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 122 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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Happy Birthday, Pamela !
December 05 - 8:30AM - Saturday: Fun Fall Ride #4: Hilarity in Hollister (40 miles, A, 3)
December 05 - 10:00AM - Saturday: December Social Ride: Brunch at Hideout Kitchen (31 miles, A, 1)
December 12 - 9:00AM - Saturday: Jersey Ride (27/47/59 miles miles, A, 3)
December 12 - 5:00PM - Saturday: Different Spokes Holiday Party (0 miles, A, 1)
December 19 - 9:00AM - Saturday: Fun Fall Ride #5: Rockin' The Redwoods (28 miles, B, 3)
Special Events Calendar for 2015:
Lately in the blog
|El Nino Cycling (11/30)||
We’re finally getting some storms out of Alaska. If the weather forecasts come to fruition, we should a very wet winter here in Northern California. El Nino continues to strengthen, and the Ridiculously Resilient Ridge and the “Blob [...]|
|Social Ride: Lunch at The Baltic, er Little Louie’s (11/22)||[caption id="attachment_1289" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Different Spokes visits the Red Oak Victory![/caption]
The Social Ride Lunch at The Baltic got slightly derailed last Saturday when we rode up to the eerily quiet joint and were greete [...]|
|Mt. Hamilton Eruption (11/15)||[caption id="attachment_1279" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Just Your Typical Mt. Hamilton Ride![/caption]
The moon was in the Seventh House and Jupiter aligned with Mars, peace guided the planets, and a record 33 riders turned out fo [...]|
|July 2015 DSSF Board Meeting Minutes (11/8)||
Date: Monday 27 July 2015
Time: 6:30 pm
Attendees: Sal Tavormina / President , David Gaus / Vice President, Roger Sayre / Secretary, Ron Hirsch / Membership Coordinator, Jerome Thomere / Web & Blog Editor
1. Call to Order
Sal called the [...]|
|Ride Rumor: Lunch at Speisekammer (10/26)||[caption id="attachment_1259" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Different Spokes at the USS Hornet[/caption]
Oh god, that lunch was good! After meandering through the dark recesses of the Port of Oakland and the varied, interesting neighborhoods on [...]|
|Different Spokes: Where We Live (10/25)||It used to be the case that 75% or more of the Different Spokes membership resided in San Francisco. A quick look at the current membership list shows that has changed; out of 105 members 61, or about 58%, have a SF address. The Peninsula, particular [...]|
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