When, if ever will people just accept the fact that insurance is spendy..?
The ins. companies and the law are both smarter than you. You can't play these types of angles and win.
Riding isn't a "right". If you cant afford it or just don't like what it's going to cost... Dont bother doing it.
It wouldn't/doesn't matter in cases such as the one lucky2 posted a link to.
'Family, friends, community as well as anyone with an axe to grind have their minds made up as to how things went down...
Sometimes the only conspiracy is that the is no conspiracy...
If you're not wearing out your tires before they "deteriorate".... You're not riding enough.
I think we're over thinking this storage dilemma. It's not like the bike is being time capsuled only to be brought out 40 years from now...
It's 5 months tops. Less if you own a heated vest.
Unless your bike is on their s*** list or they will not/do not insure motorcycles period.
Believe it or not the ins. co. I have a house and three cages insured with will not insure my one bike.
So... I have everything except my bike insured with one co. and the bike all alone with another.
My DIY race getter-outer...
'Worked like a charm... Three firm "taps" with a small ballpeen hammer and each race was out..
DIY race puller/seater... Technically known as a race "getter-inner"
Princess Auto bearing driver... For driving that bottom bearing onto the steering shaft...
From the time I got the bike up onto the lift until the last fastener was buttoned up... 4 hours.
'Probably could have done it in 3 hours, but... I take my time and am pretty meticulous.
Front wheel and fender off
Bars and forks off
Top race before a wipe
Top race after a wipe