The friendliest people on two wheels!

The friendliest people on two wheels!

Established in 1991, the club schedules over 500 recreational bike rides annually, with routes showcasing the beauty of the Niagara area and beyond. With over 300 members, the Niagara Freewheelers is a volunteer-run organization whose success is due to its dedicated members who plan and lead rides, and organize social events and special cycling excursions.

Come join us for the riding, the fun, and the friendship!

Our Mission

  • To promote and encourage recreation and utilitarian bicycling primarily in and around the Niagara Region.
  • To educate our members directly and the public indirectly, on legal, safety and technical matters pertaining to bicycling.
  • To assist in the establishment and protection of the rights of cyclists.

Want to help? Contact us

Constitution Revised March 5, 2023

Policy & Procedures Manual (Under revision – March 2023)


President’s Message

We are very pleased that you are considering joining our club. If you enjoy cycling and the beauty of the Niagara area, we have a lot to offer. This year our schedule has over 500 rides. Check it over carefully, find the speed and distance that suits you, grab your helmet, bike, and water bottle and come on out. You may find yourself on familiar ground or riding in a part of the region you have not visited before.

Keep Reading

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Our volunteers work to keep the Niagara Freewheelers moving forward and help champion cycling in Niagara.

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Our newsletter provides members with important and interesting information and is sent out by email monthly.

Freewheelers Clothing

Freewheelers Clothing

Freewheelers jerseys are available for purchase. Ride in style!

Our Legacy

Bill Stewart

Bill Stewart

Bill passed away Thursday, October 25, 2012 at home with family and friends. Bill and Virginia Stewart founded the Freewheelers.

Tom Bailey

Tom Bailey

Former Freewheeler, Tom Bailey passed away on Saturday, March 17, 2018. Tom was the major driving force behind the development of many of our club’s ride maps and cue sheets.

Jane Hughes-Pat Dunphy

Jane Hughes & Pat Dunphy

Jane Hughes was born in British Columbia and Pat Dunphy was from England. Jane spent most of her childhood in Mississauga and then lived in the Niagara region from her early 20’s. Both were avid cyclists and living in St. Catharines when they met. Together they became involved in the local cycling community, joined the Freewheelers, and had great dreams for the future of cycling in Niagara.

Become a Member today!

Ride as a guest on any of our rides and consider becoming a member. We hope to see you on the next ride!

Hamilton Harbour-riders on bridge