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post #76 of 95 (permalink) Old 11-06-2012, 04:04 PM
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I rode the R to work today. 28 degrees when I left the house.


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I rode the R to work today. 28 degrees when I left the house.
Same here. Oh, you meant Fahrenheit? Never mind.

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I rode the R to work today. 28 degrees when I left the house.
Slip off your meds again, Daniel?
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Slip off your meds again, Daniel?
Nope. I'm just not a fair weather only rider. It was clear but cold. No reason to waste gas in the Tundra. I went 180 miles on the G and only needed 3.13 gallons on the refil. The R went 170 on 4.11. That could be better, but I ride both bikes like I stole them.


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Don't try to justify your madness to me, good sir.

Oh wait, I forgot you ride a BMW now. You'll be riding that fucker in the snow and ice with chains on the tires.

My mistake.
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18 when I got home at 11:00.


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WOW. I've actually never rode in less than 30F, and I didn't want to do it again.

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It's been 25*F every morning this week for me. No snow or ice? I'm game.

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Damn, you are crazy. And I thought I was all macho for riding in 35 F... with small snow drops on my windscreen, at least!
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The HP4 doesn't have an ambient temp gauge, btw.

First weekend I had my S1000RR I took it up to the snow.

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No thanks, temps below 50F are just too f**king cold and I don't care what you are wearing. Also dangerous as the chill reaches the bones and one's reflexes slow. Motorcycles are just not fun in cold temps, gimme a car when the frost arrives.
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bah.

there was a dude in saskatoon on a motard last winter, and mean ALL of last winter.

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Damn, you are crazy. And I thought I was all macho for riding in 35 F... with small snow drops on my windscreen, at least!
There is no snow in Mexico City, I think the last time there was a snowfall was 35 years ago or so.

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No thanks, temps below 50F are just too f**king cold and I don't care what you are wearing. Also dangerous as the chill reaches the bones and one's reflexes slow. Motorcycles are just not fun in cold temps, gimme a car when the frost arrives.

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There is no snow in Mexico City, I think the last time there was a snowfall was 35 years ago or so.
I will then go inmediatly back to feeling macho, thanks
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