Resources

Bicycling maps

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.

http://www.albanybicyclecoalition.com

444-2142

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.

Services

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 –

http://www.mohawkhudson.org/fort.htm

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.

http://www.mhbht.org/, http://www.albanycounty.com/railtrail/, and http://www.eriecanalway.org/

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

227-1030

Electric City Bike Rescue – http://www.electriccitybikerescue.org/

Edison Tech Center – 136 North Broadway, Schenectady 12305

electriccitybikerescue@gmail.com

Troy Bike Rescue – http://www.troybikerescue.org/

3280 6th Ave., (North) Troy 12180

328-4827

Shop at Your Local Bicycle Shop

Bike Barn Cycling and Fitness

http://www.bikebarncycles.com

299 Ontario St., Cohoes 12047

238-2453

Broadway Bicycle Company

http://www.broadwaybicycleco.com/

1205 Broadway, Albany 12204

451-9400

Blue Sky Bicycles

http://www.blueskybicycles.com/

71 Church St., Saratoga Springs 12866

583-0600

CK Cycles

http://www.ckcycles.com/

1370 Central Ave., Albany 12205

459-3272

Collamer House Bike & Ski

http://www.collamerhouse.com/

450 E. High St., Malta 12020

(518) 871-1213

Downtube Bicycle Works

http://downtubebicycleworks.com/

466 Madison Ave., Albany 12208

434-1711

Elevate Cycles

http://www.elevatecycles.com/

1581 Rt. 9, Clifton Park 12065

371-4641

Mad Dog Bicycles

http://www.maddogbicycles.com/

561 Delaware Ave., Delmar 12054

(All 518 area code unless otherwise noted)

439-3669

New York Bicycle Co.

http://www.newyorkbicyclecompany.com/

524 Congress St., Schenectady 12303

377-2453

Plaine & Son

http://plaineandson.com/

1816 State St., Schenectady 12304

346-1433

Savile Road

http://savileroad.com/

257 Delaware Ave., Delmar 12054

439-4766

Steiner’s Sports

http://steinersskibike.com/page.cfm?pageid=100#gl

enmont

329 Glenmont Rd., Glenmont 12077

427-2406

Tech Valley Cycles

http://www.techvalleycycles.com/

3 Hemphill Place, Malta 12020

400-1021

Tomhannock Bicycles

http://www.tomhannockbicycles.com/

3149 NYS Rt. 7, Pittstown 12094

663-0083