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Suggeted routes for casual cyclists

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Suggeted routes for casual cyclists

I'm looking for suggested easy to moderate cycling routes through the county -- we are casual cyclists who do about 20 kms twice a week. We are looking for safe roads with bike lanes if possible. Any suggested stops along the routes would also be appreciated! Thanks!

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1. Re: Suggeted routes for casual cyclists

I don't think there are any bike lanes anywhere in the county. There is a rail trail in the county (so no cars) but it's gravel, not paved.

You might have some luck talking with the people at the Bloomfield Bicycle Shop - they know the county and even have planned rides I believe.


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2. Re: Suggeted routes for casual cyclists

Good Morning,

A few suggestions for you.

a)Cycle Prince Edward County Map – There are six suggested on-road bike touring routes, plus mountain biking trails, all published on this useful map. Available for $2 at: PEC Chamber of Commerce, 116 Main Street, Picton; PEC area bike stores; and many local businesses Contact the Chamber of Commerce at 613.476.4241. NOTE: Also ask for the Red Map.

b)Bloomfield Bicycle Company's -Guide to Cycling in the County – Published by Bloomfield Bicycle Company, this information brochure maps several PEC road routes and gives information on the other services the bike company offers, including rentals, repairs, tours and club rides. Contact Bloomfield Bicycle Co.: www.bloomfieldbicycle.ca or call 613-393-1060

c)Celebrate Cycling in Prince Edward County – Four routes developed by the Welcome Cyclists Network for 2011 cycling event. Starting from Wellington, routes vary in length (58 km, 27 km, 10 km and 3km) and include information on suggested stops along the Wine Route, Taste Trail & Arts Trail. Visit the welcome cyclists website at www.welcomecyclists.ca/thegreatwaterway

d)Millenium Trail – This 49 km trail follows a disused rail bed, starting close to Trenton, passing through many communities in Prince Edward County and ending in Picton. It is a rough, unpaved, multi-use trail, with usage also extended to motorized vehicles. Trail map and more information available on-line: www.pecounty.on.ca

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3. Re: Suggeted routes for casual cyclists

Thanks for your help with this -- I have a copy of the map suggested in a) and I'll check into the others!

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