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Neat but I would be afraid it wouldn't be where I left it! It would be great to park in at work but I'm afraid one of the guards or an illegal working his way north through the desert would want it too. Fortunately I have a garage to park in at home.
 

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There is a provision to bolt it down through the hinge plates into the asphalt/concrete.
 

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Unfortunately, The only thing I could bolt it down to at work is the desert dirt!
 

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Unfortunately, The only thing I could bolt it down to at work is the desert dirt!
You are lucky! I would have to dig down through the 40+ inches of snow we got this week just to find it.:D
 

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Good idea but consider two problems with covering motorcycles before spending much money. 1.) Ive seen GL1500s blown over in rain storm from wind due to covers, the cover acts as a sail and the whole thing goes. 2.) They mention a heater, extremely important, that cover can trap moisture that ends up in the engine crankcase and in the rear brake wheel cylinder. Looks like a fairly good option if its bolted down, but how to carry it along?
 

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The heater option was the reason I was looking at it. I have no covered storage (heated or otherwise) at home for the bike so now I have to trek across town to a friend's garage. I will still need to pack a cover for travelling. The other option is to build a shed$$$$.
 

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How about a shelter made of a 2x2 frame with 1/4" plywood gussets covered with a plastic tarp? If you drive some stakes in the ground to anchor to the thing should stay put in a pretty strong breeze. I did some major fiberglass work on a boat in Alaska (in February) with such a shelter and a Ready Heater. Had winds to 40kts and things held up just fine. I used thin lath on over the fabric on the roof peak, corners and flush eaves to brace it agains the wind. It wasn't pretty but it was a fine winter shelter and held enough heat to work fiberglass in below freezing weather.
 

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Although cost effective, I think the neighbors may be a little upset about the look of it. If I build a shed it will have to be permanent
 

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Amusing anecdote. I once worked with a chap who owned a Harley Sportster. He took it up second floor apartment to work on it in winter. Bringing it down in Spring, it got loose on the stairs and went out the window. I cant repeat what he said...:shock:
 

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Although cost effective, I think the neighbors may be a little upset about the look of it. If I build a shed it will have to be permanent
I can appreciate that, my brother lives in a gated community in California. He can't park his bike in his driveway, violates the covenants. Not a rat bike either, it's a two year old BMW 1150KT. I thank my lucky stars I have always lived in more rural areas and don't have to get a homeowner's committee of busybodies approval to change the color of my mailbox!

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Dave Campbell wrote:
I cant repeat what he said...:shock:

There's nothing wrong in shouting

"WishI bought a wing, I won't have had to take it upstairs to fix".:clapper::clapper::clapper::clapper::action::action::action::action:
 

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Dave Campbell wrote:
Amusing anecdote. I once worked with a chap who owned a Harley Sportster. He took it up second floor apartment to work on it in winter. Bringing it down in Spring, it got loose on the stairs and went out the window. I cant repeat what he said...:shock:

Sounds like a couple of Harley guys I know lol :D Must be something in the beer they drink lol
 

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Dave Campbell wrote:
Amusing anecdote. I once worked with a chap who owned a Harley Sportster. He took it up second floor apartment to work on it in winter. Bringing it down in Spring, it got loose on the stairs and went out the window. I cant repeat what he said...:shock:
Sounds like a couple of Harley guys I know lol :D Must be something in the beer they drink lol
Yeah, around here a lot of them drink Bud Light! UGH! Equine Urine!

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LOLOLOLOL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 
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