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Re: Who rode Today
« Reply #2340 on: Dec 18, 2012, 04:02:37 PM »
I rode the bike back to work after lunch yesterday. Been too damn cold in the mornings lately, I HATE winter, and our winters are nowhere near as bad as most of the country.

Serious???  You're south of me.  It can't be any colder than the Phoenix area.  I'm riding to work in the dark.
. Right at or below freezing past week or so. Had frost on the truck last couple mornings. We are generally 15 degrees cooler than you guys. I was up there sat for a couple hrs.

I guess so.  Didn't realize.  Okay, I'll cut you some slack.
. Lol. The bad part is my bike sits outside, and starting it when its that cold worries me, 20w50 oil may not like it. Lol

That sucks.  I'd be worried about field mice or insects making a home in it.  They could do some damage.
. Yeah, that and someone trying to steal it are concerns of mine. It usually doesnt sit for more than a day or two without me either riding it or just staring at it.   ;D

Get a disc lock.  Then the only way it's going anywhere is if someone picks it up.  That would take some serious balls to do from someone's yard.

Just don't run it with the lock in place.

You could also just lock the forks.
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Re: Who rode Today
« Reply #2341 on: Dec 18, 2012, 04:47:32 PM »
I lock the forks, have a disc lock and a cable lock around the front wheel. Plus I block it in with my truck.  ;D But I still worry alittle.

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Re: Who rode Today
« Reply #2342 on: Dec 18, 2012, 04:48:18 PM »
I lock the forks, have a disc lock and a cable lock around the front wheel. Plus I block it in with my truck.  ;D But I still worry alittle.

I can't say I blame you, but it sounds like it's pretty safe.

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Re: Who rode Today
« Reply #2343 on: Dec 19, 2012, 09:30:33 AM »
I lock the forks, have a disc lock and a cable lock around the front wheel. Plus I block it in with my truck.  ;D But I still worry alittle.

I can't say I blame you, but it sounds like it's pretty safe.

I agree. Sounds like you have it covered. Someone would have to really plan a black ops heist to steal your Raider before you shot them.  ;D

To get back on topic: I rode today. Very pleasant day with a high of 70 at noon. Dig it!
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Re: Who rode Today
« Reply #2344 on: Dec 19, 2012, 10:44:51 AM »
I rode today as well.... weather in the 70's....  :ohyeah:
 
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Re: Who rode Today
« Reply #2345 on: Dec 19, 2012, 10:49:26 AM »
Looks like Texas is warmer than AZ right now. We've got a high of 56 today and 60s later this week and next.

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Re: Who rode Today
« Reply #2346 on: Dec 19, 2012, 12:07:33 PM »
Well, I was going to ride today for a Patriot Guard Mission, but the snow they said last night we wouldn't get, we did.  Actually more like a blizzard.  Just got home and trying to thaw out.  Stood the flag line at 20 degrees, snow and up to 45 mph winds.  Glad I left the bike in the garage this morning.

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Re: Who rode Today
« Reply #2347 on: Dec 20, 2012, 09:51:46 PM »
Rode about 45 miles today after a long lapse of inactivity. The weather here although cold (53 F) it was sunny.
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Re: Who rode Today
« Reply #2348 on: Dec 20, 2012, 10:32:02 PM »
My last ride for 2012 was 12/14/2012.  Expecting a foot of snow tomorrow night.
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Re: Who rode Today
« Reply #2349 on: Dec 20, 2012, 10:34:27 PM »
My last ride for 2012 was 12/14/2012.  Expecting a foot of snow tomorrow night.


So.... use your other foot.   :doh:   ;D
 
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Re: Who rode Today
« Reply #2350 on: Dec 20, 2012, 10:55:26 PM »
Rode to work today after lunch. It was sunny but only about 45* , I really need another jacket, the zipper broke on mine a few weeks ago. Didnt ride wens, because it was snowing!!!!!!!!!

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Re: Who rode Today
« Reply #2351 on: Dec 21, 2012, 09:33:37 AM »
My last ride for 2012 was 12/14/2012.  Expecting a foot of snow tomorrow night.


So.... use your other foot.   :doh:   ;D

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Re: Who rode Today
« Reply #2352 on: Dec 21, 2012, 09:36:17 AM »
Rode in all week and this morning I wore my rain paints under my chaps and I got to work and was so much warmer.  It made a huge difference.  Now I just need to send my right glove off to Gerbing and get it fixed.  I have the RMA. I just wanted to wait until I was on vacation to do it.

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Re: Who rode Today
« Reply #2353 on: Dec 21, 2012, 09:59:24 PM »
So I'm out for a ride this morning (31 degrees), and I stop at a light about 3 blocks from my house. All of a sudden some fool is blowin his horn somewhere. Im in the fast lane, so i look around and heres this guy in a cage in the right turn lane, about 3 cars back, and he's lookin right at me givin me the thumbs up. I wave, light changes, and away I go. I get to the store, do my thing, and as I'm leavin a guy stops me and asks me if thats my bike outside, (I had my helmet with me). I said probably, only real riders ride year round. Nice bike he says, then says no wait, thats a beautiful bike. I said thank you, and was on my way. I usually get 1 a day, but it was 2 today. I can imagine if it wasnt stock with only a few touches and was tricked out as most people do to their raiders how many people would be stoppin me! Have I ever told you how much I love this bike :raider:
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Re: Who rode Today
« Reply #2354 on: Dec 21, 2012, 10:04:52 PM »
So I'm out for a ride this morning (31 degrees), and I stop at a light about 3 blocks from my house. All of a sudden some fool is blowin his horn somewhere. Im in the fast lane, so i look around and heres this guy in a cage in the right turn lane, about 3 cars back, and he's lookin right at me givin me the thumbs up. I wave, light changes, and away I go. I get to the store, do my thing, and as I'm leavin a guy stops me and asks me if thats my bike outside, (I had my helmet with me). I said probably, only real riders ride year round. Nice bike he says, then says no wait, thats a beautiful bike. I said thank you, and was on my way. I usually get 1 a day, but it was 2 today. I can imagine if it wasnt stock with only a few touches and was tricked out as most people do to their raiders how many people would be stoppin me! Have I ever told you how much I love this bike :raider:

That sounds like a "Oh, its a yamaha" moment.
http://www.roadstarraider.com/index.php?topic=1139.0
 
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