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Old 02-28-2013, 02:26 PM   #3766
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Isn't there a statute that allows public utilities an easement to private property in order to service their equipment?
No idea, I can only relay what I was told by the county when I enquired about that section of Summit.
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Old 02-28-2013, 07:02 PM   #3767
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No idea, I can only relay what I was told by the county when I enquired about that section of Summit.
Most of Summit Rd is on the border line between counties. And I'm not so certain it belongs to Santa Cruz County.
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Old 02-28-2013, 08:31 PM   #3768
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Gate open = be nice and ride it.
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Old 03-01-2013, 07:47 PM   #3769
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+1. Open gates are good to go. Don't skirt around closed ones. Ride slow and wave at the locals. I think a quiet exhaust is a big plus. Primary reason I still have the stock cans on.
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Old 03-03-2013, 11:12 AM   #3770
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Isn't there a statute that allows public utilities an easement to private property in order to service their equipment?
No statue needed for this. Public utilities will (almost) always be granted an easement into private property. It has to be applied for and recorded, but if they don't then the property owner will not get his electric/ gas/ water/ telco...etc. Most property owners are hooked to the grid, so it's in their interest to provide the easement. Since the only major restriction on the easement is that you cannot place a structure on it, most owners don't care.
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Old 03-04-2013, 11:55 AM   #3771
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Nice 650 mile day on the Goldwing with friends.



















Edit: Ooops, super huge pics...'bucket must have changed me default settings...oh well, buy a bigger monitor.
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Old 03-04-2013, 04:10 PM   #3772
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Hey LB,
Wow, what have you been feeding the CBR250r?
Does the Wing live in your garage ...?
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Old 03-04-2013, 04:19 PM   #3773
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Hey folks. I've mentioned to a bunch of you at some recent gatherings that I had scary crash on my Western TAT trip. No Ride Report yet, but I have posted the video in Face Plant: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=867625

P.S. I'm fine.
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Old 03-04-2013, 05:47 PM   #3774
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Ride to Avila

Been riding with my wife lately and when I heard Larryboy recently bought a Gold Wing, Black just like mine, we joined up for a ride with our wives and two other couples and headed to Avila Beach for some Clam Chowder.

Had a great time. Who knew my first ride with Larryboy would be on a street bike.

Because my wife said she wanted to ride more with me I told her she could pick out the next bike she would be comfortable on. After test riding four bikes, there was no doubt in her mind which one she wanted once she rode on the Gold Wing. Now she is willing to ride with me anytime I ask.

In our group were two Gold Wings, a VStrom and a BMW K100. All four women were troopers and I didn't hear one complaint. What a great group of people to spend a long day riding with.

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There is actually motorcycle parking in Avila so we squeezed into the two spots with a scooter.
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Old 03-04-2013, 06:07 PM   #3775
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Hey folks. I've mentioned to a bunch of you at some recent gatherings that I had scary crash on my Western TAT trip. No Ride Report yet, but I have posted the video in Face Plant: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=867625

P.S. I'm fine.
Wow Joe. Glad you made it out of that situation OK. Your story is another good reason to not ride alone if possible and carry a Spot. Stuff can happen..........
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Old 03-04-2013, 06:11 PM   #3776
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Nice 650 mile day on the Goldwing with friends.

Edit: Ooops, super huge pics...'bucket must have changed me default settings...oh well, buy a bigger monitor.
Had a great time. Just another sun up to sun down day of riding.............

The bikes look more like Bat Wings than Gold Wings.............but they sure are comfortable.
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Old 03-04-2013, 11:31 PM   #3777
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Hey folks. I've mentioned to a bunch of you at some recent gatherings that I had scary crash on my Western TAT trip. No Ride Report yet, but I have posted the video in Face Plant: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=867625

P.S. I'm fine.
Wow, Joe, that's a scary video ...

I was watching it with Cary, you should have heard her scream ... I think we both screamed ... not sure what I was expecting, but we were not prepared for that ...

Glad you are fine! Thanks for posting the link here, not a big fan of the inmates in Faceplant, so I'd have missed it ...

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Old 03-05-2013, 09:48 AM   #3778
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Hey LB,
Wow, what have you been feeding the CBR250r?
Does the Wing live in your garage ...?
see you around the campfire,
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24,000 miles on the 250 since July 1 and I can't take any more of that thing.

Bought the wing, much happier on the cummute. Saves me 20 minutes per day not having to fight the wind...set the cruise and flip through the XM stations.
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Old 03-05-2013, 10:01 AM   #3779
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Wow, Joe, that's a scary video ...

I was watching it with Cary, you should have heard her scream ... I think we both screamed ... not sure what I was expecting, but we were not prepared for that ...

Glad you are fine! Thanks for posting the link here, not a big fan of the inmates in Faceplant, so I'd have missed it ...

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I fully expected it, he'd been looking left over his shoulder looking for his buddy...you go where you look.

Glad you're ok Joe and knowing you were ok before I watched the video let me have a good belly laugh when I saw what you did.

Seriously glad you're ok.
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Old 03-05-2013, 12:31 PM   #3780
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Hey folks. I've mentioned to a bunch of you at some recent gatherings that I had scary crash on my Western TAT trip. No Ride Report yet, but I have posted the video in Face Plant: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=867625

P.S. I'm fine.
Joe, so glad to hear that you are ok. That was a nasty crash. Big respect to you for keeping it together and to Darrell, etal. for helping you (and your bike/gear) get out safely.
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