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 74 members,
9% 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
Visit our Strava and our Facebook pages!
April 29 - 8:00AM - Saturday: Nicasio! (77 miles, C, 4)
May 13 - 9:00AM - Saturday: Jersey Ride (27/47/59 miles miles, A, 3)
Special Events Calendar for 2017:
Lately in the blog
|Bay Bridge Bike Path To Open Weekdays On May 5 (4/14)||[caption id="attachment_1669" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Finally a bridge to somewhere[/caption]
Although the Alex Zuckerman Path on the eastern span of the Bay Bridge has been partially open for over three years—making it literally a brid...|
|An Island In The Sun: Apple Blossom Recap (4/10)||[caption id="attachment_1657" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Apple Blossoms![/caption]
Luck was with us this past Sunday for the Sebastopol Apple Blossom ride. Only the previous day we got an unexpected drenching, casting a pall over the prospec...|
|Will It Never End? Skyline Blvd. Closed [addendum] (4/10)||Ray Hosler reports that over on the Midpeninsula, Skyline Boulevard at Castle Rock State Park is closed due to an immense slip that wiped out the entire road. You can see the incredible pic here. For most Spokers this section of Skyline is way out of...|
|Palomares Update (4/5)||Palomares Road was closed today—the fourth time this season—in order to clear it of debris, stabilize the hillside, and presumably to restore the road to its pre-mudslide condition. Palomares is not expected to reopen before May 5. More info is h...|
|What Is A Social "A" Ride? (3/31)||Roger and I have been leading so-called Social “A” rides for almost two years. We felt the club was running on a steady diet of B+ rides, which often were quite a bit faster than B pace, and really didn’t have much to offer cyclists who would l...|
|And Another One Bites The Dust! (3/29)||Redwood Road over near Castro Valley from the Marciel gate to the EBMUD Chabot staging area is now closed to all traffic. Winter storms had led to erosion of the edge of the roadway, which falls precipitously into San Leandro reservoir, but the area ...|
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