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, Rudy !
Happy Birthday, Erin !
Happy Birthday, David !
February 13 - 9:00AM - Saturday: Jersey Ride (27/47/59 miles miles, A, 3)
February 20 - 10:00AM - Saturday: Social Ride: Brunch at Assemble (35 miles, A, 1)
February 22 - 5:30PM - Monday: 2016 DSSF Membership Kickoff and Social (0 miles, A, 1)
February 27 - 10:00AM - Saturday: San Bruno Mountain (26 miles, B, 3)
March 05 - 10:00AM - Saturday: L'Alpe du Fromage (34 miles, B, 3)
March 12 - 9:00AM - Saturday: Jersey Ride (27/47/59 miles miles, A, 3)
Special Events Calendar for 2015:
Lately in the blog
|A NEW YEAR BEGINS AT DSSF (2/5)||Spokers,
Another Board election is over as a new year begins at DSSF. Thanks to everyone who has continued to support the Club by renewing their membership. The people who also give so generously of their time and talents to keep the Club going ar [...]|
|The Future of E-bikes: A Prediction (1/31)||[caption id="attachment_1352" align="aligncenter" width="300"] "Is that a motor in your bottom bracket or are you just happy to see me?"[/caption]
Like most recreational cyclists I studiously ignored the nascent appearance of electric bi [...]|
|The Case for Electric Bikes (1/22)||
If you were on the Mt. Hamilton ride, Turkey Burn 2, or a recent Social ride, you may have noticed that Roger was riding an electric bike. It’s a ‘pedelec’—he must pedal in order to get any electric assist. If he doesn’t pedal [...]|
|New Year's Day 2016 (1/6)||Those of you on the Resolution Ride this year unfortunately had to do without Mrs. Moy’s fabulous maple scones and hot coffee at the Junction. I’m sure it would have made a big difference because it was frickin’ cold on Mt. Diablo. Rather than [...]|
January 1 allows us all to wipe the slate clean and start anew, to do a reset. What of 2016? Undoubtedly some of you are already dreaming of new cycling exploits for the coming year. It could be as simple as planning how to ride more of [...]|
|Frosty (12/27)||It was remarkably frigid this morning for the Orinda-Palomares ride. We woke up to 32 degrees F at our house, and we’re up on a hill so it’s usually about five to seven degrees colder at the bottom during the winter. Riding to Orinda BART the lef [...]|
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