PITTSBURGH, PA… Wheels, wheels, and more wheels! Dee’z Wheelz Bicycle Festival was held on August 26th \at the Bud Harris Bike Track in Highland Park in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania. The annual festival was created by Pittsburgh Police Officer Pamela Deguffroy with organizational help from Pittsburgh Police Chief Scott Schubert.
Attendees were invited to bring their bicycle and ride, and if you didn’t have a bike, Healthy Ride PGH had plenty of bikes on hand.
Events included a bike raffle, unicycle performance, Bike Rodeo by Pittsburgh Police Officers food, games, prizes, dunking tank, a live DJ and free Bruster’s ice cream. You could even hop on board the Pittsburgh Party Pedaler and pedal around the track.
All proceeds benefited the Special Olympics of Pennsylvania and is sponsored by the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics of Pennsylvania, one of the largest fundraising organizations in the country for Special Olympics.
Sixteen year old Danielle “Dee List has a rare condition called Glycosylation, which affects the central nervous system. She loves to swim, walk, bowl and ride her custom built adaptive bicycle. Dee has a wonderful and positive attitude and truly does not let her condition get in the way of having fun!
And the crowd goes wild at the 2018 Dee’z Wheel’z Bicycle Festival in Highland Park, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania!
This family loves to cycle together.
Amazing performance by a Pittsburgh Police Officer as he goes through the Bike Rodeo obstacle course.
Dee List and her friend take a ride on the Bud Harris Bike Track in Highland Park on Dee’s adaptive bicycle.