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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 09-22-2008, 04:04 PM Thread Starter
 
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Puttin her down for the winter?

Well unfortunately I live in a place were im not able to ride year round. The bike is going to have to go down for a few winter months and considering its the first day of autumn... what am I going to have to do to winterize my Bike? Because i have no clue!
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 09-22-2008, 08:23 PM
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Here are the things i do to my bike pre-winter

1. Pull battery and put it on a battery tender
2. Put water remover/fuel treatment in gas.
3. Put bike on stands.

Also, cover it if there is any chance of small animal hibernation possible.

A lot of people say you need to turn the front wheel 5 times, sprinkle it with holy water and a bunch of other crazy stuff, but doing these 3 things has let my bike start instantly and run perfectly winter after winter. Good luck!
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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 09-23-2008, 01:07 PM
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Thank GOD, here in VA, I ride most of the winter, I feel your pain though, I use to winterize in CT.

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I've got a solution. You can spend half the winter with me on the Gulf Coast and the other half in Virginia with John. Problem solved!
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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 09-25-2008, 12:51 AM
 
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I got an idea move to San Diego I ride all year round Sorry!
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