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2014 RIDES
Saturday April 26, 2014
1st Annual STEEL VALLEY BICYCLE TOUR
FUNDS RAISED WILL SUPPORT MAINTENANCEOF THE STEEL VALLEY TRAIL COUNCIL SECTION OF THE GREAT ALLEGHENY PASSAGE.

SATURDAY, APRIL 26, 2014. The tour goes on rain or shine.
The ride begins and ends at the Pump House, 800 East Waterfront Drive (Across from Lowe’s Home Improvement) Munhall, PA
Registration opens at 8:00 AM and closes at 10:00 AM. Riders may start after registering. Note: SAG support ends at 3:00 pm.
Helmets ARE MANDATORY. Contact George Schmidt: 412-521-1538 or by e-mail at gschmidt1@verizon.net
Saturday June 07, 2014 to Sunday June 08, 2014
Bike MS: Escape to the Lake
June 7 -8, 2014: As the longest running charity bike ride in our area, Bike MS: Escape to the Lake promises to be the best cycling experience of your life. Ride with 1,400 cyclists of all ages and cycling abilities for a challenge like none other. You will start just north of Cranberry Township and will pass through the best scenery western Pennsylvania has to offer. You ride through farm country, cycle in the shade of state parks, up the challenging Pennsylvania inclines and finishing on the shores of Lake Erie, Conneaut, OH. www.bikemswesternpa.org
Sunday July 13, 2014 to Tuesday July 15, 2014
PA & MD Easy Rider- 3 day trip with Wilderness Voyageurs
This "highlight tour" features our favorite spots along the GAP. Riders will enjoy 3 days of riding along the most scenic stretches along the GAP. We found the best B&B's to put our feet up in each evening! For details please visit our website. http://wilderness-voyageurs.com/bike-tour.html
Sunday July 20, 2014 to Wednesday July 23, 2014
Great Allegheny Passage - 4 day trip with Wilderness Voyageurs
This 4 day tour takes riders the entire length of the GAP, from Pittsburgh, PA to Cumberland, MD. We stay in lovely B&B's along the way! For details please visit our website. http://wilderness-voyageurs.com/bike-tour.html
Sunday July 27, 2014 to Tuesday July 29, 2014
PA & MD Easy Rider- 3 day trip with Wilderness Voyageurs
This "highlight tour" features our favorite spots along the GAP. Riders will enjoy 3 days of riding along the most scenic stretches along the GAP. We found the best B&B's to put our feet up in each evening! For details please visit our website. http://wilderness-voyageurs.com/bike-tour.html
Sunday August 03, 2014 to Wednesday August 06, 2014
Great Allegheny Passage - 4 day trip with Wilderness Voyageurs
This 4 day tour takes riders the entire length of the GAP, from Pittsburgh, PA to Cumberland, MD. We stay in lovely B&B's along the way! For details please visit our website. http://wilderness-voyageurs.com/bike-tour.html
Sunday September 07, 2014 to Wednesday September 10, 2014
Great Allegheny Passage - 4 day trip with Wilderness Voyageurs
This 4 day tour takes riders the entire length of the GAP, from Pittsburgh, PA to Cumberland, MD. We stay in lovely B&B's along the way! For details please visit our website. http://wilderness-voyageurs.com/bike-tour.html
Thursday September 11, 2014 to Sunday September 14, 2014
GAP Bike Tour with the Allegheny Trail Alliance
Take in the sights of the GAP Trail during a beautiful time of year as Events Unlimited outfits a small group on some of the most scenic riding in the country. Each day will find you riding 32-41 miles at a relaxing pace.

Events Unlimited takes care of the work, you just pedal and enjoy yourself. Rooms are booked, each day is planned, and there will be a support vehicle each day to move your luggage and pick you up if you'd like to shorten the mileage. In fact, with the support vehicle this is a great trip for cyclists and non-riders alike. We shuttling from Cumberland, MD to Point State Park in Pittsburgh to start the trip.

Proceeds from this tour benefit the Allegheny Trail Alliance (ATA) and the GAP Trail. The ATA is a coalition of seven trail organizations in southwestern Pennsylvania and western Maryland, that maintains the Great Allegheny Passage, a 150-mile multiple use rail-trail system between Cumberland, Maryland and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and the 52-mile Montour Trail to provide a connection to the Pittsburgh International Airport.
For reservations, questions and trip details please visit our website.
Sunday September 21, 2014 to Wednesday September 24, 2014
Great Allegheny Passage - 4 day trip with Wilderness Voyageurs
This 4 day tour takes riders the entire length of the GAP, from Pittsburgh, PA to Cumberland, MD. We stay in lovely B&B's along the way! For details please visit our website. http://wilderness-voyageurs.com/bike-tour.html
Sunday October 05, 2014 to Wednesday October 08, 2014
Great Allegheny Passage - 4 day trip with Wilderness Voyageurs
This 4 day tour takes riders the entire length of the GAP, from Pittsburgh, PA to Cumberland, MD. We stay in lovely B&B's along the way! For details please visit our website. http://wilderness-voyageurs.com/bike-tour.html
2014 THRU-TRIPS
Sunday June 08, 2014 to Friday June 13, 2014
GAP to C&O Canal 6 day trip with Wilderness Voyageurs
This is a 6 day trip that will take riders on a journey to Pittsburgh to DC. We stay in different B&B's along the way. For details please visit our website. http://wilderness-voyageurs.com/bike-tour.html
Sunday July 06, 2014 to Friday July 11, 2014
GAP to C&O Canal - 6 day trip with Wilderness Voyageurs
This is a 6 day trip that will take riders on a journey to Pittsburgh to DC. We stay in different B&B's along the way. For details please visit our website. http://wilderness-voyageurs.com/bike-tour.html
Sunday August 03, 2014 to Friday August 08, 2014
GAP to C&O Canal - 6 day trip with Wilderness Voyageurs
This is a 6 day trip that will take riders on a journey to Pittsburgh to DC. We stay in different B&B's along the way. For details please visit our website. http://wilderness-voyageurs.com/bike-tour.html
Monday August 04, 2014 to Friday August 08, 2014
Bike for Life - Red Cross Disaster Relief Efforts
Bike for Life Participants will be peddling 300 miles from West Newton, PA to Washington D.C. departing on August 4th, 2014 and arriving on August 8th, 2014. The journey will raise funds for the Red Cross and its local disaster relief efforts. The organization is committed to preventing and alleviating human suffering in the face of emergencies.
For details contact David Mickley 724 872 8748 or go to www.arcbike4life.org
Sunday September 14, 2014 to Friday September 19, 2014
GAP to C&O Canal - 6 day trip with Wilderness Voyageurs
This is a 6 day trip that will take riders on a journey to Pittsburgh to DC. We stay in different B&B's along the way. For details please visit our website. http://wilderness-voyageurs.com/bike-tour.html
Sunday September 21, 2014 to Friday September 26, 2014
GAP to C&O Canal - 6 day trip with Wilderness Voyageurs
This is a 6 day trip that will take riders on a journey to Pittsburgh to DC. We stay in different B&B's along the way. For details please visit our website. http://wilderness-voyageurs.com/bike-tour.html
Sunday September 28, 2014 to Friday October 03, 2014
GAP to C&O Canal - 6 day trip with Wilderness Voyageurs
This is a 6 day trip that will take riders on a journey to Pittsburgh to DC. We stay in different B&B's along the way. For details please visit our website. http://wilderness-voyageurs.com/bike-tour.html
Sunday October 05, 2014 to Friday October 10, 2014
GAP to C&O Canal - 6 day trip with Wilderness Voyageurs
This is a 6 day trip that will take riders on a journey to Pittsburgh to DC. We stay in different B&B's along the way. For details please visit our website. http://wilderness-voyageurs.com/bike-tour.html
Sunday October 12, 2014 to Friday October 17, 2014
GAP to C&O Canal - 6 day trip with Wilderness Voyageurs
This is a 6 day trip that will take riders on a journey to Pittsburgh to DC. We stay in different B&B's along the way. For details please visit our website. http://wilderness-voyageurs.com/bike-tour.html
TOUR OPERATORS
TrailBook Advertiser Bike-the-GAP.com
Pittsburgh, PA
412-303-0566 (phone)
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Directions & Information
Will provide custom bike tours or shuttle services.
TrailBook Advertiser Cumberland Trail Connection
Canal Place
Cumberland, MD 21502
301-777-8724 (phone)
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Directions & Information
You can also ship your bike to CTC for assembly if you're taking Amtrak. Call for details.
TrailBook Advertiser Get Out & Go Tours
43160 Wintergrove Drive
Ashburn, VA 20147
571-572-2453 (phone)
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TrailBook Advertiser Golden Triangle Bike Rental
600 First Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
412-600-0675 (phone)
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Directions & Information
Located under the First Avenue Transit Station on the Eliza Furnace Trail between PNC Firstside and the First Avenue Garage - a short walk from downtown hotels.
TrailBook Advertiser Laurel Highlands River Tours and Guest Houses
4 Sherman St
Ohiopyle, PA 15470
724-329-8531 (phone)
800-472-3846
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Directions & Information
From the visitors center, away from river 4 blocks to outfitter row
TrailBook Advertiser Mountainside Bike Tours
108 Decatur Street
Cumberland, MD 21502
240-727-7039 (phone)
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Directions & Information
Creates complete customized tours along the Great Allegheny Passage & the C&O Towpath. Tours include shuttling, bike rentals and lodging. Email: mountainsidebikes@gmail.com
TrailBook Advertiser Road Runner Transportation Services
12111 St. Paul Road
Clear Springs, MD 21722
301.573.1930 (phone)
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TrailBook Advertiser Shuttle by Grouseland
467 Robinsonville Rd
Clearville, PA 15535
814-784-5000 (phone)
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Directions & Information
Shuttling services: transporting cyclists, their bikes & gear all along the Great Allegheny Passage and C&O Canal Towpath.
TrailBook Advertiser Wilderness Voyageurs
103 Garrett St
Ohiopyle, PA 15470
724-329-1000 (phone)
800-272-4141
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Directions & Information
From the visitors center, turn right and cross the railroad tracks. Turn right onto Garrett St.
Bike-the-GAP.com
Pittsburgh, PA
412-303-0566 (phone)
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Directions & Information
Will provide custom bike tours or shuttle services.
Cumberland Trail Connection
Canal Place
Cumberland, MD 21502
301-777-8724 (phone)
Visit Website

Directions & Information
You can also ship your bike to CTC for assembly if you're taking Amtrak. Call for details.
GAP Rides
1001 Yoeman Drive
Cumberland, MD 21502
301-697-4343 (phone)
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Directions & Information
Larry Brock at Cycling1945@mac.com or calling 301-697-4343.

Get Out & Go Tours
43160 Wintergrove Drive
Ashburn, VA 20147
571-572-2453 (phone)
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Golden Triangle Bike Rental
600 First Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
412-600-0675 (phone)
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Directions & Information
Located under the First Avenue Transit Station on the Eliza Furnace Trail between PNC Firstside and the First Avenue Garage - a short walk from downtown hotels.
Laurel Highlands River Tours and Guest Houses
4 Sherman St
Ohiopyle, PA 15470
724-329-8531 (phone)
800-472-3846
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Directions & Information
From the visitors center, away from river 4 blocks to outfitter row
Mountainside Bike Tours
108 Decatur Street
Cumberland, MD 21502
240-727-7039 (phone)
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Directions & Information
Creates complete customized tours along the Great Allegheny Passage & the C&O Towpath. Tours include shuttling, bike rentals and lodging. Email: mountainsidebikes@gmail.com
Road Runner Transportation Services
12111 St. Paul Road
Clear Springs, MD 21722
301.573.1930 (phone)
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Savage River Lodge
1600 Mt. Aetna Road
Frostburg, MD 21532
301 689 3200 (phone)
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Directions & Information
12 miles south of Deal, PA - shuttle service available with overnight accommodations
Senior Cycling Inc.
37419 Branchriver Rd.
Purcellville, VA 20132
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Directions & Information
Tours for Seniors 60+ years - Pat@seniorcycling.com
Shuttle by Grouseland
467 Robinsonville Rd
Clearville, PA 15535
814-784-5000 (phone)
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Directions & Information
Shuttling services: transporting cyclists, their bikes & gear all along the Great Allegheny Passage and C&O Canal Towpath.
Venture Outdoors
33 Terminal St., Suite 537 East
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
412.255.0564 (phone)
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Directions & Information
http://blog.ventureoutdoors.org/
biketour@ventureoutdoors.org
Wilderness Voyageurs
103 Garrett St
Ohiopyle, PA 15470
724-329-1000 (phone)
800-272-4141
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Directions & Information
From the visitors center, turn right and cross the railroad tracks. Turn right onto Garrett St.
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