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Whether you're a hard core cyclist or a casual weekend bike trail enthusiast, Pittsburgh has the bicycle experience for you!
Pittsburgh has a strong and devoted community of cyclists who are eager to welcome you to their city. Let Pittsburgh wow you not only with its bike-accessible hotels and public transportation, but also its beautiful trails, fascinating and fun tours, and accommodating shops with knowledgeable and passionate staff. There is so much to see and do in Pittsburgh - all you need is your bike!
|•Thick Bikes||•Bicycle Heaven|
|•Bear Dog Bicycles||• Kraynick’s Bike Shop Inc.|
|• Kindred Cycles||• Top Gear Bicycle Shop|
|• Iron City Bikes||• PRO BIKE+RUN Squirrel Hill|
|• Love Bikes||• West Liberty Cycles|
|• Biketek Pittsburgh||• Rusty Sprocket Bike Shop|
Pittsburgh is committed to supporting its bicycling community as well as all of its visiting cyclists, so much so that the city's public buses and light rail system, called the T, encourage travelers to combine modes of transportation by providing space for you to store your bicycle.
Each bus has racks on the front for bike storage while you ride, so you can get through town and get out into the beautiful nature that is so perfectly integrated into the city.
Pittsburgh's light rail system, better known as the T, is also bike friendly. Two bikes per train car are allowed on the T at all times in any direction in a designated area. Find more information about Pittsburgh's bike-friendly public transportation on the Port Authority Website.
OpenStreetsPGH is a free event series run by BikePGH. It is a group of businesses, neighbors, non-profits, and others who want to help Pittsburgh be the healthiest, most active, and happiest city it can be. Three times a year, OpenStreetsPGH closes down a city street and uses it for fitness workshops, kids activities, shopping, brunch, community arts, and special promotions from over 100 local businesses and organizations.
Pittsburgh's arts and cycling communities come together in the form of Art Bike Racks sponsored by the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust. Be on the lookout for some fun and interesting bike racks as you travel through Pittsburgh's unique neighborhoods via bike lanes that extended throughout the city. Don't forget to snap a pic!
Healthy Ride is Pittsburgh's bike share system. Bike-sharing is meant for quick trips around the city of Pittsburgh. Customers can pick up a bicycle at one of the 50 stations throughout the city, return the bike at one of the other stations, and move about their day.
It's as easy as registering, renting, riding, and returning! Sign up to rent bikes through the next bike app, the Healthy Ride website, or at a Healthy Ride station kiosk. If you're a ConnectCard user, you can now get unlimited 15 minute trips using your Port Authority bus pass. Visit any Healthy Ride kiosk to link your ConnectCard to your account.
The largest of Pittsburgh's regional parks, Frick Park boasts an extensive system of trails throughout steep valleys and wooded slopes. Frick Park stretches from Point Breeze in the North, down to the Monongahela River on its southern border and is the perfect quiet escape from the hustle and bustle of the city.
Schenley Park can be found in the Oakland neighborhood and houses Phipps Conservatory, the Schenley Park Café, Bob O' Connor Golf Course, and the Schenley Oval Sportsplex, not to mention a number of interconnected and sprawling trails waiting to be explored.
Water is the main focus of this historic park, as it is home to Pittsburgh reservoirs, a fountain and reflecting pool at its entrance, a swimming pool, Lake Carnegie, as well as the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium. This park also features the Reservoir Loop, a bike track, and many trails connecting all parts of the park.
The Great Allegheny Passage, also known as the GAP Trail, is a 150 mile connection from Pennsylvania to Maryland. The trail passes through Cumberland Narrows, crosses the Mason-Dixon Line, snakes across the Laurel Highlands through Ohiopyle State Park, and ends right in Downtown Pittsburgh at the beautiful Point State Park.
Branching off of the GAP Trail is the Montour Trail, which extends from Coraopolis, PA to Clairton, PA. The Montour Trail connects Pittsburgh International Airport to the GAP, which ultimately connects as far south as Washington, D.C.
Lining the banks of Pittsburgh's famous three rivers, the Three Rivers Heritage Trail is a popular system of trials that is use for exercise, recreation, and provides a safe route for bike commuters. Enjoy a scenic ride along one of Pittsburgh’s beautiful riverfronts. There is really no wrong choice.
The 320-mile trail that connects Pittsburgh to Harrisburg follows the historic path of the Main Line Canal Greenway. The focus of the trail is to create a connection that is not only physical, but also a human connection that is as unique as the land and countryside that surrounds it.
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