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					Volume XIV, Issue VI                         GWRRA - CA1S
                                         The Official Publication of the                               June 2009 Page 1

                             Gold Coast Chapter CA1S
                                       California District - Region F
                                    Gold Wing Road Riders Association

                                                 June 2009

   Dear Wingers of
        CA1S                                                                      Table of Contents
                                                                Chapter Director .................................................. 1
        By: Jo Jolitz,
                                                                Assistant Chapter Director ................................. 2
      Chapter Directors
                                                                District Director ................................................... 2


    I
                                                                Rides for CA1S .................................................... 3
                                                                Meeting Locations ................................................ 3
         just said to my wife                                   Meeting Statistics ................................................. 3
“you know what is still miss-                                   Chapter Educator Message ................................. 4
                                                                PLP Schedule ....................................................... 4
ing? She said, what? I said my
                                                                Sunshine Report ................................................... 4
article for the new Newslet-                                    CA1S Chapter Store ............................................ 5
ter. Guess what, again one                                      Editor’s Note ........................................................ 5
month passed by and I was                                       Group Riding ....................................................... 6
                                                                Membership Application From .......................... 7
not flying somewhere in be-                                     CA1S Activity Calendar 2009 ............................. 8
tween do you believe that?                                      Map of CA1S’s Monthly Meeting Location ........ 9
    Why this approach? All of us should enjoy each day,         For Sale by Members ........................................... 9
                                                                HRCA Change ................................................... 10
we can spend with our relatives and friends and we can
                                                                GWRRA Division Patches ................................. 11
enjoy riding our bikes! Please do so!                           Advertising ................................... 11, 12, 13, & 15
    This month was extraordinary where we had friends           Wanted Newsletter Editor ................................. 14
visiting us from 3 different chapters at our Breakfast          CA Chapter Meeting Times & Locations ......... 14
                                                                Staff Listings ...................................................... 16
meeting. They came from Chapters CAC, CA1K and CA1Q.
                                                                Activity Calendar ............................................... 17
May I ask you folks of CA1S which of the Chapters you
visited already this year? Drop me an email I’m keen to
                                                                  As Wing Ding is approaching soon please let
get note about it after 6 months.
                                                              me know whether anyone else would like to go. I
    After the meeting we had a great ride up north
                                                              have to mention, that I have already registered,
leaded by Jim again. Thanks Jim, it is always a great ride
                                                              and I will make my final decision if I am going by
if you put something together. Also many thanks again to
                                                              June 20th.
Tom and Evelyn where we had a great pit stop on our way
                                                                  Yesterday I received a new Complimentary
to the Luna’s. Yeah, the Luna’s had called in Chapter CA1S
                                                              Registration from CA2N for their “PARTY AT
and CA1Y for a great BBQ at their house. What a party!!!
                                                              THE BARN 2009” which is on September 19th. It
Even I said already thank you while we met last Thursday
                                                              will take place at Long Barn Lodge, which is 18
in Santa Barbara I would like to express once again a
                                                              miles east of Sonora. If somebody has interest
great Thank You on behalf of all who joined us on our ride
                                                              drop me an email. Otherwise we will use it for our
to Shirley and Frank. We had a lot of fun, while Frank was
                                                              next Breakfast meeting.
celebrating his Birthday. If I am not mistaken I believe it
                                                                                                  (CD’s Message Continued on page 5)
was his 40th. ☺
 Volume XIV, Issue VI                                       GWRRA – CA1S                                         June 2009        Page 2

  Assistant Chapter                                                     Golden State Gems
  Director’s Message                                                    By: Anita & JR Alkire,
        By: Dennis Downey,                                                    California
            ACD - CA1S


H
                                                                           District Director


                                                                            W
        ello Wingers’
    Sorry I wasn’t able to go                                                         hat     a   great
to Ride for Kids but work                                              month of May we’ve had!
always seems to come first.                                            A terrific event with 2W’s Cinco de Mayo theme and
However, I did find out that our Chapter did man-                      a beautiful route!           Lunch was awesome as usual
age to raise $2.387.30 plus             $2.400.00 from Cal             thanks to Mary cooking her tamales and Butch’s tri-
Coast Motorsports. (See Jims article in May news-                      tip. Ross and staff put on a fun event, even if we
letter.)    I thank all of you for your support and                    had to ride in wind and rain to get there☺.                      The
your donations for this important fundraiser for                       next weekend 1K’s Mother’s Day started at Cycle
Kids.                                                                  Gear and then took off for a fantastic ride of
    I have just returned from CA1K’S ride. It was a                    twisty roads, ocean views and great weather and
good ride. Jim & Pat and I took the shorter ride.                      then ended at a great restaurant that opened just
Lots to look at, beautiful homes and past the Rock                     for us and served wonderful food. Denali enjoyed
Store, and no we didn’t stop. The weather was very                     meeting all of you! The first half of the year has
nice. Jim & Pat & I met Frank, Anny, Melinda and                       ended with two great events.                 Thanks to all the
Dave at rides end for lunch. We all had either Bur-                    chapters that have put on events so far this year,
gers or Salad. It was very good.                                       you’ve all done fantastic jobs!
    For the month of June we do have our regular                            We had the exciting pleasure of joining 88
meeting at Carrows on June 20 at 8AM and Dave                          Winger family members at the opening of our new-
will lead the ride to Avila Beach with ‘Fat Cats’ for                  est chapter, CA1C in Rancho Mirage!                    The rumor
                                         (ACD Continued on page 7)     started leaking and the next thing you know I was
                                                                       receiving emails about the event. What was slated
                                                                                        to be the chapter’s kick off business
                 Newsletter Advertising Rates                                           meeting turned out to be a really neat
 Size                                  Month          Quarter           Year            event.      Sherman Jared, the Chapter
 Business Card                         $10.00         $20.00          $50.00            Director of the new chapter, and his
 One Half Page 2.5” x 7”               $16.00         $35.00         $100.00
                                                                                        membership were overwhelmed at the
 Full Page 4.5”x7”                     $25.00         $60.00         $200.00
                                                                        turn out. I had told him to plan for 50
 Rates are based on camera ready artwork. Payment, in advance, by check
                                                                        since he wanted to serve lunch, boy was
 payable to GWRRA CA1S, delivered to Newsletter Editor, James Moy-
 nagh at 73 N. San Mateo Ave. Ventura, CA 93004 is required. New art- I wrong ☺! Thanks to our fantastic
 work must be received by month end for the following month. Chapter
                                                                                            (Gems Continued on page 7)
 Member adds at no charge.

 The CA1S newsletter is distributed at no charge to GWRRA members who regularly attend chapter functions, our advertisers, and inter-
 ested supporters. Our goal is to publish the week before the chapter meeting, which is normally the third Saturday of the month. Newslet-
 ters will be distributed at the monthly meeting and copies will be mailed to regular attendees not in attendance. The newsletter will be
 available in PDF format on the Chapter web site prior to each meeting. Contributions for this Newsletter are gratefully accepted, and
 should reach the editor no later than the first day of each month. Text only files via e-mail are preferred. Intellectual property rights and
 responsibility for accuracy of published material remain with the author.
Volume XIV, Issue VI                               GWRRA - CA1S                             June 2009 Page 3

     Ride Angel’s Forecast                                             CA1S Meeting Statistics
          By: Jackie Meyers
                                                                           for May 2009
CA1S Members Parking lot
                                                                   CA1S Members .................... 13
practices at Sacred Heart
                                                                   Visiting GWRRA Members ....... .. 5
Catholic Church located at
                                                                   Non-GWRRA Visitors .............. 0
10800 Henderson Road in
                                                                   Bikes & Trikes .................... 13
Ventura. This is reached just
south of the 126 Freeway and
west off of Wells Rd. These                                   meeting ride.
PLPs will be between the hours of 8:00 AM until
                                                              July 30th Dinner Ride-In 6:30 PM
10:30 AM. (RSVP to Frank Luna (805) 968-9416
                                                              Jo Jolitz will be arranging the restaurant in
required for attendance.)
                                                              Simi Valley
•     The dates that have been set are:
                                                              August 1st Saturday CA2K Synchronized Soak
•     June 13, 2009
                                                              10 AM at Rancho Seco Park, 14440Twin Cities
•     July 11, 2009
                                                              Road, Herald CA
•     August 8, 2009
•     September 12, 2009                                      August 15th CA1S 8 AM Breakfast 8:30 AM
•     October 10, 2009                                        Meeting Jim Moynagh will lead the after meet-
•     November 14, 2009                                       ing ride to the “Singing Road” in Lancaster.
•     December 12, 2009 = Cancelled                           Sept 3-6th CA District Rally in Bakersfield
June 20th CA1S 8 AM Breakfast 8:30 AM                         Double Tree Hotel on Labor Day Weekend room
Meeting Dave Golden will lead the after meet-                 rate $87 a night. For more information and
ing ride to Fat Cats in Avila Beach.                          registration form to go:
                                                               http://www.gwrracalif.bizland.com/id8.html
June 25th Dinner Ride-In 6:30
Super Panda Buffet 355 S. Mills Road, Ventura                 Sept 19th CA1S 8 AM Breakfast 8:3o Meet-
it is in the Pacific View Mall Parking lot in front           ing Ride Leader Needed
of JC Penny. There will be a planning meeting as              Sat Sept 19th CA2N Party at the Barn
well.                                                         Long Barn Lodge (18 mile east of Sonora)
July 3-6th Wing Ding, Tulsa, Oklahoma                         Sept 26th CA2A Poker Run
http://gwrra.org/                                             Reg 8:30-10 AM at Tulare Honda 3809 N.
July 18th CA1S 8 AM Breakfast 8:30 AM                         Mooney Blvd. Tulare, CA
Meeting Jo Jolitz will be leading the after                   Oct 3rd CAC Harvest Run
                                                                         at Mather Regional Park 4103 Ea-
    CA1S Ride Meeting Locations by Number:                               gles Nest Road, Mather CA
    #1 Fillmore        McDonald's on Hwy 126 in Fillmore.
    #2 Simi Valley     McDonald's on Yosemite Ave. north of 118 Fwy.           Oct 17th CA1S 8 AM Breakfast
    #3 Thousand Oaks   Park & Ride at Rancho Rd. south of 101 Fwy.             8:30 Meeting
    #4 Camarillo       McDonald's north of 101 Fwy. at Santa Rosa & Verdugo.   Larry Meyers will be leading the
    #5 Oxnard          McDonald's at Hwy #1 & Statham Blvd.
    #6 Ventura         McDonald's on Harbour Blvd. off Seaward Ave.            after meeting ride. ■
    #7 Carpinteria     IHOP, Casitas Pass Rd. off ramp.
    #8 Goleta          Union 76 station at the Winchester off ramp.
Volume XIV, Issue VI                           GWRRA – CA1S                          June 2009    Page 4

    New Insurance
                                                          Skill Practice — Parking Lot Practice
    Laws passed for
                                                                 Sessions are scheduled for:
     Motorcyclists
                                                                 June 13, 2009
        By: Frank Luna,
                                                                 July 11, 2009
       Chapter Educator
                                                                 August 8, 2009


    N
                                                                 September 12, 2009
                                                                 October 10, 2009
             ew insurance laws
                                                                 November 14, 2009
were passed on March 4,
                                                                 December 12, 2009 = Cancelled
2009 by the House of Rep-
resentatives.          HR-1253                                These Skill Practices will start at 8 AM and
                                                          they will not run past 11:00 AM. They are located
makes it illegal for insur-
                                                          in the large parking lot behind Sacred Heart
ance providers to exploit
                                                          Church in Ventura. It is located 10800 Hender-
what    is    known    as   the                           son Road, Ventura. Henderson Road is south of
"source of injury exclusion                               the 126 Freeway and west of Wells Road.
loophole".     Under the cur-                                 All members are welcome to attend as long as
rent law, insurance provid-                               they comply with the safety requirements estab-
ers can refuse to pay for treatment of injury based       lished by GWRRA. ■
solely on the source of the injury. Source of injury is
a reason that can by used by insurance companies to
refuse payment on medical bills for motorcyclists, ski-    Remember To Notify Frank Luna that
ing horseback riding and ATV riding. Hr-1253 known
                                                           you are going to attend the next PLP
as the Heath Insurance Source of Injury notification
Act says insurance providers must meet the following       at least 1 day in advance. Call Frank
requirements.     They must make sure limitations and        at 805-968-9416 or Email him at
restrictions on who is covered is explicit and clear.
Group plans must disclose to plan sponsors in advance
                                                                  wingluna@verizon.net   to RSVP
of the point of sale of the plan. They must provide a
description that is easily understandable to the par-
ticipating health insurance provider.
    Insurance companies can limit payment for an in-                CA1S Sunshine Report
jury sustained on a motorcycle as long as it is spelled                  June 2009
out to you in advance of your joining the plan. If not    Birthdays:
listed in the plan the insurance companies must cover      Jo Jolitz ......................June     10
all injuries sustained while operating a motorcycle.       Richard Sager ................June       13
    I have checked and my Insurance covers both            Joe Capute ....................June      18
Shirley and I so be sure and check your plans. You         Tony Raimondo ................June       22
never know when it could be very important informa-        Jim Moynagh ..................June       28
tion to know.
    Keep the rubber side down! ■                          Anniversaries:
                                                           Larry & Jackie Meyers .......June 29
               Frank Luna
 Volume XIV, Issue VI                          GWRRA - CA1S                                     June 2009 Page 5


                                                                                  CA1S Chapter Store
                          Chapter Shirts
                                                                            To purchase CA1S Chapter
  Purple Chapter Long Sleeve Shirts with Embroidered CA1S                      Store items contact
  & GWRRA on the sleeves. $15.00 They are available in
                                                                                  Dave Smith at
  Small, Medium, Large, X Large & 2 X.
                                                                                 805-566-1115.


                                        The following patches are available from your CA1S
                                         Chapter Store to be attach to your Chapter Vests

                                               10" GWRRA Logo patch for back of vest ... $12.50
          Closeout Sale                        4" GWRRA Logo patch for front of vest .... $ 5.50
         White Polo Shirts                     Chapter Top Rocker for back of vest ........ $10.00
                                               Chapter Logo patch (multi-color) ............. $ 8.00
         They are $5.00 each

  • Long Sleeve, SMALL 1 ea.
  • Long Sleeve, MEDIUM 6 ea.
                                                                             New baseball caps with
  • Long Sleeve, LARGE 3 ea.
                                                                           embroidered CA1S Logo

                                                                                        $11.00



   Editor’s Note                                         (CD’s Message Continued from page 1)
   By: Jim Moynagh
                                                                   Last but not least, please be reminded that


       F   irst   I   would
                                                         CA1S needs a new Newsletter Editor! We are a very
                                                         nice Chapter and have to rely on each other’s sup-
like     to refer you to                                 port. The Newsletter is a very important tool for all
page 14 for your con-                                    of us to stay in tough during the month.             Please
sideration.       All of our regular contributors have   think about whether YOU can take it over from Jim
information for you. I am referring to the messages      who has done this for our Chapter for such a long
from our CD, ACD, CE and DD. In those you will find      time.
information on Wing Ding attendance, local activities,             Stay tuned and ride safe!      Don’t forget June
safety and motorcycle insurance. Also, there is infor-   15   th
                                                                   is this year’s RIDE TO WORK! Day. Let’s par-
mation on changes in the Honda Riders Club of Amer-      ticipate.
ica in which you will probably be interested. Also re-
member to support our Advertisers. They make this
                                                                   Keep the rubber side down! ■
newsletter possible! ■
       Keep the shiny side up and Ride Safe!
          Jim                                                                Jo
Volume XIV, Issue VI                          GWRRA – CA1S                             June 2009        Page 6

   Group Riding                                         when conditions are SAFE for that bikes passing ma-
 Rural and In-Town                                      neuver. There is only to be one bike in the opposing
                                                        lane at any one time. After passing the slow moving
  Traffic Situations
                                                        vehicle the Front Door and all subsequent bikes
     By: Jim Moynagh
                                                        should continue to accelerate. The part of the group
                                                        that has passed the slow moving vehicle must create
Note: These Group Riding
                                                        enough room in front of that vehicle to allow room
articles are based on the teaching outline for use in
                                                        for the following bikes to be able to safely pull in
the GWRRA-Region F’s Rider Education Team/
                                                        front of the vehicle being passed. If there isn’t
Group Riding Seminar. It is best that each of you
                                                        enough room for the next bike to pull in, that rider
take advantage of the seminars provided at Rallies
                                                        should be warned not to start trying to pass.
and Wing Ding. But, that is not possible for all of
                                                            The Back Door will inform the Front Door when
our members. Therefore, these articles are in-
                                                        the entire group has passed. There are many things
cluded in our CA1S Newsletter.
                                                        that can transpire while this passing operation is be-


   T
                                                        ing performed. The Front Door must take all of this
                                                        into consideration before committing the group to a
         here is a multitude of things that riding      passing maneuver.
groups need to do from time to time. Among these
are situations where the group will be passing other    Stopping at Traffic Lights or Intersections
traffic, stopping, starting, turning and parking.            In these stopping situations
How these things are done change with the location      the group will assume a com-
and the amounts of traffic that is involved.            pressed staggered formation.
                                                        The formation remains stag-
Passing on Single Lane Roads                            gered as opposed to being two
     When passing on a sin-                             abreast.     Each rider should
gle lane road the Front                                 maintain the safety “space” ad-
Door rider will make the                                vantage allowing each rider to
decision that the group                                 have a good view to the right
should pass the slow vehi-                              and left. Being compact will
cle. Beyond the safety                                  minimize the space being used
considerations, one of the                              in traffic. This will improve the
important factors in mak-                               ability of the group to get
ing the decision to pass is                             through the intersection before
“will there be enough time                              the light changes again.
and distance for the en-
tire group to pass this                                 Leaving a Traffic Light or In-
slow moving vehicle”. Af-                               tersection
ter the Front Door makes                                     The bikes will leave the
the decision to pass                                    compressed formation in the
he/she must communicate                                 same order that they arrived. No rider should ride
this decision to the group.                             next to or pass another member of the group when
     The group must go                                  starting across the intersection. This will allow a gap
into a Single File forma-                               between bikes so any sudden sideways movement will
tion if they are not al-                                not result in a collision. This also allows each rider
ready in one. The bikes                                 full visibility from side to side. The entire group has
will pass one at a time. This is NOT a group activ-     the opportunity to pass through the entire intersec-
ity. Each bike in turn makes a decision to pass
                                                                                   (Group Riding Continued on page 10)
Volume XIV, Issue VI                              GWRRA - CA1S                               June 2009 Page 7

(ACD Continued from page 2)                                  almost all of this will have happened.
lunch. There will also be a Ride in Dinner at the Su-
                                                             KEEP THE WINDSHIELD CLEAN!
per Panda Buffet on June 25 at 6.30 pm. I spoke to
the manager and they told me that they do not take           JOKE FOR THE MONTH!
reservations, but there is plenty of room. They do                 When everything is coming your way, ‘you’re in
close at 9 PM weeknights.                                    the wrong lane.        ■
    I’m sure that all those that went to Frank &
Shirley’s for the Chapter BBQ had a good time.                            Dennis
(Sorry I had to work that afternoon.) Wing Ding is
in July, and if you are going, it will be in Tulsa, Okla-   (Gems Continued from page 2)
homa July 3-6 2009. Those who are going, have a             Winger family, this chapter is off to a fantastic
great time. (Karen and I can’t make it, our anniver-        start! It was great that Marilyn and Rick Kasper,
sary is the fifth of July; I must cater to her needs        ACD’s of CAC came down to help kick off the new
that week!)                                                 chapter! As for the game, I decided to give every-
    One more push for District Rally at the Double-         one there an extra 5 points for attending the kick
tree in Bakersfield California on September 4-6             off.    CA1C is planning their meetings for the 3rd
2009. I know that by the time this goes to press                                              (Gems Continued on page 8)
Volume XIV, Issue VI                                  GWRRA – CA1S                                     June 2009       Page 8

(Gems Continued from page 7)
Saturday of the month and the Dis-                            CA1S Activity Calendar and
trict website will reflect all their                          District Ride Calendar 2009
information       very     soon.   Welcome
aboard CA1C!                                    Jun. 13th ...............    CA1S PLP in Ventura (see Page4)
                                                Jun. 20th ...............    CA1S Breakfast Gathering & Ride
     We have news about next year’s
                                                Jun. 25th ...............    CA1S Ride-In Dinner, Super Panda Express
Region Rally. It will follow the pat-           Jul. 3-6th ..............    Wing Ding in Tulsa, Oklahoma
tern set this year as it will be West           Jul. 11th ................   CA1S PLP in Ventura (see Page4)
Wing 2. The great news is that it is            Jul. 18th ................   CA1S Breakfast Gathering & Ride
going to be on Memorial Day weekend             Jul. 30th ................   CA1S Ride-In Dinner, TBA S.V.
                                                Aug. 1st ................    *CA2K’s Fund Raiser
and some fun news for California is
                                                Aug. 8th ................    CA1S PLP in Ventura (see Page4)
that it will take place somewhere               Aug. 15th ...............    CA1S Breakfast Gathering & Ride
here in our own state. Although we              Aug. 27th ...............    CA1S Ride-In Dinner, TBA
will not be actually a host District,           Sep. 3rd-6th ............    *CA District Rally, Bakersfield
meaning we will not be “solely” re-             Sep. 12th ...............    CA1S PLP in Ventura (see Page4)
                                                Sep. 19th ...............    CA1S Breakfast Gathering & Ride
sponsible for assisting with all the
                                                Sep. 19th ...............    *CA2N’s Fund Raiser, 20 mi. East of Sonora
events and planning, although we will
                                                Sep. 24th ...............    CA1S Ride-In Dinner, TBA
help, the District will also not par-           Sep. 26th ...............    *CA2A’s Fund Raiser
ticipate in a portion of the proceeds.          Oct. 3rd ...............     CAC Harvest Run, Sacramento
We are not a District in need as                Oct. 10th ...............    CA1S PLP in Ventura (see Page4)
other Districts in the Region are so            Oct. 10th ...............    CA1V’s Fund Raiser
                                                Oct. 17th ...............    CA1S Breakfast Gathering & Ride
it is hoped that other Districts who
                                                Oct. 24th ...............    CA1F or CA1Z Fund Raiser
are in need will step up to assist and          Oct. 25th ...............    CA1F or CA1Z Fund Raiser
then benefit from their labors. So it           Oct. 29th ...............    CA1S Ride-In Dinner, TBA
could be that we’ll just be there to            Nov. 14th ...............    CA1S PLP in Ventura (see Page4)
have some fun! More as things de-               Nov. 21st ...............    CA1S Breakfast Gathering & Ride
                                                Nov. 19th ...............    CA1S Ride-In Dinner, TBA
velop including the exact location
                                                Nov. 21st ...............    CA1N’s Toys for Tots Ride
which has yet to be determined.
                                                Dec. 6th .................   CA1S Holiday Party, La Cabana in
     The District Rally is coming right                                      Santa Paula @ 5:00 PM
along.    We will be working on the             Dec. 12th    ............... CA1S PLP in Ventura (see Page4)
website to update it with a picture             Dec. 26th    ............... CA1S Last Ride of the Year
of the t-shirt for this year, seminar
                                                  *Note: District and Chapter FUNd Raiser flyers are available on the District Web
information,      the     additional   Rider   Site. When they are available on the District Web Site www.gwrra-ca.org there will
Education registration form will be            be this * indication

up so you can sign up for ARC or TRC
classes as well as First Aid/CPR recert or full class,               ments box for him to deliver it to the rally. This
and a vendor list. Our major vendor this year will be                way if you have that special something that you
WingStuff. Rick Arnoldo has promised a great spread                  want, you can be sure you’ll get it.
of new and exciting stuff, and yes…plenty of chrome!                      As for those video’s that each chapter can
As a thought, if you go onto his website and see some-               make with our Roarin’ 20’s theme, you can get
thing you like, you can order it and ask in the com-                                                       (Gems Continued on page 9)
Volume XIV, Issue VI                             GWRRA - CA1S                                        June 2009 Page 9


                For Sale Item                             (Gems Continued from page 8)
                                                          those to us anytime prior to August 13th so we can
Mark Holland has sold ins Wing and now he has the         start the judging and also get them together as we
following items for sale: GW jackets, helmets, etc.
                                                          will be playing them throughout the rally. It’s going to
e.g. we have two sets of GWRRA "3-n-1" jackets in
                                                          be one fun rally!
sizes L and S. $75 per set, Nolan N-42 N-COM
helmets (black) w/ mike, spkrs., and GW cables,                So next stop is Wing Ding, for all of you going
sizes XL and M, Cost $475 sell $300 ea. Call for          please take my cell phone number with you and call us
more M/C stuff. (805) 389-9915                            when you get there so we are sure to see all our won-
                                                          derful California Wingers. Be safe, be happy, be well
Chapter members can advertise their items as long as      and love one another everyday! All aboard the Wing
desired. If the advertisement is desired past the third
                                                          Ding train leaving San Diego on June 27th! Ride safely
month notify the Editor of your desire.
                                                          and have FUN! ■

                                                               Anita & JR


                                                               Chapter CA1S Meeting Location
                                                                         Carrow’s Restaurant
                                                                    2401 E. Harbor Blvd., Ventura




                                                                                     Directions
                                                                               From north of Ventura:
                                                                South Bound on 101 Fwy. take Seaward Ave. off ramp.
                                                           Turn left at stoplight onto E. Harbor Blvd. And continue through
                                                          the next stop sign at the intersection of Seaward and Harbor Blvd.
                                                                 Go past the Gas station and Carrows is on the right.

                                                                                 From south of Ventura:
                                                                 North Bound on 101 Fwy. take Seaward Ave. off ramp.
                                                             Turn left at stoplight continue to E. Harbor Blvd. and turn left.
                                                                   Go past the Gas station and Carrows is on the right.
Volume XIV, Issue VI                         GWRRA – CA1S                             June 2009        Page 10


                     HRCA Change                        and move closely with the group in a city street
                                                        setting. This alertness will help the group minimize
Editor’s Note: The following message was for-           the time they spend in intersections and prevent
warded to me by our CD Jo Jolitz. It was from an        the group getting split at traffic lights. In most
email Jo received from Mike Burke the Chapter Di-       city settings the group will stay in a staggered for-
rector for CA2N.                                        mation. But, the Front Door may choose to change
    American Honda has a new membership format          to single file formation when the lane is to narrow
for its Honda Riders Club of America: Effective im-     for the group to stay in the staggered formation.
mediately, people can join for free.                    Parking in Parking Lot
    Those holding existing paid membership privi-           The group should keep together in parking lots
leges in the HRCA will continue to receive additional   and follow the leader. While in the parking lot stay
exclusive benefits until that paid membership ex-       in a single file formation, but keep tight together.
pires. In addition, all members will now have access    It is important for the entire group to get off the
to the new electronic version of Honda Red Rider        street. The Front Door will look for a parking
magazine.                                               space large enough for the group. If one is not
    People can sign up to join the HRCA at              available the Front Door will loop the parking lot
www.hrca.honda.com, and the digital magazine will be    looking for spaces for the group to park. The
made available at this site as well.                    group members should follow the leader until park-
    The club will offer special discounts to all mem-   ing spaces are located. Remember we create a poor
bers for select events, including the 2009 USGP         public image when we park only one bike in each
races at Laguna Seca and Indianapolis, the AMA          space. Group members should park efficiently with
road races at Barber Motorsports Park, the Hang-        at least 2 bikes to a space.
town Motocross races and more.
    The continuance of paid member benefits, which      Parking at a Curb
includes the addition of online access to one model-        When parking on the street the Front Door will
specific service manual, MSF rider-training reim-       inform the group of his/her intention. The Back
bursement and more, will remain exclusive to those      Door will turn on his/her emergency flashers to
HRCA members until the expiration of their current      alert any following traffic that the group will be
paid memberships.


(Group Riding Continued from page 6)
tion as quick as possible.

Turning at Intersections
    Each group member is responsible for maintain-
ing his or her position in the group while making the
turning motion. The bikes that are in the left track
need to stay in the left track while making the turn.
And, bikes in the right track need to stay in the
right track while turning. The bikes on the outside
of the arc must not drop into the track or path of
the bikes on the inside of the arc. If one or more
riders cut a corner they are cutting into the reac-
tion time and safety cushion of the rider behind
them.
    All of the members of the group must be alert                                (Group Riding Continued on page 11)
Volume XIV, Issue VI           GWRRA - CA1S                June 2009 Page 11

(Group Riding Continued from
page 10)

stopping     on    the
street.    The Front
Door will proceed to
back in to the curb at
an angle. Each group
member will follow in
succession (one-by-
one), to do the same.
    When the group
parks in riding order
the group will depart
easily in the same
order.    There is a
great deal of confu-
sion when a group
gets out of order in a
parking lot when the
time comes to get
back on the road. ■

     Be alert and ride
safe!                                            We will match any
     Jim                                         Gold Wing pricing!

                                                    L.A. pricing
                                                 with local service!




        Leadership Training    Rider Education     Membership Enhancement
             Division              Division               Division
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                           CA Chapter Meeting Times & Locations 3-17-2009
                        Meeting date/time       Chapter    Chapter Director              Meeting Location
                       1st Sun   8:30 AM                  Don Nunnally         Covina Bowl
                          8:00 AM Breakfast     CA1I      909-592-1476         1060 W. San Bernadino Rd, Covina

                       1st Sun   8:00 AM                  Tom Lorenz           Knowlwoods Resturant
                          7:00 AM Breakfast     CA1R      714-750-6067         14952 Sand Canyon, Irvine
                                                          Penny Sasaki-Benda   Taco Roco
                       1st Sun     8:30 AM      CA1Y      805-735-4641         1144 North H. Street, Lompoc

                       1st Sat      9:00 AM               Eugene Tiede         Greenhouse Café
                            8:30 AM Breakfast   CA1A      661-946-1409         1169 Commerce Ctr. Dr., Lancaster

                       1st Sat      9:00 AM               Joe Akkerman         Nielson’s Restaurant
                            8:00 AM Breakfast   CA2A      559-594-5046         137 South M Street, Tulare

                       1st Sat      9:00 AM               Vincent Puterbaugh   Home Town Buffet,
                            8:00 AM Breakfast   CA1Z      951-453-6000         40390 Margarita Rd., Temecula

                       1st Sat     10:00 AM               Jeff Pennoni         Sang’s Cafe
                           9:00 AM Breakfast    CA2R      831-444-0856         131 Main St., Salinas

                       1st Sat     9:30 AM                Ross Clyborne        Brooks Ranch Restaurant
                            8:30 AM Breakfast   CA2W      559-635-0325         4131 S. Chestnut Ave., Fresno

                       2nd Sun     8:00 AM                Robert Lawrence      Hof's Hut Restaurant,
                          7:30 AM Breakfast     CA1Q      562-430-8244         7005 Knott Ave., Buena Park

                       2nd Sun     9:00 AM                Larry Tegel          Hidden Valley Golf Club
                           8:00 AM Breakfast    CA1M      951-443-2891         10 Clubhouse Dr., Norco

                       2nd Sat     8:30 AM                Ed Carroll           Broken Yolk Cafe,
                          8:00 AM Breakfast     CA1F      858-695-8445         1851 Garnet Ave., San Diego

                       2nd Sat      8:30 AM               Kevin Herrera        IHOP Restaurant
                          8:00 AM Breakfast     CA1L      805-543-5456         212 Madonna Rd., San Luis Obispo

                       2nd Sat     8:30 AM                D. P. (Pat) Riley    Hometown Buffet
                          8:00 AM Breakfast     CA2J      925-685-2111         2050 Diamond Blvd., Concord

                       2nd Sat     9:00 AM                Mike Burke           Pine Tree Restaurant & Lounge, 19601
                          8:00 AM Breakfast     CA2N      209-536-1318         Hess Ave., Sonora (Just off Hwy 108)
                       3rd Sun.      8:45 AM              Neal Graham          Denny’s Restaurant
                           8:00 AM Breakfast    CA-C      916-454-5290         7900 College Town Dr., Sacramento
                       3rd Sun       8:00 AM              Tim McShane          Paramount Elks Lodge
                            8:00 AM Breakfast   CA1D      562-920-6564         8108 E. Alondra Blvd, Paramount
                       3rd Sun       8:00 AM              Karl Chavarria       Coco’s Restaurant
                           7:30 AM Breakfast    CA1V      760-244-4919         15570 Park Ave., Victorville
                       3rd Sat       8:30 AM              Alan Jarumay         Carrow’s Restaurant
                          8:00 AM Breakfast     CA2Q      510-659-8239         7505 Dublin Blvd., Dublin
                       3rd Sat       8:30 AM              Gary Andrews         Gramma BB’s Café Pie Shoppe
                          7:30 AM Breakfast     CA1N      760-741-8230         539 Vista Bella, Oceanside
                       3rd Sat       9:00 AM              Jim Moynagh          Carrow’s Restaurant
                          8:00 AM Breakfast     CA1S      805-647-2924         2401 Harbor Blvd., Ventura
                       3rd Sat     8:45 AM                Robert Neitro        Marie Callenders
                           8:00 AM Breakfast    CA2S      408-934-0408         333 S. Abbott Ave., Milpitas
                       4th Sun       9:00 AM              Russ Caning          Jack & Linda’s Country Cafe
                          8:00 AM Breakfast     CA2K      707-333-1249         2390 N. Texas St., Fairfield
                       Last Sat    9:00 AM                J. David Gilman      Lulu’s Café
                          8:30 AM Breakfast     CA1K      818-362-8925         16900 Roscoe Blvd., Van Nuys
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                       Chapter Phone Tree
                  Ventura, West County: Dennis Downey ...................................805-385-7317
                  Ventura, East County: Chuck Kamphausen ............................805-527-3696
                  Santa Barbara County: Frank Luna ...........................................805-968-9416



                       Chapter Staff                                                                www.ca1s.org
             Chapter Director:                   Jo Jolitz ................................................. 805-216-6661
                                                                                        GL1800JO@YAHOO.COM
             Assistant Chapter Director:         Dennis & Karen Downey ....................... 805-832-3744
             Chapter Educator:                   Frank Luna ............................................ 805-968-9416
                                                                                                wingluna@verizon.net
             Treasurer:                          Kelly Hoover .......................................... 805-794-6010
             Secretary/Sunshine:                 Pat Moynagh ......................................... 805-647-2924
             Newsletter Editor:                  Jim Moynagh ................... moynagh@roadrunner.com
             Advertising:                        Jim Moynagh ......................................... 805-647-2924
             Web Mistress:                       Shirley Luna ............................ wingluna@verizon.net
             Ride Coordinator:                   Jackie Meyers ....................................... 805-985-4794
                                                                                             goldenkitten@iwon.com
             Membership Enhancement              Jim Moynagh ...................moynagh@roadrunner.com
             50/50 Coordinator:                  Tom & Evelyn Gibson ........................... 805-933-3594
             Photographers:                      Larry Meyers ........................meyers54@hotmail.com
                                                 Shirley Luna ......................................... 805-968-9416
             Chapter Store:                      Dave Smith............................................ 805-566-1115
             Historian:                          Shirley Luna ......................................... 805-968-9416
             Greeter:                            Shirley Luna .......................................... 805-968-9416
             2009 Chapter COY:                   Frank & Shirley Luna ............................. 805-968-9416
             2009 Chapter IOY:                   Jo Jolitz ................................................. 805-216-6661



                       District Staff                                                         www.gwrra-ca.org
             District Director:           Anita & JR Alkire ........................................... 619-264-2845
                                                                                                    amalkire@cox.net
             Asst. Dist. Directors:       North: Bill & Rene Johnson ......................... 707-429-2920
                                          Mid-State: Larry & Donna Pickens .............. 661-726-5145
                                          Coastal: Ken Freeland.................................. 818-764-2296
                                          South: Crystal Rush .................................... 619-255-6482
             District Educator:           John & Joan Garrett ...................................... 951-679-4987
             Leadership Training:         Crystal Rush.................................................. 619-334-2574
             PR Coordinator:              Larry & Donna Pickens ................................ 661-726-5145
             COY Coordinator              Bud & Mary Brinker ....................................... 916-562-5868
             District Webmaster:          Mike & Ruth Burke ........................................209-536-1318
             Member Retention:            Chris & Pamela Ferris ................................... 805-605-7300
             District Store Mgr.:         Bob & Barb Dowdy........................................ 805-226-9175
             2008 District COY:           Pat & Ellen O‘Donnell.................................... 714-525-3993
             2008 District IOY:           Pat Lewis....................................................... 714-393-6807


                       Region F Staff
             Directors: Melissa Eason ............................................................... 1-800-843-9460
                                                                                                meason@gwrra.org
             Educator: Ace & Pennye Peterson .................................................... 970-240-9408
                                                                                       acenpenny@bresnan.net
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                                                       June 2009
         SUN.               MON.         TUES.       WED.         THUR.             FRI.                     SAT.
                       1             2           3          4                  5           6




7                      8             9           10         11                 12          13
                                                                                                           CA1S
                                                                                                    Parking Lot Practice
                                                                                                      8:00 AM—10:30 AM
                                                                                                  Sacred Heart Church Ventura
14                     15            16          17         18                 19          20
                                                                                                           CA1S
                             Ride                                                               Breakfast Gathering 8:30 AM
                           To Work                                                              Carrow’s 2401 Harbor Blvd.,
        Flag Day                                                                             Ventura. After Meeting ride led by
                             Day
                                                                                           Dave Golden to Fat Cats Pismo Beach

21                     22            23          24         25             26              27
                                                            Ride-In Dinner
                                                                Super Panda
                                                                   Buffet
      Father’s Day                                              Ventura Mall
                                                                  6:30 PM

28                     29            30




                                                       July 2009
         SUN.               MON.         TUES.       WED.         THUR.             FRI.                     SAT.
                                                 1          2                  3           4
                                                                                                     Independence Day
                                                                               Wing Ding                 Wing Ding
                                                                               Tulsa, OK              Tulsa Oklahoma

5                      6          7              8          9                  10          11
        Wing Ding      Wing Ding                                                                           CA1S
     Tulsa Oklahoma     Tulsa, OK                                                                   Parking Lot Practice
                                                                                                      8:00 AM—10:30 AM
                                                                                                  Sacred Heart Church Ventura
12                     13            14          15         16                 17          18
                                                                                                           CA1S
                                                                                                Breakfast Gathering 8:30 AM
                                                                                                  Carrow’s 2401 Harbor Blvd.,
                                                                                                Ventura. After Meeting ride led by
                                                                                                            Jo Jolitz

19                     20            21          22         23                 24          25
                                                                                                       First Aid / CPR
                                                                                                 Class at Moynagh’s Home
                                                                                                     9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

26                     27            28          29         30              31
                                                            Ride-In Dinner
                                                                  TBA
                                                             In Simi Valley
                                                                6:30 PM
Volume XIV, Issue VI
                      Gold Wing Road Riders Association2009
                                 GWRRA – CA1S        June                                     Page 18
                                   Region F - California District

               The Gold Coast Chapter CA1S



                  June                                                                 2009
                             Friends for Fun, Safety and Knowledge
                                         Santa Barbara & Ventura Counties
            Our Breakfast Gatherings are usually held on the 3rd. Saturday at
                         Carrow’s Restaurant 2401 Harbor Blvd., Ventura
                                  (Just South of Seaward Ave. See map on page 9.)
                    The next two Meetings and Rides will be June 20 and July 18, 2009
                                  Breakfast at 8:00 AM and Meeting starts at 9:00 AM
                                 Visit us on the web at: www.ca1s.org



       GWRRA—CA1S
   Jo Jolitz, Chapter Director                                                                  First
   334 Country Club Dr. # B                                                                     Class
    Simi Valley, CA 93065                                                                       Mail




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