Tagged: Guides

But I didn’t see him!

Motorcycle Invisible

As a motorcyclist who drives a car, when pulling out into traffic, I have gotten into the habit of leaning forward while looking left the second time.

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Workbench: March 2016

stu and bike

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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Understanding and Using Your Hotel Discounts

For GWRRA Members Only Each month this year, we are sharing details about one of the many benefits that come with your GWRRA membership and explaining how the benefit works. We have realized that many of you are not aware of the numerous benefits provided with your membership. For February, we will look at all… Read more »

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10-4 Good Buddy

CB Install 18000

Installing a CB on an 1800 When I bought my 2012 GL1800, the CB radio was a factory option that listed for $1,100. I thought that was a bit pricey since I knew that the bike was prewired for the CB radio, and the controls were already present on the handlebars. In fact, since the… Read more »

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Prepare to Win

Preparing your motorcycle is one aspect to entering a bike show, but it is also a good idea to know how they judge the motorcycle.

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East Coast Exploration

Statue in Boston

Reno by Way of Beantown: Boston to Reno, Nevada The Northeast corner of the United States holds some of America’s richest history and features incredible landmarks that most of us only read about in textbooks when we were kids. Boston, specifically, is a magnet to history buffs as it features the Freedom Trail — a… East Coast Exploration”>Read more »

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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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Get Out There

Men standing on Route 66

This place isn’t some sort of mirage or some far off mythical paradise — The 1886 Crescent Hotel & Spa is the real deal.

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The ’78 Project

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.

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Learn To Ride

GWRRA Drill Teams

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 »

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