I add stabilizer to a full tank and run it about 5 minutes to make sure it is fully mixed with the fuel. I also remove the battery and put it on a Battery tender inside the house. Then I stuff a rag into the exhaust pipe to avoid finding a chipmunk nest in the spring. Finally I just put a motorcycle cover over it and then dream about the coming Spring. I don't know where Avon, OH is, but if you have to leave the bike stored for more than 8 weeks or so for the winter, you risk the fuel going bad and giving you trouble next Spring if you don't use something to stabilize the fuel. I've never used SeaFoam but have used Stabil for the last 15 years or so with no trouble whatsoever when starting up the bike after 3 to 4 months of inactivity.