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Offline Harry H

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Temp Gauge
on: January 18, 2013, 09:28:29 AM
Riding home the other night I had a warm 3c on the Temp Gauge. Only it really didn't feel that warm. In fact it was bloody freezing.

On much closer inspection of the read out I noticed a very small dash (-) on the far left hand side. Which I presume means it was -3c which makes much more sense.

Crap design if you ask me :013:

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Re: Temp Gauge
Reply #1 on: January 18, 2013, 09:50:18 AM
Driving in minus temperatures  :062: ... nah crap design or not ... i don't think many around here on the forum ever drive in minus temperatures on CT  :038:
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Re: Temp Gauge
Reply #2 on: January 18, 2013, 10:01:25 AM
*Originally Posted by Harry H [+]
Riding home the other night I had a warm 3c on the Temp Gauge. Only it really didn't feel that warm. In fact it was bloody freezing.

On much closer inspection of the read out I noticed a very small dash (-) on the far left hand side. Which I presume means it was -3c which makes much more sense.

Crap design if you ask me :013:

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Offline Harry H

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Re: Temp Gauge
Reply #3 on: January 18, 2013, 10:33:50 AM
*Originally Posted by ojo [+]
Driving in minus temperatures  :062: ... nah crap design or not ... i don't think many around here on the forum ever drive in minus temperatures on CT  :038:

Heated grips, bar muff's and a heated inner jacket no problem, although looking at the rather heavy snow falling outside my office window at the moment  means I may well be walking home tonight :084:

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Re: Temp Gauge
Reply #4 on: January 18, 2013, 10:56:27 AM
Police in Norway drive GS 1200s with winter tyres with studs all winter. And believe me - roads are icy   :305:

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Re: Temp Gauge
Reply #5 on: January 18, 2013, 05:20:37 PM
If it's dry and there's no salt on the roads, I'll take the bike out for a spin - but days like that come but once each winter, and I'm usually at work when they do. Winter sucks!

My bike is registered all year round though - just in case. Usually here, 1st March to 30th November are good for riding, otherwise it's too :190: :190: :190:

Not seen a minus temp on the bike yet - and don't want too!  :110:


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Re: Temp Gauge
Reply #6 on: January 18, 2013, 05:26:03 PM
I ride in minus temperatures and I don`t need any gauges telling me its cold, I can feel that anyway. But for those really cold days, I got my heated jeacket and gloves to help me through, I love `m!
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Re: Temp Gauge
Reply #7 on: January 18, 2013, 06:18:21 PM
*Originally Posted by Allroadtoad [+]
I ride in minus temperatures and I don`t need any gauges telling me its cold, I can feel that anyway. But for those really cold days, I got my heated jeacket and gloves to help me through, I love `m!

Now a heated jacket and gloves sounds good - although a have some great heated seats in my V70 that keep me warm as toast!

 



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