This place should be widely known as the Mecca of cycling enthusiasts. Claiming to house the world's largest collection of bicycles laid out in their sprawling warehouse this place is fascinating for bikers and non-bikers alike. Their museum is home to bikes of all kinds including some very old and historically significant models such as the world's first fiber glass bike the Bowden Spacelander. Once you are done with the history lesson you can step into their store and buy yourself a flash new two-wheeler or snap up some accessories for your current ride.
Things to Do
- The history and variety of bikes on display at Bicycle Heaven really is breathtaking. While they don't have organized guided tours it is recommended to ask a member of staff for info if you are curious about anything on display. The staff here have a reputation for being friendly and knowledgeable so don't be afraid to ask, you could learn a lot!
Bicycle Heaven Shop & Museum Insider Tips
- Bicycle Heaven should very soon have a much higher profile thanks to the fact that it has been chosen as the location for a new reality television show much like the popular American Pickers. Some of its bikes were also used recently in scenes for the Russell Crowe feature Fathers and Daughters. Make sure to get in for a visit before the secret of this special place is well and truly out.
- If the shop at Biscycle Heaven is the kind of place you dream of but you aren't fortunate enough to live in Pittsburgh then don't worry! Luckily they have an online store which you can access on their website.