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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

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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, 7% 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: February 21 - 6:30PM - Wednesday: MAMIL Movie Night (0 miles, A, 1)
February 22 - 5:30PM - Thursday: 2018 DSSF Membership Kickoff and Social (0 miles, A, 1)
March 01 - 9:00AM - Thursday: 2018 Saddle Challenge Begins Today! (0 miles, A, 1)
March 03 - 9:15AM - Saturday: Wildflowers and Sunshine and Raptors, Oh Mines! (50 miles, B, 3)
March 04 - 9:45AM - Sunday: Social A Ride: Ryer Island to Tortilla Flats (37 miles, A, 1)
March 10 - 9:00AM - Saturday: Jersey Ride (27/47/59 miles miles, A, 3)
March 11 - 9:30AM - Sunday: Redwood Road Reopening Ride (47 miles, B, 4)
March 17 - 9:45AM - Saturday: Drake's Beach -- The Best of Pt Reyes National Sea Shore (53 miles, B, 3)
March 17 - 8:45AM - Saturday: China Camp from Golden Gate Bridge (47 miles, B, 2)

Special Events Calendar for 2018: Events 2018

Lately in the blog

Tubeless Update (2/5)I wrote about my early experience with tubeless road tires last year; you can find that article here. Since last August I’ve put another 700 miles on those wheels and I experienced my third puncture a few days ago. As I mentioned before, one of the...
Ride Recap: Social A Ride—Brunch at Hideout Kitchen (2/4)Continuing our strange waterless winter we had another stellar warm and sunny day, perfect for a comfortable Contra Costa ramble and a killer brunch. Temps in the mid-seventies in February? Not unheard of but truly unusual especially when it’s not ...
Ride Recap: Four Bears & A Happy Pig (1/29)In two words: [x] building, where x = {character, muscles, VO2, confidence, ego, delusion} It was really the wrong time of year to lead a ride like this; it was short and sweet but long on the climbing. RideWithGPS said over 4k of vertical but whe...
Ride Recap: Social Ride Treasure Island to Assemble (1/21)[caption id="attachment_1848" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Treasure Island Tourists![/caption]   It was a classic “you couldn’t ask for better weather” ride yesterday. After a night of mild rain we were greeted by clear skies and...
2018 Fast 'N Fabulous Kit! (1/8)[caption id="attachment_1840" align="aligncenter" width="310"] 2018 Fast 'n Fab kit[/caption]   FastnFab, our sister club in NYC, has a new kit coming out this June. This year’s iteration features a very New York graffiti design. The kit...
2018: Welcome to the Pleasuredome (1/3) Good riddance to 2017! Last year started with a whimper: after a nice New Year up Mt. Diablo we got tons of incessant rain. In contrast we seem to be heading into a dry winter—bad news for long showers and green gardens but great news for cycli...

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