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BikeFest 2014: August 8 thru 24

Aug. 8th BikeFest Party — Over 100 Community Led Events — Aug. 24th PedalPGH.

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Come Show Your Pride, Get On Your Bike And Ride

Save the Date: BikeFest is turning 10. August 8th-24th

BikeFest is our biggest fundraiser and annual celebration of all-things-bicycling in Pittsburgh. For 2014  the fun will run 17 days with bike-themed rides and events organized by local organizations and by people like you. Start off the celebration by joining us at the 10th annual BikeFest party! Get your tickets here:

This year’s events will include:

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Bike to the Ball Game: BikePGH is hosting our first ever Bike To The Ballgame! Purchase tickets here and $3.00 from every ticket purchased at go to BikePGH. Bike-to-the-Ballgame fans will be seated together, so you can enjoy the game with other members of the cycling community.

Try-A-Bike Jamboree: A chance to try out all manner of bikes and trikes at the Bud Harris Cycling Oval, from recumbents to cargo bikes to trikes and E-bikes. They’ll also have a demo PAT Transit bike rack for practice!

Two Wheels; Lots of Green: A leisurely tour of community green spaces throughout Pittsburgh, finishing off with a block party in Larimer.

Pittsburgh Major Taylor Cycling Club 3-State Tour: For more experienced riders, a choice of 100, 85 or 62 miles of scenic riding through Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Ohio on marked courses with SAG support.

Want to host a ride or event? Click here:

SUBMIT YOUR EVENT!

Keep an eye on our online calendar, which will continue growing as more people and organizations organize events:


More of a print-person for getting info? Grab August 6th’s City Paper for the calendar of events (Click here for to see last years) . Note: Due to the deadline for print, some events will not make the list. Also the time of some events may have changed so confirm using the calendar below.

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

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BikeFest Kickoff Party August 8th

BikeFest 2013 kicked off with our annual BikeFest fundraiser bash on August 9th where everyone enjoyed one of the best parties in Pittsburgh while supporting our mission to make Pittsburgh more bike and pedestrian friendly.

Location: Pittsburgh Opera 2425 Liberty Ave  Pittsburgh, PA 15222

BikeFest VIP Party presented by East Side Development 

  • 6:00PM to 8:00PM, Small Plates, Wine, Local Beer and Food by some of Pittsburgh’s Best Chefs.  Kevin Sousa from Union Pig and Chicken, Bar Marco and more

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Main Event Party: Our largest party of the year kicked off BikeFest in style, and raised funds to support BikePGH’s advocacy efforts. Keep an eye out for Thick Bikes’ annual BikeFest Surprise.

PedalPGH Sunday Aug. 24th

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Ride with BikePGH on Sunday August 25, 2013 to celebrate 20 years of PedalPGH. Named one ofThe Best of the ‘BurghBy Pittsburgh Magazine in 2013, PedalPGH is not to be missed.

Choose one of three great rides around Pittsburgh:

Riders will have fully marked courses that show off some of the City’s best bicycle friendly roads, scenic views and of course bike lanes.  Full service rest stops along each of the routes will provide riders with gourmet snacks from our partner Whole Foods. Wrapping up your ride don’t forget to pick up your commemorative PedalPGH T-Shirt and enjoy Music and great food from one of Pittsburgh’s Mobile Food Trucks at the REI Finish Line Festival.

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Volunteer

PedalPGH and the BikeFest 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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Limited Edition of 50 – 2014 BikeFest Poster

 

Limited Edition Hand Screen Printed BikeFest Poster
BikePGH is pleased to announce this new limited edition poster designed by Strawberry Luna ,  Pittsburgh’s award winning poster printing duo.

Poster will be available for sale at Bikepgh.org and at the BikeFest Party for $40 each.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2014 Bike Fest T Shirt

Sample 2014 Shirt. Actual design TBD.

Sample 2014 Shirt. Actual design TBD.

This year’s BikeFest Tshirts will be available beginning at the BikeFest Party for $20 each. Following the party you can order them online at BikePGH.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 BikeFest is made possible by the support from our sponsors:


 

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.orgDISCLAIMER: 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