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Offline Jeremy Mitchell

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Re: New Goldwing StreetGlide
« Reply #30 on: November 14, 2012, 10:23:02 am »
If only it were Silverdammit.  I'd have to ride one before falling in love, if it isn't ride worthy in the crooked stuff?  I'd also like to see the windshield adjustable, as in concealed lower portion as shown and a raised portion for the wet days seen in these parts.  If she handled good I'd have one as an addition to the stable but not as a replacement.

Hey Jeremy, whadaya got against 50? ;)

I figured that 50 (or 48 for the GL1800GlideF6B) was a good age to take it easy and just putt around the country.  Until then I will continue to ride a bike that keeps my adrenelin pumping. 

I will definitely take a test ride on of these machines, if given the chance.   ;)
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Re: New Goldwing StreetGlide
« Reply #31 on: November 14, 2012, 10:36:49 am »
I figured that 50 (or 48 for the GL1800GlideF6B) was a good age to take it easy and just putt around the country.  Until then I will continue to ride a bike that keeps my adrenelin pumping. 

I will definitely take a test ride on of these machines, if given the chance.   ;)


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Re: New Goldwing StreetGlide
« Reply #32 on: November 14, 2012, 10:46:27 am »

The Wing will surprise you, and not a putt putt around old man bike........TRUST ME.

I know what they are capable of (I've seen the yellow wolf videos on youtube). 
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Re: New Goldwing StreetGlide
« Reply #33 on: November 14, 2012, 12:11:23 pm »
Was already a surprisingly capable bike. Now with a much lower center of gravity, it might be a fun ride.

You just KNOW that a taller after-market windshield is already on someone's drawing board.
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Re: New Goldwing StreetGlide
« Reply #34 on: November 14, 2012, 01:27:56 pm »
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I figured that 50 (or 48 for the GL1800GlideF6B) was a good age to take it easy and just putt around the country.  Until then I will continue to ride a bike that keeps my adrenelin pumping.

I'm over 50 and have no intention or desire to just putt around the country.

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Re: New Goldwing StreetGlide
« Reply #35 on: November 15, 2012, 09:29:21 am »
I really do like this Wing !! And I did oogle it at it for long. But then again, I ride a Harley too  ;D
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Re: New Goldwing StreetGlide
« Reply #36 on: November 15, 2012, 12:02:45 pm »
Had a short shield on my black wing for summertime. Really changed the look of the bike. A lower ride height would have made it rail around corners even better. As it was I had to replace the peg feelers every four weeks 8)

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Re: New Goldwing StreetGlide
« Reply #37 on: November 16, 2012, 05:04:32 am »
Trying to woo the HD cruiser crowd, I'm sure.  Not something I'd touch with a 10 foot pole but I'm sure there are others that will like it.  Even uses the HD alphanumeric system...F6B (I mean, what the heck does that mean?).

IIRC, the designation for the euro Valk was the F6, so I'm guessing that's where it comes from.

I like it myself, but doubt I'd buy one.  I spent a weekend on an '02 Wing, and liked it a lot.  But I also need that large backrest for the wife.  So while I like the looks a lot, it's way too much $ for too little funcionality for me.

Interestingly enough, I found some pics online a couple years ago of a custom 'Wing that looked just like this.  Maybe Honda liked it enouhg to copy, or perhaps that was a beta version running around?
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Re: New Goldwing StreetGlide
« Reply #38 on: November 16, 2012, 05:23:06 am »
I like the Honda Valkyrie.  Liked the color scheme as well.
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Re: New Goldwing StreetGlide
« Reply #39 on: November 16, 2012, 09:21:03 am »
I like the Honda Valkyrie.  Liked the color scheme as well.

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Re: New Goldwing StreetGlide
« Reply #40 on: November 16, 2012, 12:17:15 pm »
I had one for about 2 years.  the color scheme was... well, hardly inconspicuous.

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Re: New Goldwing StreetGlide
« Reply #41 on: November 16, 2012, 01:15:20 pm »
Ummmmm,,,,,,wow.
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Re: New Goldwing StreetGlide
« Reply #42 on: November 16, 2012, 02:51:38 pm »
I had one for about 2 years.  the color scheme was... well, hardly inconspicuous.

I see that you used the short tassels eh?    ;)
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Re: New Goldwing StreetGlide
« Reply #43 on: November 16, 2012, 03:23:29 pm »
Looks like a cross between a PC800 and a Harley FlHXXCustomKingoftheRoad thing.  Slightly bloated. I agree with a previous poster that Honda should spend some time updating the ST1300 instead, but oh well....
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Re: New Goldwing StreetGlide
« Reply #44 on: November 16, 2012, 04:04:25 pm »
As long as were showing pics of our Valkyrie's here's mine.