It ain’t over ’til it’s over
This weekend’s BikeFest events are numerous and exciting! Here are the events that the BikePGH staff members are excited about in the final weekend of #BikeFestPGH.
Filmed By Bike Festival at the Hollywood Theater $
6-11pm @ Hollywood Theatre, 1449 Potomac Ave, Dormont
Ride your bike or take it on the T to Dormont for 11 short movies about bikes filmed around the world. Reception at 6, films at 7. $5 BikePGH member/$8 non-members. Additional showings Sunday at 2pm and 7pm. More info at thehollywooddormont.org.
“Bike Pittsburgh members get a $3 discount on tickets.” – Jane / membership maven
Flock Dance & Ride – Bike Extravaganza!
6-8:30pm @ Dippy the Dino, 4100 Forbes Avenue
Biking & dancing like nobody’s watching! This easygoing ride includes stops for a dance jam with the flock music trailer.
“This ride sounds ridiculous – in the best way. Dancing and riding are my two favorite pastimes.” – Ngani / communications czar
The Every Pittsburgh Neighborhood Ride
8am-8pm @ Doughboy Square, 34th and Penn
A 72-mile road ride touching all 90 City of Pittsburgh neighborhoods! Upwards of 7,000 feet of climbing! To register, please send an email to Jacob McCrea at firstname.lastname@example.org.
“It’s a long, supported ride, put on by friends that celebrates all of our neighborhoods. It’s so Pittsburgh.” – Scott / head honcho
Pittsburgh is an amazing city to cycle in. There’s no end to the spots you can discover if you just pick a direction and bike around. – Bobby / event energizer
Bike Share Summer Camp
11am-3pm @ Three locations around Pittsburgh
Join Pittsburgh Bike Share for their Bike Share Summer Camp! Nostalgic games, arts & crafts, snacks, & bike rides with a bike share twist. See the healthyridepgh.org blog for more information.
“I’m excited about bike share summer camp because I’m a water balloon sharp shooter and a bike handling ace. Plus, I’m a sucker for that kumbaya moment. I love summer camp!” – Dan / business & education badass
Red Bull Berm Burners
12pm-4:45pm @ North Park Freeride Area, S. Ridge Dr, Hampton Township
MTB, downhill, cross, or BMX, who will be the fastest at North Park’s brand new Pump Track? All are welcome to enter and take on the challenge. redbull.com/bermburnersPGH.
“It’s all-day bike party in North Park this weekend, put on by Trail Pittsburgh. After the Berm Burners there will be an outdoor Pittsburgh premiere of unReal a mountain bike movie.” – Eric / advocacy ace
PEDAL PITTSBURGH $
7am-3:30pm, Southside Riverfront Park
The 22nd annual big ride! Choose one of three great rides around Pittsburgh: our beginner friendly Peoples Riverfront Ride, the 25 mile Highmark City Tour, or the 62 mile PJ Dick, Trumbull and Lindy Paving Metric Century. Riders will have fully support with delicious snacks from our partner Whole Foods Market Pittsburgh. Register at pedalpgh.org.
“If you want to be reminded of how great Pittsburgh is, riding with thousands of others in Pedal Pittsburgh is the way to do it.” – Mike / chief fun-planner
If you love Pittsburgh, you’ll love riding in Pedal Pittsburgh on August 30th. Now there’s only one thing left to do: REGISTER!