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by AZWinger
Wed Jul 25, 2012 11:29 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: What does every one do for a living?
Replies: 372
Views: 22427

Re: What does every one do for a living?

Me? Nothing now. Retired after 38 years with the Post Office. Started as a midnight distribution clerk (sorting mail) and finished as the Postmaster in Tombstone, Arizona with many jobs in between (letter carrier, carrier supervisor, finance supervisor and administrative management. NO - I don't wan...
by AZWinger
Mon Jul 16, 2012 2:05 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: Ouch - hurt myself
Replies: 18
Views: 431

Re: Ouch - hurt myself

My thanks too for posting about your mishap. Not too many will admit to bad habits, but you probably saved someone from doing the same thing. That's why we're all here, right? To help others, and YOU did just that. Hope you heal fast and get on the road quickly. P.S. I'd post some of MY bad habits h...
by AZWinger
Mon Jul 16, 2012 1:59 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: weight is hard to get used to
Replies: 22
Views: 5495

Re: weight is hard to get used to

Hockeystuff, Give it more time and I'm sure you'll get more comfortable on it. I traded up to a GL1800 in April and the first few weeks, I felt exactly as you do. I'm 68 years old and felt like I'd bit off more than I can chew. The GL weighs in at about 900 pounds and slow speed manuevers are still ...
by AZWinger
Wed Jul 04, 2012 11:17 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: 2012 Goldwing in the wind
Replies: 6
Views: 306

Re: 2012 Goldwing in the wind

The best advice I've heard (and try to follow) is to keep a more relaxed grip on the handlebars. No deathgrip. I know it's scary. Here in Arizona we get what are called micro-bursts. These sudden bursts of wind can top 70 mph. In the 12 years I've been riding, I've run into three of them; mostly hea...
by AZWinger
Tue Jul 03, 2012 11:44 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: How to use your phone into helmet headsets???
Replies: 6
Views: 564

Re: How to use your phone into helmet headsets???

Don't know if they still sell them, but years ago I bought a bluetooth set from Motorola that consisted of a boom mic and one earphone. It was about the size of a half dollar and stuck to the side of the helmet with double sided tape. The earphone was routed through the helmet liner to your ear. It ...