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 122 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
Visit our Facebook page!
Happy Birthday, Heather !
October 10 - 9:00AM - Saturday: Jersey Ride (27/47/59 miles miles, A, 3)
October 11 - 9:00AM - Sunday: Fall Fun Ride #1: Bakery, Ride, Bakery, Ride, Ice Cream, Ride, Bakery, Finished (27 miles, B, 3)
October 18 - 9:00AM - Sunday: Redwood Regional Park Loop (29 miles, B, 3)
October 24 - 10:00AM - Saturday: Oktoberfest Social Ride: Lunch at Speisekammer (35 miles, A, 1)
November 07 - 9:15AM - Saturday: Mt. Hamilton in the Fall (45 miles, B, 3)
November 08 - 10:00AM - Sunday: November Social Ride: Lunch at the Baltic (35 miles, A, 1)
Special Events Calendar for 2015:
Lately in the blog
|Shiny New Things: Garmin Edge 25 (10/5)||
Garmin recently released two new GPS cyclecomputers, the Edge 20 and 25, which might interest those of you who are looking for a simple cyclometer but with the ability to record a GPS track to post to Strava or other online fitness/mapp [...]|
|Social Ride: Lunch at 54 Mint Il Forno (9/20)||[caption id="attachment_1240" align="aligncenter" width="300"] OMG, that pesto lasagna rocks!!![/caption]
Mmm, that pesto lasagna was delicious! Not to mention the panini, cannelloni bean soup, and heirloom tomato bruschetta. But I’m jumping ahe [...]|
|Now Wasn't That A Fabulous Party? (9/13)||[caption id="attachment_1229" align="aligncenter" width="471"] Two-wheeled Party![/caption]
The 2015 Orinda Pool Party had 24 attendees, the most ever. Despite seesaw weather all summer here in Contra Costa—heat waves followed by spell [...]|
|Ride Report Social A Rides: Three Bears, and Lunch at B Street (9/6)||We’ve had two summer Social A rides this summer. In July we did the Three Bears out of Orinda ending with lunch at Petra Café; in August we left Millbrae BART and toured Foster City and San Mateo before a delicious lunch at B Street & Vine.
|2015 Cycle Greater Yellowstone - trip report (8/30)||2015 Cycle Greater Yellowstone - trip report (David, Gordon, Nancy)
A fabulous, well-run strenuous ride, with spectacular mountain passes, super helpful staff and volunteers, good plentiful food, weather extremes, and a lot of serious riders. Best [...]|
|What is a Different Spokes Ride? (6/24)||What is a typical Different Spokes ride? A cursory glance at our ride calendar shows a variety of road rides, in fact only road rides. In 2014 there wasn’t a single mountain bike ride listed—all 108 rides were on the road. The shortest ride was t [...]|
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