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DaveinNC
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New Wing owner checking in.

Hello all,
My name is Dave. I have been riding 45 years and during that time I have owned dozens of bikes. I started on dirt imports, then went to street, spent 30 years riding Harleys and I just now purchased my first Goldwing after riding my buddies 2010 GL1800. My last touring bike was an 04 Ultra that I unloaded with almost 200k on it. On December 28th I was at the dealer getting my V-Strom inspected. They rolled my wing past me as I was waiting. It was still dripping from the wash after uncrating and assembly. I looked up, said stop, I want that, I love the color, how much do the paperwork. I got the deer in the headlight look from the sale guy. Now I own it. I hope to learn a lot here. I love this bike, so far it has lived up to its reputation as the king of touring bikes. I hope it treats me as good as I'm told it will.
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Dave, from North Carolina.

2016 GL1800 Goldwing, Current ride
2013 V-Strom DL650 Adventure
2004 FLHTC
1999 FXST Stage 4 Evo
1998 FXDWG
1997 XL
1976 XLCH
1978 ZIR TC (Seized by father)
1976 CB 750
1976 MT 250 Elsinore
1974 CB 350-F4
1974 Kawi 100E
1972 KV 75 kawi
1970 Rupp mini bike
Hodaka Wombat, yes a Hodaka
Husky 450 (also seized by father)
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