BikeFest + Batman = The Batcycle

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Bike Pittsburgh is celebrating all things bicycle in Pittsburgh from August 12-21, 2011. 10 days, 1 big bad fundraiser, 70+ bicycle events for cyclists of ever level, a photo contest and fun in the sun - thats BikeFest in a nutshell.  We have our eye on many great BikeFest events - but there is an extra special one this Sunday - The Batcycle. The Batcycle - Bicycle Ride Sunday, August 14, 2011 6-8pm Meet at Dippy The Dino in Oakland To celebrate the new Batman movie … [Read more...]

A Big Weekend for the Bicycle in Pittsburgh

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Pittsburgh has been gaining quite a bit of attention from other places for our bicycle friendly community.  This is due in large part to the hard work of the folks at BikePgh and the people in Pittsburgh who ride their bikes and want to make this a better place for all bike riders. Even if you don't have a bike or like to ride a bike (the only bike I have been on in the past 10 years is the spinning bike - I am great at pedaling and going nowhere) - we can all celebrate the community of … [Read more...]

Bringing Bicycles to the Big Screen

Image by lemonad via Flickr On Monday, December 20 - you can catch the Pittsburgh premier of Life Cycles - a feature length documentary about bicycles.  I will admit that I am not an avid cyclist - but I am in full support of bicycling in Pittsburgh.  While I have become a pro at pedaling a bike to nowhere (thanks to spinning class) I haven't gotten the nerve to ride in traffic. Thankfully Pittsburgh has an amazing bicycle community (thank you Bike Pittsburgh!) - last night I was driving a … [Read more...]

Sept. 17 – Happy Park(ing) Day Pittsburgh!

Image by IheartPGH via Flickr I have been stuck at home all week - fighting off what I hope will be the first and only cold of the fall season.  I have been catching up on bad tv and blog reading and one of the events that has been receiving much attention in the blogosphere and beyond - it was actually a friend who I saw on the bus last week that first reminded me about Park(ing) Day. Park(ing) Day is an annual event that is celebrate here in Pittsburgh and other cities around the globe (New … [Read more...]

Links Worth a Look – August 24th

Here are some links/articles/blog posts that are worth a look: Ambiance Boutique to Open a 3rd Location in Lawrenceville in September 2009 - Ambiance Boutique is a project of the non profit Bethlhem Haven - they have two consignment shops located in Regent Square and Oakmont all of the proceeds from Ambiance Boutique benefit Bethlehem Haven. A third location will be opening on Butler Street in Lawrenceville in September 2009. They have a great selection on women's clothing (the Oakmont … [Read more...]