winterizing

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  1. njkx

    njkx Rookie DRN Member

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    do you guys do anything special when putting your bike up for the winter?? I'm hoping to get one more ride up here in the Northeast but snow is around the corner. My bike will probably go unused for a solid 3 months. Any tips would be appreciated.


  2. Jamir

    Jamir I come and go

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    I usually pull it out of the garage and do some donuts in the snow. Then put it up. Repeat daily.
  3. pyromaniac

    pyromaniac Rookie DRN Member

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    I dont do much with it except put on icetires. So my tip to you are: get your tires studded!
  4. Studboy

    Studboy Thinks he can ride

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    You can either put stabil in the gas or drain it all out, change the crankcase oil, fog the cylinder with fogging oil, make sure that all parts have a good layer of corrosion resistance on them.
  5. Bodge

    Bodge Subscriber

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    What does fogging the cylinder do?
  6. Studboy

    Studboy Thinks he can ride

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    Keeps everything from corroding.
  7. KTM Mike

    KTM Mike Subscriber Mi. Trail Riders

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    Here is my winterizing drill:

    Install Ice Screws!

    Ride!



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