Archive for the 'Membership' Category

Free Is Not Free

Monday, February 6th, 2017 by tony

  What I’ve learned from the Internet is vast and voluminous! It’s great having all that “knowledge” at your fingertips. For example, I recently had to learn how to bleed a Shimano hydraulic disc brake and in seconds there it was, a completely detailed video on YouTube. Problem solved for free! But the most important […]


Different Spokes: Where We Live

Sunday, October 25th, 2015 by tony

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, particularly the South Bay, and the East Bay had just […]


Antisocial Darwinism: Survival of the Fittest?

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014 by tony

Howard Neckel was one of the original members of Different Spokes when it was founded back in 1982. I recently found out that Howard was no longer a member and wanted to find out why after 32 years he no longer was a part of the club. In his own words here is what he […]


Kick-Off General Membership meeting

Thursday, March 27th, 2008 by David Gaus

Last night Different Spokes held the 2008 Kick-off Membership meeting at the new Sports Basement Potrero Hill, and what a great turn out! Over 30 members, several having just joined, and many returning members came out to meet the 2008 board and kick-off this new year of cycling and events for Different Spokes. Highlights included: […]


Renew, renew, renew you DSSF membership

Tuesday, February 7th, 2006 by Dave Glidden

Have you renewed your DSSF membership for 2006? Go to You can pay by check or online!