Hey, just curious as to what you hope to do with your law degree? Also, about Pittsburgh, are there any areas around where one could say, blow off some steam and go mountain biking? As I mentioned I am from New England and am hoping that there are some woods or parks that I can get lost in when the studying gets to be too much! Also, do you happen to know if many people ride their bikes to school, is this a good or bad idea? Thanks.
There is some singletrack in the Schenley Park area, but I am not sure how it would compare with what you expect. Also, I would say biking is a definite possibility if you live relatively close. I started walking home from work last week (loooonnnggg walk), and I was surprised by the amount of bike riders in and around Oakland now that it is warm. If you are smart and don't take Fifth/Forbes, the traffic is definitely manageable on a bike (if you can handle the cold and rain .