Explore Pittsburgh by bike!
PedalPGH includes four fantastic routes ranging from 7 to 62 miles that showcase Pittsburgh’s unique neighborhoods and incredible views. The routes will be marked with colorful cue signs around the city. Maps, audio navigation, and turn-by-turn cue sheets will also be available for registrants through the Digital Ride Guide. Before beginning your ride, choose your route, and choose the in-person, supported ride or the “virtual”, self-supported ride.
Choose your route:
» 7 Mile Local Loop
On the 7 Mile Local Loop, you can experience Pittsburgh’s beautiful riverfront trails and bridges with incredible views of the Downtown skyline. This kid-friendly route is as flat as you can get in Pittsburgh and consists entirely of trails and protected bike lanes.
» 25 Mile City Tour
The 25 Mile City Tour will take you on a journey over bridges, through neighborhoods, and around Pittsburgh’s beautiful parks. Climbing and descending just over 1,200 feet, you can build stamina all while enjoying the unique sights in our city. Your ride should take 3.5 hours if you keep a 10 mph pace with 20 minute breaks at rest stops. Rest Stop locations include Mellon Park, Schenley Park, Southside Riverfront Park, and Allegheny Commons Park.
» 40 Mile Grand Tour
The 40 Mile Grand Tour will climb 2,400 feet of classic Pittsburgh hills, from dense neighborhood streets to quiet tree-lined roads. Your ride should take 5 hours if you keep a 10 mph pace with 15 minute breaks at rest stops. Rest Stop locations include Mellon Park, Schenley Park, Southside Riverfront Park, and Allegheny Commons Park.
» MoveForwardPGH 62 Mile Challenge
The 62 Mile route is back, with a few new twists! The MoveForwardPGH 62 Mile Challenge route will test your abilities with 4,000 feet of climbing up Pittsburgh’s iconic hills. Why 62 miles? It’s a metric century! Explore over 35 city neighborhoods, with a few excursions onto winding wooded roads just outside the city limits. Your ride should take 7 hours if you keep a 12 mph pace with 15-minute breaks at rest stops. Rest Stop locations include Mellon Park, Schenley Park, Southside Riverfront Park, and Allegheny Commons Park.
Choose your ride:
In-person, fully-supported OR virtual, self-supported
This year’s PedalPGH will be held as a “hybrid” event. In-person riders may begin anywhere along the routes, but should plan to complete their ride during the Rest Stop / SAG hours on Sunday August 29th for a fully supported experience. Virtual riders may begin anywhere along the routes, anytime from August 26 – 29th and plan for a self-supported ride.
Please note: Rest Stops and SAG vehicle support will be available for limited hours on the final day of event weekend only (Sunday, August 29). There will be no set start times, start line gathering or finish line festival.