Wind Buffeting

Information and questions on GL1800 Goldwings (2001-Present)
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Mike 545
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Joined: Fri Jan 20, 2012 1:49 pm
Location: Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania
Motorcycle: Blue 2012 GL1800
1995 GL1500 Goldwing SE

Wind Buffeting

Postby Mike 545 » Sun Apr 01, 2012 7:46 am

Test rode a new 2012, when the wind was gusting at about 21 mph. There was a vortex inside the cockpit; that never happens in my 1500 wing. Is this normal? Should I order a large windscreen, it I cop the bike (a dealer is bringing in a new blue one for me)? Was it a fluke

Being able to cruise in heavy winds is one of the main reasons I am upgrading. Strong winds really mull my 1500 around. There were times, when gusts shoved me towards the next lane or put me into a lean.

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