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
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March 28 - 8:00AM - Saturday: Diablo Realness (60 miles, D, 5)
April 04 - 9:00AM - Saturday: Morgan Territory (54 miles, B, 3)
April 11 - 9:00AM - Saturday: Jersey Ride (27/47/59 miles miles, A, 3)
April 18 - 8:30AM - Saturday: Evil Step Sisters (60 miles, B, 3)
April 25 - 8:45AM - Saturday: Gilroy Hot Springs & South Bay Reservoirs (72 miles, B, 3)
April 18 - Saturday: Evil Step Sisters
April 26 - Sunday: Chico Velo Wildflower Century
May 02 - Saturday: Wine Country Century
Special Events Calendar for 2015:
Lately in the blog
|The First AIDS Bike-A-Thon (3/17)||
Those of us who lived through the early years of the AIDS epidemic recall tremendous fear and despair over a disease whose origin and potential cure were unknown, treatments just feeble stopgaps on the fast track to a final demise, and a constant b [...]|
|Saddle Challenge 2015 - Half Time Report (3/16)||We're now half way through the 2015 March Saddle Challenge. Beautiful cycling weather so far this month has led to a very strong start by the 13 participants. With people rapidly racking up the miles, it looks like we could well raise a record amount [...]|
|MARCH 2015 SADDLE CHALLENGE - Week 1 (3/8)||So far, 13 intrepid cyclists have signed up for the Different Spokes March Saddle Challenge. We're on target to raise $916 for Project Inform! Please help us reach an even $1K. Remember, it's never too late to join. Just go to http://dssf.org/dssf_ht [...]|
|October 2014 DSSF Board Meeting Minutes (1/22)||Date: Monday 20 October 2014
Time: 6:30 pm
Location: 56 Caselli Ave, San Francisco
DSSF Board Meeting Minutes: Sal Tavormina / President , David Gaus / Vice President, Ron Hirsch /
Treasurer, Roger Sayre / Secretary, David Goldsmith / Ride Coordin [...]|
|Antisocial Darwinism: Survival of the Fittest? (12/3)||Howard Neckel was one of the original members of Different Spokes when it was founded back in 1982. I recently found out that Howard was no longer a member and wanted to find out why after 32 years he no longer was a part of the club. In his own word [...]|
Autumn in northern California is always a strange time, a neither-fish-nor-fowl period. If you think for a minute, you’ll realize that we don’t have four real seasons here; it’s more like three seasons: a short, green spring; a dr [...]|
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