The 5 Ontario MS and PwC MS Bike Tours are great hikes with a mission
The MS Bike Series is taking place in Canada this summer, giving cyclists across the country the chance to ride and support the MS Society. There are five events in Ontario that you can attend. They offer memorable driving experiences. You will also raise funds to support people with multiple sclerosis (MS) and their families. The three one-day rides and two two-day rides tour attractions in various parts of Ontario.
In 2019, PwC MS Bike will take place in Prince Edward County, Grand Bent in London, Niagara, Ottawa in Cornwall and in Canada’s largest city, Toronto. Each event offers a unique bike tour. The events are family friendly and offer different course distances from which you can choose.
PwC MS Bike – Prince Edward County – July 7
Prince Edward County borders the Lake Ontario shoreline. From the departure town of Picton you have a choice of a lovely 40km or 75km route on which you can look forward to exploring the wine country and peaceful countryside. With many wineries and breweries in the area, you can make the trip a weekend. There will be a social gathering on Saturday evening for participants and their families before the Sunday bike tour.
PwC MS Bike – Grand Bend in London – July 27 and 28
This two-day 150 km hike will begin in Grand Bend on the shores of Lambton before passing through the countryside and rural communities of southwestern Ontario. You end up at Western University in London. Crossing the line in Forest City, you can enjoy a massage, a hot meal and a drink from the beer garden, all you need for a good recovery. The evening will end with a celebration. The next morning you will return to the Grand Bend Motorplex where the ride started.
PwC MS Bike – Niagara – August 18
Start at one of the world’s most famous waterfalls, Niagara Falls, for this full day ride with an option of 40km and 75km to enjoy the popular tourist area. The ride begins on the Niagara Parkway before moving on to the Friendship Trail in Fort Erie. Niagara is known for its many outdoor attractions, but there are also wineries and restaurants, so it’s a nice place to spend a weekend. Arrive on Friday so you can explore all day Saturday. Then join the other PwC MS Bike attendees for a social evening on Saturday night. Make sure you’re ready to roll on Sunday!
PwC MS Bike – Ottawa to Cornwall – August 17-18
With a start in Canada’s capital, this two-day hike with routes between 80 and 215 km to choose from, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to have a big weekend just for you. The course will offer views of the St. Lawrence and before ending in Cornwall. Before retiring to the NAV Center, there will be afternoon activities at the JetSet Pub, a corn roast and dinner at the Propeller Restaurant. After breakfast the next morning, you leave for Ottawa, enjoying the countryside of a beautiful part of the province by bike.
PwC MS Bike – Toronto – September 15
With the end of summer in sight, get ready for the last PwC MS bike ride of the year on a relaxing urban cycling tour of Toronto. The 30km and 50km routes will follow the Humber River Trail before passing through many of Toronto’s waterfront parks. With Lake Ontario on one side and the Toronto skyline on the other, this will be a great way to get out and enjoy one of the last weekends of summer.
PwC MS bike
MS is a chronic disease of the central nervous system. The often debilitating disease affects the brain, spinal cord, and optic nerves. Most people are diagnosed between the ages of 15 and 40 and face the permanent and unpredictable effects of the disease for the rest of their lives. More than 9,000 cyclists will line up for the 20 MS Bike events across Canada between June and September, including British Columbia and Alberta. The events are open to participants from the age of 10.
For more information or to register for MS Bike, visit msbike.ca