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post #1 of 5 Old 04-26-2008, 12:16 PM Thread Starter
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Week-long Parking in Chicago?

Hey Chicago Stromtroopers - any ideas on where I could park mine for a week while I attend a conference downtown at the Blackstone Hotel? The hotel wants $46/day for parking, and I'd rather not pay that if I can avoid it. I'm willing to park out-of-town and train it in.

Thanks in advance for any ideas -

Mike

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post #2 of 5 Old 04-26-2008, 12:59 PM
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Are you parking a car or a bike?

Pat- 2007 DL650A was ridden to all 48 contiguous states. I didn't quite make it to 17,000 miles on the 2012 DL650A.
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I want to park the bike - with full gear (e.g., sidecases, topcase, etc.)

Mike

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'04 Yamaha V-Star 650 Classic Silverado (gone)
'04 Yamaha TTR225
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post #4 of 5 Old 04-26-2008, 07:25 PM
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I have room in my garage for another bike. What dates are we talking about? I have the East and West rallies coming up and some prep work to do so we may have to work out logistics. It would probably be good to continue this via PM since it is no longer a general topic. If it doesn't work for some reason, we can come back here.

Pat- 2007 DL650A was ridden to all 48 contiguous states. I didn't quite make it to 17,000 miles on the 2012 DL650A.
Nicknames I use to lessen typing, Vee = 2002-2012 DL1000s. Vee2=2014-2016 DL1000s. Wee = 2004-2011 DL650s. Glee = 2012-2016 DL650s
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Mike,
If you and Greywolf can't work it out, you can get in touch with me if you like. Plenty of secure garage space with an Amtrrack stop about two blocks from the house. I won't be available May 2nd through the 7th though.

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