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#861017 10/17/2021 10:33 PM
by JBMorris
Each year my beloved bike sits in an old lawnmower shed- Un-heated - Each Spring the gearbox oil shows off grey condensation slurry.
Will a proprietary google sourced cover help in this regard?
Next option is to rent an enclosed - heated storage - worth it ?
Any & all - appreciated. . . . . . .[Linked Image from]
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#861042 Oct 18th a 08:56 AM
by kommando
60W old school light bulb on a timer to come on overnight under the sump with a breathable cotton sheet over the bike works, The Vac bag works too but only if the desiccant is dried out in an oven before insertion, repeat as required.
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#861031 Oct 18th a 02:51 AM
by Wilfred
dito Irish Swede. heated is good but the garden shed gets condensation and, among other things, moisture sitting at the bottom of a rim that isn't turning doesn't like that so now I wipe everything with the oily rag if I have to leave a bike unheated. My brother in law has a buddy who leaves his bike in the shed outside but, not unlike boat owners, has a light fixture with an old fashioned light bulb on all the time tends to improve the situation and he has no rust. If I have to leave it out of the house, I also remove the carb and fuel tank along with the battery and bring them all inside after changing the oil.

But, of course, as many do, the best place to store your bike is in the house in the living room where it will stay comfortable and maybe even get some attention.

Cheers, Wilf
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