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Old 11-01-2012, 07:23 PM   #31 (permalink)
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Thanks for the advise on the not starting her. I'll just keep her on the tender and let her be.
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Old 11-02-2012, 01:11 AM   #32 (permalink)
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I used to store mine like this:
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Old 11-02-2012, 01:23 AM   #33 (permalink)
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But then the dryer vent went crazy on me.
Now, I just do this:
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Old 11-02-2012, 01:44 AM   #34 (permalink)
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What are u talking about condensation with a heated garage? Lol, I dont think so, Garage heated or non heated honestly I dont think it matters. My preference is heated, but like I said before I ride all year. Everyday she is taken out regardless of cold, rain, etc. if garage is heated, its not saying its 154 degrees in there its just not as cold as it would be. Bike is then started, motor gets warmed up and take off. Condensation will happen when motor is hot and hits the below freezing temps. Hence why u should ride more then 30min to allow it to vapor off. Lets not start this condensation in garage crap again lol


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Old 11-02-2012, 02:35 AM   #35 (permalink)
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What are u talking about condensation with a heated garage? Lol, I dont think so, Garage heated or non heated honestly I dont think it matters. My preference is heated, but like I said before I ride all year. Everyday she is taken out regardless of cold, rain, etc. if garage is heated, its not saying its 154 degrees in there its just not as cold as it would be. Bike is then started, motor gets warmed up and take off. Condensation will happen when motor is hot and hits the below freezing temps. Hence why u should ride more then 30min to allow it to vapor off. Lets not start this condensation in garage crap again lol


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Lighten up Francis! Go look at the dryer vent thread.
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Old 11-02-2012, 07:13 AM   #36 (permalink)
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But then the dryer vent went crazy on me.
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Holy museum, Vettster! Are the president of Mexico? Come clean, man.
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Old 11-02-2012, 08:35 AM   #37 (permalink)
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Holy museum, Vettster! Are the president of Mexico? Come clean, man.
Those are just the ones that fit in the garage.
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Old 11-02-2012, 10:02 AM   #38 (permalink)
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Hahaha dryer vent thread! Dang it! I lose! It os possible. Dryer vent thread proves right once again! I love that thread! I do have a request though, anyone able to bump the 100lb chick dropping the sporty everyday thread? I cant find it!!!


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Old 11-02-2012, 11:27 AM   #39 (permalink)
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Hahaha dryer vent thread! Dang it! I lose! It os possible. Dryer vent thread proves right once again! I love that thread! I do have a request though, anyone able to bump the 100lb chick dropping the sporty everyday thread? I cant find it!!!


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Another classic! No bumping though. That one was closed down.

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Old 11-05-2012, 03:14 PM   #40 (permalink)
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I keep my bike in an unheated garage as well. I don't remove the battery but it's kept on a Battery Tender. Stabil in the gas tank, change the oil and filter and a good wax job. I use rubber backed matts like you see in store entrance ways to park the bike on. Then I just throw an old sheet over it to keep the dust off. So, basically it's not actually put away for the winter. If a nice day appears I just pull the sheet off, disconnect the battery tender and go for ride.

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