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The Great Greenfield Bridge Implosion Of 2015

Achievement: #89. Watch the Greenfield Bridge Implosion

We had to sneak one last post in from 2015 — because we can’t very well get a do-over on the implosion of the Greenfield Bridge, now, can we? Check out our chronicle of the early-and-cold morning, plus a video of the collapse! Continue reading

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Riding The GAP: Rockwood To Cumberland

Achievement: #75. Great Allegheny Passage Bike Trail

Day 3 of the GAP Trail is your reward for making it through the first two days. Enjoy the sights, the scenery, and the downhill coast into Cumberland! Continue reading

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Riding The GAP: Connellsville To Rockwood

Achievement: #75. Great Allegheny Passage Bike Trail

Day 2 of the GAP Trail: all the rain, hills, and anger you could ever ask for, in a single 47-mile package! Continue reading

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Riding The GAP: Pittsburgh To Connellsville

Achievement: #75. Great Allegheny Passage Bike Trail

Come and follow us as we embark on our wildest achievement yet: a six-day, 334-mile bike ride from Pittsburgh to Washington, DC. Will we make it? Will DC even be open when we arrive? Only time will tell. For now, enjoy Leg One of our trek! Continue reading

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The Gateway Clipper Locks & Dams Cruise

Achievement: #15. Locks & Dams Tour

Take a ride with us on a unique Pittsburgh river tour: the Gateway Clipper Locks & Dams Cruise! On this little jaunt we enjoyed dinner, drinks, dancing, and dams (as well as locks, but you know…alliteration and all). Continue reading

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The Covered Bridges Of Southwestern Pennsylvania

Achievement: #35. Covered Bridge Tour | #6. 5 Diners | #72. Fall Foliage Documentary Part Two

Before we lost the very last of the gorgeous fall foliage colors, we wanted to make our trek out to Washington County, PA for the covered bridge tour. Last year, we got our feet wet with the smaller, 4-bridge, Eastern tour, but this year, we went for broke, taking on the 13 bridges and 89 miles of the Southwest Covered Bridge Tour. Continue reading

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The Bridges Of Pittsburgh: Birmingham & Smithfield

Achievement: #12. Make a photo documentary of Pittsburgh bridges

The following bridge pictures were taken when we went on our bike ride along the Pittsburgh rivers. This is the view of the Birmingham Bridge from the banks of the Monongahela. The Birmingham connects the Hill District and Oakland to … Continue reading

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Pittsburgh’s “Three Sisters”

Achievement: #12. Make a photo documentary of Pittsburgh bridges

Our second bridge was the Warhol (Seventh Street) Bridge, which we crossed en route to the worst Buccos loss in history! It was on Earth Day, a really beautiful day, even though the Buccos just stunk out the joint. Here … Continue reading

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The Hot (& Sexy) Metal Bridge

Achievement: #12. Make a photo documentary of Pittsburgh bridges

As the city with three rivers, we have a huge amount of bridges, and consequently an unlimited supply of gorgeous bridge photography. Something we started talking about last year was a project we called Pittsburgh Bridge River Photography, which was … Continue reading

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