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Mountain Fest at Velo MSM

July, 2020 at Mont Ste-Marie, QC

Mountain Fest has become one of the premiere East Coast mountain bike events.  Run by the not-for-profit Velo MSM trail crew, with assistance from Mont Ste Marie management, this fundraiser has enabled the trail organization to continue the expansion and maintenance of the trail system.

PwC MS Bike Tour

August 2020 Ottawa, ON to Cornwall, ON

Beginning at the Metcalfe Arena, you will cycle along country roads and along the Long Sault Parkway to the NAV Centre in Cornwall. Along the way, rest stops with water, snacks, first aid, and mechanical support will be provided. Push yourself to the limits by cycling another 55 or 90km back to Metcalfe where you will enjoy a welcome by other participants, volunteers, and supporters and a BBQ lunch.

National Capital Commission

Ottawa and Gatineau region, ON

Building on more than a century of experience, the NCC provides unique value in the Capital Region by fulfilling three specific roles: long-term planner of federal lands; principal steward of nationally significant public places; creative partner committed to excellence in development and conservation.

The Gatineau Loppet is considered to be the greatest international cross-country ski

event in Canada and also hosts a Fat Bike and Snowshoe race.

Substance Projects

Competitive Bike Racing for Everyone

Our events aim to get people outside and to leave our trails and our communities a little better for it. You can ride to race; you can ride to just have a good time with friends; you can ride to try something new. Check out Ontario’s own Cannondale Fat Bike Series pb 45NRTH.

Stay in shape, ride new places with new people and have a blast.

Ottawa Mountain Bike Association

  A non-profit, volunteer organization that applies best practices developed through our affiliation with the International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA). We build working relationships with land managers, develop and manage year-round trails, promote mountain biking initiatives, and host events for our local mountain biking community.

Canadian Ski Marathon

February 8/9/10, 2019: Lachute – Montebello – Mont Tremblant & Gatineau, QC

The CSM is a two-day, 160 kilometer ski event that is divided into 5 sections each day, with an average of 16 kms per section. Skiers of all ages and abilities are welcome to participate. There are feed stations, first aid and toilets available at the end of each section, as well as shuttle buses that run between accommodation and checkpoints throughout each day.

Eastern Ontario Cyclocross Series

September 22 to November 24, 2019

The Cyclocross Series is run completely by volunteers. Volunteering involves helping set up the course on the morning of the event or helping take the course down after the last race.Each of the four races combine entrants from several race categories. Races begin with a mass start and stretch out into a circuit. This circuit is typically 3 kms long and includes grass, pavement, dirt and occasionally sand.

Photo credit: McMann Photography

Ottawa Bicycle Club

The Ottawa Bicycle Club is one of the oldest and largest bicycle clubs in Canada, with more
than 1100 members.The OBC offers a range of cycling programs which appeal to a range of cyclists
from novice to experienced riders, for all age groups, including youth.

Rideau Lakes Cycling Tour is now in it's 47th year. This two-day ride takes you through picturesque towns and villages along the Rideau Lakes waterway to the shores of Lake Ontario.

Larose Forest

Mountain Biking and XC Skiing in Prescott-Russell

It begins in 1928, when agronomist Ferdinand Larose established the first conifer planting on abandoned farmlands near Bourget. Since then, it has turned into a site of the most interesting. More than 60 kilometres of trails are waiting for you to mountain bike, fat bike, snowshoe or go cross-country skiing within the Larose Forest.