Resources

Bicycling maps

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

Capital District Trails Plan – Capital District Transportation Committee (CDTC)
PDF Document – January 2019 (13 MB)

Organizations

Albany Bicycle Coalition – Celebrating 15 Years ~ 2004 – 2019.
Promotes cycling in the capital region. Advocates for cyclists.
Meets last Thursday of the month, LaSalle School, Albany.
(518) 444-2142

CDPHP Cycle! BikeShare – BikeShare in the Capital Region

New York Bicycling Coalition   – Advocates for pro-bicycle policies. Monitors legislation at the local, state, and federal levels. Educate legislators on bicycle issues and the benefits of cycling.
P.O. Box 8868 Albany 12208. Tel. (518) 436-0889

Parks & Trails New York     – 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. Tel. (518) 434-1583

Capital Coexist   – 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. Tel. (518) 458-2161

League of American Bicyclists – 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. Tel.  (202) 621-5441 (Membership)

Mohawk Hudson Cycling Club
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

Community Bicycle Rescue/Shops ~ Volunteer Opportunities

Albany Bike Rescue 
15 Trinity Pl., Albany 12208
Tel. (518) 227-1030

albanybikerescue@gmail.com

Electric City Bike Rescue
189 Jerry St, (off Watt St. at the McGathan Townhouses Community Center)
electriccitybikerescue@gmail.com

Troy Bike Rescue – http://troybikerescue.com/Troy Bike Rescue 
3280 6th Ave., (North) Troy 12180
Tel. (518) 328-4827

Shop at Your Local Bicycle Shop

Bike Barn Cycling and Fitness
109 Remsen St, Cohoes, NY 12047
Tel. (518) 238-2453

Blue Sky Bicycles
71 Church St., Saratoga Springs 12866
Tel. (518) 583-0600

CK Cycles
1370 Central Ave., Albany 12205
Tel. (518) 459-3272

Collamer House Bike & Ski
450 E. High St., Malta 12020
(518) 871-1213

Downtube Bicycle Works
466 Madison Ave., Albany 12208
Tel. (518) 434-1711

Elevate Cycles
1581 Rt. 9, Clifton Park 12065
Tel. (518) 371-4641

Mad Dog Bicycles
561 Delaware Ave., Delmar 12054
Tel. (518) 439-3669

New York Bicycle Co.
524 Congress St., Schenectady 12303
Tel. (518) 377-2453

Plaine & Son
1816 State St., Schenectady 12304
Tel. (518) 346-1433

Savile Road
257 Delaware Ave., Delmar 12054
Tel. (518) 439-4766

Steiner’s Sports
329 Glenmont Rd., Glenmont 12077
Tel. (518) 427-2406

Tomhannock Bicycles
3149 NYS Rt. 7, Pittstown 12094
Tel. (518) 663-0083