Questions regarding "older" men and Goldwings


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MiWinger51
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Re: Questions regarding "older" men and Goldwings

Post by MiWinger51 » Fri Apr 14, 2017 4:32 pm



rcgreg wrote:I'm 70 - and my wing is a 85 Ltd. Looks like this year I'll finally have to put the 'training wheels' mod on it, of course - I will add a gear to one of the wheels and a motor and chain drive so that i have reverse.
Tell me, what training wheel kit are you considering? I have an 87 Aspencade that I am considering doing that modification on. If it doesn't sell, I need to make it drivable for my wife.


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Re: Questions regarding "older" men and Goldwings

Post by rcgreg » Fri Apr 14, 2017 4:39 pm

The DIY article on this board, couple of 12V 4" stroke actuators, some angle iron and iron pipe 2 6 inch wheels and there you have it. You can get the actuators with mounting hardware and a REMOTE to pu on your key chain for about 120 bucks US - check out ebay.

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Re: Questions regarding "older" men and Goldwings

Post by Spaceman7015 » Fri Apr 14, 2017 8:43 pm

That 83 came with a journey kit installed. I do plan to remove it. Probably should keep it for later....??????

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Re: Questions regarding "older" men and Goldwings

Post by 2014redwing » Fri Jan 12, 2018 3:44 pm

practice practice practice . loosing your footing while parking!!! i have seen this happen a few times while the rider is pushing the bike backwards , but never a goldwing , once a couple young bucks laughed at the older gentlemen ! After we went over and helped him pick it up i told them all if thats the worst thing that happens i will kick mine over on its side everytime i get on it . KEEP THE SHINY SIDE UP!!!!



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