in the fall temps as low as 40F are comfortable for me, with all my gear on and the windshield on the bike
the air is dry in the fall and the ground is not frozen
in the spring its the opposite - the ground is still thawing and everything is wet and damp, a humid 40F is not as aggreable, even though I have been acclimated thru the winter being outside
the most important thing: either wait till there is a good downpour to wash all the salt dust off the road, and then you get a warm day with dry pavements
or have the hose and buckets of hot soapy water ready when you get home from riding on white salty pavement, and be ready to spend half an hour flooding your bike with 1000 gallons of clear water and soap - or you will pay dearly for putting a bike back in the garage for another few months with a layer of salt on it.
This is an idea I have seen on another forum, and it seemed like a lot of fun if enough people participate. This forum has more than enough activity that it should take off. The basic idea is this; while riding find certain objects or signs or whatever to take a pic of your bike in front of...
I have some BOSS Phantom 900 Speakers I am adding.
I want to connect their power to a wire that is only on when the bike is running ('07 Yamaha VStar XVS650), and off when I turn the ignition switch off.
So after reading in the manual, there are three wires that appear to be possibilities...
I bought some really nice speakers for my bike, and finally got everything set up exactly how I want (well, almost). The speakers are mounted to the windshield bracket just above my handlebars, they run to the rest of the setup which is in the compartment below my seat. The speakers run to an...
My wife and I, segregated in Cell Block 4529992 (our house), in the Prison of Ontario....are secretly planning a 'Social Distancing Jail Break'...for tommorow.
Preparations for the Jail Break:
Just installed a fresh battery in my SVTC Key Fob. (Check!)
My fellow Jail Breaker (wife) has made...