anyone go to the garage and stare at you bike?

Discussion in 'The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths' started by ENDODB4, Jan 15, 2013.

  1. AKDuc

    AKDuc Alaska Born Ducatisti

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    Most excellent! :lol3

    Thought I'd share this photo to show it's not just a "guy thing."
    Helped an ex-gf move her Monster into her bedroom for the winter a couple years ago. :wink: Sorry guys, I think she's married now.

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  2. dwoodward

    dwoodward Long timer

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    No matter how hot the rider chick is, some other guy is sick and tired of fixing her bike...

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  3. Mr_Gone

    Mr_Gone The Lejund!

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  4. 211mike

    211mike Adventurer

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    Keep mine stored in my Father-in-laws garage. I was over there last week, it was only -5 so I fired it up and went up and down the street a few times...God I cannot wait for spring to get here.
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  5. Wannabee

    Wannabee Survivor of Reality

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    Just purchased a slightly used , only ridden to church by a little old lady 2012 KLR ....and its 15 below out :cry
    So yes , I have stood and stared at her several times in the last few days daydreaming
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  6. Mr_Gone

    Mr_Gone The Lejund!

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    Ontario... so spring hits around July 20th? :D
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  7. Import

    Import Been here awhile

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    Finally a thread that absolves me of any responsibility for my oncoming lunacy.... Many hours of isolation, happy and contented... Trip planning in full swing, recruiting anyone with a bike....
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  8. anotherguy

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    Yep. Usually smoke a cigar to pass the time while staring and plotting. I'm currently living 105 miles from the garage so it's harder than it was last year. But I'll be doing a "garage run" next week to pick up a bike or two so they'll be ready for the warm weather dirt season.
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  9. ride4321

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    Yep, this is how I get when I go out to the garage.
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  10. Mr_Gone

    Mr_Gone The Lejund!

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    Sadly, I've given up recruiting anyone with a bike for my trips. All my friends are married with too many responsibilities (kids, jobs, bills, pesky stuff like that), or they just don't have the time/cash/desire to take a long trip.

    But winter is the time when I stare at my bike (sitting just outside the office front doors right now, where I can see it) and plan in excruciating detail my next trip. And the backup trip. And the trip I'll take if I have to go to plan C. And then next year's trips. And my dream trip.

    Is this lunacy?
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  11. Wingfixer

    Wingfixer Watch this...

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    Lunacy? Nope, just wishful thinking.

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  12. SnowMule

    SnowMule [angry moth noises]

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  13. greybeard rider

    greybeard rider Adventurer

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    Pass it inthe basement eveyday. Give it a hug & acaress .I say soon baby soon.
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  14. ct-ktm

    ct-ktm Long timer

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    Damm I love this place..makes me feel better to know there other people out there that do what I do...Now I do this a lot with my shooting area..Strare,plan,imagine...
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  15. FotoTEX

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    I do it everyday. Even better, today is was over 80 degrees and I took it out for a nice ride. Do not hate me because I live in Texas and ride year round. Remember me in August while my bike sits in the garage.
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  16. Mr_Gone

    Mr_Gone The Lejund!

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    Can we have a bipolar relationship — both envying you and hating you in seasonal cycles? :D
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  17. ct-ktm

    ct-ktm Long timer

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    Hate you, I feel bad for you...:lol3:lol3

    Some people ride all year long, no matter where you live..:deal
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  18. Multiplicity

    Multiplicity Been here awhile

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    I look at my bike after working on it :rofl I also ride year round here in CA. :clap
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  19. ADW

    ADW 'tard bike restos

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    Seriously...part of my evening ritual is stepping out into the garage and taking a look at my babies before locking up the door and going to bed.
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  20. WRW9751

    WRW9751 7th Day Adventurist

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    Have a shop in the basement of my house (walkout) I'm no different, I check on them all the time. Sometimes I call it safety, in case I may have left something on. Mostly because I just like them. I've been that way since I can remember.
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