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OfflineGoodbuyspeed

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    Can't wait till spring 😊
    « on: 2018-01-17 12:58:18 »
    My xmas present to myself

    OfflineBack2TheBike

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    Re: Can't wait till spring 😊
    « Reply #1 on: 2018-01-17 15:46:42 »
    She's a beauty, and in the best colours too ;-)


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    Onlinesimbo

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      Re: Can't wait till spring 😊
      « Reply #2 on: 2018-01-17 16:06:15 »
      Lovely! Happy 2018 for you 👍
      The GS 'is' the better bike :-)

      OnlineBoB21

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        Re: Can't wait till spring 😊
        « Reply #3 on: 2018-01-17 16:52:15 »
        merry xmas !!!!

        OnlineSprintgull

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          Re: Can't wait till spring 😊
          « Reply #4 on: 2018-01-18 17:00:02 »

          No wonder Santa said he was skint when he got to me.  Still, the socks are very nice :)
          Enjoy Spring!

          OnlineCasbar

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            Re: Can't wait till spring 😊
            « Reply #5 on: 2018-01-19 12:25:38 »
            Why do you need to wait until Spring, the bikes don't shrink and work fine in the winter  8)

            OfflineGoodbuyspeed

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              Re: Can't wait till spring 😊
              « Reply #6 on: 2018-01-20 16:50:32 »
              -5 and a ton of salt on the roads 😬. Think I’ll leave it in the garage

              OnlineCasbar

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                Re: Can't wait till spring 😊
                « Reply #7 on: 2018-01-20 19:16:53 »
                -5 and a ton of salt on the roads 😬. Think I’ll leave it in the garage


                Lol, where do you live, its not -5 all the time in the UK for the whole of Winter, once it rains the salt washes off the roads. I generally don't ride if the temp is below 1 deg, but have never had issue with salt, just keep the bike clean.

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                  Re: Can't wait till spring 😊
                  « Reply #8 on: 2018-01-20 21:06:08 »
                  +1
                  Bit of a pain washing it off in the cold but worth it.

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                    Re: Can't wait till spring 😊
                    « Reply #9 on: 2018-01-20 23:09:12 »
                    Out for a ride today  got caught in some snow  around Haslingden North Of Manchester.  So stopped for a hot Chock at Mac Ds  until it stopped snowing so hard. 


                    First time I have changed the mode from dynamic since about a week after buying the bike.

                    OfflineSteve F

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                      Re: Can't wait till spring 😊
                      « Reply #10 on: 2018-01-21 00:10:00 »
                      +1
                      Bit of a pain washing it off in the cold but worth it.
                      +2 on winter riding. Yes, more frequent rinsing off of the crud required, but the sheer pleasure of riding on a crisp winter’s day (admittedly with heated grips & seat on full +wearing the thermal clobber),but yes, well worth it! :)

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                      Re: Can't wait till spring 😊
                      « Reply #11 on: 2018-01-21 11:42:55 »
                      As a back to biker who bought in November I know no other riding environment than winter. I won't go out if there is any chance of black ice. Should have been doing IAM Observe #3 today but snow put the dampers on that. Very frustrating, just when I thought I had it sorted  :-\

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                        Re: Can't wait till spring 😊
                        « Reply #12 on: 2018-01-21 14:15:43 »
                        The group I'm with don't generally have observed rides between mid November and Beginning  of March.  Weather is too unpredictable, and the risks are greatly increased.