Upcoming Events

Sep
28
Thu
7:00 pm Traffic & Safety Commission Meeting @ Council Chambers, City Hall
Traffic & Safety Commission Meeting @ Council Chambers, City Hall
Sep 28 @ 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[...]
Oct
1
Sun
8:00 am Albany Community Triathlon @ Memorial Park
Albany Community Triathlon @ Memorial Park
Oct 1 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Albany Community Triathlon @ Memorial Park | Albany | California | United States
Want to test your cycling, running and swimming skills in a low-key setting, while helping AHS & AMS sports teams in the process? Come on down to Memorial Park on October 1st for the Albany Community[...]
Oct
4
Wed
6:30 pm Save the Date – Final Community ... @ Albany City Hall
Save the Date – Final Community ... @ Albany City Hall
Oct 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Live on Kains or Adams? Go to the YMCA? Do you and your family want to AVOID bicycling on San Pablo Avenue? Then you’ll be interested in this final opportunity for public input on the[...]
Oct
7
Sat
1:00 pm Urban Cycling 101 Classroom Work... @ Barrows Hall, UC Berkeley
Urban Cycling 101 Classroom Work... @ Barrows Hall, UC Berkeley
Oct 7 @ 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[...]
Oct
26
Thu
5:00 pm AS&R Happy Hour Meeting – new & ... @ Everest Kitchen
AS&R Happy Hour Meeting – new & ... @ Everest Kitchen
Oct 26 @ 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 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…]

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 or make [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…]

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 any sudden [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 including [read more…]

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…]

¡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…]

Two More Businesses Carry our "Check for Bikes" Clings!

A “Check for Bikes” cling in the upper windshield

Over the past few weeks two more businesses have asked to carry AS&R’s “Check for Bikes” clings, designed to remind drivers to look twice and look again for cyclists on the road before opening their door or making any turns. Jason Alabanza at Mechanics [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…]