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….

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…

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.

Baltimore Bikes

  Spotted these bicycle-shaped bike racks in Baltimore this weekend. They are pretty awesome.

Bike to Feed Families

Like to bike? Want to do some good? Check out this event benefiting the Greater Pittsburgh Food Bank, called Bike to Feed Families.  The event takes place at 10 a.m. Sat., May 11.  Riders will meet at the Pump House in Homestead, load up their bikes with donations, and ride 10 miles along the Great…

Pittsburgh Cycling Expo

More info can be found in this post I did for Pittsburgh City Paper, or, here.  $5 donation at the door on Sunday. Proceeds benefit the Montour Trail.

Biking for Good

This weekend in Pittsburgh, you can use your bike as a(nother) force for good: Contributing to the Pedal for the Pantry ride. Event details can be found here. Registration starts at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, April 6, at the Forbes Wall in Oakland  (in front of the Pitt Law Building, across from The O). The event…

Bikes and Biscotti

Pittsburgh’s Strip District is a must-visit destination for any visitor and resident of Western Pennsylvania. My favorite time to visit is early in the mornings, as the shops and vendors set up for the day, watching the neighborhood come alive as people flow onto Penn Avenue and Smallman Street to get coffee and baked goods…

Zeked-out new bike

One of my favorite coffee spots in the city of Pittsburgh — small-batch roaster Zeke’s Coffee in East Liberty — is starting bicycle delivery on April 1. They built this bike at their shop. Everything they do in their shop — as they told me in 2011 — is DIY, a process they call “Zeke…

#bikewalkvote — how cyclists want to engage Pittsburgh’s mayoral candidates

Cyclists, pedestrians and safe-streets advocates are petitioning the city of Pittsburgh’s mayoral candidates to take an interest in infrastructure, programming and accessibility.  The initiative is being led by the city’s advocacy group, BikePGH. As I wrote about at Pittsburgh City Paper today, the group is asking “candidates to pledge to make Pittsburgh more livable for…