Cycling Resources in Algoma

Rent, repair a bike, trails, touring routes, local rides, and more

If you’re planning a cycling trip to Algoma Country, or want to do some cycling while on vacation in our region, we’ve compiled a big list of resources to help you out. Our list includes businesses that sell or service bicycles, places to rent bicycles, local cycling routes, mountain trails, local rides, and events.

Missed a business, trail, cycle route or event, email us at Algoma Country info@algomacountry.com

Buy, Rent, Purchase Or Repair A Bicycle

Photo Credit: Martin Lortz
 

Algoma Bicycle Company, Sault Ste. Marie
Retail, Service and Repairs, Junior Buy Back Program 

Bikes & Parts by Darcy, Sault Ste. Marie
Retail, Repair

Duke of Windsor Sport Shop, Sault Ste. Marie
Retail, Service and Repair

108 Lifestyles and Sporting Goods, Elliot Lake
Retail, Service and Repair

Sault Ste. Marie Canal National Historic Site, Sault Ste. Marie
Fatbike Rentals for adults and youth include helmets and bike locks. Fatbikes for use on Parks Canada property only.

Fort St. Joseph National Historic Site, St. Joseph Island
Fatbike Rentals for adults and youth include helmets and bike locks. Fatbikes for use on Parks Canada property only.

Hiawatha Highlands, Sault Ste. Marie
Fatbike Rentals, bikes only, or trail pass and bike rental available.

Sport Chek, Sault Ste. Marie
Retail, Service and Repair

Velorution, Sault Ste. Marie
Retail, Service and Repair

Roberta Bondar Marina, Sault Ste. Marie
Rentals

Richards Landing Marina, Richards Landing St. Joseph Island
Rentals, Bike Maintenance Station

Bike Maintenance Stations, Blind River
Library, Marina, Travel Information Centre

Accommodations With Bicycles For Guests

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Places To Stay In Algoma Country

There are many places to stay in our region, whether you cycle to the area, or are bringing your bicycle with you. You'll find hotels and motels, cottages, campgrounds and bed & breakfasts. Find a complete listing of accommodations at our website www.algomacountry.com/where-to-stay/

Marinas With Bicycles For Boaters

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If you’re boating in the beautiful North Channel of Lake Huron but don’t have a bicycle, these marinas offer complimentary bicycles to boaters or may rent to visitors.

Richards Landing Marina, St. Joseph Island
Complimentary bicycles for boaters. Rentals are available to non-boaters.

Blind River Marina, Blind River
Complimentary bicycles for boaters.

Thessalon Marina, Thessalon
Complimentary bicycles for boaters.

Roberta Bondar Marina, Sault Ste. Marie
Bike rentals are available daily from July - August for anyone.

Bike Trails And Routes

Photo Credit: Martin Lortz

We’ve done our best to list as many bike trails and bike-friendly trails and routes in our region as possible.

Crystal Creek Mountain Bike Trail, Hiawatha Highlands
Summer mountain biking and winter fat biking trails. For winter fat biking, you need to purchase a trail pass. Winter trail conditions can be found on the Hiawatha Highlands website.

Hearst Bicycle Paths
Download the free map on the Hearst website

The Lookout Trail, Pancake Bay Provincial Park
The park allows bikes on the 14-km trail. Best suited for mountain biking.

The Esker Trail, Ivanhoe Lake Provincial Park
Bikes are permitted on this 8-km trail.

The Deer Trail
Road cycling through wilderness and communities.

Lake Huron North Channel Waterfront Trail
Our region’s newest signed cycling route leads you from Sudbury to Lake Superior! Read our blog here.

Hub Trail 
A 22.5-km non-motorized trail located in Sault Ste. Marie, connecting the downtown, waterfront, and even Fort Creek Conservation area.

Elliot Lake Area
Purchase the latest trails guide at the Lester B. Pearson Civic Centre for biking opportunities.

St. Joseph Island
The Island is a great place for road cycling offering different types of terrain, stunning views and great places to cycle too!

Algoma Highlands Mountain Bike Trail System
You can download the bike trail map PDFs on the website.

Boom Camp Trails
12 km of multi-season trails located at the mouth of the Mississagi River. You’ll find information about all the loops on www.blindriver.ca

Attikamek Trail
A 2.2-km trail is located on the city’s waterfront. Bikers share the trail with hikers.

Hwy 638
A paved country road that is popular with cyclists.

Bruce Mines Self-Guided Tours
There are some self-guided tours laid out for visitors by the Bruce Mines Chamber of Commerce: Bicycle Tour and Self-Guided Tours

Local Rides, Socials And Events

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Local bike shops and clubs organize rides throughout the spring, summer and fall.

Sault Cycling Club
Road Rides, Bike Shop Socials, Women-only Rides

Velorution
Friday Night Loser Ride, Ladies-only Rides, Road Rides

The Isle of Joe and the Sunday Rides, St. Joseph Island
steve.roedde@sympatico.ca

Hubtrail Festival 
This annual festival invites you to walk, run or roll along with the 24-km multi-use non-motorized John Roswell HUB Trail system. It’s a free event for everyone and is held every Canada Day (July 1).

About Cory St. Pierre

As a member of the Algoma Country staff, I enjoy hiking and the great outdoors. I hope my stories encourage you to explore and plan your next vacation to the Algoma region.

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