Gears & Cheers 2022 ⚙️🍻

Thank you to everyone who supported, donated, sponsored, and attended our first inaugural Gears & Cheers, held at Pretzels and Pints (3812 Ray Street) on October 27th, 2022! We drank beer, ate pretzels, celebrated BikeSD’s advocacy, AND raised $10,000 to continue the fight for safer streets in San Diego!

Our 2022 Awardees

  • BIKES MEAN BUSINESS: Rad Power Bikes
  • MOBILITY AWARD: The City of San Diego, for Park Boulevard, with special recognition to Councilmember Stephen Whitburn and Mayor Todd Gloria
  • ADVOCATE AWARD: Laura Keenan
Mark West, executive director of North Park Main Street, delights guests as our emcee!
Laura Keenan, founder of Families for Safe Streets San Diego, accepts the Advocate Award from Board President Kyle Heiskala.
Councilmember Stephen Whitburn accepts the Mobility Award for Park Boulevard from BikeSD Executive Director Anar Salayev.
Brer Marsh with beloved BIKE LOVE signs!
The Tres Amigos provide spooky musical entertainment throughout the evening!
Costume contest!
A happy new owner of a BIKE LOVE sign!
A huge, huge thank you to all of our sponsors and supporters❣️

And a huge thank you from us, the BikeSD board! Special thanks to Taylor Vierra, our event organizer; the Tres Amigos, our live music for the evening; Mark West, our lovely emcee; every single one of our sponsors; and Pretzels & Pints for being such a great venue. And finally, thank you to everyone who came out, attended in spirit, and everyone who continues to support us.