Tag: Pittsburgh

13 of Pittsburgh’s steepest hills in one bike ride

Pittsburgh’s hilly streets won’t be alive with the sound of music on Saturday. What you’ll hear is the panting and grunting of hundreds of cyclists participating in the annual Dirty Dozen Bike Ride.

This is the 32nd annual running of the contest in which cyclists tackle 13 of the steepest hills in the city on …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.bikingbis.com/2014/11/28/13-of-pittsburghs-steepest-hills-in-one-bike-ride/

Closing the gap for bicycle touring on the Great Allegheny Passage

It looks like Pittsburgh’s last leg of the Great Allegheny Passage (GAP) will open soon, finally completing a 335-mile off-road bicycle route from  Washington DC to Pittsburgh. [See the interactive map below.]

Crews are working on the “final mile” to link the Steel Valley Trail to the Three Rivers Heritage Trail that will deposit GAP …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.bikingbis.com/2013/04/18/closing-the-gap-for-bicycle-touring-the-great-allegheny-passage/