Kickbike Ontario Ltd.
Kickbike Ontario is a family owned business going on 20 years, owned and operated by the Knight family of Brampton, Ontario, Canada. We serve Canadians who have a strong interest in health and fitness. Many of our customers are looking for low impact ways to commute and exercise.
Rodger Knight (pictured above at the Grand Canyon in 2018) is the principle owner and a retired high school Phys-ed and Mathematics teacher. He taught and coached for the Toronto District School Board for 32 years. He has an Honors degree in Phys. Ed from York University and a Bachelor of Education degree from the University of Toronto. Rodger currently ( pre-pandemic) coaches basketball and track coach at Central Peel Secondary School and Bramalea Secondary School in Brampton Ontario.
Son Jesse, has completed his masters in medical imaging through the Bio-Medical Engineering Program at the University of Guelph. Jesse has just finished his first year of his Phd research program at the University of Toronto and is also working with a team of doctors on developing software to model the growth of the corona -19 virus in the Toronto area.
Rodger has traveled extensively throughout Europe, Canada and the United States on his Kickbike. He took a trip two summers back to Helsinki, Finland where he met and spent a day with the owner of Kickbike World Hannu Vierkko. Hannu is a 10 time world kicksledding champion who designed the first Kickbike proto-type as means to train during the summer months for his kicksledding competitions Kickbike World is the parent company of Kickbike Ontario Ltd.
Kickbike Ontario has appeared on BreakfastTV (City TV Toronto), CTV’s Lifetime with Pauline Chan, CHEX TV in Peterborough, the Toronto Star newspaper and in a segment of Subaru’s Ironman U.S. competition as well as in a number of local magazines. Kickbike Ontario also appeared in the summer of 2015 in the Windsor Star newspaper with reporter Kelly Steele.
Nine years ago at the 2012 Toronto International Bicycle Show in Toronto, Kickbike Ontario was awarded the GREEN Smart Award for being the greenest exhibitor at the show.
Thanks for taking the time to stop by and please feel free to contact us at 905-451-8497 if you have any questions about the sport of footbiking.