Ride with pride !
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 121 members,
11% 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.
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
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September 20 - 9:00AM - Saturday: Furry and Fun #1 - The Ride to Eat, Eat and Eat ride (29 miles, B, 3)
September 27 - 6:00AM - Saturday: Double Bay Double 4.0 Day 1 (100 miles, B, 4)
September 27 - 10:00AM - Saturday: Skyline Loop (38 miles, C, 4)
September 28 - 6:30AM - Sunday: Double Bay Double 4.0 Day 2 (101 miles, B, 3)
October 04 - 8:00AM - Saturday: My Favorite Rides #6 - Best of the Bay (82 miles, C, 4)
October 11 - 9:00AM - Saturday: Jersey Ride (27/47/59 miles, C, 1)
October 18 - 8:45AM - Saturday: My Favorite Rides #7 - Butterlap + Lake Merced (31 miles, C, 3)
October 19 - 9:00AM - Sunday: Fall Social ( miles, A, 1)
DSSF supported centuries:
September 27 - Saturday: Double Bay Double 4.0 (9/27-28)
Lately in the blog
|Gear Review: Camelbak Podium Ice Bottle (9/17)||[caption id="attachment_1010" align="aligncenter" width="225"] Camelbak Podium Ice (21 oz) and Big Chill (24 oz) bottles[/caption]
Water bottles are a cheap accessory usually running between $4 and $10, and unless you’re using a pack hydration s [...]|
|Riding With Lower Tire Pressure: HED Ardennes+ SL Wheels (9/16)||
After years of drinking the Kool-Aid that tires should be as thin as possible and pumped to the maximum, we’re finally getting some sane discussion on suitable tires for recreational cyclists. When it came to road tires, thin was in and [...]|
|Orinda Pool Party Recap (8/25)||Twelve came for the ride and five more for the après-ride festivities for a total of 17 this year. I’ll admit that after last year I was ready to put the OPP on hiatus—we’ve been doing it for several years. But Roger insisted that we do it—n [...]|
|June 2014 DSSF Board Meeting Minutes (8/19)||Date: Wednesday 18 June 2014
Time: 6:30 pm
Location: 709 Noe Street, San Francisco
Attendees: Sal Tavormina / President , David Gaus / Vice President, Ron Hirsch / Treasurer, Roger Sayre / Secretary, Jerome Thomere / Web and Blog Editor, D [...]|
|Road Update Contra Costa County (8/15)||Wildcat Canyon Road, the shining example of road budgets gone in the toilet, has just been repaved. Wildcat is one of two major cycling connector roads from Berkeley over to Orinda (the other being Tunnel Road). If you've ridden the Fall Social ride [...]|
|June Updates at DSSF (6/19)||As we approach the middle of the year, I'd like to provide a few brief updates about what is going on at DSSF:
1) MEMBERSHIP: Thanks to all of you, paid membership in our club just reached 97 yesterday. With just 3 more to go to reach that magic [...]|
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