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Forum: Feedback for Hondas Goldwing Team   06-03-2016, 09:24 AM
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Views: 2,380
Posted By SoyBoySigh
Lose all of the ridiculous dashboard stuff - get...

Lose all of the ridiculous dashboard stuff - get back to basics. People are gonna ride with an I-Pod & a cell-phone anyhow.

-Sigh.
Forum: Feedback for Hondas Goldwing Team   06-03-2016, 09:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,380
Posted By SoyBoySigh
WIRE SPOKE WHEELS!!! I am trying to build a...

WIRE SPOKE WHEELS!!!

I am trying to build a wire-spoke conversion of the GL1500 front hub, with the shrouds etc. It's actually for a CB900F, but I could imagine this would've been one awesome...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   01-17-2016, 11:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,747
Posted By SoyBoySigh
That pic of the racing outfit is AWESOME....

That pic of the racing outfit is AWESOME. Especially with no less than Sixto Rodriguez himself sitting on the bike - epitome of all things COOL. I was excited when I read the GWRRA next to it - For a...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   01-17-2016, 02:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,747
Posted By SoyBoySigh
DOH! Sorry fellas. I thought I had included some...

DOH! Sorry fellas. I thought I had included some links about that side-car stuff. Gotta try & dig up where all I was reading about it. But there's one good place to start:


Here's a thread...
Forum: For Sale/Wanted Forum   01-14-2016, 07:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 553
Posted By SoyBoySigh
The Canuck dials probably aren't any good to you....

The Canuck dials probably aren't any good to you. We've always got Kilometers AND Miles on our clocks, 'cause they're always expecting us to ride South to do our shopping. Ha-ha. For Kilometers only...
Forum: For Sale/Wanted Forum   12-03-2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 258
Posted By SoyBoySigh
WTB GL1500 front end

Hey -


I'm looking for a GL1500 front end, ideally close to home here in Southern Alberta, Canada. 'Cause who wants to pay shipping on something THAT heavy? Argh. Hopefully there's something...
Forum: Feedback for Hondas Goldwing Team   11-26-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,856
Posted By SoyBoySigh
Thanks for the tip, John. So it ain't just me! It...

Thanks for the tip, John. So it ain't just me! It truly chaps one's ass, dunnit? You're dead-on about using a WORD type program, and I usually remember to do this, or at least cut-&-paste. I guess I...
Forum: Feedback for Hondas Goldwing Team   11-25-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,856
Posted By SoyBoySigh
Back to it's Nekkid, Wire-Spoked ROOTS!

Dammit - I just wrote out a HUGE long post but it was dumped when I had to log in upon posting it! ARGH. Well - here, for starters, a taste of how I feel about the Goldwing:

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Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   11-25-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 998
Posted By SoyBoySigh
On top of whatever else I've said in the past,...

On top of whatever else I've said in the past, whatever you've got on hand, ALWAYS go with the beefier fork - whether the speedo is on the left or the right. Just pull out the guts from that speedo,...
Forum: Feedback for Hondas Goldwing Team   11-25-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,797
Posted By SoyBoySigh
Gotta wonder whether it's about the slop in the...

Gotta wonder whether it's about the slop in the linkages, when sooo many current Honda models use linkages on the shifter and even some brake pedals, straight from the factory. So too with the...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   11-25-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,747
Posted By SoyBoySigh
GL1000 Endurance Racer, 1976 Spa Francorchamps Bol D'Or, IOMTT etc.

Just wondering how many of ya'll were aware of the Goldwing RACING efforts? Been reading a bit about this lately.


Here's a great article for translation via Google Translate:

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Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   11-25-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 22,054
Posted By SoyBoySigh
I wonder what the recommended rim differences are...

I wonder what the recommended rim differences are for these two tire sets. The lower aspect-ratio seems like the far more important feature, as it usually means a wider rim even more so than the...
Forum: Reference and FAQ Forum   11-19-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,323
Posted By SoyBoySigh
I've gotta say, I'm really lovin' the images of...

I've gotta say, I'm really lovin' the images of the GL1500 rotor covers on the 16" wheel! Too cool.

I've got some big ideas of my OWN vis--vis the GL1500 rotor covers. I want to make a...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   05-17-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,470
Posted By SoyBoySigh
There's also a rear caliper for certain ATV...

There's also a rear caliper for certain ATV Quads, which operate mechanically, with a cable. If you just need something to lock to a disc, not enough to use for hand-brake turns and DRIFTING ha-ha,...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   05-17-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 22,054
Posted By SoyBoySigh
I know of some similar wide-wheel mods done on a...

I know of some similar wide-wheel mods done on a somewhat similar Honda, and I'll tell you a bit about what had to be done to make it work. Maybe it's worth it to you?


Bike was a CX650 - the...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   08-18-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,296
Posted By SoyBoySigh
Anybody ogt the 41mm fork compression tool for...

Anybody ogt the 41mm fork compression tool for sale or rent? I'm no yet in possession of the forks, I'm trying to buy a pair right now to stick on my '982 CB900F, 'case they look awesome like the old...
Forum: Miscellaneous Forum   12-09-2010, 01:40 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,593
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Enjoy the holidays as you see fit: Humbug, Christmas, Hannukah, Kuanzaa, Boxing Day, Festivus, New Year's Eve, New Year's Day, Every Day Is A New Day, Same **** Different Day, etc.

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Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   12-02-2010, 04:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,608
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I'd bet there's a lot more to it, fork bushing wear, proper axle alignment, etc. But definitely the OEM fender stay is meant to be a form of brace. People mess with that at their own peril. And I'd...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   12-02-2010, 04:21 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 20,035
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Apparently the belly button doesn't decay. -S.
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   11-30-2010, 04:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 998
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Oh, and by the way, yes you can pay fifty to a hundred bucks per rotor to have them drilled and milled flat. They have limits for thickness though, limits which are way fatter than the modern rotors,...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   11-30-2010, 04:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 998
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Oh, and by the way, yes you can pay fifty to a hundred bucks per rotor to have them drilled and milled flat. They have limits for thickness though, limits which are way fatter than the modern rotors,...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   11-30-2010, 04:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 998
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I'm putting a '77 wing front wheel in my '82 CB750F, so I know what you're going through. It would be simple to put on a whole front end, if I had one. Ha ha. But listen, there are some ways of going...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   11-26-2010, 11:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 575
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Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   11-26-2010, 11:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 575
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Hey you know what, I saw a thread once, a very detailed build thread about a virago being made into a vincent replica. The frames on them are similar. The guy's name was lager something or beer...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   11-26-2010, 10:58 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 20,035
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There are little trannies off of the replica mustang scooters being made now. I was thinking, since it's a generator motor, why not do a diesel electric hybrid and forgo using a trans altogether?...
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