Daily Grind Ride

Straight copypasta from the Albany Bicycle Coalition:

Round Trip Ride to Troy – 7th Annual Daily Grind Ride, Sat., 8/16, 10 AM – Sponsored by the Daily Grind Coffee Shops and the Albany Bicycle Coalition

It’s just a couple days away, so pump up those tires and appetite.  Note various meet-up options

7th Annual Daily Grind Ride, Sat., 8/16, 10 AM (try to arrive by 9:30-9:45)

Annual Daily Grind-to-Daily Grind Ride via the Mohawk-Hudson Bike-Hike Trail will beSaturday, 8/16.  The Daily Grind will once again offer 50% off on food/beverages at theTroy Shop.

–         9:30 AM – Meet on Lark St. – Albany Daily Grind Café, 204 Lark St. (427-0464).

–         10:00- Depart Lark St. – We’ll head to the Boat Launch area (under 787) at the Corning Preserve via city streets and pause for a few minutes for re-assembly and a photo op.

–         We’ll next stop in Watervliet by the 787 underpass for a photo shoot on the banks of the Hudson – then off via the city streets of sunny Watervliet and the Green Island Bridge.

–         Our destination is the Daily Grind Café in Troy (43 3rd St., 272-8658)

–         The Troy Farmers Market runs from 9 AM to 1 PM.

–         We’ll return by the same route or via B’way and Albany Rural Cemetery.

More Info:

  • You may join the ride at any of the locations cited above. 
  • Relaxed, causally paced ride.
  • Riders of all abilities and ages welcome – including families.
  • Water recommended and helmet suggested.

Sponsored by: Daily Grind Coffee Shops and the Albany Bicycle Coalition

Urban Velo

I’ve been a fan & subscriber of Urban Velo for years. Recently, they interviewed me about the Albany Tweed Ride as part of an article about fun rides. Words cannot contain my excitement! You can peruse issue #43 here.

Urban Velo is a wonderful magazine writing about bicycle culture in cities around the world. A large amount of the photos & articles come from members of the cycling community. Articles covers topics like community repair shops, grassroots advocacy, races, bike polo, as well as product reviews. It’s definitely quality.