DISCLAIMER: The Red Dress Ride is a benefit for the AIDS/LifeCycle. It is not an official ride nor a sanctioned AIDS/LifeCycle ride. Helmets are highly encouraged but not mandatory. The San Diego Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, this year's organizers, are a federally recognized 501c3. Contributions are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. 

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Between your legs

Ride With Pride!

Enjoy San Diego by bicycle!

Wear your unique red dress!

Prizes and more at finish!


Red Dress Ride

​San Diego

This year's after ride party and benefit show will take place at Numb3r's Night Club, 3811 Park Blvd in Hillcrest. Doors will open at 4 and the show starts at 5pm. Interested in performing, the show is an open variety format and all acts are welcome. Check out all of Numb3r's events and info at www.numberssd.com

BikeSD will be provide and staff a secure bike valet at Numb3rs during the benefit show. BikeSD is San Diego's leading bicycle advocacy organization established to make San Diego a world-class bicycling city. Learn more at BikeSD.org

Meet Our Beneficiary TeamS

Inspired by the red dress day from the AIDS/Lifecycle, the Red Dress Ride is an annual fun and leisurely bicycle ride held on the first Sunday in December to commemorate World AIDS Day and benefit the AIDS/LifeCycle. A $10 suggested donation will be collected by the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence at the start of the ride in Balboa Park or after at the post-ride gathering in Balboa Park. You only have to donate once but please give to your heart's content! ;-)

Our Sponsors & Partners

Team Cretins

A team comprised mostly of fixed gear cyclists who burst on the ALC scene last year adding a BIG SPLASH of diversity! 

This years ride and show will benefit The Sisters & Team Cretins AIDS/LifeCycle Teams


A benefit for the AIDS/LifeCycle

The Sisters

A team comprised of Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence from around the world - continuing our mission of spreading JOY and ending guilt - on bicycles! 

The mission of the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence is to promulgate universal joy and expiate stigmatic guilt. The Sisters produced the world's first fundraiser benefit for an AIDS organization. 35 years later we carry on that mission and desire to fight HIV and END AIDS!

Our Mission

Our 2nd annual ride will take place Sunday Dec 6th. Meet in Balboa Park's Plaza de Panama at 11am to socialize & register. The ride will leave at Noon. We'll finish back in Balboa Park where we'll gather for a post ride celebration. Check back for updated info! For the ride - be prepared with water, tubes, and tools for your bicycle. If driving, give yourself time to find parking prior to the start of the ride.