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Motorcycle stuff for Christmas

Post by WingAdmin » Sat Dec 30, 2017 4:19 pm



Now that the holiday season is past, we're left playing with our new "toys" - or not. Perhaps it's time to trade in the new socks and tie you received on some motorcycle gear?

What great motorcycle gifts did you get this year - from others or from yourself? We could be providing a public service to list great new things that others might be interested in...exchanging for. :)

I'll start - I got a great new endoscopic camera that I wrote up about here: Apeman Endoscopic Camera.



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Re: Motorcycle stuff for Christmas

Post by Mag » Sat Dec 30, 2017 4:58 pm

Nothing, not one cycle thing, boy was I surprised. I received a couple items to do some leather work though, so not a bad second....

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Re: Motorcycle stuff for Christmas

Post by WingAdmin » Sun Dec 31, 2017 3:18 pm

I should also mention a few other new items that I just wrote up about as well:

A Vessel JIS Impact Screwdriver to loosen any seized or damaged screws on your bike

A Magnetic finger glove to prevent - and retrieve dropped fasteners. This one is really handy!

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Re: Motorcycle stuff for Christmas

Post by Solina Dave » Sun Dec 31, 2017 4:04 pm

I got some pretty basic, but very necessary, and much appreciated stuff, from my son and daughter. All OEM parts. That's what I like. Four new NGKs, an oil filter, and a fuel filter. Five litres of Castrol 10W40, and a new Accutire digital air pressure gauge. I kind of suggested that one, when I was asked what I might like for Christmas, because a lot of you guys seemed to think it was a good one.
I also treated myself to a new pair of Shinko 230 Tourmasters. Now all I need is some warm weather, and I'll be all set.
I hope you all had a good Christmas, and have a very happy new year!..........................................................................Dave :D
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Re: Motorcycle stuff for Christmas

Post by JWeiss2500 » Mon Jan 01, 2018 6:33 pm

Well, I made it easy for family, Had a wish list on wingstuff so I received a few chrome accent pieces from that list. My daughter got me the wheel cleaning stand from Harbor Freight and Goldwing coffee mugs.

Treated myself to getting the lights that were out on the radio and Nav pannel changed.

Merry Christmas and Happy New year to all.

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Re: Motorcycle stuff for Christmas

Post by detdrbuzzard » Tue Jan 02, 2018 5:45 am

I didn't plan on getting the wing or the mighty ST 1300 anything for Christmas but I am having some things done after Christmas like head bearings for the wing, the J&M cb install and the penski shock install on the mighty ST 1300. I also have an st1100 and i'll be sending the works shock out for a rebuild, then the install of the progressive front springs and fork seals
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Re: Motorcycle stuff for Christmas

Post by dtrider » Tue Jan 09, 2018 6:53 pm

My family and I came to an understanding years ago that they were not allowed to get me anything related to my hobbies (such as motorcycling). Unless they are also intimately involved in said hobby, then more than likely they would not really know if a given item was useful or not, and if it was they would probably just get the cheap knock-off version. I would prefer that they either give me a gift card (so that I can what I want myself), or give me something totally unrelated.

The reality though is that the best gift these days is the gift of time. Give me a promise to spend some time with me, and I'll be happy.

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Re: Motorcycle stuff for Christmas

Post by Rednaxs60 » Wed Jan 10, 2018 9:52 am

Family got together and bought me a 3.0 litre ultrasonic cleaner. Good for small parts and such. Wouldn't buy one myself, but a good suggestion to the family. Used it on some brake calipers. Have some more trialing to do.


Going to look for the next eclectic tool required and give them a suggestion for my birthday.
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Re: Motorcycle stuff for Christmas

Post by AZgl1800 » Wed Jan 10, 2018 12:09 pm

I am jealous.

I once had a good one like that where I used to work.

the assjerk supervisor kept seeing it on the shelf "not being used", and he snuck in on a weekend, and decided to clear the shelves of everything that had a little bit of dust on it...

I had told him for years, to never, ever, let that thing go, because when you need it, there is no way to replace it...

my only "get back" at him, was he did not live long enough to collect more than one hand full of retirement checks.
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Re: Motorcycle stuff for Christmas

Post by thrasherg » Wed Jan 10, 2018 12:30 pm

I got a brand new Yamaha Super Tenere ES!! Will get rid of the 1800 wing, it's a great bike but after 10 years of ownership I wanted a change. Loving the Yamaha so far, very different from a wing!! Of course I now have to buy all the farkles (lights, GPS, mudguard extenders, etc) for the yamaha.. Life is hard!! :D

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Re: Motorcycle stuff for Christmas

Post by Rednaxs60 » Wed Jan 10, 2018 1:51 pm

thrasherg wrote:
Wed Jan 10, 2018 12:30 pm
I got a brand new Yamaha Super Tenere ES!! Will get rid of the 1800 wing, it's a great bike but after 10 years of ownership I wanted a change. Loving the Yamaha so far, very different from a wing!! Of course I now have to buy all the farkles (lights, GPS, mudguard extenders, etc) for the yamaha.. Life is hard!! :D

Gary
Had a look at the Yamaha, nice bike - not a lot of weight.

Have a thought that Honda should bring out a 1200 GW to take on this 1200 market. Maybe even a turbo on it as well.

Good luck, enjoy.
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Re: Motorcycle stuff for Christmas

Post by Mag » Fri Jan 12, 2018 11:02 am

thrasherg wrote:
Wed Jan 10, 2018 12:30 pm
I got a brand new Yamaha Super Tenere ES!! Will get rid of the 1800 wing, it's a great bike but after 10 years of ownership I wanted a change. Loving the Yamaha so far, very different from a wing!! Of course I now have to buy all the farkles (lights, GPS, mudguard extenders, etc) for the yamaha.. Life is hard!! :D
That is definitely a different bike than the wing, probably feels really small and light compared to the "comfy couch". And of course, you have to get the fancy sparkles on it, that is what you are used to. I guess "Once a Winger, Always a Winger" comes true here?

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Re: Motorcycle stuff for Christmas

Post by brettchallenger » Sun Jan 14, 2018 3:46 am

My wife and children clubbed together and bought me a brand new Harley-Davidson with all the trimmings. Then I woke up and put on my new socks.
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Re: Motorcycle stuff for Christmas

Post by FearSys » Sun Jan 14, 2018 2:03 pm

I got a Scorpion modular helmet, Joe Rocket jacket, gloves, and a box with all of my tune-up project supplies for the winter (Timing belts, oil, filter, spark plugs)

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Re: Motorcycle stuff for Christmas

Post by AZgl1800 » Sun Jan 14, 2018 4:36 pm

a Post Christmas present for me:



a Madstand Windscreen




that I can lower to get my bike into my Toy Hauler now without it hitting the top bunk overhead in the garage.





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