Scott Bricker http://wesa.fm en Bike Pittsburgh Starts Cycling Classes http://wesa.fm/post/bike-pittsburgh-starts-cycling-classes <p>Pittsburgh is the 35<sup>th</sup> most bike-friendly city in the U.S., according to Bicycling Magazine.</p><p>Now, Bike Pittsburgh is introducing cycling classes in an effort to make the city be even more bike-able.</p><p>The “Fundamentals of City Cycling” class is taught indoors at The Wheel Mill in Homewood. Participants will learn about the basics of bicycling including techniques to maneuver obstacles such as curbs and potholes; using hand signals; how to start and stop in traffic; and, how to perform a pre-ride safety check.</p> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 20:58:55 +0000 Michael Lynch 32176 at http://wesa.fm Bike Pittsburgh Starts Cycling Classes Bike-Share Program Coming to Pittsburgh Next Year http://wesa.fm/post/bike-share-program-coming-pittsburgh-next-year <div class="field-item even"><p>Biking advocates gathered in Bakery Square on Monday to announce plans for a bike-share system to start in Pittsburgh next year that would feature 500 bicycles stationed at 50 special bike docks across the&nbsp;city.</p><p>Slated for a spring or summer 2014 opening, a subscriber could choose a short-term membership of one day or a long-term plan of one year. The user can then check out one of the sturdy bikes from one docking station and deposit it at any of the other 49&nbsp;destinations.</p> Mon, 11 Mar 2013 20:46:34 +0000 Noah Brode 2621 at http://wesa.fm Bike-Share Program Coming to Pittsburgh Next Year