Resources

Bicycling maps

Here are a variety of maps marking major bicycle routes and paths in the Albany area.

Organizations

League of American Bicyclists

Promotes bicycling for fun, fitness, and transportation. Advocacy and education for a bicycle-friendly America. Represents 57 million cyclists with a current membership of 300,000 including 25,000 individuals and 700 affiliated organizations.
(202) 621-5441 (Membership)

1612 K Street NW, Suite 510, Washington, DC 20006

New York Bicycling Coalition

Advocates for pro-bicycle policies. Monitors legislation at the local, state, and federal levels. Educates legislators bicycle issues and the benefits of cycling. Promotes safety for bicyclists, pedestrians, and transportation advocates.

P.O. Box 8868 Albany 12208

(518) 436-0889

Capital Coexist

Education campaign for cyclists and motorists safely coexisting on the road. Responds the need for bicycle education and safety information.

One Park Place (off Wolf Rd.), Main Floor, Albany, NY 12205

(518) 458-2161

Capital Cyclists Meetup Group

Latest information on rides in the Albany area. Welcome to all types of riders from the recreational to racers.

Mohawk Hudson Cycling Club

Road rides for beginning through experienced riders within 80-mile radius of the Albany-Troy-Schenectady. See web site for rides by date, location, pace, and contact information. 700+ members in the area.

Services

CDTA Bikeable Bus

Take your bicycle to new places. All CDTA busses have carriers for two bicycles. Visit the site for instructions or attend a CDTA demonstration at a community event.

110 Watervliet Avenue, Albany, New York 12206

(518) 482-8822.

Friends of the Rail Trail/ Albany County Rail Trail

Help connect communities on the old D&H line from Voorheesville to the Port of Albany with a multi-use trail to link up with the Mohawk-Hudson Bike-Hike Trail

Warm Showers

Free worldwide hospitality exchange for touring cyclists. People willing to have touring cyclists stay with them sign up and provide contact information.

Bicycle Shops

Bike Barn Cycling and Fitness
299 Ontario St., Cohoes 12047
(518) 238-2453
Broadway Bicycle Company
1205 Broadway, Albany 12204
(518) 451-9400
Blue Sky Bicycles
71 Church St., Saratoga Springs 12866
(518) 583-0600
CK Cycles
1370 Central Ave, Albany 12205
(518) 459-3272
Downtube Bicycle Works
466 Madison Ave., Albany 12208
(518) 434-1711
Elevate Cycles
1581 Rt. 9 Clifton Park 12065
(518) 371-4641
Plaines
1816 State St., Schenectady 12304
(518) 346-1433
Savile Road
257 Delaware Ave., Delmar 12054
(518) 439-4766
Tech Valley Cycles
3 Hemphill Place, Malta 12020
(518) 400-1021
Tomhannock Bicycles
3149 NYS Rt. 7, Pittstown 12094
(518) 663-0083