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Postby GRAPEAPE94 » Sat Jan 23, 2016 7:56 pm

Was at my local shop earlier this week to have some work done and the service manager mentioned that Honda is planning on a GOLDWING trike. He said that his boss has seen a Honda video about it and the rear wheels lean to help in turns.
Has anyone else heard anything about this??

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Postby jim mccarty » Sat Jan 23, 2016 9:53 pm

I'm surprised Honda has gone this long letting all that trike money slip through their fingers.

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Postby tfdeputydawg » Sun Jan 24, 2016 2:09 am

Wishful thinking! After their losses w/the 3 wheeled ATV years ago, Honda has stated repeatedly, there will be no more!!!!!!

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Postby Jim1 » Sun Jan 24, 2016 10:58 am

As Goldwing riders reach the waning portion of their riding career the trike is a great way to extend the face in the wind time. Harley started out having their trikes produced for them and evolved to factory production. Motorcycle production is a small part of the Honda line so the liabilities of trike production could out weigh profit margin. On the other hand dealers do make good profit doing conversations. I had an independent shop do mine for $17.000.
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Postby WingAdmin » Mon Jan 25, 2016 10:14 am

If Honda is in fact planning a Goldwing trike, I would be *very* surprised if they did it in any other way than a reverse trike, with the two wheels up front.

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