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Bike to Campus Week 
September 11-15, 2023

Want to start riding around campus but not sure where to start? Looking to meet other people into bike riding? Get set with everything you need during Bike to Campus Week from Monday, September 11 through Friday, September 15. Questions? Email Karen Brooks at

SOLD OUT - Used Bike Sale

Our used bike sale is over! We sold over 40 bikes in just six hours. To those that missed out, apologies, but here are some local bike shops that also sell used bikes:
- Free Ride Pittsburgh:
- Thick Bikes:
- Kraynick’s: (does not currently have stock but will soon)

We will offer a used bike sale again next fall — watch the Parking & Transportation website for news. 

Carnegie Mellon Bike Fair
September 12, 2023 from noon – 4pm
Merson Courtyard, Outside the Cohon University Center
Get lots of help biking around town with: free BikePGH Bike Maps and Urban Biking guides, info on POGOH bikeshare, mechanical advice, anti-theft bike registration, information on biking resources, and more.

Bike Light & Helmet Giveaway (Operation Illumination)
September 12, 2023 from 5 - 7pm
Forbes & Morewood sidewalk
This program distributes free front and rear bike lights and helmets to those riding without them for two hours or as long as supplies last! Stop by with your UNLIT bicycle (or unprotected head) to receive your own set of lights / helmet.

Carnegie Mellon Campus Bike Tour
September 13, 2023 from 5 - 7pm
Meet at the Walking to the Sky Statue
Join CMU for a campus tour of all things related to biking! Find out about the best routes from campus to nearby points (including a couple secret shortcuts), bike parking hints, locations of repair stations, and more. Starts at 5pm at the Walking to the Sky statue. Bike and helmet required.

Confident City Cycling (open to students only – CMU, Pitt, Chatham, PP – Registration required)
September 14, 2023 from 4 - 7pm
Pitt Bike Cave, outside Hillman Library, Pitt Campus, 230 S Bouquet St
Learn from certified instructors how to get ready to ride, basic bike handling skills, and safer, legal ways to navigate city streets. This 3-hour on-bike class will start with drills on sheltered pavement and move to learning as a group on local streets. All participants must wear a helmet and know how to ride a bicycle.

Friday Fun Ride
September 15, 2023 from 5:30 - 7:30 pm
Pitt Bike Cave, 
outside Hillman Library, Pitt Campus, 230 S Bouquet St
Join the Pitt Bike Cave on a 4-mile group ride to Highland Park (8 miles round trip)! Group riding is a great way to learn how to navigate the streets by bike and gain confidence through experience. The group ride is open to everyone from beginner to experienced bicyclists. The ride will be split into two groups, one for folks who want to ride fast and one for folks that want to take it slow. Helmets, bike lights, and reflective or bright clothes are strongly recommendedRegistration is encouraged but not required and will open 2 days prior to the ride!

Fix-it Fair: Mending Workshop
October 25, 2023 from 3-5pm
Sustainability Studio, main floor Hunt Library
Do you have shirts missing buttons or pants that need hemmed? Don't throw them out... bring them to the Fix-it Fair! We'll have menders available to help you repair your items and make them good as new. Don't have anything needing repairing , but want to learn? Stop by to learn a few new mending skills.

AASHE 2023 Conference & Expo
October 29 – 31, 2023 | Boston, Massachusetts
CMU is sponsoring 10 student registrations - contact for more information. Visit AASHE's webpage for details about the conference.