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 120 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, Karen !
August 23 - 8:15AM - Saturday: My Favorite Rides #4 - San Francisco to San Jose (73 miles, C, 3)
August 24 - 9:30AM - Sunday: Orinda Pool Party & Ride (30 miles, B, 3)
August 24 - 9:30AM - Sunday: DBD Ride#5:Montebello (58 miles, B, 4)
September 01 - 8:45AM - Monday: My Favorite Rides #5 - King's Mountain and Old La Honda (31 miles, C, 4)
September 07 - 9:30AM - Sunday: DBD Ride#6: Old La Honda Plus (65 miles, B, 4)
September 13 - 9:00AM - Saturday: Jersey Ride (27/47/59 miles, A, 3)
September 14 - 9:30AM - Sunday: DBD4 Ride#7: Kings Mountain and West Alpine (69 miles, B, 4)
September 20 - 8:00AM - Saturday: My Favorite Rides #6 - Best of the Bay (82 miles, C, 4)
DSSF supported centuries:
September 27 - Saturday: Double Bay Double 4.0 (9/27-28)
Lately in the blog
|Road Update Contra Costa County (8/15)||Wildcat Canyon Road, the shining example of road budgets gone in the toilet, has just been repaved. Wildcat is one of two major cycling connector roads from Berkeley over to Orinda (the other being Tunnel Road). If you've ridden the Fall Social ride [...]|
|June Updates at DSSF (6/19)||As we approach the middle of the year, I'd like to provide a few brief updates about what is going on at DSSF:
1) MEMBERSHIP: Thanks to all of you, paid membership in our club just reached 97 yesterday. With just 3 more to go to reach that magic [...]|
|Saddle Challenge 2014 (3/1)||It's that time again, time for the Different Spokes Saddle Challenge!
Go to: http://www.dssf.org/dssf_html/sc/
To register, enter your first and last name and ask me for the password.
What is the Saddle Challenge?
It's our annual event, [...]|
|Ladies Lunch in Afghanistan (5/23)||The Ladies Who Lunch ride last Saturday visited Khyber Pass Kebob in Dublin after a leisurely roll down the Contra Costa Canal and Iron Horse trails. This easy meander brought out seven folks including the Den Daddy Derek Liecty, Adrienne Ratner, Roy [...]|
|Weekday Rides Go Coastal (5/15)||Cycling on the San Mateo coast can be dismally cold when the marine layer is thick and the sun nowhere in sight. Ah, but when the fog fails to roll in and the sun shines brightly it can be pure heaven. That was the case yesterday with our second Diff [...]|
|Cinderella 2013 Report! (4/25)||Member Janet Lourenzo was kind enough to pen her experience at this year's Cinderella Classic. Janet, like literally thousands of other women, took the start line of the 2012 Cinderella only to be driven to abandon the ride after torrential rain and [...]|
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