News Ride for the McDonald House in Pittsburgh

Ride for the McDonald House in Pittsburgh

Motorcycle Charity

Pittsburgh’s first ever Ride For The House will take place on Saturday, Oct. 2 to benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities of Pittsburgh. Check in begins at 10 a.m.

The event is open to all motorcycles chapters, clubs and individual enthusiasts.

The roundtrip run will leave Three Rivers Harley Davidson at 11:30 a.m. and traverse some of western PA’s most popular motorcycle routes with stops along the way for food and fun at Billy’s Roadhouse and Atria’s Restaurant.

Riders will return to Three Rivers Harley Davidson by 3 pm for free barbecue, beer, soft drinks, prizes and a live concert by Moscow Mule, one of the Midwest’s most popular rock cover bands.

The event will also feature celebrity appearances by Pittsburgh Steelers legendary alumni, Ronald McDonald, on-air personalities from WDVE-FM and the Pittsburgh Penguins Ice Crew.

To register or for more information, go to or call 412.362.3400. The pre-registration fee is $20 per rider and $10 per passenger. On the day of the event, fees are $25 per rider and $15 per passenger.

Ride For The House is sponsored by The Honi-Honi Bar in Deep Creek, Gleason Insurance, Three Rivers Harley Davidson, American Union Financial, Cuccaro Plumbing, Atria’s Restaurant in Wexford, Billy’s Roadhouse, Pittsburgh Penguins, Seubert & Associates, Glacial Energy and WDVE-FM.

Since its founding in 1979, Ronald McDonald House has provided a "Home Away From Home" for more than 13,000 families who traveled to Pittsburgh seeking life-saving medical treatment for their seriously ill children. Adjacent to Children’s Hospital in Lawrenceville, the facility features 60 private apartments, plus state-of-the-art communal spaces and a pedestrian bridge to Children’s Hospital. RMHC of Pittsburgh is a registered 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization

Ron Lieback
Ron Lieback
One of the few moto journalists based on the East Coast, Ron Lieback joined the motorcycle industry as a freelancer in 2007, and is currently Online Editor at Ultimate Motorcycling. He is also the author of "365 to Vision: Modern Writer's Guide (How to Produce More Quality Writing in Less Time).

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