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Old 04-18-2011, 10:44 AM   #21
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Is still still happening for you? And is anyone else having a similar issue?

Still happening in IE. Might be some funky settings here at work causing problems.

Switched to Firefox and everything is fine.
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Old 04-26-2011, 03:51 PM   #22
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I'm currently on a 2008 GL1800 and love it, and accept the few flaws it has. I was a bit dissappointed that a new GL wasn't released, particularly with the new kid on the block showing up, the K1600GTL. But then again, I can't blame Honda for not doing the revamp. Lousy economic conditions being as they are, $20k + motorcycles aren't exactly flying off the showroom floors these days.

More than anything I'm curious to see how the "improved" suspension works out. The stock pre-2012's are woefully undersprung. Granted I'm not a small guy, 6'3" and 240lbs geared up, but I assumed it would be a bit more capable for the entry fee. One up, it's has respectable handling for its sheer mass, but 2up you won't be able to push it too much.

I'm hoping a set of springs fixes that on my 2008.

Keep us posted Kevin!
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Old 04-27-2011, 11:53 AM   #23
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I'm currently on a 2008 GL1800 and love it, and accept the few flaws it has. I was a bit dissappointed that a new GL wasn't released, particularly with the new kid on the block showing up, the K1600GTL. But then again, I can't blame Honda for not doing the revamp. Lousy economic conditions being as they are, $20k + motorcycles aren't exactly flying off the showroom floors these days.

Apparently when Honda moved the Goldwing production from the US to Japan, they built a ****load of bikes. They have been selling slowly, as you point out, and until they get rid of that backlog, they won't redesign. Honda thinks that if Wing buyers know there is a new version around the corner, they won't buy.
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Old 04-27-2011, 05:57 PM   #24
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I'm currently on a 2008 GL1800 and love it, and accept the few flaws it has. I was a bit dissappointed that a new GL wasn't released, particularly with the new kid on the block showing up, the K1600GTL. But then again, I can't blame Honda for not doing the revamp. Lousy economic conditions being as they are, $20k + motorcycles aren't exactly flying off the showroom floors these days.

More than anything I'm curious to see how the "improved" suspension works out. The stock pre-2012's are woefully undersprung. Granted I'm not a small guy, 6'3" and 240lbs geared up, but I assumed it would be a bit more capable for the entry fee. One up, it's has respectable handling for its sheer mass, but 2up you won't be able to push it too much.

I'm hoping a set of springs fixes that on my 2008.

Keep us posted Kevin!
Unfo, no word from the launch about different spring rates. Hopefully the aftermarket can solve your suspension issue.
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