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PostSubject: New riding season: prep check.   Tue Mar 01, 2016 9:05 am

For those of us from the northern climes who have to put away their SWings for the winter, it is time to get ready for the new riding season. I am speaking for myself when I say that every new season should start with a good go-over of safety precautions for riding. That means bike prep, system checks and general go-over, fluids changes as required, and smooth operation of cables, switches, brakes, etc. The rider needs to do a self-check as well. Get in shape if the winter has gotten you out of shape. Limber up with stretches, some strength exercises, and attention to diet. I can't run, but I do stretches, crunches and get myself as toned as possible. I also go over my riding gear. I do this at the end of the season, but it should be done before the new season: check your gear and replace/repair anything faulty.
Finally, I review everything about road riding safety: all the tips that other riders give for free on Youtube. A great way to get all pumped for the new season. I keep in mind road conditions, specially sand on corners and intersections, black ice on shady areas. In my neck of the woods roads often have frost heave which quickly develops into huge potholes. There are surprises waiting so I take it easy even on familiar routes.
I find the time away from biking dulls the senses a bit and a little time invested in prepping is well worth it.
Have a safe riding season.
Jay.
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