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post #1 of 10 Old Mar 28th, 2008, 6:01 pm Thread Starter
 
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First to say it this spring?

Darn pollen. I road my freshly waxed and washed bike to work today. 80 degrees. Come out and pollen all over the beautiful beast. Gosh life can be so rough some times!!
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post #2 of 10 Old Mar 28th, 2008, 7:36 pm
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Re: First to say it this spring?

I took the cover off the other day and found the bike completely covered with pollen. It had been a windy day and I guess the cover caught it and kept it inside with the bike. What a mess.

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I guess the best way is to just blow it off with compressed air. I sure do not want to wash it every other day. I wish I could have the attitude that some 1200 LT owners have. Keeping my baby pristine and clean is a sickness I have. Im the same with my car and truck. While some guys are out riding and enjoying their bike with bugs smashed all over it, mud and other crud from rarely getting washed, I have to get back early and wash mine so I can sleep at night. Total sickness is what I have with no cure. I will say this though. Certainly helps at resell or trade in time.
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Alex - you can wash mine any time you want.

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Dont you understand? It's not a want thing, but an obsessive sickness. Your dirty bike is like crack to a crack addict. Dont wave it under my nose!! Ive taken the first step by admitting I am powerless over cleaning my toys.
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Damm, You do have it rough. It snowed here the last two days.

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Re: First to say it this spring?

Now tell the truth.

Did you run outside and wash it off your LT?

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Damm, You do have it rough. It snowed here the last two days.
Brian: Snowed in Tacoma? Give me a break. Stop whining. Seven inches of the white sh.. last night. I/m attaching the ATV plow to the front of the LT. I've had it with winter.

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Re: First to say it this spring?

Maybe your riding the wrong bike?

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Don't you have the LT with AWD?
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