Upcoming Events

Sep
27
Thu
7:00 pm Traffic & Safety Commission Meeting @ Council Chambers, City Hall
Traffic & Safety Commission Meeting @ Council Chambers, City Hall
Sep 27 @ 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
6
Sat
1:00 pm Urban Cycling 101 Classroom Work... @ Barrows Hall, UC Berkeley
Urban Cycling 101 Classroom Work... @ Barrows Hall, UC Berkeley
Oct 6 @ 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
7
Sun
8:00 am Albany Community Triathlon @ Memorial Park
Albany Community Triathlon @ Memorial Park
Oct 7 @ 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 7th for the Albany[...]
Oct
11
Thu
6:30 pm Urban Cycling 101 Classroom Work... @ Albany YMCA annex
Urban Cycling 101 Classroom Work... @ Albany YMCA annex
Oct 11 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Urban Cycling 101 Classroom Workshop in Albany! @ Albany YMCA annex | Albany | 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…and it’s RIGHT HERE IN ALBANY!! Learn basic rules of the road, how to share the road with[...]
Oct
25
Thu
5:00 pm AS&R Happy Hour Meeting – new & ... @ Everest Kitchen
AS&R Happy Hour Meeting – new & ... @ Everest Kitchen
Oct 25 @ 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.

Reflective Leg & Arm Bands

Be seen while you pedal at night and keep your pants legs out of the chain with our new leg bands!

Be seen while you pedal at night and keep your pants legs out of the chain with our new leg bands!

 

These things are terrific: Reflective Leg & Arm Bands!  I actually bought 10 for myself and family, and wear 2 sets when I’m out and about on the bike (one on each ankle, one on each forearm). Some other Strollers & Rollers report they find theirs handy when running or walking in the wee hours, too!

They are lightweight, and just “snap” in place quickly.  Easy and convenient to leave around the seat-post of your bike as an additional reflector (and so where you know where to find them!).

Thanks to Rendez-Vous Cafe Bistro, who helped with funding, we were able to produce these 12″ long, reflective leg bands, to “keep your pant legs tight and you & your family bright” and allow us to ride and walk more safely as the days get shorter.

Thanks, Laurent at Rendez-Vous, for supporting AS&R and helping fund our newest safety project!

Thanks, Laurent at Rendez-Vous, for supporting AS&R and helping fund our newest safety project!

 

The drivers see my arm when I signal when I'm wearing this reflective band.

The drivers see my arm when I signal when I’m wearing this reflective band.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A suggested donation of $3 per band will help you be more visible to drivers when you’re riding and walking!

Contact Amy Smolens to pick some up for you and your family now! They make great gifts, too!

Take a ride and rendezvous at Rendez-Vous.

Take a ride and rendezvous at Rendez-Vous.

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