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Old 04-14-2011, 03:45 PM   #11
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I've heard from more than one rider that 'Wings are treacherous in parking lots.

So, given your (lack of) height, be careful!
On the contrary, the Wing and its low CoG from its Flat-Six engine is remarkably easy to manage in parking lots for a 900-lb bike.
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Old 04-14-2011, 04:23 PM   #12
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if I had the opportunity to take multiple day trips more then once a year, it would be something to consider, but I feel my current bike is too much bike unless the cruise is on
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Old 04-15-2011, 03:10 AM   #13
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On the contrary, the Wing and its low CoG from its Flat-Six engine is remarkably easy to manage in parking lots for a 900-lb bike.
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Old 04-15-2011, 07:10 AM   #14
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On the contrary, the Wing and its low CoG from its Flat-Six engine is remarkably easy to manage in parking lots for a 900-lb bike.
Okay! Don't say I didn't try to warn you!



BTW, have you contacted the Coast Guard about your Captain's license yet? Piloting that barge around, you don't want to get nicked for lack of paperwork!

I'm not kidding! Honda wasn't designing the airbag system for "rider protection!" Those are really USCG flotation devices!
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Old 04-15-2011, 08:57 AM   #15
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Can't read the article. That big red banner that's usually down the right side of the page keeps overlapping the right margin. Not sure why, its only on this article.
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Old 04-15-2011, 10:02 AM   #16
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Okay! Don't say I didn't try to warn you!



BTW, have you contacted the Coast Guard about your Captain's license yet? Piloting that barge around, you don't want to get nicked for lack of paperwork!
I'm thinking he could get by with the new 50-Ton Coastal Master's ticket, but personally I'd feel safer with my 100-Ton. Cargo, passengers, that stuff adds up fast!

BTW: do they include a tugboat service to get the thing in and out of smaller ports? I didn't see anything about bow thrusters or steerable engine pods.
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Can't read the article. That big red banner that's usually down the right side of the page keeps overlapping the right margin. Not sure why, its only on this article.
Is still still happening for you? And is anyone else having a similar issue?
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Old 04-15-2011, 12:16 PM   #18
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Is still still happening for you? And is anyone else having a similar issue?
No trouble here getting to articles, my primary technical complaint would be the picture posting.
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Meh, if its just cosmetics then I still don't fit on it.
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Old 04-15-2011, 02:49 PM   #20
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No problems for me.
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