Nicole Burgess and friends in San Diego

Sharing bike love while I venture to Croatia, the Adriatic, and beyond

I'm excited as I depart for Croatia for my fourth Climate Ride and thank all my friends for the continued support as I learn, explore, and engage with unfamiliar territories. I'm making the best of my long flight and will continue onto Munich and…


Ruffin Road garden ride June 2019 - 6

A summer ride to Ruffin Road in Linda Vista to see the Garden

BikeSD Board Members, Nicole and Natalie, led a fun ride to Ruffin Road to visit an amazing food garden in the heart of Kearny Mesa. The day was fabulous and many thanks to all the riders that came out. Meeting in Old Town with a diverse group of…


Soma Mixte bike frame

My favorite items for a comfortable and enjoyable ride

Soma Mixte (frame is retired from fabrication)   The refrain, "these are a few of my favorite things," runs through my head when I think about what I take along when touring by bike. I thought I'd share some essentials in case this helps you…


west point loma blvd, 2019

A Wonderful Transformation for West Point Loma Blvd

Yay - I will finally be able to safely ride my bike down West Point Loma Blvd to get ice cream at 31 Flavors. And I can stop at Barons and Grocery Outlet for some groceries. And the next day, I might hit the bank and enjoy a yoga class. A short…


photo of Nicole's touring bike.

Why I Ride - message from our new board president

Inaugural message from Nicole Burgess, new BikeSD board president. If you know me, you know I love to ride. From near to far, in flips or Uggs, nothing beats the beauty of pedaling for a cause. Whether it’s pedaling for my groceries or to advocate…