Max Weight


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Max Weight

Postby raesewell » Mon Oct 03, 2011 4:10 pm



Hello does anyone know the maximum weight a GL1500 will carry according to the manual?



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Re: Max Weight

Postby WingAdmin » Mon Oct 03, 2011 4:33 pm

I think it's going to depend a bit on the year (I think), but the 1989 manual says maximum weight capacity is 408 lb.

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Re: Max Weight

Postby Captain422 » Tue Oct 04, 2011 9:43 pm

The GL1500 Manual for years '88 thru '00 reads: The combined weight of the rider, passenger, cargo, and additional accessories must not exceed the maximum weight capacity: 185kg (408 lbs.). Cargo weight alone should not exceed 60 lbs.
Do not exceed maximum capacity load of Honda accessories.
Travel trunk 9kg ( 20 lbs.)
Saddlebags 9 kg ( 20 lbs.) each side
Fairing pockets 2kg ( 5 lbs.) each side

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Re: Max Weight

Postby dingdong » Wed Oct 05, 2011 8:32 am

That leaves 348 lbs for rider and passenger. :shock: Yeah right! ;)


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