Tagged: Honda

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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In the Beginning

It was midyear 1974 and most likely late May or early June. Honda Motors in Japan briefly interrupted a production line…

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The Gold Wing at 40

Gold Wing Lineup History View

The nickname proved to be prescient, though even Honda couldn’t have guessed how iconic the bike would become…

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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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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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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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Joe Sparrow & His 425k Gold Wing

Joe Sparrow and his high-mileage Gold Wing

Now that’s a lot of miles On Friday, May 30, I stopped by Donelson Cycles in St. Ann, Mo., to buy some new summer riding gloves. In the parking lot was a customer’s GL1800. It was readily apparent that the bike gets a lot of use — Iron Butt “1,500 miles in 24 hrs” license… 425k Gold Wing“>Read more »

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The Red Queen

Red Queen - Motorcycle Artist Pointing

“Every decision I’ve made is the right one at the time — no regrets. And I don’t believe in looking back or dwelling in the past.”

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And Along Went the Spyder

Sturgis Reversed GL1800

Only a few dealers countrywide will have access to these kits at the moment: Two locations in Florida, one in California, and Gregg.

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