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Dec 12th 2018, 12:05 AM   #1
 Thumperpilot's Avatar
 
  Jan 2016
  Rome

  SV650S, CRF450R, and others
Anyone riding lately?

I got mine out on Saturday for a quick (as in short) ride to get the gas moving and scrub some nubs off the Pilot Road 5's. It was good to get some seat time!
Back to the rains and wet roads for a few more days...
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Dec 12th 2018, 07:11 AM   #2
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  Feb 2016
  Bellingham, WA

  Yamaha FZ-07
It has been a couple of weeks since I last rode. Hopefully it will dry up enough to get out again soon.
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Dec 12th 2018, 03:28 PM   #3
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  Jun 2016
  Poor Tortured

  2013 Kawasaki Ninja 1000 Harlequin
it's been a week and a half for me. Since they threw down the salt spray I'm waiting until its LONG gone.
Dec 12th 2018, 04:18 PM   #4
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  Jan 2016
  Kirkland

  2009 V-Star 1100 Custom
Yup. I ride just about every day.

405 congestion sucks.
Dec 12th 2018, 04:55 PM   #5
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  Jan 2016
  Moses Lake, WA

  2013 Kawasaki Concours C-14, 2005 ZX-10R Kawasaki (Nekkid), '99 Yamaha TW-200
ice and temps in the teens and 20s has stopped even me. Was almost 40 today and windy, but to go to work in the dark and come home in the dark just did not seem like it would be worth it. DO have my ZX-10 back together so that may see the next sunny dry day over 30 and off work.
Dec 12th 2018, 05:13 PM   #6
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  Feb 2016
  Gig Harbor

Got out on my 9T today between rain fronts. Testing a new tune and rebalanced front wheel (thanks, Sean).
Dec 12th 2018, 05:46 PM   #7
rob
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  Sep 2018
  Maple falls

  2003 sv1000s
Kind of. I put my rain gear on. Sit on my bike in the garage. While the samurai warms up. Some day I'll find all the leaks.
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Dec 12th 2018, 07:07 PM   #8
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  Jan 2016
  Rome

  SV650S, CRF450R, and others
Quote:
Originally Posted by rob
Kind of. I put my rain gear on. Sit on my bike in the garage. While the samurai warms up. Some day I'll find all the leaks.
Call a contractor! We stop leaks...
Dec 12th 2018, 07:08 PM   #9
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  Jan 2016
  Portland

  2006 FZ1, 1999 R1
Daily commuter through the winter. Hardly call that riding though.
Dec 12th 2018, 08:30 PM   #10
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  Jan 2016
  Garden Home

  2012 Versys...'83 BMW R80 RT...Suzuki GS 450t
I've been out and about more in past years...this year seems to be a lot of garage time..warming up the carb bikes...
Dec 13th 2018, 06:12 AM   #11
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  Jan 2016
  SeaTac

Been riding my commuter (scooter) almost daily. Pretty hard to not rub it in that a scooter is the only bike in the motorcycle parking when it is nasty out. Got to say after having one (2015 Yamaha TMAX 520) with the great rain protection and the auto trani when in stop and go traffic, it is my 'go to' for commuting. That used to be my 1000 VStrom, but arthritis and clutch work in bad traffic is not as easy as it used to be...
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Dec 13th 2018, 07:30 AM   #12
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  Jan 2016
  Des Moines

  690 SMC R, XR650R, M1200S, VFR800, & GSXR750
Daily rider here! I can't say it's all that enjoyable, but it's still better than spending a small fortune on parking. $2/day vs $10/day garage parking makes it a no brainer.
Dec 13th 2018, 10:37 AM   #13
 
  May 2016
  Milwaukie, OR

  2016 ZX-10R; 2004 DR-Z 400
Daily rider/commuter here, too. Not that fun sometimes, but the convenience, maneuverability, and even some fun make it alright. Most of the time.
Dec 13th 2018, 11:23 AM   #14
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  Jan 2016
  Custer, WA

  Suzuki 09 GSXR 1000 Suzuki 09 DRZ 400SM 1970 Yamaha 250 DT1 Enduro
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Dec 13th 2018, 05:09 PM   #15
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  Jun 2016
  Poor Tortured

  2013 Kawasaki Ninja 1000 Harlequin
Quote:
Originally Posted by Thumperpilot
I got ... the Pilot Road 5's. ...
could you talk about those?

thx

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