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Off season habits
« on: December 06, 2013, 04:53:30 PM »
The weather outside is frightful....etc, etc.

So what do you do to prep for next year?

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Re: Off season habits
« Reply #1 on: December 06, 2013, 04:58:54 PM »
Not a habit (yet), but just signed up for some yoga lessons . . . .I need to regain some flexibility . . . .


also, I have parts to make in the Entropy Lab.
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Re: Off season habits
« Reply #2 on: December 06, 2013, 05:27:09 PM »
What is this "off season" you mention?

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Re: Off season habits
« Reply #3 on: December 06, 2013, 06:19:44 PM »
Work lots of overtime so I can ride more next year.
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Re: Off season habits
« Reply #4 on: December 06, 2013, 06:35:26 PM »
Drink beer. Okay, that's actually year round.

We don't actually have an "off" season here. Yea, it gets cold from time to time. But it never lasts more than a few days and then it'll shoot back up into the 40's at least. Not quite as balmy as SoCal or Florida, but it's good enough for me.  ;)
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Re: Off season habits
« Reply #5 on: December 06, 2013, 06:38:02 PM »
Some VW repair, house stuff, naps. Lots and lots of naps.
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Re: Off season habits
« Reply #6 on: December 06, 2013, 06:44:02 PM »
Not a habit (yet), but just signed up for some yoga lessons . . . .I need to regain some flexibility . . . .


also, I have parts to make in the Entropy Lab.



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Re: Off season habits
« Reply #7 on: December 06, 2013, 06:45:18 PM »
I think this winter i'ii become a STOnr.
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Re: Off season habits
« Reply #8 on: December 06, 2013, 06:46:17 PM »
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Re: Off season habits
« Reply #9 on: December 07, 2013, 05:33:56 AM »
No off season for me—I commute on the bike every day Granted, my commute is 5 minutes, but I keep the bike running well all winter!  :thumbsup:
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Re: Off season habits
« Reply #10 on: December 07, 2013, 08:23:47 AM »
Exercise, at least when I am not on a 7 day ,10 hour work schedule.Too tired lately,working in a mill sucks.
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Re: Off season habits
« Reply #11 on: December 07, 2013, 09:18:41 AM »
I think this winter i'ii become a STOnr.


I think you've already achieved that.
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Re: Off season habits
« Reply #12 on: December 07, 2013, 10:24:20 AM »
Ski every weekend with an occasional (once a month perhaps) moto ride on a decent day.
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Re: Off season habits
« Reply #13 on: December 07, 2013, 10:28:15 AM »
Hang out in the basement where it's cool.



We are talking about the 2 weeks in summer when it's too damn hot to ride right?

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Re: Off season habits
« Reply #14 on: December 07, 2013, 10:44:15 AM »
Think I will just cary the Gerbing liner with me, just incase it gets cold)
Other than that same as always
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Re: Off season habits
« Reply #15 on: December 07, 2013, 11:18:24 AM »
 I will freely admit that I ride less often during the winter, but I still ride. With heated gear as long as the road is dry I just set the knob for "warm summer day".

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Re: Off season habits
« Reply #16 on: December 07, 2013, 02:11:12 PM »
What is this "off season" you mention?

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was thinking the same thing, but not THAT hardcore. I don't have an off season unless you count 3 weeks of not riding as an off-season. My bike is always ready to go. Ya never know around here. We've had 80's in Jan. Temps around here can be nuts. 50 one day, -10 the next. You can miss some excellent riding if your bike is winterized (a.k.a.  battery out, etc)

as far as doing some things other than i normally do in the summer months...?  nope, not really. still play with kids, read books, watch movies with my Honey, etc...
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Re: Off season habits
« Reply #17 on: December 07, 2013, 03:07:28 PM »
Not a habit (yet), but just signed up for some yoga lessons . . . .I need to regain some flexibility . . . .


also, I have parts to make in the Entropy Lab.

Been doing yoga while doing P90X.  I really enjoy yoga.  Never though that I would say that.
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Re: Off season habits
« Reply #18 on: December 07, 2013, 03:08:10 PM »
Typically get a ride in every couple weeks, otherwise I'm skiing :)
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Re: Off season habits
« Reply #19 on: December 07, 2013, 03:10:15 PM »
I also plan on snowmobiling a lot.  I have been working out very hard and I am getting into the best shape that I have been in in the last twenty years.
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Re: Off season habits
« Reply #20 on: December 08, 2013, 01:07:50 AM »
Not a habit (yet), but just signed up for some yoga lessons . . . .I need to regain some flexibility . . . .


also, I have parts to make in the Entropy Lab.

Been doing yoga while doing P90X.  I really enjoy yoga.  Never though that I would say that.

+1. I really think that yoga has contributed to keeping me more comfortable on long rides.

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Re: Off season habits
« Reply #21 on: December 08, 2013, 08:20:24 PM »
Riding the sleds, some maintenance, and getting on with the '75 XS650.
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Re: Off season habits
« Reply #22 on: December 08, 2013, 09:53:49 PM »
Picking the lint out of my belly button.
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Re: Off season habits
« Reply #23 on: December 09, 2013, 06:40:53 PM »
Picking the lint out of my belly button.

And trimming the hair out of your ears.
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Re: Off season habits
« Reply #24 on: December 10, 2013, 12:00:46 AM »
Gran Turismo 6 was released on Friday. That and Rocksmith 2014 will keep me busy for a little while.

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Re: Off season habits
« Reply #25 on: December 10, 2013, 06:00:47 PM »
I grew a moustache in November, but shaved it off, but now have grown chin and mustache back for 10 days. I am not sure what I will do in january.

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Re: Off season habits
« Reply #26 on: December 10, 2013, 07:54:11 PM »
I add farkels, read riding books, and plan my big summer trip.
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Re: Off season habits
« Reply #27 on: December 11, 2013, 07:06:34 AM »
just signed up for some yoga lessons . . . .I need to regain some flexibility . . . .



Neck flexibility from watching the girls in yoga pants doesn't count.



But it should. :naughty:

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Re: Off season habits
« Reply #28 on: December 11, 2013, 11:33:00 AM »
Gran Turismo 6 was released on Friday. That and Rocksmith 2014 will keep me busy for a little while.

I'm hoping GT6 is under the tree for me in a few weeks.  :)
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Re: Off season habits
« Reply #29 on: December 19, 2013, 03:26:25 PM »
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Re: Off season habits
« Reply #30 on: December 19, 2013, 11:55:17 PM »
Today is the twenty-third anniversary of the sale of my last car. I don't have an off season.
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Re: Off season habits
« Reply #31 on: December 20, 2013, 02:41:19 PM »
Snow day today.  Bummer cause I had some good stuff planned for class.  AWESOME because I got a bunch of fun work done putting new tires on the '75 XS650 and beginning some reassembly:
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Re: Off season habits
« Reply #32 on: December 20, 2013, 08:56:42 PM »
Today is the twenty-third anniversary of the sale of my last car. I don't have an off season.
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So, you are pretty old.

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Re: Off season habits
« Reply #33 on: December 20, 2013, 09:58:32 PM »
Today is the twenty-third anniversary of the sale of my last car. I don't have an off season.
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So, you are pretty old.

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Re: Off season habits
« Reply #34 on: December 20, 2013, 11:13:35 PM »
Today is the twenty-third anniversary of the sale of my last car. I don't have an off season.
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So, you are pretty old.

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