Here are a variety of maps marking major bicycle routes and paths in the Albany area.
Organizations (All 518 area code unless otherwise noted)
Albany Bicycle Coalition – Celebrating 11 Years ~ 2004 – 2015.
Promotes cycling in the capital region. Advocates for cyclists. Sponsors annual Bicycle EXPO.
Meets last Thursday of the month, LaSalle School, Albany.
Find us on
Capital Cyclists Meetup Group – http://www.meetup.com/capitalcyclists/
Latest information on rides and events in the area. Welcomes all types of riders from recreational to racers.
League of American Bicyclists – http://www.bikeleague.org/
Promotes bicycling for fun, fitness, and transportation. Advocacy and education for a bicycle-friendly America.
Represents 57 million cyclists with 300,000 members – 25,000 individuals and 700 affiliated organizations.
1612 K Street NW, Suite 510, Washington, DC 20006, (202) 621-5441 (Membership)
New York Bicycling Coalition – http://www.nybc.net/
Advocates for pro-bicycle policies. Monitors legislation at the local, state, and federal levels. Educates
legislators on bicycle issues and benefits of cycling.
P.O. Box 8868 Albany 12208, 436-0889
Parks & Trails New York – http://ptny.org/
Statewide advocate for parks and trails to improve our health, economy, and quality of life through the use and
enjoyment of green space.
29 Elk Street, Albany 12207, 434-1583
Capital Coexist – http://www.capitalcoexist.org/
Education campaign for cyclists and motorists safely coexisting on the road. Responds to the need for bicycle
education and safety information.
One Park Place (off Wolf Rd.), Albany 12205, 458-2161
Mohawk Hudson Cycling Club – http://www.mohawkhudsoncyclingclub.org/
Road rides for beginning through experienced riders within 80-mile radius of Albany-Troy-Schenectady. See
web site for rides by date, location, pace, and contact information. 700+ members in the area.
CDTA Bikeable Bus – http://www.cdta.org/rider_guide_bikeable_bus.php
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 12206, 482-8822.
Friends of the Rail Trail/Albany County Helderberg-Hudson Rail Trail –
Connect communities from Voorheesville to the Port of Albany with the South End Bikeway Link to
the Mohawk-Hudson Bike-Hike Trail and Erie Canalway Trail.
WARMSHOWERS.ORG/ – Free worldwide hospitality exchange for touring cyclists. People willing to
have touring cyclists stay with them sign up and provide contact information.
Community Bicycle Rescue/Shops ~ Volunteer Opportunities
Albany Bike Rescue – http://albanybikerescue.com/
15 Trinity Pl., Albany 12208
Electric City Bike Rescue – http://www.electriccitybikerescue.org/
Edison Tech Center – 136 North Broadway, Schenectady 12305
Troy Bike Rescue – http://www.troybikerescue.org/
3280 6th Ave., (North) Troy 12180
Shop at Your Local Bicycle Shop
Bike Barn Cycling and Fitness
299 Ontario St., Cohoes 12047
Broadway Bicycle Company
1205 Broadway, Albany 12204
Blue Sky Bicycles
71 Church St., Saratoga Springs 12866
1370 Central Ave., Albany 12205
Collamer House Bike & Ski
450 E. High St., Malta 12020
Downtube Bicycle Works
466 Madison Ave., Albany 12208
1581 Rt. 9, Clifton Park 12065
Mad Dog Bicycles
561 Delaware Ave., Delmar 12054
(All 518 area code unless otherwise noted)
New York Bicycle Co.
524 Congress St., Schenectady 12303
Plaine & Son
1816 State St., Schenectady 12304
257 Delaware Ave., Delmar 12054
329 Glenmont Rd., Glenmont 12077
Tech Valley Cycles
3 Hemphill Place, Malta 12020
3149 NYS Rt. 7, Pittstown 12094