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post #11 of 60 (permalink) Old 08-04-2008, 10:48 AM
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Not only a six speed tranny but a gear indicator like my 1200 had.

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I researched a bluetooth wireless headset. I was told by a knowledgable source that bluetooth will not provide the fidelity which historically has make the GW's sound system superior to the competition. BLuetooth is fine for voice comm like intercom and cellphones but inferior for music. (I'd be happy to be wrong on this if someone out there knows more than I do or if I have wrong information.)

I'll stay with the wire if thats what needed to keep the superior sound quality.
Not true. There is a Bluetooth mode in the 1.2 standard called A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile) that will transmit very high quality audio (in stereo) to a headset. My Treo 755P cellphone connects to my Plantronics Bluetooth stereo headset using A2DP, and when I play music from the Treo to the headset, the quality is indistinguishable from a wired headset.




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I've had my Wing for about 6 weeks now...and I would love one more gear.

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Now be real..
Most of us if we had a sixth gear, would still run the rev's up to the same point and just travel down the interstate faster.

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Most of us if we had a sixth gear, would still run the rev's up to the same point and just travel down the interstate faster.
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If anyone has some knowledge, here is a homemade solution that started from a ham radio operator.

http://www.gl1800riders.com/forums/v...?f=12&t=118350


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Bought by 2008 1800 in June. I would love to see a sixth gear, thinking that the lower rev's would lead to increasede fuel mileage. Running in OD at about 45MPH the fuel mileage goes way up. Bluetooth intercoms and audio would be a BIG plus along with the gear indicator suggested by tanygaer.
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My big american v-8 turns around 2000 at 70mph, and it doesn't have near the power to weight ratio that the goldwing has. Either lower the OD ratio or add a 6th gear please!

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J&M now has cordless intercons with bluetooth.

http://www.jmcorp.com/SeeProducts.asp?PF=30

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I almost bought the HD Ultra Classic because of the 6 speed tranny. Bought the Wing, but at times I wonder if I made the right decision.

Both have their advantages, but you would think that Honda would get on the ball in some of the areas where they are behind their competition.

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