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Forum: Miscellaneous Forum   07-22-2009, 08:53 PM
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In this case that is indeed, true.
Forum: Miscellaneous Forum   07-20-2009, 07:44 PM
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Ummmm...my wife gave me that nickname years ago. It has nothing to do with gas and ummmm...that's all I have to say about that.:cooldevil:
Forum: Miscellaneous Forum   07-20-2009, 05:08 PM
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Great vid and a great idea. What ever it takes to let our service people know that regardless of the political issues that surround any conflict, they and their families are the ones at the point of...
Forum: Miscellaneous Forum   07-20-2009, 01:41 PM
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Nope. Forecast is for hot, hot and damned hot. The choppers and buckets are working the one in the picture and the big retardant (Electras and Convair 540s) aircraft have switched to the fire behind...
Forum: Miscellaneous Forum   07-20-2009, 11:15 AM
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This time, on our side of the lake. In '03 we lost 264 homes in one night in the Okanagan Park fires. Here's a picture from my roof top taken fri. at 1900 hrs.
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   07-13-2009, 07:15 PM
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I could, but it's a 125 lb trailer empty and we carry less than 100 lbs, so it's not doing much pushing on a 2 up 1800.
Plus I don't really want to apply trailer brakes in a turn in the event that...
Forum: Feedback for Hondas Goldwing Team   07-04-2009, 11:14 PM
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It's fairly simple. It's tough for a dealership to convince customers that the old girl takes alot longer to repair or diagnose because seized fasteners, aftermarket add ons, sad assed "extra wiring"...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   06-30-2009, 12:23 PM
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Went for a nice 1000 km ride on the weekend, going from Kelowna BC thru Whistler to Vancouver and back home.

The hwy from Lillooet to Pemberton is mountainous riding at it's best, except for the...
Forum: Feedback for Hondas Goldwing Team   06-30-2009, 10:01 AM
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First, stop incorporating a GPS in the Wing. The biggest reason is no touch screen. My Zumo is a better unit in the fact that it is a newer unit, an mp3 player, my satt. radio interface, has an audio...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   06-27-2009, 09:14 AM
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Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   12-18-2008, 10:29 PM
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Count me in. And Merry Christmas to all.
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   12-02-2008, 08:35 PM
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Thanks guys. We loved making it and had a great time on the trip.
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   12-01-2008, 06:54 PM
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If you've got a 1/2 hour to spare, have a look at are first attempt with a program called "Pro Show Gold" Added music and such to our N.California trip this summer. It's 450 photos but we took 2200...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   10-04-2008, 05:19 PM
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Agreed daveg: You can tour on anything. For us it's all about how we feel and the end of 8-10 hrs.

But hell ! Whatever has 2 wheels that turn, right ?
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   09-28-2008, 10:51 AM
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ScooterTramp wrote: At highway speeds rain gear is not necessary, but you have to stop sometime....;)

I find the controls well laid out and functional. The cruise control works very well once you...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   09-22-2008, 03:00 PM
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Ninenoter wrote:
Yup. Put our original Symax units in the closet and bought 2 new Shoei Multitecs. Fit great and are a very nice quality.
Forum: Miscellaneous Forum   09-22-2008, 02:37 PM
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"W didn't do it. Lehman set aside the money, before they filed bankruptcy. "Bonus Pool", I believe it's called. This crap has to end."


Then the U.S. taxpayer should make sure it gets taken out...
Forum: Miscellaneous Forum   09-21-2008, 01:17 PM
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Slim chance it would be needed, sure is nice there's a backup plan. Kudos.
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   09-21-2008, 11:01 AM
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rubber side down wrote:
Ditto.
Friend of mine has a black cherry one. Same paint as my Wing. I would love to have it beside the GL in the garage. Very cool front end (that works very well, BTW)...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   09-21-2008, 10:39 AM
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Just turned 56 last Wed. Got a Tattoo Thurs. see https://goldwingfacts.com/forums/forum4/54212.html
Don't chase women. (Can't keep up with the one I've got :cooldevil: ) and I already own a...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   09-19-2008, 09:38 PM
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Heard about the slight "head shake" on '02s-'07s, so I thought I'd try it. I took my hands off the bars at approx. 60 kph. Gosh, the bars shook some. Oh well. Instead of trying to find out what...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   09-19-2008, 07:43 PM
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Got my first and last tattoo yesterday. Designed it ourselves and am happy with the result. It symbolizes our togetherness and the great times we have riding our Goldwing through the mountains of our...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   09-17-2008, 06:58 AM
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My dealer says 2010 will be the year of the new Wing. '09 will see minor changes. He said the biggest change will be lead time for the dealers because of the new plant. Ultra modern with new...
Forum: Feedback for Hondas Goldwing Team   09-16-2008, 10:11 PM
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Hmmmm...not only do I NOT find my 1800 overly complicated or too loaded with gadgets, I love adding more electronics. The things I add do not glitter and sparkle but instead add to Hondas already...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   09-16-2008, 05:44 PM
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Before we bought our '04 Wing, we tried both the BMW LT and Ultra HD. For the type of riding we do, that is, two up, pulling a trailer, neither one of the other tourers came close. The BMW was a nice...
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