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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 02-08-2009, 11:46 AM Thread Starter
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Anyone get to ride this weekend

Did anyone get to ride this weekend. The weather here in Becket was 40 been in the 40s. I live on a nice icy dirt road road and can not get the bike out. Can not wait for Spring to start riding again.


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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 02-08-2009, 12:05 PM
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Yeah, went out yesterday. Located about a half hour north of Albany,NY. Nice to get out on the bike for a few miles. Put straight pipes and jet kit on my '85 Shadow so had to try em out. Going into the paint booth later this month so i wasn't worried about my salt/sand covered back road.

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post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old 02-08-2009, 12:36 PM
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I made it 100 yards then realized I left my handlebars loose after putting on a rake kit.

It's snowing like mad now
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post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old 02-09-2009, 10:01 AM
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I spent the morning finishing up my lightbar wiring, warmed up the bike, cleaned, lubed, and tensioned the chain, and went for a short ride - maybe 30 miles. It was a beautiful day, bit breezy maybe.

I did learn that it's still too early for fingerless gloves.

Looking forward to my next chance to get out.

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post #5 of 6 (permalink) Old 04-20-2009, 06:10 PM
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Older thread, but I rode this weekend and did Marcus Dairy Super Sunday. Anyone else?

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post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old 04-20-2009, 08:15 PM
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I went riding Saturday. I was at the Dairy on Sunday, but drove in a truck. ( We were setting up the tent for the miracle ride booth ).
We got to the the Dairy @ 0700, and left @ 1100.

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A summer breeze in my face,
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