Upcoming Events

Nov
29
Wed
7:00 pm Traffic & Safety Commission Meeting @ Council Chambers, City Hall
Traffic & Safety Commission Meeting @ Council Chambers, City Hall
Nov 29 @ 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm
The Traffic & Safety Commission meets on the fourth Thursday of every month.  In November and December the meetings are rescheduled to a single alternate date due to holidays.  This year the combined November /[...]
Dec
2
Sat
1:00 pm Urban Cycling 101 Classroom Work... @ Barrows Hall, UC Berkeley
Urban Cycling 101 Classroom Work... @ Barrows Hall, UC Berkeley
Dec 2 @ 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[...]
Dec
4
Mon
5:00 pm AS&R Happy Hour before City Coun... @ Everest Kitchen
AS&R Happy Hour before City Coun... @ Everest Kitchen
Dec 4 @ 5:00 pm – 7:15 pm
AS&R Happy Hour before City Council Meeting @ Everest Kitchen | Albany | California | United States
Come and talk about walking and cycling in Albany – specifically, the Kains/Adams Bikeways project, while eating delicious Nepali & Indian food! All are invited. This special Happy Hour takes place right before tonight’s City[...]
7:30 pm Tentative Date – Kains/Adams Bic... @ Albany City Hall
Tentative Date – Kains/Adams Bic... @ Albany City Hall
Dec 4 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Tentative Date – Kains/Adams Bicycle Boulevards on Agenda of City Council @ Albany City Hall | Albany | California | United States
The crucial Kains/Adams Bicycle Blvd project may be on the agenda of December 4th’s City Council Meeting (actual agenda items for each meeting are still being determined…) In October, Albany’s Traffic & Safety Commission passed a[...]
Jan
21
Sun
4:00 pm AS&R Meeting – You’re Invited!
AS&R Meeting – You’re Invited!
Jan 21 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
AS&R Meeting - You're Invited! @ Albany | California | United States
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 discuss policy and[...]

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.

“Check for Bikes” Window Clings & Bumper Stickers

The “Check for Bikes” window cling designed by AS&R members Francesco Papalia & Tod Abbott is now available at checkforbikes.org.

A Cling placed in a driver's windshield will help remind him/her to look for bikes!

A Cling placed in a driver’s windshield will help remind him/her to look for bikes!

It’s 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 cling is installed inside the car, such as in the upper left  portion of the windshield near or below where oil change reminders are typically placed.

Please help us spread the word and make the roads safer to ride for you, your family and all cyclists by getting some of these clings for yourself and sharing with other drivers – thanks!

A bike child seat is the perfect place to put a "Check for Bikes" bumper sticker!

A bike child seat is the perfect place to put a “Check for Bikes” bumper sticker!

Our "Check for Bikes" bumper stickers and clings were a real hit and help bring awareness of bicyclists on the road to drivers

Our “Check for Bikes” bumper stickers and clings are a real hit and help bring awareness of bicyclists on the road to drivers

We also have new bumper stickers, to spread the word even further! They’re small, 4″ x 4″, so fit anywhere.

We also have the clings and bumper stickers in Spanish!

We also have the clings and bumper stickers in Spanish!

To get yours (clings 4 for $1, bumper stickers $1 each) or to find out more, visit checkforbikes.org or email contact@checkforbikes.org or Amy Smolens.

We can customize them for any organization or website – just ask us how. We have designed customized clings for the Albany YMCA, 511ContraCosta, the Albany Rotary Club, local businesses T324 & Missing Link and more, and we can do them for you, too!

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