Upcoming Events

Apr
30
Mon
5:00 pm AS&R “Bike Month Eve” Happy Hour... @ Everest Kitchen
AS&R “Bike Month Eve” Happy Hour... @ Everest Kitchen
Apr 30 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
AS&R "Bike Month Eve" Happy Hour Meeting, special date @ 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 Meet... @ Council Chambers, City Hall
Traffic & Safety Commission Meet... @ Council Chambers, City Hall
Apr 30 @ 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm
The monthly Traffic & Safety Commission Meeting takes place on a special date in April 2018. This is a great place to make your ideas known, find out about the transportation issues and projects in[...]
May
3
Thu
all-day Musette Bag Stuffing for Bike to... @ Sports Basement
Musette Bag Stuffing for Bike to... @ Sports Basement
May 3 – May 4 all-day
Musette Bag Stuffing for Bike to Work Day 2018 - date and time tba @ Sports Basement | Berkeley | California | United States
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[...]
May
5
Sat
1:00 pm Urban Cycling 101 Classroom Work... @ Barrows Hall, UC Berkeley
Urban Cycling 101 Classroom Work... @ Barrows Hall, UC Berkeley
May 5 @ 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[...]
May
9
Wed
7:30 am Bike to School Day! @ Albany Schools
Bike to School Day! @ Albany Schools
May 9 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
Bike to School Day! @ Albany Schools
What would Bike Month be without a few events for the kids? We hope you and your family will join us on Bike to School Day. Most schools will celebrate on this date, and every[...]

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.

Bike Month is Coming - thanks to many businesses for generous donations!!

With a busy Bike Month almost upon us, I (Amy) have been contacting many local and regional businesses requesting donations for our events such as Bike to Work Day and the APAL Bike Rodeo. I’m thrilled to report that we got a lot of generous donations from businesses both new and old, local and regional!

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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…]

A Super Solano Stroll...thanks to you!!

Our Bicycle Valet Parking was in demand all day!Photo courtesy Amy Smolens

Can you believe that the Solano Avenue Stroll turned 42 last weekend? Albany Strollers & Rollers again managed two Bicycle Valet Parking lots for the event, in the lot below Masonic in Albany, and at the top of Solano in the Wells [read more…]

2016 Arts & Green Festival Wrapup

Thanks to Berkeley Lions Club for sponsoring our Bicycle Valet Parking and to Eric for helping out!

AS&R had another successful Albany Arts and Green Festival on Sunday, May 1st! To those people who signed up for our email list at the Festival, hello and welcome! We look forward to your input on issues [read more…]

Most Successful Solano Stroll Yet!

Mike, Tony, Lyell, Ken and the rest of the BVP volunteers were busy all day at the Masonic lot! Photo courtesy Amy Smolens

Albany Strollers & Rollers had a very successful day at the 41st annual Solano Avenue Stroll on September 13th.

The lot at the end of Solano draws people who’ve taken [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…]

Successful Weekend of Bicycle Valet Parking at Berkeley Kite Festival!

Bikes, bikes, bikes, bikes, bikes, kites, trailers, bikes, child seats, scooters, bikes, more bikes!! Photo credit Rich City Rides

Albany Strollers & Rollers partnered with Richmond’s Rich City Rides to provide free Bicycle Valet Parking at the 29th Annual Berkeley Kite Festival at César Chávez Park this past weekend.

Najari Smith checks in [read more…]

We need YOU at Bike Month Events!

Hi Strollers & Rollers – Do you enjoy riding on the new Buchanan Street Bikeway, under the underpass and to the Waterfront…where you lock your bike to the new bike racks? Do you ride or walk on the upgraded Ohlone Greenway? Do you use any of Albany’s “Bike Bike Racks” when you frequent our [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…]