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starting to dewinterize

ok so i have new oil... new coolant.. new plugs... a semi new mf battery..... getting atleast a new front tire...... anything im missing on my list here that i should do.... trying to think about past threads but im too lazy right now to search...
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anything im missing on my list here that i should do....
Move south so you don't have to put it up for the winter?
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Move south so you don't have to put it up for the winter?
that would be awesome... we are having a crap ton of blowing snow up here... classes were canceled and everything.. I'd love to have a Florida, arizona, or New Mexico winter... dry and sunny...

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well moving south is next on my list!!! hahah and i jst did a custom paint job on my helmet... ill get some pictures up when i can... hopefully i can get some good ones..
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Ohhh, so thats whats goin on, you dang yankees are pushin this crap down on us just so we won't mind you comin south... Was 78* then 80* and now 40s & 50s...... HEY, keep that stuff up there we don't want it, give us our 70s or 80* back we don't want this 40s stuff......
Awww, crap come on since you are VN750 riders you can't be bad......
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a nice 62 degrees after work yesterday in NEPA. i just had to take a ride, went out for an hour. cold & snow flurries today. better days are around the corner.
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Ohhh, so thats whats goin on, you dang yankees are pushin this crap down on us just so we won't mind you comin south... Was 78* then 80* and now 40s & 50s...... HEY, keep that stuff up there we don't want it, give us our 70s or 80* back we don't want this 40s stuff......
Awww, crap come on since you are VN750 riders you can't be bad......
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I'll take 40s.. its 2 here...

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I'll take 40s.. its 2 here...
Oh My Gosh, 2... Thats way tooooooo far north for me... I can almost feel your pain, just glad I can't......
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Ohhh, so thats whats goin on, you dang yankees are pushin this crap down on us just so we won't mind you comin south... Was 78* then 80* and now 40s & 50s...... HEY, keep that stuff up there we don't want it, give us our 70s or 80* back we don't want this 40s stuff......
Awww, crap come on since you are VN750 riders you can't be bad......
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