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Jerome Thomere

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

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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, 7% 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.

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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: May 26 - 10:00AM - Saturday: Social A Ride: Ohlone Greenway to Gaumenkitzel (29 miles, A, 2)
May 27 - 9:45AM - Sunday: Bonchon Sunnyvale (38 miles, C, 4)
June 09 - 9:00AM - Saturday: Jersey Ride (27/47/59 miles miles, A, 3)
June 10 - 9:30AM - Sunday: Mines Road -- Hoping for some Late Season Wildflowers (60 miles, C, 3)
June 23 - 9:45AM - Saturday: Nicasio to Drake's Beach -- Ride the Rollers (52 miles, C, 3)

Special Events Calendar for 2018: Events 2018

Lately in the blog

The Jersey Ride (5/18)The Jersey Ride is our “all-club” monthly ride on the second Saturday of every month. It’s easy to forget it’s there because its ride listing is the same every month and it doesn’t have a cute, fey title to get your attention. Like Coit Tow...
Riding With The Den Daddy (4/22)[caption id="attachment_1883" align="aligncenter" width="365"] Roger and Derek brunching[/caption] Like the Energizer Bunny the ‘Den Daddy’ Derek Liecty just keeps on running and running. We had the pleasure of his company on our most recent S...
Saddle Challenge 2018 (4/16)This year’s Saddle Challenge had six official participants, rode a total of 2,346 miles, and raised about $373 for Project Inform. Here is how this year’s event compared to the past few previous years:   2018            2,34...
Evil Stepsisters (4/7) The "Pineapple Express" blew out of the Bay Area just in the nick of time for the Evil Stepsisters to sashay over Mt. Tam, deftly avoiding any puddles that would soil their gowns! Of course postponing the departure by one hour dearly helped. Here's...
Yet Another Road Update [updated 3/30] (3/27)Can you believe we're still talking about road closures?? We’re nearly through the rainy season and we *still* are dealing with closed roads due to 2017’s torrential rains. It’s hard to believe that it is taking over a year to get major roads o...
Saddle Challenge Spoken Here! (2/19)Every March Different Spokes hosts the Saddle Challenge. Originally a not-so-serious intraclub competition to see who could rack up the most miles in March, it evolved into a fundraiser for Project Inform. I believe Saddle Challenge started in 2002 b...

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