Upcoming Events

May
25
Thu
7:00 pm Traffic & Safety Commission Meeting @ Council Chambers, City Hall
Traffic & Safety Commission Meeting @ Council Chambers, City Hall
May 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
26
Fri
6:30 pm Bike-In Movie – “Cool Runnings” @ Albany Community Center
Bike-In Movie – “Cool Runnings” @ Albany Community Center
May 26 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Bike-In Movie - "Cool Runnings" @ Albany Community Center | San Pablo | California | United States
The City of Albany’s Recreation Department is getting into the spirit of Bike Month with a Bike in Movie! They will be showing ‘Cool Runnings,’ a film sure to spark your quest for the ultimate[...]
Jun
3
Sat
1:00 pm Urban Cycling 101 Classroom Work... @ Dwinelle Hall, Room 209, UC Berkeley
Urban Cycling 101 Classroom Work... @ Dwinelle Hall, Room 209, UC Berkeley
Jun 3 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Urban Cycling 101 Classroom Workshop @ Dwinelle Hall, Room 209, 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[...]
Jun
16
Fri
6:30 pm Bike About Town Family Rides @ Bikes On Solano
Bike About Town Family Rides @ Bikes On Solano
Jun 16 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Bike About Town Family Rides @ Bikes On Solano | Albany | California | United States
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
22
Thu
5:00 pm AS&R Happy Hour Meeting – new & ... @ Everest Kitchen
AS&R Happy Hour Meeting – new & ... @ Everest Kitchen
Jun 22 @ 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.

“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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