Upcoming Events

Apr
25
Thu
5:00 pm AS&R Happy Hour Meeting – eat, d... @ Everest Kitchen
AS&R Happy Hour Meeting – eat, d... @ Everest Kitchen
Apr 25 @ 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
Apr 25 @ 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[...]
May
2
Thu
9:00 am Musette Bag Stuffing for Bike to... @ Sports Basement
Musette Bag Stuffing for Bike to... @ Sports Basement
May 2 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Musette Bag Stuffing for Bike to Work Day 2019 @ Sports Basement
You’ve enjoyed picking up the famous Bike to Work Day musette bags, chock full of swag & snacks. Help stuff those musette bags for our Energizer Station so hundreds of your friends, neighbors and passers-by can[...]
May
4
Sat
8:30 am El Cerrito Trail Trekkers’ 6th A... @ various (check schedule and map)
El Cerrito Trail Trekkers’ 6th A... @ various (check schedule and map)
May 4 @ 8:30 am – 8:30 pm
The sixth annual Hillside Festival will feature a wide variety of activities, with events throughout the 100-acre Hillside Natural Area: nature hikes for young people; a geological hike and shorter geological stroll; the Dog Scouts;[...]
1:00 pm Urban Cycling 101 Classroom Work... @ Barrows Hall, UC Berkeley
Urban Cycling 101 Classroom Work... @ Barrows Hall, UC Berkeley
May 4 @ 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[...]
May
5
Sun
8:30 am El Cerrito Trail Trekkers’ 6th A... @ various (check schedule and map)
El Cerrito Trail Trekkers’ 6th A... @ various (check schedule and map)
May 5 @ 8:30 am – 8:30 pm
The sixth annual Hillside Festival will feature a wide variety of activities, with events throughout the 100-acre Hillside Natural Area: nature hikes for young people; a geological hike and shorter geological stroll; the Dog Scouts;[...]
May
9
Thu
6:30 am Bike to Work Day – Volunteers Ne... @ Energizer Station
Bike to Work Day – Volunteers Ne... @ Energizer Station
May 9 @ 6:30 am – 9:30 am
Bike to Work Day – Volunteers Needed! @ Energizer Station
Join us for the 26th Annual Bike to Work Day in the Bay Area, a party on wheels!! As usual, there will be coffee, food, swag, bike goodies in Bike East Bay’s famous Bike to[...]
May
15
Wed
7:00 pm AS&R Meeting – You’re Invited!
AS&R Meeting – You’re Invited!
May 15 @ 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.

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.

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!

[read more…]

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…]

“Bike Bike Racks” 3.0 in Albany!

Any doubt whose rack this beauty is? Yes, Charlie Prins Chiropractic co-funded this rack, along with AS&R and the City of Albany, but neighboring businesses are welcome to use it!

Many of you know about AS&R’s program by which we’ve been co-funding the beautiful

I went to BevMo to pick up [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 [read more…]

AS&R Funded New Bike Racks now at the Waterfront!

The new Dero “Recycle Circle” racks at the Waterfront Cove are getting good use already! Soon decomposed granite will be laid around them for a level and clear approach, but for now they look great!

The City of Albany has installed 12 new racks, presented by Albany Strollers & Rollers to the Waterfront [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 [read more…]

We want YOU at Bike Month Events!

Hi Strollers & Rollers, May is Bike Month, which means it’s a busy time of year for our group and our city! With so much happening, we need help from our community to make these upcoming events a success:

Bike to Work Day – Thursday 5/9 6:30am-9am Volunteers needed to count cyclists, hand out swag [read more…]

Poll about Bike Trailer Share

Albany Strollers & Rollers is considering launching a bike trailer sharing program. We would like to help people use bicycles for tasks that they might have thought required a car: transporting children, groceries, equipment, or even Christmas trees.

Please click here to take our poll to tell us whether you would use a trailer sharing [read more…]

More "Bike Bike Racks" Around Town!

The racks at St. Alban’s Church have gotten plenty of use already!

You may have noticed 6 bright, shiny and colorful new Dero “Bike Bike Racks” around town. These are a partnership between the local businesses, Albany Strollers & Rollers and the City of Albany. The locations with two new racks each are [read more…]