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Bike to Campus Day puts wheels in motion

Bike vendors and organizations from around the Pittsburgh and Oakland area came to Pitt’s first fall Bike to Campus Day.

By Natalie Frank, For The Pitt News

September 18, 2019

A number of local vendors and organizations set up shop at the Posvar Pass-Through Wednesday morning for Bike to Campus Day.

Pitt will hold first September ‘Bike to Campus Day’ Wednesday

Pitt will hold its first fall “Bike to Campus” day on Wednesday.

By Emily Wolfe, News Editor

September 16, 2019

This year, Pitt’s celebrating cycling in the fall, with the first September “Bike to Campus Day” on Wednesday in the Posvar Pass-Through.

Pitt announces unlimited bike share rides for first-years

Pitt first-years and resident assistants will receive unlimited 30-minute bike rides with Healthy Ride for the upcoming fall and spring semester.

By Emily Wolfe, News Editor

August 26, 2019

All Pitt first-years and resident assistants will receive unlimited 30-minute bike rides with Pittsburgh bike share company Healthy Ride throughout the fall and spring semesters of the 2019-2020 academic year, Healthy Ride announced Monday.

Editorial | Unlimited 30-minute bike rides for first years are a good start

Pitt’s partnership with the Healthy Ride program only benefits first-years and resident assistants.

By Pitt News Editorial Board

August 26, 2019

Only first-year students and RAs are included in Healthy Ride’s pilot bike program, but this is an opportunity that all students should be able to reap the benefits of.

Good will biking: Garfield bike shop offers free self-help, cheap parts

Jerry Kraynick has operated his bike shop since 1976.  Jack Shelly  | Staff Writer

By Jack Shelly / Staff Writer

October 14, 2015

Imagine a bike shop that also acts as a community, where advice among customers and staff is as common as getting their gears fixed or wheels trued.   That vision is a reality at Kraynick’s Bike Shop in Garfield, where customers can receive free lessons on how to fix their own bikes. Jerry Kraynick ...

The Wheel Mill: Pittsburgh’s weatherproof biking facility

The Wheel Mill: Pittsburgh's weatherproof biking facility

By Stephanie Roman / Staff Writer

September 22, 2014

There are 17 bike parks in the Pittsburgh area, but only one of them is weatherproof. When the snow falls or the July humidity becomes unbearable, bikers pedal to the Wheel Mill on Hamilton Avenue to shred inside the massive structure.The Wheel Mill opened in April 2013 from a conglomeration of seven ...

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