Helpful Resources

There are many wonderful resources for various biking needs – check out the list we have compiled (and why you might be interested in them).

Mechanical Resources

Chatham University Bike Works – Near Oakland? Stop by to use some tools!

Kraynick’s Bike Shop – Located on Penn Ave in Garfield, this bike shop is not your typical one. Stop by with your bike to use tools, get low-cost parts, and some mechanical advice. They also have a summer kids program!

North Side Bike Coop – If you’re in the North Side on Fridays and Saturdays, stop by the Commons with your bike for a free tune-up and some bicycle demos!

Red Lantern Bike Shop – Located in Braddock, they specialize in kids bikes. Drop your donations there on Saturdays (10-12pm) or visit them the first Sunday of the month for kids bike giveaways (child must be present)!

University of Pittsburgh Bike Cave – In Oakland? Stop by for the tools to quick repair your bike!

A dark skinned woman pumping air into the tires of her bike while another woman holds it upright. Several people in background are riding their bikes on the road.

Riding Resources

Bike Index – Register the serial number of your bike so that if it ever gets lost/stolen, there’s a higher chance of recovery!

Bike Pittsburgh – Advocate for bike lanes, join their monthly Women&Non-Binary bike rides, or participate in Confident City Cycling classes!

Golden Triangle Bikes – Want to rent a bike just for the day? Visit Golden Triangle downtown!

Great Allegheny Passage – If you want to ride on a car-free trail, the GAP might be a perfect start! Easily accessible from downtown or the southside!

Healthy Ride – Use Pittsburgh’s bikeshare system to get around the city. It’s $2 for every 30-min ride, a more active option than the bus!

Pittsburgh Major Taylor Cycling Club – Want to ride with other folks? The PMTCC grew out of a moment for access to healthy living opportunities for racial and ethnic groups and still rides today!

Port Authority – Taking a bike on the bus? the incline? the T / light rail? You can! Check out these resources for more info!

Underwear Bike Ride – Want to ride around Pittsburgh in your underwear? Join other scantily-clad folk!

Seven women standing with their bikes in front of the Ohiopyle station.

Misc Resources

Charity Rides in 2020 – Check out this list, made by Fred, of the upcoming charity rides in the area!

Construction Junction – An awesome home goods recycling place. Drop off donations or stop by to peruse the cabinets, doors, etc! Located in the same building as Free Ride 🙂

Bicycle Heaven – A huge museum all about bikes! Old bikes! Weird bikes! They are donation-based, so if you have some time, check ’em out!