On The Road With "Olivia"

Adventures on a Folding Bike

Cycling the San Diego River Trail

After cycling the San Luis Rey River Trail, I decided I wanted to cycle the San Diego River Trail as well. I started the ride at Sefton Park in Mission Valley to Ocean Beach. Shortly after starting my ride, it began to rain. I was feeling very “Dutchy”riding in the wind and rain. However, in spite of the full rain suit I was wearing, there were some moments I wished that I had taken one step further and used an umbrella!

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While waiting out the rain for a few minutes under a trolley overpass on the trail.

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The trail has lots of signs along the way to ensure one doesn’t get lost.

By the time I got to “Dog Beach” at the Ocean Beach end, the rain was finally starting slow down. There I found some clever bike racks shaped liked bicycles.

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The Ocean Beach end next to “Dog Beach” I found these clever bike racks to lean Olivia against.

It was good thing I put on my new mud flaps. The spray from the rain created quite a mess and the flaps kept it under control.

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The trail near Ocean Beach just past the bridge to Mission Bay.

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Every once in a while, the clouds parted and allowed the sun to come through and create a beautiful rainbow.

Despite the wind and rain, it was a great experience to ride the San Diego River Trail. Next time, I’ll make sure to cycle it again…  in the spring or summer time when the rainy season is over!

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Despite the Mona Lisa-like smile on my face, I was damp down to my socks! I need either a better rain suit or an umbrella!

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