Job one: Get back to the basics. Not all the way back to Square One, but don't expect to pick up where you left off when those wheels went into cold storage. Make sure all the mechanical systems are Go before going to work on the mental ones. Give it a bath. Meticulous washing and drying will reveal problems you won't see any other way. Most owners' manuals include a pre-ride checklist, or think T-CLOCS: tires/wheels, controls, lights, oil, chassis, stands. Download a nifty checklist at www.msf-usa.org. If you've forgotten that MSF stands for Motorcycle Safety Foundation, Google up an Experienced RiderCourse close to home and sign up. Then give your gear an honest once over and ease back onto the road.