved sections are not offered for theme […]

Canada rides

Le Corridor du Littoral -

Le Corridor du Littoral is a set of connecting paved bike paths in and surrounding Quebec City stretching from Saint-Augustin-de-Desmaures on the St. Lawrence  along the Samuel-De Champlain Parkway to the port of Quebec City, then following both sides of the St. Charles River to Montmorency Falls

Mt. Tremblant bicycle ride Gran Fondo Mont-Tremblant: May 25, 2019 - Divided into several groups by their average speed, Gran Fondo Mont-Tremblant offers four distances in a non-competitive environment. The Super Fondo 160 km takes riders through terrain with an elevation of over 1,600 metres. The last section includes some tough uphill stretches followed by long descents. Route at RideWithGPS View and […]
Gaspe bicycle tour Cycling tour of Quebec’s Gaspé Peninsula - Tour Overview In the summer of 2017 my wife Deb and I toured 340 miles of Quebec’s  Gaspé Peninsula with our friend Michael and his wife Ruth, who drove and carried our gear. Over the course of 6 days of riding we had almost 10,000 ft. of elevation […]
Western New England Greenway - The Western New England Greenway is part of U.S. BICYCLE ROUTE 7 that connects New York to Montreal. The corridor largely follows near U.S. ROUTE 7 through the very western portions of CT, MA AND VT. It links with the EAST COAST GREENWAY at the Merritt Parkway near Norwalk, CT. at the […]
Trans Canada Trail map Trans Canada Trail - 20,581 km of trail, 13 provinces & territories The longest recreational trail in the world, The Great Trail offers a wide range of activities through a variety of landscapes, urban, rural and wilderness, along greenways, waterways and roadways. The network of the Trans Canada Trail is made up of more than 400 community trails. […]
Beauharnois bicycle path Cycling Montreal to Ottawa - This easy cycling trip is designed for 30-50 km rides, enjoying Quebec’s dedicated bike paths in the area from Montreal to Ottawa. Day 1, Montreal: Two large inns in Montreal participate in the “Bienvenue cyclists” network: Hotel Pomerol 819 boul. de Maisonneuve Est, (800)361-6896 ; and Hotel St-Dennis […]
Cycling to Cheticamp Cycling the Cabot Trail - A cycling tour of the world-famous Cabot Trail on Nova Scotia’s Cape Breton Island “I have traveled around the globe. I have seen the Canadian and American Rockies, the Andes, the Alps and the Highlands of Scotland, but for simple beauty Cape Breton outrivals them all “ –Alexander Graham […]
Cycling Montreal, Laurentides, Gatineau, Ottawa and Ottawa River - This week-long tour is built around Le P’Tit Train du Nord, a 200 km (120 mile) bicycle path that originates just north of Montreal and continues to Mont Laurier in the Laurentian Mountains (referred to as the Laurentides in French). The loop continues south from there to Ottawa, […]
The Lake Champlain Bikeway - The Champlain Bikeway circles around the entire Lake and along the Richelieu River in Quebec on mostly paved rural roads. Connecting theme loops, ranging in distance from 10 to 47 miles in length, follow both paved and unpaved roads. Paved alternates for unpaved sections are not offered for theme […]
Velo Quebec Cycling clubs in Quebec - Velo Quebec  provides links to cycling clubs in each area of Quebec: Clubs cyclistes :  Liste des clubs cyclistes par région. Abitibi-Témiscamingue Bas-Saint-Laurent Cantons-de-l’Est Centre-du-Québec Chaudière-Appalaches Gaspésie-Îles-de-la-Madeleine Laval Lanaudière Laurentides Manicouagan-Duplessis Mauricie Montérégie Montréal Outaouais Région de Québec Saguenay-Lac-St-Jean
Montreal bicycle paths Tour de l’Île de Montréal - Starting Montreal’s festival season, the Féria du vélo de Montréal (Montréal Bike Fest) is a popular festival with plenty of music and sun, heralding the arrival of summer, while thousands of cyclists happily invade the city streets. The Montréal Bike Fest comprises four main events:   The Tour […]