Motorcycle Cover for Red Hunter

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Motorcycle Cover for Red Hunter

Postby James Hickman » Tue Nov 26, 2019 5:19 pm

Can anyone recommend a good indoor cover for motorcycles of our shape/age/size? Mainly to keep the dust off in the garage and give it some protection when not in use.

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Re: Motorcycle Cover for Red Hunter

Postby JohnnyBeckett » Tue Nov 26, 2019 5:34 pm

i get one off EBAY for about £10 eatch pounds they are good for inside i get a large the last ones i got i use them outside as well and they are keeping t
my old bikes dry outside in the last year

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Re: Motorcycle Cover for Red Hunter

Postby paul.jameson » Tue Nov 26, 2019 7:42 pm

For just keeping the dust off in the shed/garage, try an otherwise life expired elasticated single bed sheet. Cheap (ie free), does the job and gets you into the Management's good books for talking an interest in the necessary replacement of domestic items.
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Re: Motorcycle Cover for Red Hunter

Postby JohnnyBeckett » Tue Nov 26, 2019 9:12 pm

i have got a 1953 350nh that has had a wool like bedspread on it from day one it was on it wen i got the bike from a friend who had died wife and son and i keep in on in memory of my friend ken who had the bike from new till he died he told me 25 years ago i will not get the bikes till he died now i have got them the rest of my life

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Re: Motorcycle Cover for Red Hunter

Postby robjameson » Tue Nov 26, 2019 10:02 pm

A word of warning if you are using covers, particularly cotton ones - make sure your garage isn’t damp!
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Re: Motorcycle Cover for Red Hunter

Postby JohnnyBeckett » Tue Nov 26, 2019 10:30 pm

i know not to use cotton i left a cotton rag on my carb on my bike outside under a cover for two weeks wen i went to fix the bike the rag was well damp and the carb was wet i will not do that again :shock:

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Re: Motorcycle Cover for Red Hunter

Postby harry.thompson » Wed Nov 27, 2019 9:23 am

I swear by these for in the garage
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Waterproof-B ... 0846197923
I have several. They are nylon and fit well (ignore the poor ebay photos). They are too light weight for outdoors but the size L is perfect for most bikes: SQ4, T150V, Honda Fireblade and CD250. Look very tidy!

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Re: Motorcycle Cover for Red Hunter

Postby simon.holyfield » Wed Nov 27, 2019 10:09 am

paul.jameson wrote:For just keeping the dust off in the shed/garage, try an otherwise life expired elasticated single bed sheet. Cheap (ie free), does the job and gets you into the Management's good books for talking an interest in the necessary replacement of domestic items.


I use duvet covers. You split two of the seams and you get a huge piece of cotton that you can tuck them in with.
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