2010 Goldwing vs 2011 Road Glide Ultra

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2010 Goldwing vs 2011 Road Glide Ultra

Unread post by ibswooft » Thu Feb 03, 2011 6:59 pm

You guys need to give me pros and cons. Honesty would be appreciated. Thanks. Jim

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Re: 2010 Goldwing vs 2011 Road Glide Ultra

Unread post by Gummiente » Sat Feb 05, 2011 7:28 am

There are no "pros and cons" to these two bikes, or any others for that matter. Pick which one you feel has the best features for your needs - be it price, comfort, performance, maintenance intervals or whatever - and make the choice that's right for YOU.
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Re: 2010 Goldwing vs 2011 Road Glide Ultra

Unread post by sunshine229 » Sat Feb 05, 2011 4:02 pm

Gummiente wrote:make the choice that's right for YOU.
+1

Are you swayed to either model? What are your points of concern for either model at this point?
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Re: 2010 Goldwing vs 2011 Road Glide Ultra

Unread post by ibswooft » Fri Feb 11, 2011 7:42 am

sunshine229 wrote:
Gummiente wrote:make the choice that's right for YOU.
+1

Are you swayed to either model? What are your points of concern for either model at this point?
Longevity of v-twin vs. 6 cylinder. Any wiring issues with Goldwing? Any warranty issues of Harley vs. Honda? ABS brakes? Any small glitches that someone might know about on either bike. Thanks for any help. Jim

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Re: 2010 Goldwing vs 2011 Road Glide Ultra

Unread post by Markg1 » Sun Mar 06, 2011 11:57 pm

Test drive them both. Rent them both then make your mind. It doesn't matter what we think, as long as you like your ride that's all that matters. But personally I would choose a GW over the HD.
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Re: 2010 Goldwing vs 2011 Road Glide Ultra

Unread post by Wrider » Mon Mar 07, 2011 10:40 am

Honestly either model is going to last you well over 100K if you take care of it properly. At this point it'd be more about what features you want and what riding position you want.
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Re: 2010 Goldwing vs 2011 Road Glide Ultra

Unread post by Hornhonker » Tue Apr 30, 2013 12:13 am

ibswooft wrote:
sunshine229 wrote:
Gummiente wrote:make the choice that's right for YOU.
+1

Are you swayed to either model? What are your points of concern for either model at this point?
Longevity of v-twin vs. 6 cylinder. Any wiring issues with Goldwing? Any warranty issues of Harley vs. Honda? ABS brakes? Any small glitches that someone might know about on either bike. Thanks for any help. Jim
Goldwings have clunky transmissions that are often prone to failure. Honda is simply ignoring the problem and even with production
moved to Japan made no substantive changes. The bike represented good value in 2001 but is no longer competitive with the likes of
BMW, Triumph etc. It does remain comfortable if dated.
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