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Seriously considering this for my official "old man" bike.
« on: February 28, 2019, 05:27:58 PM »
I'm told that the engine bumper has a highway peg attachment that will replace it coming out this year.


They will have one for test ride in April, He said I could take it when they open and return it at closing.


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I like this color too.
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Re: Seriously considering this for my official "old man" bike.
« Reply #1 on: February 28, 2019, 05:35:38 PM »
Not sure about the Root Beer color, but this is my "old man" bike also.  Pretty sure it will tow a trailer without even breaking a sweat.

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« Reply #2 on: February 28, 2019, 05:50:58 PM »
The color is pretty sweet in person.
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Re: Seriously considering this for my official "old man" bike.
« Reply #3 on: February 28, 2019, 06:19:37 PM »
That is wicked sweet. The color is bitchin'. GoldWings are awesome.
You should buy it.
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Re: Seriously considering this for my official "old man" bike.
« Reply #4 on: February 28, 2019, 06:54:30 PM »
That is wicked sweet. The color is bitchin'. GoldWings are awesome.
You should buy it.
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Carry on.

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Re: Seriously considering this for my official "old man" bike.
« Reply #5 on: February 28, 2019, 07:55:00 PM »
I agree with the others, that us a sweet bike. I hope you get it.
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Re: Seriously considering this for my official "old man" bike.
« Reply #6 on: February 28, 2019, 09:13:22 PM »
My brother loves his.
He went from quite a few HDs for many years, to BMW to the Honda.
Please share the name or part no of the bumpers with pegs so I can pass it along to him.
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Re: Seriously considering this for my official "old man" bike.
« Reply #7 on: February 28, 2019, 09:50:44 PM »
Where ya gonna put it?
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Re: Seriously considering this for my official "old man" bike.
« Reply #8 on: February 28, 2019, 09:57:20 PM »
That new rebuild is amazing. Lost a lot of weight and a lot of girth up front. Feels right nice on the showroom floor.
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« Reply #9 on: March 01, 2019, 12:18:08 AM »
you've already got an old man bike. that's what Harleys are for.
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« Reply #10 on: March 01, 2019, 03:20:31 AM »
Where ya gonna put it?

I'm planning on a 3 bay metal building where the woodshed is.
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« Reply #11 on: March 01, 2019, 03:38:39 AM »
That new rebuild is amazing. Lost a lot of weight and a lot of girth up front. Feels right nice on the showroom floor.

The add on highway pegs will be the solution for knee pain.
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« Reply #12 on: March 01, 2019, 03:39:21 AM »
My brother loves his.
He went from quite a few HDs for many years, to BMW to the Honda.
Please share the name or part no of the bumpers with pegs so I can pass it along to him.

I believe it will be later this year.
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« Reply #13 on: March 01, 2019, 03:39:47 AM »
you've already got an old man bike. that's what Harleys are for.

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« Reply #14 on: March 01, 2019, 09:01:34 AM »
If I could afford two bikes , I would own one.
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« Reply #15 on: March 01, 2019, 09:35:48 AM »
If I could afford two bikes , I would own one.

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« Reply #16 on: March 04, 2019, 09:57:15 AM »
If I could afford two bikes , I would own one.

"This just in. Pennsylvania man invents a new rationalization for common core math studies, insisting that two equals one. When questioned about Mr. Larkin's assertions, Mrs. Graham, Mr. Larkin's former third grade math teacher, now retired, said, 'Oh, that Jackie was such a sweet boy, but we didn't let him count out the crayons very often.' Officials are looking into Mr. Larkin's finances, as this may help explain how he and Wesley Snipes were able to collaborate on their new book entitled Taxes are for the two or one of us. Mr. Larkin's book is available in both its paperback and hard cover versions as a single Amazon download."
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« Reply #17 on: March 04, 2019, 10:51:53 AM »
If I could afford two bikes , I would own one.

"This just in. Pennsylvania man invents a new rationalization for common core math studies, insisting that two equals one. When questioned about Mr. Larkin's assertions, Mrs. Graham, Mr. Larkin's former third grade math teacher, now retired, said, 'Oh, that Jackie was such a sweet boy, but we didn't let him count out the crayons very often.' Officials are looking into Mr. Larkin's finances, as this may help explain how he and Wesley Snipes were able to collaborate on their new book entitled Taxes are for the two or one of us. Mr. Larkin's book is available in both its paperback and hard cover versions as a single Amazon download."

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« Reply #18 on: March 04, 2019, 02:58:01 PM »
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« Reply #19 on: March 04, 2019, 05:57:51 PM »
Cool bike.  But zero motorcycles should be brown. None. Ever.
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« Reply #20 on: March 04, 2019, 06:15:47 PM »
Cool bike.  But zero motorcycles should be brown. None. Ever.

That's not gross ugly brown, that's awesome candy rootbeer.
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« Reply #21 on: March 04, 2019, 07:18:39 PM »
My uncle has had Goldwings as long as I have been on this Earth. They have taken them all over. He is the only other person in my entire family that rides.

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« Reply #22 on: March 13, 2019, 02:45:46 PM »
My brother loves his.
He went from quite a few HDs for many years, to BMW to the Honda.
Please share the name or part no of the bumpers with pegs so I can pass it along to him.

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« Reply #23 on: March 13, 2019, 04:28:34 PM »
Cool bike.  But zero motorcycles should be brown. None. Ever.

That's not gross ugly brown, that's awesome candy rootbeer.
That's metallic poo, bro. No brown on motorcycles. Save it for station wagons.
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« Reply #24 on: March 13, 2019, 05:12:53 PM »
Cool bike.  But zero motorcycles should be brown. None. Ever.

That's not gross ugly brown, that's awesome candy rootbeer.
That's metallic poo, bro. No brown on motorcycles. Save it for station wagons.

Your monitor is probably not calibrated correctly,  metallic poo is darker and has a hint of green.
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Re: Seriously considering this for my official "old man" bike.
« Reply #25 on: March 29, 2019, 11:18:29 AM »
So...did ya?

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« Reply #26 on: March 29, 2019, 11:24:03 AM »
Not officially old.
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« Reply #27 on: March 29, 2019, 11:48:59 AM »
Really?  Coulda fooled me...

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« Reply #28 on: March 29, 2019, 02:09:26 PM »
Yup.

Not that hard.
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« Reply #29 on: March 30, 2019, 07:35:40 AM »
Isn't any bike you're on an "old man bike"?

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Re: Seriously considering this for my official "old man" bike.
« Reply #30 on: March 30, 2019, 02:32:02 PM »
That is wicked sweet. The color is bitchin'. GoldWings are awesome.
You should buy it.
/enabler

Carry on.


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« Reply #31 on: April 01, 2019, 11:11:25 AM »
Isn't any bike you're on an "old man bike"?

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« Reply #32 on: May 16, 2019, 09:06:47 AM »
I've been looking at the CB 1100 EX for my old mans bike. A nekkid UJM to relive my misspent youth on, except I had a Kawasaki at the time. But no matter, it's still a big 4 cylinder Japper so close enough.

I've been going down the list of bikes I'd like to have and kind of ticking them off as I go, The ST 1300 was pretty appealing, as well as the Versys 1000 LT but the reality is I'm kinda' over the bags and windshield and fairing and electronic everything.

The CB has fuel injection and ABS, that's enough fancy pants shit for me really I think.. Back to basics and all.
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« Reply #33 on: May 16, 2019, 01:28:04 PM »
I love those new old CBs. <3
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« Reply #34 on: June 15, 2019, 07:27:41 AM »
The first Japanese bike I ever owned was a CB750 ,A 1972. Ah ,those were the days ( old man fond memories)
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« Reply #35 on: June 15, 2019, 08:18:11 AM »
The Moto Guzzi California is pulling ahead of the Wing.
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« Reply #36 on: June 15, 2019, 08:54:21 AM »
The Moto Guzzi California is pulling ahead of the Wing.

That is a beautiful offering.

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« Reply #37 on: June 15, 2019, 11:21:13 AM »
Looks good neckid too.

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« Reply #38 on: June 15, 2019, 01:08:50 PM »
the Wing could be the better bike-but it lacks the Guzzi's class.
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« Reply #39 on: June 15, 2019, 05:46:05 PM »
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« Reply #40 on: June 17, 2019, 10:14:28 AM »
If you're gonna go, then go batman:

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« Reply #41 on: June 17, 2019, 10:55:15 AM »
I don't like that one.
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« Reply #42 on: June 17, 2019, 11:46:31 AM »
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« Reply #43 on: June 17, 2019, 03:50:33 PM »
Have you had a chance to actually ride either bike?

I like that the Guzzi isn't seen everyday, but I wonder whether it's reliability and small dealer network may lead to unintended adventure while the Wing would just keep riding along.

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« Reply #44 on: June 17, 2019, 03:55:51 PM »
Have you had a chance to actually ride either bike?



Plenty. That doesn't mean I have. I have both a Honda and a Guzzi dealership within 45 minutes of me ready to take either for a test. Both places want me to ride it to New York and back. (3 hours rd trip)

This is the early stages of shopping.
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