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post #21 of 72 (permalink) Old 12-02-2015, 08:51 AM
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Also in Ohio. Yes, the bike is tucked away. Battery tender in place. Air filter, and oil done. Tires not ready to be replaced yet.
Waiting for early March to head down to Daytona Beach again.

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post #22 of 72 (permalink) Old 12-02-2015, 09:22 AM
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Thelma is tucked away for the winter. My wife and I are fair weather riders so spring can't come soon enough.



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My wing is prepped for winter, but I am hoping to get an occasional ride in. That did not happen last year. It seems that all winter long we had snow and ice, or a heavy layer of salt. The temperature is supposed to hit 45 this Friday with plenty of sun. I am planning on riding to my daughter's place for a few hours. My son and his family are planning on being there so I will get to see all of my grandkids.

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mine doesn't get put up for the winter, with exception of rainy days and a few cold days, I ride year round. Cold spells don't generally last more than a week(30-40), then warms up to moderate temps(55-70).

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Do you put anything in the exhaust to keep the mice out? If so what? To get the truck in the garage I have put the GL1200 under the carport, treated the gas, checked the anti freeze, took the battery out and covered her up. I still have the Shadow to ride if it's nice out though.
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Do you put anything in the exhaust to keep the mice out? If so what? To get the truck in the garage I have put the GL1200 under the carport, treated the gas, checked the anti freeze, took the battery out and covered her up. I still have the Shadow to ride if it's nice out though.
I use steel wool, then blow the pieces out the first time I start it in the Spring. I've already installed pieces of metal screen over the intake holes in the air filter covers on both bikes. Mine's always "semi-dormant" during Winter; if it gets warm enough and the roads clear enough I'll go riding sometimes during our normal "January Thaw."

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No way I'll put the cover (well, half cover) on my hibernating Wing again; last year all it did was provide a convenient path for the mice to get into my trunk!

I've had the bikes tucked into back of the garage for a few weeks now. Fuel filled and stabilized, oil changed, a battery tender, surrounded by mousetraps and Bounce sheets in the empty trunk!
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post #28 of 72 (permalink) Old 12-02-2015, 10:05 PM
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My '02 has 1/4 inch rabbit wire cut to fit inside the air intakes to the air filter.

I don't like mouse and other critters....
Rats got into my Zero Turn mower last winter and chewed up every wire in the harness on that thing.
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No, I don't tuck the wing in. I ride it.

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You may not want to hear this, but to tuck my wing in for winter means: put the cover on overnight to stop the ice, fire her up in the morning and ride. We do it tough here Down Under.
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