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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 07-01-2019, 09:21 AM Thread Starter
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GL1500 engine Bulletproof

This is a partial list of high mileage Valkyries
http://www.valkyrieforum.com/bbs/ind...c,51704.0.html



DDT 1999 Tourer
628,000
Apr 2019
tank_post142 1998 Standard
449,478
Feb 2013
Indianabill 1999 Tourer
403,000
Oct 2017
Earl in Pensacola 1997 Tourer
297,500
Oct 2015
Rio Will 2001 Interstate
250,000
Feb 2017
R J 1997 Tourer
243,000
Feb 2013
bill v e 2000 Interstate
230,000
Oct 2017
Cutter 1999 Interstate
237,700
Feb 2013
Daniel Meyer 2001 Standard
211,996
Jun 2016
fiddle mike 1997 Standard
206,000
Aug 2014
3W-lonerider 1999 Interstate
197,256
Nov 2016
Dirty Dan 1997 Standard
193,000
Sep 2015
trout dude 2001 Interstate
181,378
Oct 2017
Lady Draco 1999 Interstate
181,188
Oct 2016
Willow 2001 Standard
179,637
Nov 2014
Early Bird 2000 Interstate
176,038
Jun 2016
Valker 1998 Tourer
173,471
Jul 2018
F6Dave 1998 Tourer
169,950
Dec 2013
saddlesore 1999 Standard
168,000
Nov 2016
Ivo 1999 Standard
164,786
Sep 2018
SimTek

1999 Standard
160,000
Jan 2018
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Wow,with good service they will run a looooong time.

Love chasing white lines but they are difficult to catch.Hate drivers with no STOPLIGHTS.

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with proper care you can get a lot of years and miles from a Gold Wing. Remember there is more to the bike then the motor. Other things wear out and need attention, alternator, wheel bearings, head bearings, final drive units, shocks ETC.
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The miles included three engine replacements,
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