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2012 Wing trike

Postby agoldtrike » Sun Oct 02, 2011 10:30 am

Wondering if anyone has tried a ride on a new converted wing trike or Goldwing bike? I have a 2006 and heard the seat is new and more comfortable on the 2012. I have had trouble with seat comfort on my trike. Looking for a better ride.

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Re: 2012 Wing trike

Postby barnaclebill » Thu Oct 06, 2011 12:29 am

Do you ride a GL Trike? I've just bought a GL 1500 Trike here in Thailand, not sure that there are any more around the country, so am desperately looking for someone to advise on handling it. Have ridden bikes for fifty years-odd, so not new to them. Also had a combo for some years, so used to 3-wheels! Any advice?

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Re: 2012 Wing trike

Postby tfdeputydawg » Fri Oct 07, 2011 6:37 am

There is a different "cover" on the seat. The seat is "different" in that it will not fit on previous Wing models. My opinion is many say "it's more comfortable" simply because they are sitting on a new seat that has not been "worn in" by many mmiles of sitting on it.
I also have an 06 Trike (06 Wing w/a 2010 Hannigan). Cured my seat concerns w/a $20 jell material cushion from WalMart.
Unless you jusr want a new Trike, you might give that cushion a try.

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Re: 2012 Wing trike

Postby themainviking » Fri Oct 07, 2011 7:22 am

Or you could try here:




I have an Ultimate, and it is great. The company is not so easy to deal with, but the seats are good.

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Re: 2012 Wing trike

Postby ogilly0753 » Wed Nov 02, 2011 12:27 pm

I bought a new 2012 Gold Wing and do feel the seat is more comfortable than my 2007 was. For my 2007 I ended up with the Wingsoft seat and that was more comfortable for my 2007. Right now I only have 900+ miles on my bike and I think the jury is still out if the seat will remain comfortable. I will post more info when I have more miles on the bike which will be converted to a trike before the end of this month.

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