Cycling Resources
Over the years, our GRC staff have run across many useful websites that offer some of the more useful and informative cycling related info on the web. Clearly there are lots of other resources such as Youtube and bike magazine websites, but we'll try and list here some of the resources that you may not have been aware of. Hope you find them useful.
Category
What they're about!
Organization (links)
Skills and TechniqueLearn basic riding skillsOntario Cycling Safety Guide
A great resource for MTB riders of all levelsMountainBikeTechniques.co
Skills and training information for Road ridersRoadBikeRider
A good set of Road riding articles and tipsCYCLINGTIPS
NutritionNutrition information for cyclistsBritish Cycling
Eating Right for sportAcademy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Sport specific nutrition guidanceDietitians of Canada
Sport nutrition guidanceCanadian Centre for Ethics in Sport
Bike MaintenanceVideo training on basic bicycle maintenanceMadeGood.bikes
Bicycle Maintenance and repair (basic)WikiBooks
Everything you need to know about bikesSheldon Brown's Bicycle Site
SafetyHelmet selection and sizingHelmets.Org
Cycling specific eye protectionActive.com
Bicycle lightingWikipedia
Tyre selection and typesSheldon Brown's Tire page
AdvocacyCites For People focus on urbanism and bikes play a huge role in making cities people friendlyCitiesForPeople.ca
The International Mountain Bicycling Association (Canada) is a national not for profit organization that advocates for mountain bike, and trail access across Canada.IMBA
The Share the Road Cycling Coalition is a provincial cycling advocacy organization working to build a bicycle-friendly Ontario. Share The Road Coalition
Ontario's Cycling Strategy looks ahead 20 years and outlines what needs to be done to promote cycling across the province as a viable mode of transportation.Ontario Cycling Strategy
The City of Cambridge promotes and encourages forms of active transportation in the community, such as cycling and walking.City of Cambridge Active Transportation
Know the LawOntario Highway Traffic Act specificsOntario Highway Traffic Act
Cycling SafetyCycling safety and trainingCanBike
Ontario Bicycle Safety GuideMTO Transportation
How to...Dress for cool weather cyclingGRC
Change a flat tireGRC
Teach your kids to ride, the easy wayibike.org
Prevent Bike TheftGRC
Ride the roads more safelyGRC
CompetitionCompeting in Ontario bicycle racingOntario Cycling Association
How to find a certified performance coachOCA Directory
Triathlon oversight organization in OntarioTriathlon Ontario
World governing body for competitive cyclingUCI
Cycle TouringResources for planning cycling trips in OntarioOntario By Bike
Resources for adventure riding in the USadventurecycling.org