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Inside Pittsburgh's Wheel Mill bike park

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Mike Cottle, tabletop

Photograph By Brian Yeagle

Mike Potoczny reflects on his initial thoughts as he learned of prospects for the park: "I was excited for the scene. We haven't had a good indoor park in years. This was finally the chance to have true rider input in a Pittsburgh park again." And even as Harry Geyer trudged through the inaugural mire of code and financing there were specks of light. Geyer says, "Trying to get the park off the ground has been the most stressful thing I have ever done in my life, but the people involved are beautiful. Not from a looks standpoint. Everyone is bringing something unique and awesome to the table."