The 2018 PMTCC McDermott 3-State Tour (M3ST) is a bicycle ride starting in Southwest Pennsylvania and after a spin around downtown Pittsburgh, heads west, entering into the states of West Virginia and Ohio.
This is a scenic road ride with a few long hill climbs, rolling hills and some flat roads.
This year we have three routes, a new 33 mile (3 rivers tour), 62 mile (metric century) and a new 100 mile (century).
Rest stops and a full lunch are provided for the 62 & 100 rides with SAG support and ride marshals on all routes.
Cost of Registration
Online pre-registration costs for the McDermott 3-State Tour are as follows:
- 33 mile ride is $45
- 62 mile metric century is $50 (Lunch voucher provided)
- 100 mile century is $50 (Lunch voucher provided)
- Day of the event registration is $60.
SAG support provided for all rides. The first 100 riders who pre-register for either of the rides will receive a long-sleeve T-shirt. Century finishers will receive a medal.
Event details and schedule
All rides this year depart from the Neville Township Park N Ride located off Hubert Street in Neville Township by the Fairfield Inn.
Registration for the 100 mile rides begins at 7:00 am with a 7:15 am pre-ride meeting and then cyclists depart promptly at 7:30 am. Registration for the 62 mile cyclsts begins at 7:30am with cyclists departing at 8:00am. Registration for the 33 mile cyclists begins at 8:00am with cyclists departing at 8:30am.
The Ride Routes
A new ride has been added this year, the 33-mile 3-Rivers Tour which is fun and challenging starting from the Neville Island an rides to downtown Pittsburgh and back via paved bike paths, bike lanes and some hilly terrain.
Maps and cuesheets for all rides are available below:
33 Mile Route: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/23420821
62 Mile Route: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/14958050
100 Mile Century: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/23264290
McDermott 3 State Tour Accomodations 2018
The host hotel for the M3ST is the Fairfield Inn & Suites Pittsburgh Neville Island, 5850 Grand Avenue Pittsburgh PA 15225, (412) 264-4722. If you call the hotel, be sure to mention the M3ST ride or just sayt the “bike ride” to receive the group discount rate of $109.00 a night.
Rooms will go quickly and the rate expires on June 22nd so please reserve early.
McDermott 3-State Tour Cycling Jersey
At the time of pre-registration, all riders may purchase the McDermott 3-State Tour bicycle jersey made by Aero Tech Designs in Pittsburgh, PA. The cost of jerseys is $75 and available at http://www.pmtcc.org/mcdermott-3-state-jersey Sizing for the cycling jersey runs big so it is suggested to size down if you want a form fit.
Rest Stops and Lunch Provided
Cyclists registering for the 62 and 100 miles ride will be given a voucher to purchase lunch. Rest stops for food and water available along all routes.
McDermott 3 State Tour Pre and Post Ride Events 2018
Friday, July 13
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm ET
Welcome reception at the Fairfield Inn & Suites Pittsburgh Neville Island
Saturday, July 14
11:00 am – 3:00 pm Warm up ride & city bike tour
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Pre-ride pasta buffet dinner at Carmody’s Grille on Neville Island.
Sunday, July 15th
7:00a m – 4:00 pm The McDermott 3 State Bicycle Tours
2:00 pm-??? “Party At The Beach” at Paradise Island Bowl & Beach
Information for All Rides
Helmets are required for all rides. Children under the age of 18-years of age must be accompanied by an adult. All cyclists are required to sign the PMTCC ride waiver. All rides will be held rain or shine.
Questions about the ride or PMTCC can be sent to the firstname.lastname@example.org.
PMTCC is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization and all proceeds from this event benefit the Major Force Youth Cycling Program (MFYCP). To learn more about the Pittsburgh Major Taylor Cycling Club and the MFCYP go to http://pmtcc.org/ or visit us on our Facebook paghased by going to
If a family member, friend or co-worker doesn't ride and would like to donate to the MFYCP, donations can be made at http://www.pmtcc.org/donate/.