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post #1 of 40 (permalink) Old 12-08-2012, 09:02 PM Thread Starter
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This winter I'm leaving my 2012 Road King Classic in my unheated garage for quick access in the spring when the temperature says " let's ride ". Should I park it on plywood or something to keep the tires off the cold concrete or won't it make any difference? My Corvette I have on car movers so it is off the floor and pushed to the side of the garage.
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post #2 of 40 (permalink) Old 12-08-2012, 09:25 PM
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Does the dryer vent into the garage??
Just wondering...

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It doesn't need to be on plywood or anything else. If you are covering it over, a plastic vapor barrier is useful, but if it is uncovered there is no benefit.
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There is no dryer vent. Did have an old Dyna Low Rider cover on it but took it for one more ride and never put it back on. Wasn't big enough to cover end to end on the new Road King.
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There is no dryer vent. Did have an old Dyna Low Rider cover on it but took it for one more ride and never put it back on. Wasn't big enough to cover end to end on the new Road King.
Pipes dryer vent comment was an inside joke for the forum veterans around here. Based on a dumb question thread gone bad.
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Does the dryer vent into the garage??
Just wondering...
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My garage is unattached and unheated. I had an old corvette for 7 years and a few bikes in there through Chicago winters.

I have never messed with lifting, carpet, plywood, Seafoam, stabil, mothballs or any other "storage" tricks and my stuff has always been fine on those warm winter days and then in the spring.

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The Stabil is not a bad Idea .
That's all I do except taking the battery out and putting in the basement for the winter .
I pay Edison enough with out leaving a battery tender on all winter
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Don't store dog food or anything else edible in the garage with your bike ... mice !

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Use some of the wifes Bounce original scent dryer sheets in the bags and the seat
it will help keep the mice away .

We use it in our camper and no mice poop or teeth marks in the spring .



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