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.

¡AS&R Designs First "Check for Bikes" Clings en Español!

Richmond Police Department ordered our first “Check for Bikes” clings in Spanish

AS&R is proud and excited to have designed and created the first “Check for Bikes” clings in Spanish. The forward-thinking organization to order them was Richmond Police Department, who contracted us to make clings in both English and Spanish! It [read more…]

Blue Heron Bikes Distributing our “Check for Bikes” clings

A “check for bikes” cling in the upper windshield

Yesterday Rob Allen of the new shop Blue Heron Bikes bought some of our “Check for Bikes” clings to pass on to his customers! Check out his shop – it specializes in commuting and cargo bikes, and is conveniently located just off the Ohlone [read more…]

Wheels of Justice Cyclery distributing our "Check for Bikes" Clings!

Justice Baxter of Wheels of Justice Cyclery (yes, he took over Albany fixture Solano Avenue Cyclery) recently bought some of our “Check for Bikes” clings to pass on to his customers! It’s really important to get the clings into everyone’s vehicles, not just those of cyclists – so when you go there, please pick them [read more…]

City Council Candidate Question 2: Safety on the Roads

2. Are you aware of the number of people that are injured on the roads in Albany each year? Do you think that conditions for bicycling or walking in our city could or should be improved?

[Sheri Spellwoman] This is a great question. The Albany Police Department does not keep statistics of traffic accidents, [read more…]

City Council Candidate Question 4: Reducing speeds for safety

4. Traffic during the times when children arrive and depart from school is heavy. Reducing traffic speeds by 1% reduces the probability of fatalities by 5%. http://bikeportland.org/2010/09/01/in-london-20s-plenty-fast-enough-38816). Would you support reducing speed limits to 15mph near schools during these times?

[Sheri Spellwoman] I would be open to hearing arguments for and against this idea. I [read more…]

T324 Orders 2000 Customized 'Check for Bikes' Clings

Albany business T324 recently ordered 2000 of these customized “Check for Bikes” clings. They will distribute them to fellow members of the Chamber of Commerce and to clients, so they will take care to Share the Road with cyclists. Thanks, T324, for helping make the roads safer for all of us to ride our bikes [read more…]

Check for Bikes Window Cling

The new “check for bikes” window cling designed by AS&R member Francesco Papalia is now available at checkforbikes.org. It’s meant to be a reminder to drivers to look out before opening their car door into bicycle traffic and as a general awareness tool to look for bicyclists while they are driving. The clear vinyl [read more…]