Cycling is great for everyone!
Thousands of residents in Windsor and Essex County ride bicycles because it’s convenient, healthy, inexpensive, good for the environment and fun.
Our Guide to Cycling in Windsor and Essex County will teach you about your bicycle, our traffic laws, and how to cycle safely. Whether you’re riding on the road or a multi-use trail, always remember to use your best judgement, take your time, and have fun!
Thanks to the Ontario Trillium Foundation for generously funding the creation of this handbook, and to Cycle TO for sharing their guide with us.
Printed copies are available at the Bike Kitchen, Windsor Public Library branches, City of Windsor Community Centres and several county libraries and civic centres.
If you’re interested in printed copies, email us. The guides are now available to download for free in English, French, Spanish, Arabic, Italian, German and Urdu.
In 2013, Bike Windsor Essex and The Safety Village partnered to create a local cycling safety video. Check it out above! Learn more about how you can keep yourself and others safe while cycling, scroll down.
We all bike for different reasons, whether as a means of transportation, a way of getting exercise, or simply as a leisure activity. Whatever your reason for riding, we want you to get home safe. Just like any other vehicle, it is your responsibility as the operator of that vehicle to ensure that you and those around you remain safe. Before you hop on your bike, know the rules and best practices that will keep you riding.