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  1. #81
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    Quote Originally Posted by Steve View Post
    OK, Carl, just how did you manage to sweet-talk Tiffany into that???

    Must be the Goldwing influence.

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    I can not divulge my secrets lest I be forced to be certain you will be unable to report to those of unseemly nature
    (She offered - and I accepted - after I did some story telling about the places we have been in the past)


    Quote Originally Posted by Jedz123 View Post
    Must be. I think Goldwing I think slow but concise moving, established gentleman, that has far Superior negotiating skills then us young guys that ride semi large sport touring rigs that can still get to illegal speeds far too quickly for their own good...

    I mean how else do they get that number so low on the damn price tag of a Goldwing??? Time, Patience and negotiations!

    HAHAHA
    I take some offense to the Slow part of this comment (well not really) -
    I think you should not underestimate the ability of a seasoned rider on a 100 HP Sport Tourer disguised as a LuxoBaarge Motorcycle
    The GL1800 is quite capable for it's size when pushed onward by a courageous rider with nerve for the swerve
    I am a slow and concise rider of such a beast - however I am the slowest rider in the fast group (or the fastest rider in the slow group)

    Play your cards right and you may get a chance to try one on at the Picnic


    Quote Originally Posted by Jedz123 View Post
    $4300 more for ABS!!!!

    Holy Crap! Man I don't think I could ever buy a Goldwing brand new...

    Well I never buy anything Brand new anyways... But I'm sure you guys didn't buy new... Did you???

    NO WAY !
    I bought my 2002 GL1800 in 2015 for $7600 with 25,000 miles on the clock -
    I spent another $3500 making it perfect for me with a custom seat, CB, added lights, and some secret improvements like heated gear,mp3 player, coffee maker
    There are a LOT of LOW mileage ; gently ridden , Goldwings out in the world if you are patient and have cash on hand when it's time to buy !
    Currently in the Stable :
    2002 Honda Goldwing GL1800 Sunburst Pearl Orange
    1983 Suzuki GS850 GL Blue & Black

    " I am never lost until I run out of fuel...until that moment I am EXPLORING."
    - Carl R. Munkwitz

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wingsconsin View Post
    I can not divulge my secrets lest I be forced to be certain you will be unable to report to those of unseemly nature
    (She offered - and I accepted - after I did some story telling about the places we have been in the past)




    I take some offense to the Slow part of this comment (well not really) -
    I think you should not underestimate the ability of a seasoned rider on a 100 HP Sport Tourer disguised as a LuxoBaarge Motorcycle
    The GL1800 is quite capable for it's size when pushed onward by a courageous rider with nerve for the swerve
    I am a slow and concise rider of such a beast - however I am the slowest rider in the fast group (or the fastest rider in the slow group)

    Play your cards right and you may get a chance to try one on at the Picnic





    NO WAY !
    I bought my 2002 GL1800 in 2015 for $7600 with 25,000 miles on the clock -
    I spent another $3500 making it perfect for me with a custom seat, CB, added lights, and some secret improvements like heated gear,mp3 player, coffee maker
    There are a LOT of LOW mileage ; gently ridden , Goldwings out in the world if you are patient and have cash on hand when it's time to buy !
    HEHE It looks my attempt to poke the bear was a success!!! I do want to take the Wing out and see how she rides. I'll let you ride my +160WHP sport tourer and you can tell me if it's adequate for your seasoned self!
    One thing to know is us NE guys tend to show our affection through slightly slanderous jabs...

    And see I knew you guys were frugal!!! LOL I think it's one thing we all have in common...

    ..Minus Jethro when it comes to snowmobiling.
    69 Honda CT90... The Fiance bike project
    81 Suzuki GS650G The something project...
    89 Honda VTR250 - Baby Interceptor
    15 Suzuki TU250X - The Tuxman SCR250
    08 Kawasaki ZG1400 - Primary stead, mile eater, warp capable daily ride.
    13 Infiniti G37 S New aged "Z" Car
    Quote Originally Posted by Hayabuser
    Cool is defined differently by different people... I'm sure the new rider down the block thinks his Ninja 250 is cool and why shouldn't he? Bikes are just cool.

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    If it weren't raining this weekend and I wasn't just now finally unpacking all of my shop stuff and parts (after a move) and newly acquired lathe / drill-mill / huge lot of machine shop tools and equipment that I recently acquired, I would be scouting some of these roads this weekend! Spring has sprung, 76 degrees and sunny today... Bike needs new tires before I push it though. These old RoadRiders did not pass my test with 100 miles on them, and now they're done... Battlax BT45V's awaiting...

    Soon I hope...and I will be scouting out some new SE Ohio Appalachian riding...

    '77 Suzuki GS750 920cc 4-1, Sun rims, GS1100E swinger, fork mods, Fox Factory Shox, Ninja/CBR900RR discs
    '74 Rickman VR250 MX
    '99 Kawasaki KDX220 rugged terrain ripper
    PROJECTS:
    '77 Rickman CR900 GS1000-1105cc roadracer Yoshi race cams Yoshi 4:1, 89 GSXR1100K fork, 310mm discs, Fox Factory Shox
    '79 GS425 489cc/GS850 sleeves, megacycle cams, GS500 fork, 310mm CBR disc, DID rims, GS1100E swingarm, Fox Factory Shox
    '77 GS550 GS650-740cc top end, CBR900RR/Ninja brake, Fox Street Shox

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