- Bike Pittsburgh is the main source for cycling related information in the City of Pittsburgh. There is a wealth of information on this site. Check it out and support them. Also make sure to check out their forums and blog.They’ve also created the Pittsburgh Bike Map to help you find the best routes for getting around by bike. There is an online and paper version. See the website for details.
Local Bike Shops
- Click here for a full list of local and regional bike shops
Bike Repair Sites
- Park Tools – One of the most comprehensive bicycle repair sites. Diagnose your problem by searching your bike by region or by looking at their bicycle repair map
- Sheldon Brown - R.I.P. A veritable cornucopia of all things cycling – Tons of info on pretty much any question that you have regarding cylcing, mechanics, history, terminology, etc.
- Bike Pittsburgh Messageboard - Ask local cyclists about tech questions and advice, parts that you’re looking for, etc.
- Article on how to build a fixed gear or single speed conversion
Other Useful Resources
- Bike Collective Network – Resources on starting and maintaining a Community and/or recycled bike shop or program. Tons of information and a list of North America’s Community bike shops.
- International Bicycle Fund - International NGO that hosts slew of bicycle related subjects from planning and education, to tourism and safety.
- C.I.C.L.E. - Cyclists Inciting Change Through Live Exchange – News, links, FUN..
- Icebike - A website dedicated to winter riding