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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, 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: March 23 - 9:30AM - Saturday: Darth Veeder/Chiles Valley Challenge (55 miles, B, 4)
March 30 - 9:15AM - Saturday: Wildflowers and Sunshine and Raptors, Oh Mines! (50 miles, B, 3)
March 31 - 9:30AM - Sunday: Franz Valley to Gott's Roadside (41 miles, B, 3)
April 02 - 5:30PM - Tuesday: 2019 DSSF Membership Kickoff and Social (0 miles, A, 1)
April 06 - 10:00AM - Saturday: Apple Blossom Ride (37 miles, B, 4)
April 13 - 9:00AM - Saturday: Jersey Ride (27/47/59 miles miles, A, 3)

Special Events Calendar for 2018: Events 2018

Lately in the blog

Where to Ride, Pt. 2 (3/9)[caption id="attachment_2078" align="aligncenter" width="387"] "There's room for more--pack 'em in!"[/caption]   It’s just beginning to dawn on residents of the Bay Area that it is nigh impossible to build our way out of traffic congesti...
Different Spokes Chiang Mai! (3/3)[caption id="attachment_2070" align="aligncenter" width="400"] "Wearing our freak flag high"[/caption]   This past winter longtime Spoker Roy Schachter ditched the 40+ hour per week grind to retire to Thailand, specifically Chiang Mai in n...
Where To Ride, Pt. 1 (2/27)The San Francisco Bay Area is enormous and becoming more enormouser every day. The tentacles of growth are slithering in every direction and not just east to the Central Valley where land and housing are cheap(er). Housing development has meant some ...
Saddle Challenge and Project Inform (2/18)If you pledge or collect money for Saddle Challenge, your funds go to Project Inform. Project Inform has been our sole beneficiary because in 2003, the second year of Saddle Challenge’s existence, the club decided to support the Ron Wilmot Ride For...
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 ...

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