Tagged: Motorcycles

Meet Heathen

I started adding my own touches to my Valkyrie almost immediately.

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New Wing Ding Bike Show Rules

Bike Show Rules

2016 There isn’t any better feeling than sitting at a stop light waiting for it to change, looking over at the driver next to you and hearing them say those two magic words – nice bike. Or while gassing up, you see someone come out of a convenience store and look at your bike adoringly…. Read more »

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The Gold Wing Evolution

Gold Wing - Classic

The marketing folks at Honda began to envision the real possibility that the Gold Wing was and should be thought of as a touring motorcycle.

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But I didn’t expect to see him

am motivated to write on Joe Turner’s topic, “But I Didn’t See Him!” (May 2016, p. 36). I will not focus on the physical inability to see motorcyclists as Mr. Turner does, but rather on the mental inability to do so. I don’t refer strictly to angular invisibility, as Mr. Turner does, but to the… Read more »

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It’s a Wrap

Vinyl Wrapped Gold Wing

I vinyl wrapped my Goldwing! Iwas the owner of a beautiful Black ’99 GL1500 SE with a Hannigan sidecar. Anyone who owns a black bike knows that it’s only black and shiny after you wash it. Take it for a ride and five minutes down the road, it’s dirty again. After six years of doing… Read more »

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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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Five Keys to Fearless Riding at Slow Speeds

Rider - Wing Ding

For years, I’ve been working on a set of motorcycle techniques I call Fearless Riding. If you take five minutes to try the five experiments described below, you may discover a new way to control your bike at slow speeds.

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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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