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It got up to 50 degrees today. I just could keep my bike stored for the winter. The big question I have is, if I don't ride my bike for like a month or two, should I winterize it again ? Just keep a battery charger on it?

Not sure if am I over worrying about it or not?

thanks much for any input.
 

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im down south so i ride no matter what.
i dont see why you guys up north just dont start once a week and let warm up to the threee bars which would be enough IMO.
why the big storage deal unless you park your stuff outside.
 

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Its a new enough battery. Dont worry about it. I live in Minnesota, and I'll be riding again in 10 weeks.
I stopped charging my bike batteries over the winter decades ago.
My '03 Goldwing battery is original, and strong, after almost 100,000 miles!
The other 2 bikes are still going strong, and original as well.

Todays batteries are much better. ;)
 

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My rule of thumb always was fire the bike up once a month in winter and go at least a few miles even if it's real cold. I never put a bike up for the winter and never had a problem even when it sat outside with only a cover. This was of course in Northern California (coastal).
 

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I'd agree with Torchsport. If you keep your bike in a garage, you can probably get away with minimal winterization. I live just outside Chicago and I will put my bike on a charger, but that's about all I do. My dealer seems to be in agreement, too.
 
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