A few months ago we had a shiny and new GL1800 sitting in the front lobby of the Home Office, ready to find a new home.
FUEL PUMP ON, FUEL PUMP OFF Stu, Today I had a friend go check out a ’98 1500SE with 58,000 on the odometer. He says that after shutting the key off, the fuel pump still comes on and then goes off every 30 seconds. This lasts about 15 minutes, then no more. The bike is… Workbench April 2014″>Read more »
Become a safer rider with a little reverse engineering. As safe riders, we understand that we could be safer. When we get on a motorcycle, we need to do so with the correct mental attitude and a mindset that is fully ready to ride. Along with proper riding gear — which is a must —… Read more »
But no, it was brilliant; By repeating what we needed to know dozens of times, there was little to know chance that we’d forget.
Most of us here in the greater Houston-Conroe-Galveston area are able to ride our Gold Wings the whole year-round. But there are a few of us, particularly those folks who reside in the Snow Belt, who choose to store their Gold Wings until next spring when warmer weather finally arrives. Then they get on their… How To: Store Your Gold Wing for Three Months or Longer”>Read more »
ALTERNATING PROBLEMS Hi Stu, Thanks for all the information you provide. It is always helpful and much appreciated. You are always the first part of Wing World I read. I have a few problems I need to address; they may be all related, but I have given up repairing at this point. I have a… Workbench March 2014″>Read more »
The differences you need to know for your Wing. Do you remember the Bad Old Days of two-up motorcycle touring? I’m speaking of the days prior to two-wheel audio systems when hand signals and hollering were considered to be “intercom.” Music, cell phones, radar detectors, GPS guidance? Forget about it! Then came the 55 MPH… Read more »
Part 1: Collaborative Cooperation A team ride is a great way to travel and spend time with like-minded friends who love to live on the road. But at the same time, it can be one of the most demanding activities for a motorcyclist, demanding more cognitive concentration, precise coordination, intelligible communication and insightful, rapid-fire decision… Safe Team Riding”>Read more »
The Tires Go Round and Round (but the Speedo Isn’t Accurate) I’m writing in regards to Bob Dougherty’s e-mail in the October 2013 issue of Wing World about speedometer accuracy. I purchased my GL1800 back in 2001, but did not notice the speed discrepancy until I installed a Garmin GPS in 2011. My speedometer typically… Workbench February 2014″>Read more »
With the summer rally season now in full swing, we thought it would good to discuss renewing the oil and oil filter on your Gold Wing. (First run in the July 2007 issue, p. 50.) We’ve used a GL1500 for illustrative purposes, but the procedure is almost identical for all Gold Wing models produced since… Change“>Read more »