I don’t know if you saw this story in the news last week or not – last Wednesday a cyclist was violently attacked by a driver on the South Side. Please take a moment to read the story in the Post-Gazette here – they have released a description of the driver who has still not been identified.
The cyclist, Colin Albirght, has been in the hospital but he will be okay. I have seen some photos of his injuries, I don’t think it is appropriate to share those with out talking with him first – but shocking is not strong… Read the rest
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For those of you looking for a way to celebrate Halloween while getting some exercise – think of it as canceling out the candy – or you really love bicycles and beer – this is the event for you. Its time for the annual Reverse Keg Ride.
What is a Reverse Keg Ride?
A few years ago, End End Brewing decided that the best way to get the first keg of Pedal Pale Ale to the bar was by bike. And thus the keg ride was born. And each year a few more people decided… Read the rest
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not with the sound of music, but with the sound of cyclists and Rick Sebak brought some video cameras along. Tonight (Wednesday, January 26) and I am sure many other times because these things do get repeated – Rick Sebak’s show Its Pittsburgh takes a look at The Dirty Dozen. The Dirty Dozen is an “unofficial” bicycle race that goes something like 58 miles up and down 13 of the steepest streets in Pittsburgh, including Canton Avenue, arguably the steepest public street in the world).
Make sure you check out the The Dirty Dozen website here… Read the rest
Last week we had the opportunity to suggest some Pittsburgh neighborhoods and blogs for a post on AOL’s Rented Spaces about top housing markets in Pittsburgh and Louisville.
AOL’s Rented Spaces – “Insiders’ Tips on Top Housing Markets” – March 5, 2010 by Katie McCaskey… Read the rest