Upcoming Events

Dec
15
Sat
1:00 pm Urban Cycling 101 Classroom – Go... @ Golden Gate Branch Library
Urban Cycling 101 Classroom – Go... @ Golden Gate Branch Library
Dec 15 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Urban Cycling 101 Classroom - Golden Gate Branch Library @ Golden Gate Branch Library | Oakland | California | United States
Want to ride but don’t quite have the confidence? Take this FREE Bike East Bay classroom class that focuses on road-cycling safely. No bike required. ***By signing up for this class you are also eligible[...]
Dec
18
Tue
5:00 pm AS&R Holiday Month Happy Hour Me... @ Everest Kitchen
AS&R Holiday Month Happy Hour Me... @ Everest Kitchen
Dec 18 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
AS&R Holiday Month Happy Hour Meeting & Volunteer Thank You Party!! @ Everest Kitchen | Albany | California | United States
If you’ve volunteered at any event over the past few years, we’d like to thank you for your service to the active transportation community! Please join us at our Holiday Happy Hour Meeting & Volunteer[...]
7:00 pm Traffic & Safety Commission Meeting @ Council Chambers, City Hall
Traffic & Safety Commission Meeting @ Council Chambers, City Hall
Dec 18 @ 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm
The Traffic & Safety Commission Meeting is a great place to make your ideas known, find out about the transportation issues and projects in Albany, and help improve things for cyclists and pedestrians in and[...]
Jan
5
Sat
1:00 pm Urban Cycling 101 Classroom Work... @ Barrows Hall, UC Berkeley
Urban Cycling 101 Classroom Work... @ Barrows Hall, UC Berkeley
Jan 5 @ 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[...]
Jan
16
Wed
7:00 pm AS&R Meeting – You’re Invited!
AS&R Meeting – You’re Invited!
Jan 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
AS&R Meeting - You're Invited!
Have a gripe, an idea or some input about anything that would further cycling and pedestrian conditions here in Albany? Then join us at our next meeting (every other month – odd-numbered months) where we[...]

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.

¡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 is [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 Greenway [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…]