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Re: Teressa shows how to "winterize" a C14
« Reply #45 on: November 20, 2012, 02:35:58 pm »
You out of staters  dont have a clue what you are missing.  we get to ride  365 days a year. we do have curves  and fun roads
we are just altitudinally  challenged( I know it isnt a real word)... My GPS tells me I am 62 FT above sea level  while parked in my garage. Had a breakfast ride this am to Winterhaven airport and thermometer  said 55 F when kickstands went up @ 8am.
almost 65 on the way home and NOT a cloud in the sky.  On that note I want to wish everyone a safe and joyous Thanksgiving to you and your families...

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Re: Teressa shows how to "winterize" a C14
« Reply #46 on: November 20, 2012, 06:14:16 pm »
You out of staters  dont have a clue what you are missing.  we get to ride  365 days a year. we do have curves  and fun roads
we are just altitudinally  challenged( I know it isnt a real word)... My GPS tells me I am 62 FT above sea level  while parked in my garage. Had a breakfast ride this am to Winterhaven airport and thermometer  said 55 F when kickstands went up @ 8am.
almost 65 on the way home and NOT a cloud in the sky.  On that note I want to wish everyone a safe and joyous Thanksgiving to you and your families...

+1

right on...and those who say we don't have curves have missed out on Daytona, JenningsGP, Homestead-Miami, and Moroso, (and probabaly track days in general).

Although i do go to the mountains during our 3 scorching summer months =)
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Re: Teressa shows how to "winterize" a C14
« Reply #47 on: December 30, 2013, 06:40:53 am »
Its good living in FL  8)





My bike has been winterized yet again using this methodology
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Re: Teressa shows how to "winterize" a C14
« Reply #48 on: December 30, 2013, 07:11:54 am »
Maybe PBR will work?
I can't comment on the bike, but PBR makes me backfire something awful.  I get banished to the garage until I'm running with less unpleasant emissions.

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Re: Teressa shows how to "winterize" a C14
« Reply #49 on: December 30, 2013, 02:25:49 pm »
“The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.” St. Augustine

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Re: Teressa shows how to "winterize" a C14
« Reply #50 on: December 30, 2013, 03:31:26 pm »
"Florida has the best curves in the country"  Looking at Miss Teressa's picture its hard not to agree  :goodpost: :thumbs: :chugbeer: 

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Re: Teressa shows how to "winterize" a C14
« Reply #51 on: December 30, 2013, 06:27:55 pm »
You out of staters  dont have a clue what you are missing.  we get to ride  365 days a year. we do have curves  and fun roads
we are just altitudinally  challenged( I know it isnt a real word)... My GPS tells me I am 62 FT above sea level  while parked in my garage. Had a breakfast ride this am to Winterhaven airport and thermometer  said 55 F when kickstands went up @ 8am.
almost 65 on the way home and NOT a cloud in the sky.  On that note I want to wish everyone a safe and joyous Thanksgiving to you and your families...

I rode in Florida for 13 years.  I thought it had curves too.  Then I moved to Tennessee and had to learn how to ride real curves.   ;D
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Re: Teressa shows how to "winterize" a C14
« Reply #52 on: December 30, 2013, 06:30:09 pm »
I rode in Florida for 13 years.  I thought it had curves too.  Then I moved to Tennessee and had to learn how to ride real curves.   ;D

I usually spend the summers in eastern TN/western NC.   At least ride there a lot of the summer at a bare minimum when FL is a scorchin'.  I'll ping you when I'm back up that way.  Also I meet a group twice a year for railin' the twisties up that way  :D
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Re: Teressa shows how to "winterize" a C14
« Reply #53 on: December 31, 2013, 07:10:25 am »
Cool!  I think my railing days may have come to an end though.  After my dual sport crash, losing a friend to a guardrail, and the numerous deer strikes that have been happening in my area, I am reassessing the level of risk I am willing to incur while riding.  Slowing it down, avoiding dusk to dawn, not purposely riding in the remnants of hurricanes, etc.  My eyes just aren't as discerning as they used to be.  I would be happy to meet up at a non-chain restaurant and share a meal and some stories.
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Re: Teressa shows how to "winterize" a C14
« Reply #54 on: December 31, 2013, 08:09:28 am »
Cool!  I think my railing days may have come to an end though.  After my dual sport crash, losing a friend to a guardrail, and the numerous deer strikes that have been happening in my area, I am reassessing the level of risk I am willing to incur while riding.  Slowing it down, avoiding dusk to dawn, not purposely riding in the remnants of hurricanes, etc.  My eyes just aren't as discerning as they used to be.  I would be happy to meet up at a non-chain restaurant and share a meal and some stories.

I like the slow scenic touring too, I'll definitely look you up. 

Also there is a friend of mine (who is a Kawasaki USA employee too) in the area, he rides street and dual sport too. Great guy,  I'm overdue riding with him and plan to look him up while there next time as well
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Re: Teressa shows how to "winterize" a C14
« Reply #55 on: December 31, 2013, 12:23:35 pm »
I like the slow scenic touring too, I'll definitely look you up. 

Also there is a friend of mine (who is a Kawasaki USA employee too) in the area, he rides street and dual sport too. Great guy,  I'm overdue riding with him and plan to look him up while there next time as well
Does he have a custom painted Versys?  Met him at a kawi demo day in Nashville.  He now lives near deals gap.
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Re: Teressa shows how to "winterize" a C14
« Reply #56 on: January 01, 2014, 11:01:32 pm »
Does he have a custom painted Versys?  Met him at a kawi demo day in Nashville.  He now lives near deals gap.

Not sure what all is in his stable lately. I bet its the same guy, names Dan, he lives right near there, and he's at every demo event  :D
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Re: Teressa shows how to "winterize" a C14
« Reply #57 on: January 02, 2014, 12:40:39 pm »
...and don't miss all them "POT HOLES"...

It's easier to steer around pot holes than sink holes...  But even then, I'm jealous of a 12 month riding season...

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Re: Teressa shows how to "winterize" a C14
« Reply #58 on: January 03, 2014, 06:59:20 am »
Its good living in FL  8)





If it's so warm down there, how come she aint' wearing a bikini?

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Re: Teressa shows how to "winterize" a C14
« Reply #59 on: January 03, 2014, 09:48:53 am »
If it's so warm down there, how come she aint' wearing a bikini?

Good Point  :rotflmao: