Upcoming Events

May
25
Fri
7:00 pm Bike-in Movie Night (Chariots of... @ Albany Parklet
Bike-in Movie Night (Chariots of... @ Albany Parklet
May 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Bike-in Movie Night (Chariots of Fire) & Special Bike About Town @ Albany Parklet | Albany | California | United States
Join the City’s Recreation Department at the parklet in front of As You Wish Frozen Yogurt for an all-ages and all-abilities Bike About Town –  we will cruise around town as a group from 7-7:30[...]
May
30
Wed
5:00 pm Solano Avenue Complete Streets W... @ Flowerland & Community Center
Solano Avenue Complete Streets W... @ Flowerland & Community Center
May 30 @ 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Solano Avenue Complete Streets Walk & Workshop @ Flowerland & Community Center | Albany | California | United States
Do you want Solano Avenue to be more walkable, bikeable and safe for all? The City of Albany is developing a Complete Streets and Corridor Revitalization Plan for Solano Avenue from Masonic Avenue to Tulare[...]
Jun
2
Sat
1:00 pm Urban Cycling 101 Classroom Work... @ Barrows Hall, UC Berkeley
Urban Cycling 101 Classroom Work... @ Barrows Hall, UC Berkeley
Jun 2 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Urban Cycling 101 Classroom Workshop @ Barrows Hall, UC Berkeley | Berkeley | California | United States
Want to ride more but don’t feel confident enough? Here’s a FREE bicycle skills class, courtesy of Bike East Bay (with support from the UC Berkeley Police Department.) Learn basic rules of the road, how to share[...]
Jun
15
Fri
6:30 pm 2018 Bike About Town Family Rides @ Bikes on Solano
2018 Bike About Town Family Rides @ Bikes on Solano
Jun 15 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
2018 Bike About Town Family Rides @ Bikes on Solano | Albany | California | United States
Grab your bikes and invite your friends & family – it’s time for the annual Bike About Town rides! Join the City of Albany’s Department of Recreation and a bunch of your fellow Rollers as we explore[...]
Jun
28
Thu
5:00 pm AS&R Happy Hour Meeting – new & ... @ Everest Kitchen
AS&R Happy Hour Meeting – new & ... @ Everest Kitchen
Jun 28 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
AS&R Happy Hour Meeting - new & delicious location!! @ Everest Kitchen | Albany | California | United States
Come and talk about walking and cycling in Albany, while eating delicious Nepali & Indian food! All are invited. Got a gripe, question or idea that would make cycling or walking better? Hungry or thirsty?[...]

Discounts

Become an AS&R member and get discounts at local bike shops and businesses.

Berkeley Bikes and Skateboards: 15% off labor, parts and accessories.

Bikes on Solano: 10% off labor, parts and accessories.

Marie Bowser Acupuncture: 25% on all visits.

Blue Heron Bikes: 10% off parts and accessories.

Offers are valid to members of Albany Strollers & Rollers and their households. Tell your friends!
Contact us with questions.

Another Successful & Fun Bike Month!

Standing Room Only at AS&R’s 2018 Bike to Work Day Energizer Station!courtesy Francesco Papalia

Bike Month 2018 is not quite over but we can report on the fun and successes that we all had, thanks to the volunteers at all the events! On May 4th Gjergji, Joan, Julie, Ken and Will stuffed 300 musette [read more…]

Bike Month is Coming - thanks to many businesses for generous donations!!

With a busy Bike Month almost upon us, I (Amy) have been contacting many local and regional businesses requesting donations for our events such as Bike to Work Day and the APAL Bike Rodeo. I’m thrilled to report that we got a lot of generous donations from businesses both new and old, local and regional!

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Another Super Solano Stroll!

Bikes, Bikes, Bikes!! You, your neighbors and friends with AS&R parked 300 + of them at our two lots! Photo courtesy Nick Pilch

The 43rd annual Solano Avenue Stroll was a rockin’ and rollin’ success, thanks to our fabulous volunteers! Albany Strollers & Rollers again managed two Bicycle Valet Parking lots for the event, [read more…]

A Super Solano Stroll...thanks to you!!

Our Bicycle Valet Parking was in demand all day!Photo courtesy Amy Smolens

Can you believe that the Solano Avenue Stroll turned 42 last weekend? Albany Strollers & Rollers again managed two Bicycle Valet Parking lots for the event, in the lot below Masonic in Albany, and at the top of Solano in the Wells [read more…]

2016 Arts & Green Festival Wrapup

Thanks to Berkeley Lions Club for sponsoring our Bicycle Valet Parking and to Eric for helping out!

AS&R had another successful Albany Arts and Green Festival on Sunday, May 1st! To those people who signed up for our email list at the Festival, hello and welcome! We look forward to your input on issues [read more…]

Most Successful Solano Stroll Yet!

Mike, Tony, Lyell, Ken and the rest of the BVP volunteers were busy all day at the Masonic lot! Photo courtesy Amy Smolens

Albany Strollers & Rollers had a very successful day at the 41st annual Solano Avenue Stroll on September 13th.

The lot at the end of Solano draws people who’ve taken [read more…]

2015 Arts & Green Festival Wrapup

Photo courtesy Francecsco Papalia

Photo courtesy Ken McCroskey

AS&R had another successful Albany Arts and Green Festival on Sunday, May 3rd! We parked more than 60 bikes & scooters and talked to lots of people about what AS&R does and what they want to see in and around Albany to make it better [read more…]

Another Successful Solano Stroll!

AS&R’s volunteers parked about 250 bikes at two lots at the Solano Stroll!

Albany Strollers & Rollers had another successful day at the 40th annual Solano Avenue Stroll on September 14th. For the first time, we managed the Bicycle Valet Parking service not only at the Pumpkin Patch lot, but on Solano Ave’s eastern [read more…]

Bike to Work Day Wrap-up

Another great Bike to Work Day has come and gone. At our Albany Energizer Station, we counted 580 cyclists going by while we were there. We are one of the busiest stations. Bike East Bay (formerly the East Bay Bicycle Coalition) reports a 24% increase in riders over last year: https://www.ebbc.org/node/11633. Thank you to all [read more…]

2014 Arts & Green Festival Wrapup

AS&R’s booth was always busy!Courtesy Angela Armendariz

What a fantastic day we had at the Albany Arts and Green Festival on Sunday! We parked 76 bikes & scooters and talked to lots of people about what AS&R does and what they want to see in and around Albany to make it better for strolling [read more…]