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    Quote Originally Posted by larrymgibson View Post
    Thanks for the feedback, everyone. Most reflect my feelings. The last time I rode out west (in 1992 to South Dakota from Indiana) We camped right beside the bike except for one night in a motel where I left the curtain open and parked the Indian right outside the door.
    Why didn't you bring it into the room?
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    I thought about bringing it into the room, but didn’t. I know some do.

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    Quote Originally Posted by len dowe View Post
    "Motel" is the key. Get a ground floor and wheel into your room.
    When you do, remember to protect the carpet if the bike tends to drip. Also, I leave the power vent in the bathroom going continuously and the bathroom door ajar to remove all gasoline fumes.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Coolbreeze View Post
    When you do, remember to protect the carpet if the bike tends to drip. Also, I leave the power vent in the bathroom going continuously and the bathroom door ajar to remove all gasoline fumes.
    That would definitely avoid the thieves. Thanks.

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