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Jerome Thomere

Different Spokes
San Francisco
P.O. Box 14711
San Francisco, CA 94114

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Different Spokes San Francisco

Ride with pride !
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Different Spokes is the San Francisco Bay Area’s recreational bicycling club for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender community. Founded in 1982, the club is open to all members of the LGBT community and its friends who have a shared interest in bicycling.

We offer a variety of cycling rides and social events throughout the year.

The club currently has 81 members, 7% of them are female. The annual membership fee includes the ability to set up your own rides on the calendar, an online subscription to the club's Yahoo!Group and other benefits, such as discounts at many bike shops.

Membership is not necessary for participation in any club ride. To have a better idea of what is going on at Different Spokes, check out our blog or our photo gallery.

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Helmets are required for all club rides. Addresses and telephone numbers are used solely for club purposes and are not available to other sources. If you have any questions about the club, call any member of the board.

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Upcoming rides: August 25 - 10:00AM - Saturday: Social Ride: Lunch at Little Louie's in Point Richmond (30 miles, A, 1)
September 08 - 9:00AM - Saturday: Jersey Ride (27/47/59 miles miles, A, 3)
September 16 - 12:00PM - Sunday: JUST A PICNIC - DSSF Annual Picnic 2018 (0 miles, A, 1)
September 22 - 6:00AM - Saturday: DOUBLE BAY DOUBLE - Day 1 (100 miles, C, 4)

Special Events Calendar for 2018: Events 2018

Lately in the blog

Not Dead Yet (8/15)[caption id="attachment_1923" align="aligncenter" width="504"] July Jersey Ride had 13 riders[/caption]   "The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated."...
Road Tubeless Update (8/4)[caption id="attachment_1738" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Schwalbe Pro One, 700x28, on Hed Belgium Plus rim[/caption]   For almost two years I’ve been running road tubeless tires on my bike and I’ve commented about my experience h...
The First Gay Pride (6/27)[caption id="attachment_1908" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Our 1983 Parade Float with Spokers[/caption] The year was 1983 and the club had only been in official existence a few months, since November 1982. But the Founding Daddies & Mamas ...
Pride Goeth Before A Fall (6/24)[caption id="attachment_1905" align="aligncenter" width="300"] 2018 Pride Ride Crew[/caption]   The Pride Ride is a fairly new Different Spokes regular event, offered every year on Pink Saturday. Back in the day there was no Pride Ride for...
Reflections on Tiburon Loop (6/11)I don’t remember my first Tiburon loop. I moved up to San Francisco in 1982 and although I was mainly into running at that point in my life I still rode my bike on occasion. As running injuries mounted I decided to go back to cycling and surely did...
Summer Time Means…Centuries?? (6/5)Riding a century, one hundred miles, is a watershed accomplishment for many recreational cyclists. It’s long but not crazy long  and is doable by most recreational cyclists with a little will power and some training time. (Note: it’s official th...

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