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Old 08-02-2008, 03:38 PM   #11
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Do you find you can lay 'er down as easily with the Brembos as you could with the old brakes?

The ABS makes it kinda' tough to get the prerequisit rear wheel skid going but I discovered if I just tromp it all the way down to first and dump the clutch the ass-end would lock up just fine, then it's just kick 'er out, climb up on the tank and air cleaner cover and road-surf your way to safety just like normal.....

I still try to jump off and jog along with the bike as she slows to a stop..gets the gals a-swoonin' if ya' know what I mean (wink wink nudge nudge)..
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Old 08-02-2008, 03:55 PM   #12
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The ABS makes it kinda' tough to get the prerequisit rear wheel skid going but I discovered if I just tromp it all the way down to first and dump the clutch the ass-end would lock up just fine, then it's just kick 'er out, climb up on the tank and air cleaner cover and road-surf your way to safety just like normal.....

I still try to jump off and jog along with the bike as she slows to a stop..gets the gals a-swoonin' if ya' know what I mean (wink wink nudge nudge)..
I find the oval air cleaner cover is a much better surfing platform than the old round one.
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Old 08-02-2008, 05:34 PM   #13
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I find the oval air cleaner cover is a much better surfing platform than the old round one.

..to work better, plus with the bike on the crash bars you can use the football shape to apply a little body-english if you need to adjust your slide
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Old 08-03-2008, 07:19 AM   #14
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From an insurance guy perspective: The sub-frame is a great addition. Bet it saves 50% of "totals". The bike seems to be almost "over" engineered. Tour riders should love the "new" technology.
Oddly, for the first time ever I had a dream about owning a "geezer" glide last night. Told the wife about it this morning over coffee. Then I read this at 10am. Wow!
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Old 08-03-2008, 07:52 AM   #15
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From an insurance guy perspective: The sub-frame is a great addition. Bet it saves 50% of "totals". The bike seems to be almost "over" engineered. Tour riders should love the "new" technology.
Oddly, for the first time ever I had a dream about owning a "geezer" glide last night. Told the wife about it this morning over coffee. Then I read this at 10am. Wow!
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Old 08-03-2008, 08:34 AM   #16
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"Oddly, for the first time ever I had a dream about owning a "geezer" glide last night."

Everybody gets old!
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Old 08-03-2008, 09:44 AM   #17
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"Oddly, for the first time ever I had a dream about owning a "geezer" glide last night."

Everybody gets old!
Well, at least he didn't dream of a Goldwing. That would be time to clean up the will.
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Old 08-03-2008, 10:49 AM   #18
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The original Goldwings are pretty cool.

http://www.vintagebike.co.uk/Bike&#3...000K2-77-1.jpg
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Old 08-03-2008, 01:08 PM   #19
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If you are talking original GoldWings then you are REALLY old!
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Yeah, but I'm still hobbling around without a walker, sonny!
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