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Jerome Thomere

Different Spokes
San Francisco
P.O. Box 14711
San Francisco, CA 94114

Hosted by 1&1

Different Spokes San Francisco

Ride with pride !
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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 81 members, 10% 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 board.

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Upcoming rides: February 16 - 9:00AM - Saturday: San Bruno Mountain From Peet's (26 miles, B, 3)
February 18 - 9:00AM - Monday: Presidents Day Pescadero and Coastside (31 miles, B, 3)
February 23 - 9:30AM - Saturday: Year of the Pig -- Orinda to Martinez via Pig Farm and Franklin Canyon (51 miles, C, 4)
March 01 - 9:00AM - Friday: 18th Annual Saddle Challenge Begins Today (10,000 miles, A, 1)
March 02 - 9:00AM - Saturday: Nicasio Loop (75 miles, C, 3)
March 09 - 9:00AM - Saturday: Jersey Ride (27/47/59 miles miles, A, 3)
March 16 - 8:30AM - Saturday: Calaveras Road (68 miles, B, 3)

Special Events Calendar for 2018: Events 2018

Lately in the blog

Different Spokes and Charity Fundraising (2/8)[caption id="attachment_2056" align="aligncenter" width="389"] Double Bay Double[/caption]   As you know Saddle Challenge is our sole club fundraising effort now that Double Bay Double is on hiatus. Every March we offer Saddle Challenge fo...
Ride Recap: Tour of Lamorinda to the Creekside Grill (1/31)[caption id="attachment_2046" align="aligncenter" width="283"] Boy, that was a hard ride![/caption]   Talk about being a lazy bastard, this ride started and ended near our house, went down a multi-use trail I use several times a week, and ...
Showers Pass Body-Mapped Baselayer (1/30)[caption id="attachment_2043" align="aligncenter" width="262"] Your next top?[/caption]   That name sounds like text from a porn story, doesn’t it? Maybe it’s subtle marketing from the evil minds at Showers Pass in Oregon. This is just...
Different Spokes Kit for 2019 (1/28)[caption id="attachment_2039" align="aligncenter" width="232"] Loud 'n Proud[/caption]   [caption id="attachment_2040" align="aligncenter" width="230"] Am I Dark Enough?[/caption] It’s not often our club gets a new jersey. Over the 37...
Ride Leader Appreciation Dinner on January 27 (1/15)   We’re two weeks away from the club Ride Leader Appreciation Dinner on Sunday, January 27 at 6:30 pm. This is our annual dinner to thank ride leaders for hosting rides for the club. Last year we had about 60 rides. Of course there were q...
Ride Recap: New Year's Diablo (1/5)[caption id="attachment_2030" align="aligncenter" width="449"] Just Chillin'[/caption]   In the early days of Different Spokes there was no New Year’s Day ride. Akos Szoboslay did lead a New Years overnight mountain bike camping ride in ...

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