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Spring Cleaning... Too early?

Well, it's getting to be that time of year again. I know it's still early, but I feel with the weather we've had my bike sure needs it.
With the valves checked (all were good and in spec) WOOT!!!
Fresh oil, filters, etc...
I have about fours into cleaning so far, and much more to go.
Schedule has been nuts working 12-14 hour days, so cleaning and maintaining has unfortunately not been a priority.
Another four hours, probably and I'll have the bike back to how I normally keep it.

And sorry to all the Meticulous Maxes out there...
I normally am too. Don't mean to give the RC51 a 'dirty' name!!!
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I like to keep a bit of fall grime on it, so when I take it out too early in spring, I don't have to tip toe around ever patch of dirt or puddles
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I like to keep a bit of fall grime on it, so when I take it out too early in spring, I don't have to tip toe around ever patch of dirt or puddles
Oh trust me, I don't.
That's what they make Honda polish for!

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Lucky isn't the word Adam; your driveway pad an mine look totally different. -32*c (25 below) here today and covered in ice and snow means no bucked and sponge or wrenching outside for me. Have the bike in b-in-law's studio but work schedule and the dojo duties has me jammed with no time for working on the RC. Just dfinished up with some real time consuming maintenance on the Wing here in the shop and that took me over a month of what spare time I had. Maybe April.

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You have plenty of time to get it looking nice before our ride in August!

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It's way too early to get started on Spring cleaning. I'm not going to even think about it until next weekend!

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North Carolina cannot make up her mind on what season it is. Last week, no lie, it was 77 degrees (see picture below). The very next day it dropped below 32 degrees that night. If has fluctuated so much lately it is crazy. I just bought this bike so I have a lot to do to it but I have brought in to my table as much as I can, other than that, it stays in the garage in hopes of a nice day in which I am not at work or at school...
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