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Finally it was over freezing here today -45 degrees actually. My driveway is slush and snow but the streets are mostly clear so I took a hard look at the GL Valk and STealth and figured on slush and snow what could be better than a trike. So I fired up the STealth and charged down the road for a couple miles and a loop or two around town. It sure felt good after being garage bound for three months!
The bike ran great as expected but that MC rear tire is just plain awful :mad:
Any time I hit some snow or slush she wanted to trim sideways, other than that it was quite unique and I received plenty of odd looks. (I could be odd).
I may have bent a few more rules seeing I don't yet have a title and the (valkrie plate) has an expired tab, but what the hay I know most of the cops around here and I don't think they would jail me for more than a couple years :eek::
Looks like tomorrow we go back into the dumpster but for today it was a much needed break from the winter routine. I hope everyone else got a chance to enjoy the weather as much.

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Alice and I and another couple got out yesterday, but then it was only 72 degrees here. Turned out to be quite an eventful ride at the end. We were running some nice back roads up around Gainsville, TX when my bike started slipping in and out of 5th gear. I down shifted to 4th thinking maybe I didn't get it in 5th all the way. When I shifted back to 5th it was GONE. Nothing but a screaming engine and no go. Downshifted to 4th and all was good. Told our little group "Houston we had a problem" As we were about 40-50 miles from home we headed back at about 50 mph with me in 4th gear. When we got to our first stop sign I shifted down to 1st and that was gone as well. Alice pulled over. as we continued on, and called Denton Cycle Center to see if someone could stay late so I could drop my wing off for them to go over on Monday. They waited until we got there, at about 5:20, and my Wing now sits waiting to get tore down to find out what is wrong. First words from the service manager was bent shift fork. I am no mechanic but it sounded to me like the tranny went.

Oh well, it under warranty so I will just have to wait and see.
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