New 2014 Valkyrie ......


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New 2014 Valkyrie ......

Post by wingpilot08 » Wed Nov 20, 2013 8:12 am



http://touch.cycleworld.com/cycleworld/ ... b8533ac3ca

Looks like a scaled down F6B.....not the Valk I know....too bad!


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Re: New 2014 Valkyrie ......

Post by WingAdmin » Wed Nov 20, 2013 1:18 pm



It's basically an F6B in a different frame. 150 lbs lighter than a Goldwing, 92 lbs lighter than an F6B, so it should be pretty quick.

What surprised me is that it has all-LED lighting, including the headlight. Being the so-called "Flagship" bike, I wonder why the Goldwing doesn't feature that?





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Re: New 2014 Valkyrie ......

Post by cbx4evr » Wed Nov 20, 2013 4:58 pm

I wonder if the F6B will be rebadged the Valkyrie Tourer.

Definitely a market for this style of GoldWing. Looks like it's got some jam too.

http://www.cycleworld.com/videos/latest ... -mB-NqmqUD
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Re: New 2014 Valkyrie ......

Post by rooferx » Wed Nov 20, 2013 5:25 pm

YUCK,,I don't like it,,I love the F6 though..

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Post by cbx4evr » Wed Nov 20, 2013 7:12 pm

rooferx wrote:YUCK,,I don't like it,,I love the F6 though..

But if you were in the market for something like a Harley Soft Tail or Fat Boy you might. That's where Honda is aiming this at.
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Re: New 2014 Valkyrie ......

Post by bustedwing » Wed Nov 20, 2013 9:46 pm

I'm already dreaming what trike kit would work on it and how it would look. I bet it would have great horsepower and be extremely sporty. I would like to see one.
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Re: New 2014 Valkyrie ......

Post by bjatwood » Thu Nov 21, 2013 9:33 am

A Valkyrie with a trike kit on it would be like a Victoria Secret model with "hairy legs"...LOL

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Re: New 2014 Valkyrie ......

Post by cbx4evr » Thu Nov 21, 2013 9:48 am

bjatwood wrote:A Valkyrie with a trike kit on it would be like a Victoria Secret model with "hairy legs"...LOL

You just ruined VS for me. I can't get this mental picture out of my head.
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Re: New 2014 Valkyrie ......

Post by cbx4evr » Thu Nov 21, 2013 9:49 am

A friend commented that it looked like the offspring of a Honda Rune mated to a Goldwing.
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Re: New 2014 Valkyrie ......

Post by eklimek » Thu Nov 21, 2013 9:43 pm

Love my wing, for what it does, but this falls in the "poseur" category of a beer wagon draft horse in the derby.

Decorative, yes, but look at the numbers. Similar in weight to bmw 6 cylinder (1600) but near 100 hp short. Comparable in power to weight ratio of a 400 cc kawasaki ninja.

Probably smooth and reliable, like the Wing. It's a Wing with Jenny Craig. How many ways can marketing spin this?

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Re: New 2014 Valkyrie ......

Post by Mag » Sat Nov 23, 2013 11:40 am

cbx4evr wrote:
bjatwood wrote:A Valkyrie with a trike kit on it would be like a Victoria Secret model with "hairy legs"...LOL

You just ruined VS for me. I can't get this mental picture out of my head.

Definitely closing eyes shut, covering ears, shaking head screaming "NO NO NO NO NO!!!"



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