Pittsburgh Cycling Memorabilia Collection

      As BikePGH noted on their blog today, the  Chrome Industries RV will be at the The Wheelmill tonight collect memorabilia for consideration for the Urban Cycling Hall of Fame. The content will later be revealed in Las Vegas at the Interbike trade show. The UCHOF will be at the Wheelmill from 6 p.m….

Jimmy Chin reel

  Jimmy Chin is a venerable powerhouse in the world of outdoor sports and multimedia. He’s a photographer, director, cinematographer and all around bad-ass. He isn’t just about taking great shots, as the reel notes, he’s a hell of an athlete. His images are powerful, but so is how he makes them.

Saturday Sunset

The Great Fountain Geyser in Yellowstone National Park, from the Department of Interior.  

TEDtalk: How Behavioral Science Can Lower Your Energy Bill

In this February TED talk, Alex Laskey, founder and president of Opower, talks about using psychology to help energy customers lower their costs. The method isn’t what you think. Laskey notes  an experiment asking residents to turn off their air conditioning to save energy. Residents received one of four messages about the request, from saving…

Timelapse: BikePGH’s bike valet

  The 10-day Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival just wrapped up in Pittsburgh. And while it was an excellent festival for art and music lovers (Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros played!), there was plenty of love for life on two wheels as well. First, cyclists could take advantage of the I ❤ My…

A Monday Moment

Whose unhappy with being back at work today? Here’s a gorgeous photo to take the edge off — or give you some inspiration to plan your next outdoor adventure. Bryce Canyon National Park in Utah is known for what the National Park Service calls its “hoodoo-iferous” terrain, which is evidenced above. Part rock pillar from erosion….

NASA to launch new solar satellite

On June 26, NASA will launch it’s next solar satellite which the agency hopes will provide the most detailed look ever at the sun’s lower atmosphere. The spacecraft will orbit “for almost continuous solar observations” during its 2-year mission. It will carry an ultra-violet telescope that can take high-res images and catch areas as small…

Rainbow Ride

A Rainbow Ride is scheduled to kick off a weekend of Pittsburgh Pride next week. It’s being led by cycling group Flock of Cycles.

Ballou Skies fundraiser

Many of the incredible friends and acquaintances of mine from the Pittsburgh Triathlon Club are apart of this wonderful triathlon team, Ballou Skies, which works to raise awareness of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. In 2011, the group raised more than $60,000. One of their fundraisers is a 2-mile walk and fun-run at North Park on June…