Upcoming Events

May
23
Thu
8:00 pm Traffic & Safety Commission Meet... @ Council Chambers, City Hall
Traffic & Safety Commission Meet... @ Council Chambers, City Hall
May 23 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
The monthly Traffic & Safety Commission Meeting, the Fourth Thursday of every month, is a great place to make your ideas known, find out about the transportation issues and projects in Albany, and help improve[...]
May
24
Fri
6:30 pm Bike-In Movie – “Pee-wee’s Big A... @ Albany Community Center
Bike-In Movie – “Pee-wee’s Big A... @ Albany Community Center
May 24 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Bike-In Movie - "Pee-wee's Big Adventure" @ Albany Community Center
The City of Albany’s Recreation Department is getting into the spirit of Bike Month with a Bike in Movie! They will be showing “Pee-wee’s Big Adventure”  (PG), a family-friendly comedy about one man-child’s cross-country adventure[...]
May
25
Sat
12:00 pm “Pints With Purpose” – $1 from e... @ Wildcard Brewing
“Pints With Purpose” – $1 from e... @ Wildcard Brewing
May 25 @ 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm
"Pints With Purpose" - $1 from every pint or flight ALL DAY goes to AS&R "Bike Bike Rack" at Wildcard Brewing! @ Wildcard Brewing
We’re excited to have brand new local business Wildcard Brewing partner with Albany Strollers & Rollers on “Pints With Purpose,” their community fundraiser in which they help out local non-profits. In this Bike Month activity,[...]
Jun
1
Sat
1:00 pm Urban Cycling 101 Classroom Work... @ Barrows Hall, UC Berkeley
Urban Cycling 101 Classroom Work... @ Barrows Hall, UC Berkeley
Jun 1 @ 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? Know anyone else who fits this description (partner, spouse, parent, teenage or older child?) Here’s a FREE bicycle skills class, courtesy of Bike East Bay (with support from[...]
Jun
21
Fri
6:30 pm 2019 Bike About Town Family Rides @ Bikes On Solano
2019 Bike About Town Family Rides @ Bikes On Solano
Jun 21 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
2019 Bike About Town Family Rides @ Bikes On Solano
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
27
Thu
5:00 pm AS&R Happy Hour Meeting – eat, d... @ Everest Kitchen
AS&R Happy Hour Meeting – eat, d... @ Everest Kitchen
Jun 27 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
AS&R Happy Hour Meeting - eat, drink & problem-solve!! @ 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?[...]
7:00 pm Traffic & Safety Commission Meeting @ Council Chambers, City Hall
Traffic & Safety Commission Meeting @ Council Chambers, City Hall
Jun 27 @ 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm
The monthly Traffic & Safety Commission Meeting, the Fourth Thursday of every month, is a great place to make your ideas known, find out about the transportation issues and projects in Albany, and help improve[...]
Jul
6
Sat
1:00 pm Urban Cycling 101 Classroom Work... @ Barrows Hall, UC Berkeley
Urban Cycling 101 Classroom Work... @ Barrows Hall, UC Berkeley
Jul 6 @ 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? Know anyone else who fits this description (partner, spouse, parent, teenage or older child?) Here’s a FREE bicycle skills class, courtesy of Bike East Bay (with support from[...]

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.

Blue Heron Bikes: 10% off parts and accessories.

Marie Bowser Acupuncture: 30% off your first visit.

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

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

Gilman Overpass: What To Seek?

A year ago, AS&R sent a letter regarding active transportation elements of the proposed Gilman interchange project. It was joined by the Berkeley Climate Action Coalition’s Transportation Working Group, Bike East Bay, the Albany Berkeley Soccer Club, Berkeley Rhino Rugby Club, Berkeley Rugby Football Club, and Berkeley Lacrosse Club. Until two weeks ago, Alameda CTC, [read more…]

Be Seen & Safe with AS&R's Reflective Leg & Arm Bands!

Be seen while you pedal at night and keep your pants legs out of the chain with our new leg bands!

It gets dark early, and sometimes it even rains – so we all have to do more to BE SEEN BY DRIVERS! We got a new shipment in of AS&R’s great REFLECTIVE [read more…]

Pass on the Gift of Bike Safety for the Holidays!

The original “Check for Bikes” cling, AS&R’s safety initiative. What is it? Go to ww.checkforbikes.org to find out more!

Sending or giving holiday cards or notes to your friends, family, neighbors and colleagues?

The original “Check for Bikes” windshield/window cling reminds drivers to look for bicyclists before they open their door [read more…]

Pass on the Gift of Bike Safety for the Holidays!

The original “Check for Bikes” cling, AS&R’s safety initiative. What is it? Go to www.checkforbikes.org to find out more!

Sending out holiday cards or notes to your friends, family and colleagues?

The original “Check for Bikes” windshield/window cling reminds drivers to look for bicyclists before they open their door or make [read more…]

We need YOU at Bike Month Events!

Hi Strollers & Rollers – Do you enjoy riding on the new Buchanan Street Bikeway, under the underpass and to the Waterfront…where you lock your bike to the new bike racks? Do you ride or walk on the upgraded Ohlone Greenway? Do you use any of Albany’s “Bike Bike Racks” when you frequent our [read more…]

Exciting News About "Check for Bikes" Clings!

We’re excited to report that we have two new partners in our “Check for Bikes” safety initiative! Alameda County Transportation Commission wanted custom clings bearing the image of a woman on a bike. It’s wonderful to see this transportation agency helping spread the word to keep an eye out for bicyclists when you’re driving!

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Pass on the Gift of Bike Safety for the Holidays!

The original “Check for Bikes” cling, AS&R’s latest safety initiative. What is it?Go to http://checkforbikes.org/ to find out more!

Sending out holiday cards or notes to your friends, family and colleagues? Albany Strollers & Rollers member Lynn Eve Komaromi had a great idea about how to spread the gift of cycling safety by [read more…]

Traffic & Safety Meeting 10/24/2013

The Traffic & Safety Commission meeting on October 24th led to some results and news of interest to AS&R. Details below, but here are the highlights:

Complete Streets: The Commission approved the final plan and sent it on to the City Council. The controversial bus stop move is still included in the plan.

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Missing Link Distributing "Check for Bikes" Clings!

Missing Link Bicycle Cooperative has been distributing our “Check for Bikes” clings, AS&R’s simple safety initiative designed to remind drivers to watch for cyclists before they open their door or make any other move. In July they bought 200 of them… they were such a hit that they recently ordered 300 more for distribution at [read more…]

Greenway Path - Now With Stripes

As pictured, striping has just been added to the reconstructed Greenway path segments. AS&R successfully advocated for the three-lane configuration that has been implemented. There is one cycling lane for each direction and a wider lane for walking.

With the implementation of this configuration, this portion of the Ohlone Greenway path joins the [read more…]