There are lots of opportunities to get active on your bike. Over the last few years, cycling has become more than recreation for many people. More and more people are choosing cycling as a way to get around town, get to work or school and run errands. It is also a great way to maintain an active lifestyle. Bike choices have evolved over the years. Mountain bikes are no longer the only type of bike on the road. From mountain bikes and road bikes to hybrid and urban bikes, there is a bike to suit your needs, abilities and comfort levels. Remember, it is law for individuals under the age of 18 to wear a helmet while cycling. From bike paths to trails, races and triathlons, Northwestern Ontario provides a natural environment to cycle in many places.