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 Strava and our Facebook pages!
Happy Birthday, Ellen !
Special Events Calendar for 2016:
Lately in the blog
|Let's Make Christmas Great Again! (12/9)||
Yeah right, you’re going to spend serious coin on cycling stuff for someone else. Admit it, you want to give yourself the holiday gift that no one else would think to give you: something drool worthy for the new "It's All About Me" Trump age. And [...]|
|The Roads Less Traveled: Sibley to Fish Ranch (12/6)||[caption id="attachment_1517" align="aligncenter" width="300"] A fire road through Sibley to Fish Ranch Road, a challenging climb.[/caption]
One of the most popular cycling routes in the East Bay hills is the loop encompassing Pinehurst, [...]|
|Three Peaks In A Day (11/30)||
Looking for a challenge? How about riding Mt. Tam, Mt. Diablo, and Mt. Hamilton? In one day, that is.
The Bay Area is blessed with three major mountains within riding distance of each other, Mt. Tamalpais, Mt. Diablo, and Mt. [...]|
|2017: 35 Years of Different Spokes! (11/7)||
2017 will be the 35th anniversary of the founding of Different Spokes San Francisco. My, how time flies when you’re having fun. The very first LGBT cycling club, founded by a ragtag bunch of touring and recreational cyclists in the same year as [...]|
|Ride Recap: Orinda Pool Party & Ride(s) (8/17)||
They was a splishin’ and a splashin’
Reelin’ with the feelin’
Movin’ and a groovin’
Rockin’ and a rollin’. Yeah!
|History of the Orinda Pool Party (8/1)||[caption id="attachment_1228" align="aligncenter" width="300"] OMG, no bicycles! What happened to the club??[/caption]
The Orinda Pool Party is coming up in just two short weeks! I thought this might be a good time to share a short histo [...]|
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