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Dan SR
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Location: Omaha, Nebraska
Motorcycle: 1986 Goldwing GL12SEI Aspencade

I'm new here.

Postby Dan SR » Sun Aug 17, 2014 4:55 am

Hello, I'm Dan. New here and not sure how this whole forum thing works or where to post this but working on figuring it out.
I recently purchased a 1986 Goldwing Aspencade SEI with 33,000 miles on it. This is my first Goldwing but am liking it so far. Been riding motorcycles since 1970, (44 years now).
My Goldwing is the 22nd motorcycle I've owned over the years. My last bike was a 2011 Harley Davidson Tri Glide. We had some reduction in income that we had no control over so had to sell the HD to lose the payment. Payed cash for the Goldwing. I'm one of those people that it really doesn't matter to me what make bike one rides. The wind is the same for everyone.
Hoping to meet some nice people here and learn some about my bike.

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Location: North Bay, Ontario, Canada
Motorcycle: 2009 GL1800 AD

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Postby themainviking » Sun Aug 17, 2014 6:19 am

Welcome Dan. Sorry to hear about your downturn, but congrats on picking up the Wing. You have come to the right place both for meeting good people and for learning about your bike.
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Location: Oklahoma City
Motorcycle: 1976 gl1000
1993 gl1500
2004 NRX1800 Rune

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Postby dingdong » Sun Aug 17, 2014 7:53 am

Welcome to the site from Oklahoma. You will get the hang of navigating the site in short order. Hope you hang around.

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Location: Silverlake, WA
Motorcycle: 1982 Yamaha Venture (Crashed/Sold)
1982 1100 Silver Goldwing (sold)
1989 1500 Beige Goldwing (sold)
1988 1500 Beige Goldwing (current ride)

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Postby Mag » Sun Aug 17, 2014 9:58 am

Morning Dan SR, and welcome.....yes, everyone was new here....once, lol. Hope you enjoy this little hang-out, and of course sorry for your change of ride cuz those tri-glides are nice, and I totally agree, the wind is the same. Yesterday's wind was fantastic, hoping I will have time to compare with today's wind, and maybe tomorrow too, lol.

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Location: Hermansville, Mich
Motorcycle: 1990 Gold wing Trike

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Postby bustedwing » Sun Aug 17, 2014 12:39 pm

Hello Dan and welcome to the website from the U.P. of Michigan. Sorry about your loss of the HD but I believe the GW is an upgrade, but that is only MY opinion. If you have any questions about your new to you ride don't be afraid to ask. Ride safe.
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Location: Nevada City, CA. Jupiter, FL.
Motorcycle: 1999 GL1500AC ASP
1999 Virago XV1100LC
1994 Time Out Camping Trailer

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Postby bstig60 » Sun Aug 17, 2014 1:21 pm

Welcome aboard. Ride safe!

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Randy S
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Joined: Sun Feb 12, 2012 4:24 pm
Location: Wakefield Nebraska
Motorcycle: 1984 GL1200A Aspencade 1989 GL1500

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Postby Randy S » Sun Aug 17, 2014 1:43 pm

Greetings from a misplaced Iowan. Nice to see another local on the forum. The wife and I got back into riding 3 years ago after being away for 23 years and a Wing was the most affordable option. Considering we were only going to go for short rides now and then it has been a blast. We've vacationed over a lot of the midwest and traded up to a newer wing. We are looking at newer and bigger again. Like you I like just paying cash. We usually just take off on our own, but sometimes ride with a small group. If your going to be out on a ride some weekend message me and we'll meet up to talk Wings and log a few miles.

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Motorcycle: 1981 gl 1100 I , 79 Yamaha XS11
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Postby littlebeaver » Sun Aug 17, 2014 3:52 pm

Hey Dan,, Well, you are already doing better than me because when I joined I had no idea where to introduce myself so I didn't, :shock: :shock: ,, I just started making comments, I was just pretenting I knew what I was talking about :lol: ...I try real hard to keep these fools entertained... Hey you have that 1200 so it might be fun to investigate the poorboy alternator conversion, you can find it in the How Too's.... I am still learning stuff too so if you have any questions just ask....Enjoy this site,,it's a great site...There are a few real yoda's around here... :lol: :lol: No... some really good guys, lots of knowledge.... :geek: Oh Oh Welcome to the site man...cool.. :lol:

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