March 5, 2020

Rider Profile: Mike K.

Healthy Ride is creating a series of rider profiles to feature some of our riders and showcase how they use the system. If you would like to be featured, please fill out our survey.

There’s a good chance you’ve seen Mike riding around town in his signature yellow jacket. Mike was one of our Top 20 Riders in 2019! 

How long have you lived in Pittsburgh?

My whole life.

If this is your hometown, what’s your fondest memory about growing up in Pittsburgh? Did you bike as a child, and do you have any biking memories?

Steelers and penguins winning championships. I tried biking on a little kid bike in backyard.

How long have you used the bike share program, and how do you use the bikes? (i.e. you bike to work, school, church)

Since 2017. I use it for lunch break rides, transportation and exercise.

What year did you start biking?


What are your favorite places to bike in Pittsburgh, and why?

Where ever I am riding at the time seeing unexpected adventures.

Complete the following sentence. I love Healthy Ride’s bike share program, because…

Because it is a gym membership that I use on a regular basis that is also transportation.


A person in a bright yellow jacket riding a Healthy Ride in an Oakland bike lane

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