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Harp
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New Goldwing

Postby Harp » Wed Aug 13, 2014 6:03 pm



Finally treated myself to a brand new wing after 6 years of constantly turning wrenches and repairs. This baby handles so much better than the '85. The Mrs loves her heated seat and is now willing to go on a long trip! Rushmore & Crazy Horse Monuments here we come!!! :)
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themainviking
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Re: New Goldwing

Postby themainviking » Wed Aug 13, 2014 6:30 pm

Congratulations... I hope you love it.
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Re: New Goldwing

Postby Mag » Wed Aug 13, 2014 10:11 pm

NICE! I saw a blue one and it was a strong bright metallic blue (must have been a custom paint)......nice looking bikes ;)

And welcome to the group, pics when you take your trips, ya!

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Re: New Goldwing

Postby billbob » Thu Aug 14, 2014 5:48 am

Congrats,hope you enjoy your new wing. :D

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Re: New Goldwing

Postby dingdong » Thu Aug 14, 2014 7:38 am

Grats! Have to laugh though. :lol: "Wife loves her heated seat". It's August ya know.
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Re: New Goldwing

Postby bstig60 » Thu Aug 14, 2014 10:09 am

Congrats! I just got a "new to me" Goldwing 1500. Pics to come soon. Rushmore is great, but Crazy Horse is a bad joke. I was there two weeks ago. $11 bucks to get in?? According to friends, nothing has changed in the past two years.
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Re: New Goldwing

Postby GRAPEAPE94 » Thu Aug 14, 2014 11:53 am

Congratulations. Was just up in your area two weeks ago. Son and grandkids in Akron and sister-in-law in Lakewood. I grew up in Bay Village. At least it was cooler up there than down here in S.W. Florida.

I have an '06 with just over 135,000 on it and ride straight thru. 19 hours with no problems. I have made this round trip 7 times this way. I wonder if that's an Iron Butt record?

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Re: New Goldwing

Postby rooferx » Thu Aug 14, 2014 4:12 pm

CONGRATS..Ilike it too..

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Re: New Goldwing

Postby Harp » Fri Aug 15, 2014 3:19 pm

Thanks all! It's a great ride. Heated seat in Aug this year has almost been a necessity, Brrrrr.
GRAPEAPE94 - I'm next door to ya. Grew up in Avon Lake. Spent many a summer at Huntington Beach -best sunset on Lake Erie.
Planning my late August road trip now. :D

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Re: New Goldwing

Postby redial » Fri Aug 15, 2014 10:12 pm

With a ride like that, you should be able to cruise as far and wide as you wish. Nice colour. Lots of photos from your trips, please.
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Re: New Goldwing

Postby bustedwing » Sat Aug 16, 2014 10:22 am

Beautiful bike. That should give you many miles with many smiles. Ride safe.
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Re: New Goldwing

Postby HawkeyeGL1200 » Sun Aug 17, 2014 8:45 am

A friend of mine has an 1800 that looks a lot like your new ride. I rode with him for a few miles a week or so ago, with him in the lead. We approached a long straight section of highway, and I could tell he goosed his a little... He moved away from me (and my old 1200) so fast, that I knew there was no way I could keep up if he hadn't let off. I was a little jealous LOL...

You did buy the fastest color (RED) and your motorcycle is absolutely beautiful. I hope you enjoy many, many years of riding and memory making on your new Wing!


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