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Old 11-26-2011, 10:55 AM   #46
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No pics today, work day on the DR. Tore it apart this morning and gave it a thorough cleaning then a good coat of ACF-50 for the coming salt and slush. While I was at it I got that upper chain roller off and replaced the lower roller with a sealed bearing roller. It'll be smoking for awhile until the protectant burns off completely but I think it'll be worth the effort since I intend to commute on the DR through the winter.
Beautiful day out there today!
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Old 11-26-2011, 04:49 PM   #47
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Time to stick up the skinny fake tree. Decorating crew...



since I've never had a star for the top my sons thought this would work nicely. I'm down with that, nice thinking guys...

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Old 12-08-2011, 06:32 AM   #48
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25F and icy this morning. Took the slow way to work. Didn't want to chance it on the highway.





This was my first day out on icy roads, I'd never take a chance on ice with the Tiger. It was fun and the DR tiptoed through it nicely. Can't wait for some real snow!
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Old 12-08-2011, 09:53 PM   #49
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Enjoyed your whole thread.

Way to share your stories and pics. Lots of variety!

Good luck with riding as the snow flies. Take care!
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Old 12-09-2011, 04:47 AM   #50
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Way to share your stories and pics. Lots of variety!

Good luck with riding as the snow flies. Take care!
Thanks RedRock. It's nice to know they're being appreciated.
I won't get out much for pleasure riding now that it's winter but I'll keep commuting to work.
How's the riding in Utah this time of year? You are living in a riders paradise out there,
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Old 12-09-2011, 06:22 AM   #51
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Great photos, did a bunch of riding in the area years ago and I can see I need to return.

A few tire screw/studs will help a bunch if you are going to ride on black ice/slush/snow all the time.

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Old 12-09-2011, 06:25 AM   #52
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Great photos, did a bunch of riding in the area years ago and I can see I need to return.

A few tire screw/studs will help a bunch if you are going to ride on black ice/slush/snow all the time.

Cheers.
Thanks. I've been thinking about studs but haven't needed them yet. I doubt I'll get around to that this year since I don't really have much time to ride other than commuting to work. If I could get out more on the weekends I'd have the tires studded by now.
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Old 12-10-2011, 06:47 AM   #53
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Lots of fun.
Thanks for the report.
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Old 12-10-2011, 04:15 PM   #54
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Lots of fun.
Thanks for the report.
Glad you're enjoying it Vin. Wish I could out and ride during daylight but there just isn't much of that around this time of year.
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Old 12-13-2011, 04:09 PM   #55
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I had a little spare time at work today and made up my "Holiday" card. Photo taken in Rocky Mt. N P this summer. Not surprised I ran into this old fart up there at all...



So whatever you call it...have a Merry Christmas

All I know is that Santa IS alive and well in Colorado.
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Old 01-04-2012, 06:37 AM   #56
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Sorry, no new pics, but I did have a nice ride into work today. 5F here in upstate NY. It's my all time low (no heated gear or grips). I couldn't have gone much further than the 14 miles to work as my fingers were ready to snap off, otherwise I was pretty warm. I brought the camera with me and really wanted to take a pic in front of a bank thermometer but I wasn't going out of my way to find one and I doubt my fingers would have been able to snap a pic anyhow.
Ahhh, the joys of cold weather riding.
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Old 01-05-2012, 04:09 AM   #57
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5F.....That's dedication!

I enjoyed your thread.
Touring around with a camera is as fun as a barrel of monkeys.

I like your choice of bikes too!
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Old 01-05-2012, 08:27 AM   #58
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5F.....That's dedication!

I enjoyed your thread.
Touring around with a camera is as fun as a barrel of monkeys.

I like your choice of bikes too!
Thanks Jax.
The bikes are perfect together, I couldn't be happier with them. I still look at Craigslist to see if any interesting bikes show up but I don't have any desire to buy anything.
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Old 01-07-2012, 09:40 AM   #59
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No new ride pics BUT ... I got heat in the garage now. Too bad it's in the 50's today and I can't really tell how well it's going to work. I'll find out soon enough though I'm sure.



The Tiger is in the process of getting wrenched on, the heat will be nice.

My method of lifting the front end while on the center stand.



And...a new retractable work bench...



retracted as a space saver...

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Old 01-07-2012, 04:23 PM   #60
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The Tiger is in the process of getting wrenched on, the heat will be nice.

My method of lifting the front end while on the center stand.

Those heaters are really nice!

Friggin brilliant front end jack for your Tiger! Those 2x4s are held down with the center stand? Excellent idea.
I just broke the plastic stump guard on my tiger, using it to hold the weight of the front off the ground. I am positive that the manual warns against doing so some where.
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