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post #1 of 20 (permalink) Old 11-12-2015, 04:53 PM Thread Starter
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Brr!! Dern its cold!! Not ready to stop riding!!

So its cold here in Minnesota!! But I am not ready to stop riding!!! Have put together some tips for how to enjoy the chilly weather. Would love to hear yours!

The Secret to Enjoying Cold Weather Rides
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post #2 of 20 (permalink) Old 11-12-2015, 05:15 PM
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So its cold here in Minnesota!! But I am not ready to stop riding!!! Have put together some tips for how to enjoy the chilly weather. Would love to hear yours!

The Secret to Enjoying Cold Weather Rides
I'm not ready to give up either. But tomorrow morning's ride into work will be 33
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I hear ya. If it gets much colder, I'm gonna have to put on a LONG sleeve shirt to ride.

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been using sweat pants under my jeans over here in ct. and one of those felt bandanas with the velcro strips. i think riding in cold temps without a helmet is totally nuts, i laugh when i see a rider freezing and getting pelted with rain because they think it looks cool to ride without a helmet. in ct its our choice to wear one or not wear one. to me it makes no sense to a least use one when it gets cold. a guy at gas station asked me, how can you ride on such a cold day. i said people ride snow mobiles in much colder temps than today a motorcycle is the same idea, you just dress according to the weather. iv'e even ridden in light snow frost is the only thing that scares me. when frost is in the forecast no riding for me.

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Ohh no @Postmaster, not a long sleeve shirt!! LOL
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I hear ya. If it gets much colder, I'm gonna have to put on a LONG sleeve shirt to ride.
Damn, I know.... I had to put on sweatshirt, a vest and my chaps the other day.... damn this cold weather. Now we have a cold snap and I'm going to have to break out the leather jacket!!!!

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I probably look rediculas riding down the road in my Carhart bibs and tied ankles, but I'll keep riding till it snows!!!
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don't ya love the looks you get flying by a cage in 30 degree temps LOL

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After adding the fairing and deflectors, both on the fairing and forks, I added the engine guard chaps. Haven't had to wear wool socks since lol. I do use headed gloves when it gets in the 30's and 40's
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I never store my bike, it may set a mouth but we will get a lot of riding day in the winter here in Okla. I have a Army flight suet that's good for mid 20's but the pinkeys and little pigges need help the most.
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