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Re: How much can you take??
« Reply #30 on: March 02, 2013, 09:17:22 pm »
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Re: How much can you take??
« Reply #31 on: November 09, 2013, 07:59:28 am »
I am streaching my cold weather limits. Had to have a portable heater bloe pn my v star for a while yesterday morning before it would start.
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Re: How much can you take??
« Reply #32 on: November 09, 2013, 04:48:38 pm »
It was 35 when I left this morning.Loving the gear I got from Jason.Nothing like having good gear.The bike cranked right up and was eager to for a ride even if it was just to work.
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Re: How much can you take??
« Reply #33 on: November 09, 2013, 06:03:45 pm »
It was cold here this morning also. Did not look at the thermometer. Had to use the portable heater to get my bike started. I think the 650 v star may be more cold blooded than the 1100.
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Re: How much can you take??
« Reply #34 on: November 09, 2013, 06:11:22 pm »
I don't know about that.Theres a few on the 650 forum on delphi that seem to ride nearly year round.Wonder if something in the enricher circuit is plugged at least partially?
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Re: How much can you take??
« Reply #35 on: November 09, 2013, 06:29:04 pm »
Could be. I bought this bike a few months ago used. I am going to tear into it when it gets colder. Just too nice now with theses sunny days.
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« Reply #36 on: November 09, 2013, 06:36:48 pm »
Let me say this morning 26 was pretty damn cold.

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Re: How much can you take??
« Reply #37 on: November 09, 2013, 06:48:30 pm »
I here ya.If you haven't found it here is a cool site dedicated to the 650.It has a link to the delphi site.Lots of great guys there that have done about all you can do to a 650 so it throws you a loop they might be able to help.The carbs are pretty simple these things.
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« Reply #38 on: November 09, 2013, 06:50:02 pm »
Let me say this morning 26 was pretty darn cold.

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Re: How much can you take??
« Reply #39 on: November 09, 2013, 07:35:31 pm »
Thanks. I will probably get started on it after Christmas. We are going out of town for Thanksgiving and Lisa's mother is flying up for Christmas. It will be cold in Jan. and Feb. Perfect time to tear into it.
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Re: How much can you take??
« Reply #40 on: November 09, 2013, 07:43:50 pm »
Sounds like good thinking.
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Re: How much can you take??
« Reply #41 on: November 12, 2013, 04:17:22 pm »
I have reached my limit. It is cold and snowing. I did not ride today. :brrr
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Re: How much can you take??
« Reply #42 on: November 12, 2013, 05:30:51 pm »
You will acclimate. Takes a few chilly rides. After the first 20 degree ride its all gravy.
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« Reply #43 on: November 12, 2013, 05:54:13 pm »
I beg to differ. I have ride all weekend to work. Leave at 7am to go home and it is f#&+ing cold. Four pair of gloves and my hands still froze

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Re: How much can you take??
« Reply #44 on: November 12, 2013, 06:23:14 pm »
I may try that. Fired up both of my wood stoves today.
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Re: How much can you take??
« Reply #45 on: November 12, 2013, 06:48:33 pm »
It was warmer this morning than it was Sat.here so it was no biggie but in the morning will be more of a challenge if I ride but I put the cover mits on my gloves tonight and pulled out my insulated riding pants.
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Re: How much can you take??
« Reply #46 on: November 12, 2013, 06:56:02 pm »
I think it was partly psychologica. Snow falling, wind blowing and cloudy. Also, I have a truck and really don't have to go anywhere. Spent most of the day in my workshop with the woodstove fired up.
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Re: How much can you take??
« Reply #47 on: November 12, 2013, 06:59:39 pm »
Theres alot to be said for that Sarge.
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Re: How much can you take??
« Reply #48 on: November 12, 2013, 07:23:07 pm »
I spend a lot of time in my workshop in the winter. Every now and then I sell something that I make out there.
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Re: How much can you take??
« Reply #49 on: November 12, 2013, 07:28:42 pm »
I spent alot more time in the shed working on the bike but I had it pretty much done when I got my shop but theres not much for heat out there so winter is not a busy time out there.
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Re: How much can you take??
« Reply #50 on: November 12, 2013, 07:42:39 pm »
Put in a wood stove. Cheap, easy and free heat.
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Re: How much can you take??
« Reply #51 on: November 12, 2013, 07:53:54 pm »
I hear ya.I live in a 900 sq ft mobile home.My elec. rarely gets pas 150 in the coldest months mostly runs about 90.I grew up with it and love it.It just doesn't fit right now.
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Re: Re: How much can you take??
« Reply #52 on: November 12, 2013, 08:49:26 pm »
I would agree with cheap...lol

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Re: How much can you take??
« Reply #53 on: November 13, 2013, 07:47:01 am »
Sitting here drinking my coffee, watching the sun come up over Rocky Top. may bundle up and ride to an AA meeting at noon. :happyrider
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Re: How much can you take??
« Reply #54 on: November 13, 2013, 06:35:20 pm »
It was a nice ride into work this morning.29 when I left.
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Re: How much can you take??
« Reply #55 on: November 13, 2013, 06:35:31 pm »
The coldest I've ridden is 22 degrees and drizzling rain.  Soaked 3 pairs of gloves before I ran out of the rain.  Included my heated gloves.  No other heats.  Hottest was in Arizona, NM and TX in 2011.  It was pushing 110.  Came through St. Louis, MO at 107 at traffic time in the PM.  Don't like the heat.  Couldn't drink enough to stay hydrated.

Road a little today.  Paul and I are leaving tomorrow morning at 9:30 for Cataloochee Valley.  Should be around 30 or so.  Come and let's ride.

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Re: How much can you take??
« Reply #56 on: November 13, 2013, 06:48:50 pm »
What route are you taking to Cataloochee?
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Re: How much can you take??
« Reply #57 on: November 14, 2013, 02:34:42 am »
Temps don't deter me but road conditions do.  Packed snow, ice or salted roads are all reasons for me to leave the bike in the garage.
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« Reply #58 on: November 14, 2013, 07:42:09 am »
Unfortunately I have no choice this year but to ride. Be a few before my other truck is going to hit the road. So off to see about heated gloves

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Re: How much can you take??
« Reply #59 on: November 14, 2013, 08:50:04 am »
Sarge, I think Paul has routed us over to 276 and then to Cataloochee, maybe coming back across 32 to Cosby.  Not sure about return as there was snow in the mountains.