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Any way to warm up a bike faster when you bring it inside?

Old 03-16-20, 08:42 PM
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You can bring it inside your house to warm it up.
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Old 04-20-20, 04:49 PM
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Yep, bringing it/keep it inside is probably enough of an answer. It's aluminum. It probably takes less than an hour to warm up enough to room temp. The other other thing I thought of was pointing a space heater at it.

It does make a different. It's a lot easier to ride when the weather warms up. I'm guessing the oil, tires, and everything just work better at warmer temps.
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Originally Posted by bikerbobbbb View Post
Yep, bringing it/keep it inside is probably enough of an answer. It's aluminum. It probably takes less than an hour to warm up enough to room temp. The other other thing I thought of was pointing a space heater at it.

It does make a different. It's a lot easier to ride when the weather warms up. I'm guessing the oil, tires, and everything just work better at warmer temps.
Itís likely your muscles that work better when it is warm. I doubt that the cold has that much of an effect on the bike.
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Old 04-24-20, 05:06 AM
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It's the bike for sure. I'm inside each time. Weather can be the same. If the bike is outside, it's more sluggish. If it's inside, it's normal.

These are about ten minute bike rides, so the bike would be cooling down after it comes out from inside, but it's not matching outside temps in ten minutes.

It also hasn't mattered if I'm fully bundled up. I can be sweating inside too much clothing and this still happens.
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Old 05-08-20, 05:06 PM
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OK...injured my neck* several years ago 'cause, you know, I do my own stunts on mountain bike, tho' that's never the plan.


Anyway, I use those microwavable 'beanbag' things most mornings to apply heat to the neck. Nuke 'em 3 minutes and they're toasty. Get 'em on Amazon.


Try those things on the saddle and bars.
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