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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Happy Birthday, Michael !
Happy Birthday, Andrew !
Special Events Calendar for 2015:
Lately in the blog
|Social Ride: Brunch at Assemble! (5/6)||[caption id="attachment_1113" align="aligncenter" width="300"] At Assemble for brunch![/caption]
Once the mainstay of the club the social brunch ride has fallen onto hard times. Whether it’s just the times we live in or unnatural selection we ju [...]|
|All Good Things Must Come to an End (4/1)||Spokers,
It's a fact of life that all good things must come to an end. So it is with the 2015 March Saddle Challenge. If you signed up for this year's Saddle Challenge, please finish entering your miles cycled during March within the next few days [...]|
|Den Daddy’s Secret Old Farts Confab (3/31)||
Perhaps there is no greater sin in the gay community than to become old. Lord knows there’s only so much good a jar of pearl cream can do before one is forced to throw up one’s arms in exasperation and don a veil. Or just hide. And hide we di [...]|
|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 [...]|
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