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

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

By Jack Shelly / Staff Writer

October 14, 2015


Filed under Culture

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


Filed under Culture, Food & Drink

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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