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Old 11-09-2009, 07:10 AM
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Default Re: Ride in the rain

Originally Posted by Elmo View Post
Its o.k. if you don't have a friction drive. mine won't move if its wet. Although I have seen at least one post that saying their friction drive did o.k. wet. ymmv.

True. I also had a fellow tell me that his new "roughed up" roller did fine in the rain but when we tried it he couldn't go an inch. The ones with surface like a rasp file are a little better but wear the tire down in minutes. I ended up pedalling with my friction bikes.

Never had trouble with wet magneto on my HTs but after taking the filter cover off found out what water does when it gets inside the carb.

Motorcycles enthusiasts know that nothing you wear makes any difference on a long ride.
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