Test your mettle on your pedals. 2013 Pittsburgh Magazine Best of.
About the Ride
For more experienced riders that wish to challenge themselves, this ride offers 62 miles (100km) of Pittsburgh’s roaming slopes. Starting in the Southside Riverfront Park this route will take you through more of the South Side, the North Side, the East End and an epic climb up to Mt. Washington. This ride will test your climbing and reward riders with some of the best views of Pittsburgh.
Strategically placed rest stops can be found along the route to break up this longer ride. If needed there are a number of points along the PJ Dick, Trumbull, Lindy Paving Metric Century where you are able to join the shorter Highmark City Tour to return back to the Finish Line Festival. The Finish Line Festival in the SouthSide Riverfront Park will be held from 11am-3pm and will offer restrooms, bike parking (don’t forget to bring your bike lock), music, food trucks, a cycling expo. Everyone is welcome to stay and enjoy the day. It’s going to be fun!
Riders should be able to average 9 miles per hour to finish the route on time.
Start time: 7:00AM
We recommend starting early to enjoy lighter traffic on the streets as well as cooler morning air.
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Enjoy Great views and Challenging Climbs up to Riverview Park and Mt Washington.
Rest Stops :
Penn Brewery Water Stop
PJ Dick, Trumbull, and Lindy Paving’s River View Park Rest Stop
Highmark’s Highland Park
Rest Stop at Schenley Park
Rest Stop at Grandview Park