Tech

Motorcycle Tires

Tire treads and damage

Why is sidewall stiffness such an issue? It’s mainly due to a phenomenon known as camber thrust…

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Three To Go

Paradise Custom Trike Build

The bottom line is that I love it. Who said that trikes aren’t cool?

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The Nordiq

Nordiq Motorcycle

It goes to show that although the ’75 is 40 years old this year, it still has a lot of life left in it.

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Skate to the Puck

Hockey Stick and Puck

My conclusion is that if you do your homework and take the initiative, motorcycling can be safer than attending a hockey game. Let me explain.

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Workbench January 2015

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Answers to the technical questions in this month’s Workbench were provided by Stu Oltman, Wing World’s Senior Technical Editor.

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Workbench December 2014

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Answers to the technical questions in this month’s Workbench were provided by Stu Oltman, Wing World’s Senior Technical Editor.

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Quick Hits November

Red and Silver Honda GL1800

This is where you’ll find articles, product reviews and other miscellaneous goodies that aren’t long enough to stand alone, but do deserve a place in the book. If you have future submissions to this section, please send them to editor@gwrra.org with the subject line “Quick Hits.” Product Listings iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, and Apple… Quick Hits November”>Read more »

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Workbench November 2014

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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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40 Years

Gold Wings 40th

Whatever Honda has up its sleeve, it’s holding it close to its chest for now.

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Workbench October 2014

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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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Workbench September 2014

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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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