BikeFest

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Celebrate BikeFest with us!

For the uninitiated, BikeFest is our biggest fundraiser and annual celebration of all-things-bicycling in Pittsburgh. For 2016 the fun will run 10 days with bike-themed rides and events organized by local organizations and by people like you.

A huge thank you to everyone who submitted events this year to add to the magic of yet another fantastic BikeFest!

Jump to the BikeFest Calendar

What is BikeFest?

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BikeFest is our annual celebration of all-things-cycling. This event is open to all individuals and organizations that would like to organize a bike-themed event during the dates of August 19-28th. You only have 10 days this year to fit in as many events as possible between our BikeFest Kickoff Dance Party and the region’s largest bicycle ride, UPMC Health Plan PedalPGH.

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UPMC Health Plan PedalPGH
Join in the region’s largest bike ride on Sunday, August 28!

Details for the events mentioned and all other events are available on the full BikeFest online calendar below:


Click on events for a pop up detailed description.

DISCLAIMER: Bike Pittsburgh assumes no legal responsibility for the events listed. We are merely advertising these events, not organizing them, unless noted in the schedule. If you participate in an event, you do so at your own risk, according to the terms of the event organizer. Discuss any concerns you have with the event organizer, or email us at bikefest@bikepgh.org

 
Wednesday, August 24th
  • Spinnsters Coffee Meetup #BikeFest Edition!

    Wednesday, August 24th @ 8:00am - 9:00am
    Market Square, 23 Market Square, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, USA
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  • From Oakland to East Liberty History Tour

    Wednesday, August 24th @ 5:30pm - 8:30pm
    4800 Frew St by Healthy Ride Station
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  • Weird Bike Wednesday

    Wednesday, August 24th @ 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Thick Bikes 62 S. 15th Street
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  • Weekly Ride: PMTCC OTB BIKE RIDE

    Wednesday, August 24th @ 6:30pm - 8:30pm
    OTB Bicycle Café 2518 E Carson St, Pittsburgh, PA 15203, United States
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  • Pittsburgh Hash House Harriers Bikefest Bash

    Wednesday, August 24th @ 6:30pm - 10:30pm
    East End Brewing Company, 147 Julius St, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA
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  • Gotta Catch 'em All! Midnight Ride - Bikefest Edition

    Wednesday, August 24th @ 11:45pm - Thursday, August 25th 2:45am
    Friendship Park Sign Pokestop
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Thursday, August 25th
  • Findlay Township Ride

    Thursday, August 25th @ 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Findlay Township Activity Center, 310 Main Street, Imperial, PA 15126
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  • Weekly Ride: Oakmont Verona Peddalers

    Thursday, August 25th @ 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    the parking lot of Riverside Park in Oakmont
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  • Developing Networks That Connect Communities

    Thursday, August 25th @ 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Trust Arts Education Center, 805 Liberty Ave. 4th Floor, Pittsburgh, PA, US, 15222
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  • Pittsburgh Underwear Bike Ride

    Thursday, August 25th @ 8:30pm - 11:59pm
    46th and Butler
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  • Gotta Catch 'em All! Midnight Ride - Bikefest Edition

    Wednesday, August 24th @ 11:45pm - Thursday, August 25th 2:45am
    Friendship Park Sign Pokestop
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Friday, August 26th
  • Critical Mass Pittsburgh, August BikeFest Ride

    Friday, August 26th @ 6:00pm - 7:30pm
    Dippy the Dinosaur, 4100 Forbes Ave
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  • Public Art Bike Tour

    Friday, August 26th @ 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Allegheny Landing (exact spot TBD). Please check www.publicartpittsburgh.org
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  • Friday Night Races at the Bud Harris Cycling Track

    Friday, August 26th @ 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    the Bud Harris Cycling Track
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  • 412 Flock's Dance & Ride - Bike Extravaganza!

    Friday, August 26th @ 6:00pm - 8:30pm
    Dippy the Dinosaur - 4100 Forbes Avenue (At Schenley Dr Extension), Pittsburgh, PA
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  • Weekly Ride: Thick Bikes Beginner Unicycling (Weather Permitting)

    Friday, August 26th @ 6:30pm - 8:00pm
    South Shore Riverfront Park 2700 S Water St, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15203
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Saturday, August 27th
  • Weekly Ride: Mt. Lebanon Cycling and Caffeine Club Ride - Road

    Saturday, August 27th @ 7:00am - 10:00am
    Coffee Tree Roasters coffee house, 299 Beverly Road, Mount Lebanon Pittsburgh, PA 15216
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  • Bicycle Heaven Bike Show / Swap Meet

    Saturday, August 27th @ 8:00am - 7:00pm
    Bicycle Heaven, RJ Casey Industrial Park, 1800 Preble Ave, Pittsburgh
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  • Tour de Red Belt Populaire

    Saturday, August 27th @ 8:00am - 3:00pm
    600 First Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15219 (Golden Triangle Bicycle Rental)
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  • Weekly Ride: Achilles International - Handcycling

    Saturday, August 27th @ 9:00am - 11:00am
    Meet up in the Eliza Furnace Trail parking lot.
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  • Weekly Ride: Snitger's Group Ride - Road

    Saturday, August 27th @ 9:00am - 12:00pm
    399 Third Street Beaver, PA 15009
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  • Forgotten Streets: Hazelwood

    Saturday, August 27th @ 9:30am - 12:00pm
    Dippy the Dino in Oakland
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  • Historical city bike tour with Bike the Burgh Tours

    Saturday, August 27th @ 10:00am - 1:00pm
    Meeting points: Please check the website www.biketheburgh.com
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  • Take It To The Trails

    Saturday, August 27th @ 10:00am - 2:00pm
    The Wheel Mill
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  • Art, Bike, and Lunch

    Saturday, August 27th @ 10:00am - 2:00pm
    South Side https://www.google.com/maps/place/South+Side,+Easton,+PA+18042/@40.6803764,-75.2317571,14z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x89c46cf0a4b1642f:0xcc98473cb772fd4e!8m2!3d40.6778517!4d-75.2158171
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  • It's a 'Burgh Thing Bike Ride N'at

    Saturday, August 27th @ 11:00am - 2:00pm
    Mullin's Dinner 876 Progress St, Pittsburgh, PA 15212
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  • Bicycle Heaven City Ride / Show / Swap Meet

    Saturday, August 27th @ 11:00am - 2:00pm
    Bicycle Heaven, RJ Casey Industrial Park, 1800 Preble Ave, Pittsburgh
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  • Camping with Bikes

    Saturday, August 27th @ 5:00pm - Sunday, August 28th 3:00pm
    Thick Bikes 62 S. 15th Street
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  • NIGHT LIGHTS & ICE CREAM RIDE W/BLACK GIRLS DO BIKE PGH

    Saturday, August 27th @ 7:00pm - 10:00pm
    885 Progress Street (off of 16th street bridge in the free parking lot)
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Sunday, August 28th
  • UPMC Health Plan PedalPGH 2016

    Sunday, August 28th @ 7:00am - 3:00pm
    1 S 18th St, Pittsburgh, PA 15203, USA
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  • Bicycle Heaven Bike Show / Swap Meet

    Sunday, August 28th @ 8:00am - 7:00pm
    Bicycle Heaven, 1800 Columbus Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15233, USA
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  • Weekly Ride- Top Gear Robinson- Road

    Sunday, August 28th @ 9:30am - 10:30am
    Trek of Pittsburgh Bicycle Store – Robinson, Steubenville Pike, Robinson Township, PA, United States
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  • Heavenly Desserts Ride featuring Bicycle Heaven & Trail Pittsburgh

    Sunday, August 28th @ 2:00pm - 4:30pm
    Bicycle Heaven, RJ Casey Industrial Park 1800 Preble Ave, Pittsburgh
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  • Camping with Bikes

    Saturday, August 27th @ 5:00pm - Sunday, August 28th 3:00pm
    Thick Bikes 62 S. 15th Street
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Volunteer

PedalPGH and the BikeFest Kickoff Party wouldn’t be possible without lots of dedicated volunteers. Join our team to help out before or during the events and you’ll get great perks in return. Every year we need ride leaders and organizers, BikeFest party, and PedalPGH help. Go to http://bikepgh.org/volunteer to sign up for regular volunteer opportunities throughout the year and get notified when BikeFest help is needed.

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FAQs:

Can my company sponsor BikeFest?

BikeFest is one of the best ways to support BikePGH’s efforts to make Pittsburgh more bike-friendly and get in front of thousands of healthy, hip, environmentally conscious people. If you or your company want to sponsor BikeFest,  email mike@bikepgh.org to inquire about sponsorship opportunities.

Who organizes BikeFest?

The calendar of events is open to anyone who wants to organize an event and relate it to the bicycle. Bike Pittsburgh provides the framework, acting as the “hub” to catalyze the events and get the word out. Click here to submit your event. Be creative!

Where is BikeFest?

BikeFest is anywhere and everywhere around the Pittsburgh region. Each event will start in a different location. The calendar will have location details.

Other Questions?

If you have questions or want to receive email updates about BikeFest and the events, please email: bikefest@bikepgh.org.

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