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Tuesday, May 14, 2013

National Bike to Work Day This Friday

Posted By on Tue, May 14, 2013 at 3:02 PM

Commuting can be a solitary enterprise, the bike kind no less than the car-bound variety. But on National Bike to Work Day, you can rally in two-wheeled solidarity with your fellow working-stiff cyclists.

Local organizer BikePGH is sweetening the pot with a dozen Hydration Stations from Downtown to the East End. Each station features “breakfast beverages” (hmm, wonder what those could be?), snacks and swag bags stuffed with bike-related goodies.

Even if you don’t bike to work every single day, Bike to Work Day lets you show your support for safer streets and a more bike-friendly Pittsburgh.

Bike to Work Day also kicks off Car Free Fridays season, when BikePGH encourages us to set aside one day a week to leave the internal combustion engine at the curb.

BikePGH is also touting its I Bike, I Walk, I Vote campaign as well as the National Bike Challenge. In the latter, cities and individuals compete to see who can log the most trips and miles in commuting and recreation.

Learn more about it all here.

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