Posts By: wing

Workbench November 2014

stu and bike

Technical Questions and Answers GL1800 Recall Stu, I just saw an article in our paper that Honda is recalling 126,000 GL1800s from 2001-10 and 2012 for a problem with the secondary brake master cylinder. The article says that the rear brake can drag, causing a crash or a fire. I ride a 2007 Wing that… Workbench November 2014″>Read more »

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To Wing Ding from Israel

Israel Plane Trip

A Firsthand Account by the 2014 Overseas Couple of the Year Wing Ding 36 was an intensive but amazing week for us. As an overseas couple, we found a totally different atmosphere than we are used to. The organization is different, the laws are different and, of course, the people are different. We discovered a… Read more »

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Rocket City Road Trip

Saturn V Rocket in Huntsville

You don’t want to miss a thing. Huntsville, Ala., aka the Rocket City, is thrilled to be your host for Wing Ding 37! September 2015 will be here before you know it, so here’s some info on the community, as well as the region, that we hope you’ll find useful. Huntsville is centrally located in… Rocket City Road Trip”>Read more »

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Workbench October 2014

stu and bike

Technical Questions and Answers Voltage Concerns Stu, Well, I went out to get a fuse for the .300 A scale on my good VOM while leaving another in series and when I came back about an hour later, the drain was maintaining at a consistent level. I switched meters without losing the connection and it… Workbench October 2014″>Read more »

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The Hand of Fate

Mike Mitchell

“I’m not a watcher,” Mitchell says. “I’m not a couch potato, I’m a participator.”

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Wobbly Shifter Fix

Auxiliary Shifter Pivot

A new product has arrived that repairs the wobbly shifter on the Gold Wing 1988-2000 models. Many with the GL1500 model have had repeated oil leaks from the shifter shaft seal. This inexpensive part corrects the issue causing the repeated leak, and then some. The GL1500 Auxiliary Shifter Pivot, as it’s called, also firms shifts… Read more »

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Lake Life

Lake Tahoe

You can water ski, try wake-boarding, kayaking, sailing, paddle-boarding, fishing, swimming, or just soak your toes on the shore and throw rocks into the crystal clear depths.

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Huntsville Bound

Huntsville Daytime

Huntsville and Madison County are home of four of the top attractions in the State. The U.S. Space & Rocket Center is the No. 1 attraction in Alabama.

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Once Around the Lakes

My Goldwing

After an extended pause, my phone chimes and I see, “We’re Going.” Time to get home, pack and rest.

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Workbench September 2014

stu and bike

Technical Questions and Answers Battery Drainage Stu, My wife and I have a 1988 GL1500 that we’ve for just a year. It has been sitting about two to three weeks because of the weather. When I went to start it up, it didn’t start. I disconnected the battery and hooked up the charger, thinking it… Workbench September 2014″>Read more »

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Technologically Minded

USB Power Source - Kuryakyn

Goodies to Help Your Bike — and you — function better. The tech industry is always on the move. New products come out every day, each one sporting some new gizmo that you may or may not need to survive, depending on what marketing pitch you hear. How do you determine what’s the best product… Read more »

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