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View Poll Results: When do you put away your 'warm weather toys' for the season?
Before the first freeze/snowfall. 7 26.92%
After the first freeze/snowfall. 1 3.85%
NEVER - I use my toys all year 10 38.46%
N/A - I live where it's warm all year long. 8 30.77%
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      09-30-2014, 10:07 AM   #1
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When do to you put away your 'warm weather toys'?

I know some of you have motorcycles, convertibles and other typically warm weather vehicles. Just curious about when you pack them up for the cold season.

This will be my first winter with our convertible and I've heard everything suggestions on storage, but I've decided to keep it running through the winter with light use (no highways).

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      09-30-2014, 10:17 AM   #2
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I put the bike, boat and ///M away after it starts to stay in the mid 50s during the day. The 335 stays on the road all year long and I throw snows on it for the nicer cold days over the course of the winter.
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      09-30-2014, 10:52 AM   #3
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I voted for "N/A - I live where its warm all year long".

If I had any warm weather toys (or for that matter - warm weather since this summer sucked), I'd be happy to be of more help
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      09-30-2014, 11:06 AM   #4
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In Michigan, the bike probably would be in storage by now, because I think mornings are in the low 40's.

Down here in NC I still have the bike out. I park it under the stairs at my apartment when it starts getting too cold in the morning. Usually around 50's is my cut off and just start driving the car all the time.
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      09-30-2014, 11:15 AM   #5
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I put snow tires on the ///M and keep on trucking. I still keep the same schedule as the summer (weekend driver). If there is snow out, I just keep it parked up.
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      09-30-2014, 11:16 AM   #6
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Bikes are already up for me but I'll probably ride the s2000 whenever it gets warm. We have mild winters on nc. But just incase I've already swapped out the rims for the stock ones with fresh tires.
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      09-30-2014, 11:35 AM   #7
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I put the Morgan away once the low temps start averaging in the 40s. Last week was in the 70s and sunny every day, today a high of 54 and rainy/cloudy - gotta love Michigan. Hopefully I can get another 2 or 3 weeks in this season.


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      09-30-2014, 12:09 PM   #8
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Never. :P
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      09-30-2014, 01:36 PM   #9
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Typically, I don't drive my MINI between November and April.

First snowfall (where the salt the road for the first time) is when the fun ends. But I won't start back up until all those cinders are off the road (about mid-april here.)

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      09-30-2014, 03:03 PM   #11
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Yeah, I put the spring wetsuit away about now and switch to the 3/4 3mil.
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      09-30-2014, 05:48 PM   #13
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I still take the bike out for my daily commute as long as it's 40 degrees F or warmer and no precipitation!

Once the morning temps are below 40F, then I put her in my parent's garage for hibernation, and just check on her from time to time whenever I visit. Once the morning temps are 40 or warmer the following year, I take to two wheels once again after a good check up / inspection / service.
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