Beverage holder for 1800 Goldwing

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Beverage holder for 1800 Goldwing

Post by sra639 » Tue Jul 09, 2019 9:59 pm

I have a recently Purchased a 2002 GL-1800 can anyone recommend a tried and true
Cup holder that simply works and looks good.
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Re: Beverage holder for 1800 Goldwing

Post by WingAdmin » Wed Jul 10, 2019 9:03 am

You really can't go wrong with Butler. They are extremely strong and solid: ... r/86/97954

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Re: Beverage holder for 1800 Goldwing

Post by alwrmcusn » Wed Jul 10, 2019 12:00 pm

Mine is not elegant but it is highly functional and works really well.
I cut a piece of 4inch diameter PVC pipe 6inches long.
I next cut a slot about 2.5 inches down the side to allow cups/mugs with handles to fit.
I drilled a hole in the tubing to match the clutch mounted cup holder that was not large enough for the travel mug I use.
I cemented an end cap to the bottom of the pipe after painting it all to match the trikes color.
The total cost was minimal. I already had the PVC pipe pieces and the PVC cement. My only outlay was for two rattle cans of paint.
The left over paint I used on my Tag-A-Long trailer.
Call me cheap but it works better than any I have ever just ain't elegant! :D

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Re: Beverage holder for 1800 Goldwing

Post by Andy Cote » Wed Jul 10, 2019 3:21 pm

I have tried several. Agree with WingAdmin. I avoided Butler for a while (How much for a cup? Really?) but in the end having now used one, I'm a believer. I however replaced the thumbscrew with a RAM ball and used the RAM mounts I had previously installed. vice the Butler mount. I just have to remember to wash it and take it with me on a ride.

I found the RAM cupholders to be top heavy and always flopping on their gimbal mount. I also had trouble as they bounce a lot and creep down no matter how tight the mount is.
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Re: Beverage holder for 1800 Goldwing

Post by Big Bob » Wed Jul 10, 2019 8:08 pm

I have and use the large Butler, one of the best accessories on my bike. And what was even better was the mounts for the 1500, works on the 1800. So I have been using the Butler for 17 years on its second bike, love it.


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