17 January 2014
It is quite possible that you thought there would be more time to ride your Triumph in Charlottesville. However with the country in the middle of a deep freeze, it is time to put that motorcycle into storage until the next season. Unfortunately, you may not be equipped to store your motorcycle out of the elements. For those cases, you will want to find a full-service company that can help you get the most out of your motorcycle.
Your motorcycle is probably a part of who you are. It saves you money on gasoline, and it looks cool doing so. However, you know that riding a motorcycle in the extreme cold is dangerous at best. Not only does the winter present opportunities to slip on ice and through puddles of water while still facing the everyday hazards like potholes and oil slicks, but it also presents the hazards of frostbite as riding will create a wind chill factor that doesn’t exist for people in cars.
In order to protect your motorcycle during these months, you will want to make sure that you get the maintenance done that takes all of the fluids out of the bike, especially if you aren’t able to ride it because of weather conditions. The problem with keeping fluids in the motorcycle is that they expand when frozen, which could cause an equipment failure in the spring or summer.
Some companies have come up with the idea of providing the maintenance and storage of a motorcycle while also being able to pick it up from and drop it off at the residence. How cool would that kind of service be for your Triumph Charlottesville? You will have nothing to worry about as that crucial piece of your identity is taken care of during the winter months. It will be coddled, prepared for the winter, stored, and then the process will be reversed when the spring rolls around. That is called rolling in style with no muss and no fuss, and your bike will be well taken care of.