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Big mistake yesterday..

#1 Unread post by ubarw » Fri May 13, 2005 10:30 am

I sat on an '05 Wing.

I couldnt get to sleep last night.... images of canyon blasting on that bad boy....


ARGGGHHH! :frusty:
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#2 Unread post by keysman » Fri May 13, 2005 5:56 pm

That's a BIG bad boy. Nice bike.
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#3 Unread post by Sev » Fri May 13, 2005 7:30 pm

My Uncle just got one... Wow, all I can say is WOW.

Amazing bike, but I'd be scared to even take it off the kickstand, it weighs a 1/2 ton.
Of course I'm generalizing from a single example here, but everyone does that. At least I do.

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#4 Unread post by Beer Runner » Fri May 13, 2005 11:40 pm

My brother-inlaw picked one up 3 weeks ago. Nice bike for $35,000.00 cnd. It's like a car on 2 wheels.

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#5 Unread post by MASHBY » Fri May 13, 2005 11:59 pm

I would like to give one a go.And have one in my garage for Touring duties. :wink: .Would have to have something a bit more sporty aswell though. I think this latest model looks the best they have ever looked.

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#6 Unread post by Toyuzu » Sat May 14, 2005 2:09 am

I had that bike's great-grand-daddy years ago, a 1976 GL 1000. Maybe I'll eventually come full-circle and retire on one of those, just me and my wife - exploring whatever road looks most inviting. 8)
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#7 Unread post by High_Side » Sat May 14, 2005 7:01 am

My dads had the 1200 and now has the 1500, but I've followed the 1800 on a twisty stretch of road through the mountains and they are far more limber than they look. Maybe when I get old.... :laughing:

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#8 Unread post by ubarw » Sat May 14, 2005 10:50 am

I know there have been rumors that havent panned out, but it seems that the only thing the 'Wing doesnt have is an automatic tranny. I wonder if the cycling community would reject an auto, ya know, its not traditional, etc.

I think I dont have a preference either way...

Hey-Good news! Its not raining today (Its Oregon, after all) I may have to fill the tank and go to the grocery store...
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#9 Unread post by Telesque » Sat May 14, 2005 10:55 am

Man, shifting is probably the only thing that keeps you awake in those nice big comfy seats. :P
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#10 Unread post by Snake » Sat May 14, 2005 12:14 pm

Beer Runner wrote:It's like a car on 2 wheels.
Some people, such as myself, consider that a bad thing. I despise Gold wings.
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#11 Unread post by High_Side » Sat May 14, 2005 2:09 pm

Snake wrote:
Beer Runner wrote:It's like a car on 2 wheels.
Some people, such as myself, consider that a bad thing. I despise Gold wings.
Have you ever ridden one? :roll:

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#12 Unread post by Snake » Sat May 14, 2005 2:49 pm

Yes, Id've prefered a HD Super Glide
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#13 Unread post by CentralOzzy » Sat May 14, 2005 9:02 pm

Toyuzu wrote:I had that bike's great-grand-daddy years ago, a 1976 GL 1000. Maybe I'll eventually come full-circle and retire on one of those, just me and my wife - exploring whatever road looks most inviting. 8)
SHAZAM - Me Too! Gee I had some great times on my Goldwing, brings back some fond memories *SIGH*

I think the new Wings are perhaps a bit too smooth & silent for me.
No surprise that I'd go for a late model Ultra Classic with a 1550 kit installed, but if I won one or something I'd probably keep it for a few laps around Australia & NZ before I sold it.... :wink:
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#14 Unread post by High_Side » Sun May 15, 2005 11:21 am

Snake wrote:Yes, Id've prefered a HD Super Glide
No acounting for a lack of taste..... :wink:

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#15 Unread post by CentralOzzy » Sun May 15, 2005 6:08 pm

High_Side wrote:
Snake wrote:Yes, Id've prefered a HD Super Glide
No acounting for a lack of taste..... :wink:
At least it's a V-Twin Pal! :|
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#16 Unread post by High_Side » Sun May 15, 2005 6:18 pm

CentralOzzy wrote:
High_Side wrote:
Snake wrote:Yes, Id've prefered a HD Super Glide
No acounting for a lack of taste..... :wink:
At least it's a V-Twin Pal! :|
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#17 Unread post by CentralOzzy » Sun May 15, 2005 6:24 pm

High_Side wrote:
CentralOzzy wrote:
High_Side wrote:
Snake wrote:Yes, Id've prefered a HD Super Glide
No acounting for a lack of taste..... :wink:
At least it's a V-Twin Pal! :|
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#18 Unread post by oldnslo » Sun May 15, 2005 6:42 pm

A v-twin with half the power.
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