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Street Smarts reader seeks relief from noisy motorcyclists

Dear Street Smarts, Q: I live in the Upper Ocean neighborhood in Santa Cruz, in rather close proximity to a biker bar. My neighbors and I are all growing rather tired of hearing the ‘motorcycle enthusiast’ revving up and down … Continue reading

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Motorcycles: Should they be seen and not heard?

What do you think about the argument that loud motorcycle is a safe motorcycle? I’ve read conversations online from bikers who say that they feel safer on a motorcycle that has a voice versus the quieter types out there on … Continue reading

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Capitola annoyed by, cracking down on loud motorcycles

     Capitolans are tired of not being able to hold a conversation with the person right next to them in their yard on sunny weekends because a motorcyclist is revving his engine as he cruises slowly by or sits in bottleneck … Continue reading

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