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by maestro319
Tue Dec 04, 2012 7:39 pm
Forum: Trip Info, Reports & Gatherings
Topic: Camping Trip: KY to AK and back
Replies: 53
Views: 3104

Re: Camping Trip: KY to AK and back

Sounds like a neat trip. One of my goals is to bike (in my case "trike") around Lake Michigan: up through Wisconsin, through Minnesota, down the UP of Michigan then the lower part of MI, then back around the Lake to the Chicago area. Although camping at the Sate Parks throughout Wisconsin would be a...
by maestro319
Tue Dec 04, 2012 10:12 am
Forum: Trip Info, Reports & Gatherings
Topic: Camping Trip: KY to AK and back
Replies: 53
Views: 3104

Re: Camping Trip: KY to AK and back

Thanks for the encouragement guys. Looks like I'll be planning a trip through Wisconsin next summer.
by maestro319
Mon Dec 03, 2012 8:24 pm
Forum: Trip Info, Reports & Gatherings
Topic: Camping Trip: KY to AK and back
Replies: 53
Views: 3104

Re: Camping Trip: KY to AK and back

I would LOVE to take a trip like that, but, like you, I have an "older" '86 and have some reservations about the wisdom of such a long trip on an older bike. So, I will be anxiously waiting for the advice from the more experienced riders here.
by maestro319
Mon Dec 03, 2012 12:10 am
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: Patriot Guard Riders
Replies: 36
Views: 1282

Re: Patriot Guard Riders

Oh Geez. Amazing Grace gets me every time. The PGR in the Chicago has also served for some Police and Fire personell killed in the line of duty.
by maestro319
Sun Dec 02, 2012 9:20 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: Patriot Guard Riders
Replies: 36
Views: 1282

Re: Patriot Guard Riders

My riding buddy got me into the PGR before I even had a bike. I've been going on missions for over 4 years now and after each one I feel extremely HONORED, HUMBLED, and PRIVILEGED to be able to have honored these soldiers this way.. I have done KIA escorts and funerals, welcome home for soldiers ret...
by maestro319
Thu Nov 29, 2012 3:57 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: My new camera mount
Replies: 28
Views: 709

Re: My new camera mount

Hey Beave, you ROCK man!!!
by maestro319
Wed Nov 07, 2012 12:26 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: Cannot shift into any gear
Replies: 7
Views: 664

Re: Cannot shift into any gear

Hey Bill. I laugh at myself all the time. I'm 3 years in to my '86 Aspy with a digital dash and I'm STILL learning about that and the REST of my bike. :lol: Don't ask me about my folly with my "kill switch"!!! I felt so dumb. (I was a "newbie", and still am) I have a lot more to learn. But that's wh...
by maestro319
Sat Nov 03, 2012 10:42 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: VHT Spray paint
Replies: 3
Views: 162

Re: VHT Spray paint

Don't know 'bout other women, but my wife of 37 years sure is.
by maestro319
Tue Oct 23, 2012 11:36 am
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: Last ride for this year
Replies: 16
Views: 180

Re: Last ride for this year

Trike is already asleep. BAH!!!
by maestro319
Thu Oct 18, 2012 7:36 am
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: PMS
Replies: 12
Views: 417

Re: PMS

Ha Ha. Thanks for the offer Bama. I'll keep that in mind for next year.
by maestro319
Wed Oct 17, 2012 7:40 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: PMS
Replies: 12
Views: 417

Re: PMS

I DO have a garage, BUT it IS full, of my "stuff", my wife's "stuff" and my wife's aunts "stuff". (she's in a nursing home, double amputee)
And, I DO have tools, BUT I'm not much of bike wrencher. (I wish I was!!!)
by maestro319
Wed Oct 17, 2012 4:23 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: PMS
Replies: 12
Views: 417

PMS

Well, I took my bike to the shop today for winter storage. A sad day indeed!! And,...I feel a severe case of PMS coming on!! (parked motorcycle syndrome!! ;) )
by maestro319
Sun Oct 14, 2012 12:54 pm
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: fork gaiters GL1200I
Replies: 18
Views: 1244

Re: fork gaiters GL1200I

Ahhh,...gotcha. Thanks.
by maestro319
Sun Oct 14, 2012 11:42 am
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: She sings - just a little brag
Replies: 11
Views: 385

Re: She sings - just a little brag

And, .....not only is she a "sweet" wife, but she has a "sweet" ride, too!!!
by maestro319
Sun Oct 14, 2012 11:37 am
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: fork gaiters GL1200I
Replies: 18
Views: 1244

Re: fork gaiters GL1200I

Hmmmm,...never heard of "fork gaiters". I'd like to see a picture of those. Where can they be bought?
by maestro319
Fri Oct 12, 2012 12:48 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: Just for you Wingman!
Replies: 6
Views: 235

Re: Just for you Wingman!

Wow! Good explanation and the pictures really helped. What a great forum. You guys are so knowledgeable!!
by maestro319
Thu Oct 11, 2012 10:27 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: Just for you Wingman!
Replies: 6
Views: 235

Re: Just for you Wingman!

Ok, I missed the thread so what are 'pinch bolts", what do they do? And, where do they go?
by maestro319
Tue Oct 02, 2012 6:51 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: Not long ago at a stoplight...
Replies: 2
Views: 172

Re: Not long ago at a stoplight...

Funny,...but... OUCH!!! The thought even hurts.
by maestro319
Mon Oct 01, 2012 6:47 pm
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: Baker GL1800 Hand Wings Wine Red
Replies: 6
Views: 325

Re: Baker GL1800 Hand Wings Wine Red

Hmmm. . . they won't fit a 1200???
by maestro319
Sat Sep 22, 2012 10:34 am
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: Ride Home
Replies: 5
Views: 156

Re: Ride Home

This is a little off-topic, but where is Villa Ridge, IL? I'm west of Chicago and have heard of Villa Park and Park Ridge but not Villa Ridge.
by maestro319
Fri Sep 21, 2012 10:10 am
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: This is gonna be interesting...
Replies: 25
Views: 1082

Re: This is gonna be interesting...

Now that you have "piqued" our interest, be sure to let us know how it turns out. You just might make a bunch of new friends and riding buddies. Good luck and enjoy!!
by maestro319
Fri Sep 21, 2012 9:16 am
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: newbie from canada
Replies: 28
Views: 729

Re: newbie from canada

$70.00 for an MC license?? Sheesh...here in Illinois a car is $99.00 and an MC license is only $39.00.
by maestro319
Thu Aug 30, 2012 5:57 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: Ahhhh...
Replies: 11
Views: 238

Ahhhh...

I just got off my bike and put her away in the garage after a very nice ride. I stood there just looking at her and I thought to my self, "Ahhhh, what a nice ride. I LOVE my bike"!!! Any of you guys ever have that feeling toward your ride after an enjoyable ride?? What joy and satisfaction.
by maestro319
Tue Aug 28, 2012 11:11 am
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: 86 Aspencade Tires
Replies: 6
Views: 922

Re: 86 Aspencade Tires

Good question, Giant. I too, have an '86 Aspy and will, more than likely, be buying tires next year. so this info is of interest to me too. Thanks in advance to all of you who will be sharing your info and preferences on tires with us.
by maestro319
Sun Aug 26, 2012 7:52 pm
Forum: Other Bikes
Topic: What's everyone's two-wheeled History?
Replies: 59
Views: 10743

Re: What's everyone's two-wheeled History?

NONE!!! Nada, zip. Got my Medicare card in March 3 years ago and bought my trike that April. I did do a little riding of my friend's Harley back in the early 60's but that is it.