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by yamaha96
Sun Mar 01, 2015 9:45 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Recognize this seat insert???
Replies: 6
Views: 250

Re: Recognize this seat insert???

I have a air hawk seat insert, it was leaking, so I put air in it put it in waterbath and put patch on it better than buying a new blatter
by yamaha96
Fri Jan 23, 2015 7:34 am
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: What is your mileage on your goldwing?
Replies: 182
Views: 6843

Re: Fuel Mileage

My 1989 Wing gets about 42, most of the time if i don't run over 65 mph, after that it drops back in the 30's, i just installed a Hobo Conversion wheel fit on it , like a trike now, so i have not checked the mileage yet, can not wait until spring, am retiring after working 46 years for same company,...
by yamaha96
Tue Jan 13, 2015 4:43 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: Old Man Winter
Replies: 28
Views: 380

Re: Old Man Winter

It is 35 degrees at 4:30pm, mike from va.
by yamaha96
Tue Jan 13, 2015 12:52 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: MP3/phone adapter
Replies: 9
Views: 312

Re: MP3/phone adapter

Yes i did dill 2 small holes to hold the bracket on the fairing , about one eighth of an inch, i have a hook up for a battery tender on my bike, so i ran the wire from under the seat and gas tank and wired it in to the cigarette female adapter , back where my other wire comes out for the tender , i ...
by yamaha96
Tue Jan 13, 2015 9:26 am
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: MP3/phone adapter
Replies: 9
Views: 312

Re: MP3/phone adapter

I wired in a double female cigerate lighter unit that i got from Walmart on my Yamaha bike's fairing kind of under, out of the weather, it has rubber covers on it to use when not needed, i can use this with my USB port adapter , on either side . as the Food lion would say, just my 2 cents worth, thi...
by yamaha96
Tue Jan 13, 2015 6:46 am
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: What is your mileage on your goldwing?
Replies: 182
Views: 6843

Re: What is your mileage on your goldwing?

I have 104,000 miles on my 89, your Va. friend,Mike
by yamaha96
Mon Jan 05, 2015 1:52 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: Do you wear your " Helmet "
Replies: 262
Views: 13289

Re: Do you wear your " Helmet "

I always wear a helmet, most of the time a full face. I really like my Shoei brand, very comfortable and offers great protection.
by yamaha96
Fri Sep 05, 2014 5:42 am
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: seats
Replies: 7
Views: 202

Re: seats

I also have a saddleman seat and i have a back rest, the seat came on my wing, i have never rode on a stock seat, but i also use an air hawk cushion, i can ride comfortable all day, don't sweat, and the air hawk does not get hot when setting in the sunshine, i would buy another one of these, love it...
by yamaha96
Thu Sep 04, 2014 7:31 am
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: In which saddlebag do you store your tools?
Replies: 18
Views: 347

Re: In which saddlebag do you store your tools?

on my 89 wing, the recess in the bottom of the left bag makes the kit fit almost perfect, couple of rubber straps go over the kit to keep it from sliding around, i carry my clothes in one of the Honda bags, on this side that came with my bike, these are really nice large saddle bags, it sounds like ...
by yamaha96
Thu Sep 04, 2014 5:58 am
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: In which saddlebag do you store your tools?
Replies: 18
Views: 347

Re: In which saddlebag do you store your tools?

Extra tools on right side& rain gear, Mike, my standard tool kit is on the left though, fastened in the bottom of bag.
by yamaha96
Thu Aug 21, 2014 6:33 am
Forum: Trip Info, Reports & Gatherings
Topic: Sevierville, TN
Replies: 15
Views: 636

Re: Sevierville, TN

I second the Tenn., NC. ride, me and 2 of my friends rode the BRP to Mt. Airy NC. then to Maggie Valley, went to Wheels Through Time museum, if have not been , you need to go , $ 12 admission and worth every penny , 360 old motorcycles and some old cars, also. Dale Walkster and son and family have d...
by yamaha96
Thu Jul 31, 2014 10:03 am
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: Newby
Replies: 5
Views: 155

Re: Newby

Welcome from Va. your friend, Mike.
by yamaha96
Mon Jun 02, 2014 12:56 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Shifter Shaft Seal and Shift Pivot Update
Replies: 6
Views: 1038

Re: Shifter Shaft Seal and Shift Pivot Update

i have a heal-toe -shifter, and i put a pivot unit on my 1989 goldwing, the only thing i had to do was make sure i didn't tighten the bolt that goes through your motor guard to tight, i also had to put a one-half inch longer bolt in it , because my running board went through this same mount, but it ...
by yamaha96
Thu May 29, 2014 6:01 am
Forum: Trip Info, Reports & Gatherings
Topic: 2015 Ride to Alaska
Replies: 31
Views: 2793

Re: 2015 Ride to Alaska

This sounds like a trip of a life time, but i will not be able to go, sure do appreciate the offer, but i am still working , planning on retiring maybe July 1, 2015, but wife and me have made some tentative plans for next year, hope will keep us informed on your trip on this web sight, i really enjo...
by yamaha96
Thu May 01, 2014 9:40 am
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: Errors!
Replies: 1
Views: 95

Re: Errors!

thanks, for all your hard work, your Va. friend,Mike.
by yamaha96
Thu May 01, 2014 8:26 am
Forum: Trip Info, Reports & Gatherings
Topic: Ride with us down the Mother Road t "Route 66"
Replies: 11
Views: 663

Re: Ride with us down the Mother Road t "Route 66"

i really enjoyed your video on okl. planning on going there next year after i retire, went to Niagara Falls last year, it will take something to top that trip, my friend Larry and myself normally take a trip 2 nd. wk. of Aug. every year, your Va. friend, Mike.
by yamaha96
Tue Apr 22, 2014 12:34 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: Distinguished Attire
Replies: 84
Views: 5418

Re: Distinguished Attire

I normally wear my Field Sheer jacket, and either jeans and chaps, or i have armored Field Sheer riding pants also, Harley boots , depending on the weather full leather gloves or no finger gloves , i like to wear full face helmets , either Shoei or HJC , Your Va. friend ,Mike.
by yamaha96
Thu Apr 03, 2014 8:50 am
Forum: Trip Info, Reports & Gatherings
Topic: 2015 Ride to Alaska
Replies: 31
Views: 2793

Re: 2015 Ride to Alaska

what time of the year are you planning on going? Mike, from Va., and how long will you be gone, a few details would be nice?
by yamaha96
Tue Mar 18, 2014 11:46 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Question for the big boys. . .
Replies: 23
Views: 669

Re: Question for the big boys. . .

i also have a saddleman seat, i wear LD Comfort shorts, but most important, i have been riding on an Air Hawk seat cushion for years, it is cloth on the out side ,that does not get hot in the summer, and an air bladder you blow up so you are floating on air about 5 lbs. ,give our take, and i normall...
by yamaha96
Tue Mar 18, 2014 11:22 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: "New" Wing!!!
Replies: 33
Views: 985

Re: "New" Wing!!!

thanks again let me know how the Voyager rides on your Wing, i got to get my taxes paid first , and then i will make my trip to Staunton, to talk face to face with Henry, he said if i order a kit from him, his son-in-law will help me install it , he has done a lot of bikes , knows the ins & outs of ...
by yamaha96
Tue Mar 18, 2014 9:01 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: "New" Wing!!!
Replies: 33
Views: 985

Re: "New" Wing!!!

thanks for the reply, i would like to know what you think about the ride and handling of your VR when you rode it with the Voyager kit, i have only rode a harley 1200 for a little ways , a couple of years ago, i thought it handled pretty good, it is a man in the Staunton, Va. area, his name is Henry...
by yamaha96
Mon Mar 17, 2014 12:56 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: "New" Wing!!!
Replies: 33
Views: 985

Re: "New" Wing!!!

i noticed on the sight you are putting a Voyager Kit on your 1999 wing , i have a 1989 wing i have been thinking about doing this also, were did you get your kit, and what range kit did you buy, just curious, i thought about the standard one, maybe up size on the wheels, and extra brake lights, Mike...
by yamaha96
Mon Mar 17, 2014 6:49 am
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: Warm weather
Replies: 829
Views: 14995

Re: Warm weather

my friend Larry, and myself rode the Dragon and Moonshine 28, and also the Parkway, and the Devil's Triangle , of all the roads the Triangle was the most fun, we did this in 2012 trip, we had to ride the Dragon in the rain a little shakey , but the main thing just take your time and enjoy the beauti...
by yamaha96
Thu Mar 06, 2014 6:47 am
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: summer time head wear
Replies: 14
Views: 349

Re: summer time head wear

i too use LD Comfort, have the cap and underware, great product, worth the money, Mike.
by yamaha96
Wed Mar 05, 2014 9:29 am
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: how many miles?
Replies: 23
Views: 2025

Re: how many miles?

I have a 104,000 miles on my wing,when i bought it, it had 96,000 on it , a fine ride, on long trips, and especially bad weather days, Mike, from Va.