If you can make this one, great, if not, no problem, there will be many opportunities to help out.
If this is your first time to volunteer you must view the Caltrans safety DVD for participants, which you can download from adopt-a-highway-dot-ca-gov.
When the page opens there is a section in the lower left column under Safety DVD. You want the second and last one, “For all Participants.” It is a 15 minute video and takes a while to download. So an easy alternative is to view it here by clicking here on YouTube! Whichever one you view, just make sure it is Part Two.
We will meet at Scrambl’z Diner, 775 E. Dunn Ave. in Morgan Hill. I will conduct a quick safety briefing and hand out PPE (personal protective equipment) in the parking lot at 9am. If you want to eat or drink prior to that, arrive earlier. You will need to wear long pants and footwear with ankle support as shown in the video.
You may wish to bring water. Those of you coming from a certain area (i.e. East bay) may wish to carpool. I will be coming from San Jose and can take four people if anyone wants to ride with me. We will be leaving most of our vehicles in the parking lot of Scramble’s and taking as few vehicle to the highway as needed.
There are just 34 spots remaining for the Range of Light Gypsy Tour 2016! If you plan to attend please register today, space is limited to the first 200 riders! Registration fees are $100 and include 3 nights of camping, 2 meals and you'll be eligible to win $1000's of $ in raffle giveaways and poker run prizes! Visit the ROL page on this website for complete details and if you have any questions, email the ROL Chair!
We were saddened to learn of the death of one our members on July 22, 2016, Neil Talbert. Neil was a retired Lance Cpl. Cornelius “Neil” Talbert, 69, of the U.S. Marine Corps was struck and killed by a car Friday while riding his motorcycle south on Highway 17 near Redwood Estates. Neil was an avid BMW motorcycle enthusiast and a 10+ year member of the BMW Club of Northern California. Memorial services will held tomorrow, Friday, August 12, 2016, at the Oakwood Chapel, 3301 Paul Sweet Road, Santa Cruz. Neil's obituary was recently published in the Santa Cruz Sentinel.
The August newsletter features the following this month:
Tips to Fight Dehydration
BMW 100th Anniversary
July Member Meeting Recap, Stonyford
Featured New Member, Kevin Coleman
Preparing for the Range of Light (ROL)
Fred & Ed's 2016 BMW International Rally
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