Did you know teens can rent Healthy Ride bikes when they turn 16? That’s exactly what Pittsburgh Public Schools Student Alazha Green did the week of her birthday. She tells us she wanted to celebrate by doing something fun with her friends, so she decided to start a bike club.
Alazha says it’s an inexpensive way to hang out with friends, and it’s easy for teens to do, especially since they are always connected to their cell phones and can download the Healthy Ride App called nextbike.
We caught up with Alazha on her new adventure and featured her as the next neighborhood narrative in our #RideWithUsPgh series!
I’ve lived in Lincoln/Larimer for six years.
I was just learning how to ride a bike with no hands, and I rode right into a truck! Not a good memory at all! All I remember is seeing something big and red and then laying on the ground waiting for my mom to come help me up. Fortunately, that didn’t stop me from riding a bike–I just rode with two hands after that scare!
I just started using the bike share program. I recently turned 16, and I’m looking forward to riding using the bikes. I talked to my friends about starting a bike club. We plan to meet at the bike rack near the East Liberty library branch.
Beside the library, I like to bike to the Kingsley Center. There are a lot of fun activities there for kids my age.
The bike share program is very convenient, and it’s also inexpensive.
Riding bikes are fun and cheap! I can also use my ConnectCard to get 15 minutes free.