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    I saw this on someone facebook page. Does anyone know if this is a legitimate bike and if so, who may have done the work.. Thanks for your assistance in advance



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    Honda Street Glide?
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    I think that one was photoshopped, but.... http://www.mblinnovations.com/customgw.html
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    Can't be real. Nobody would hack a goldwing like that.

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    I think it looks great and I would love to see it in person.
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    I believe the photo is fake. Where is the license plate?

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    Does my butt look fat? No not any more, looks to me like you lost all of it.
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    Thats interesting. I like it.
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    I like the looks of it it, but it's greatest value would be for riding from beer joint to beer joint.

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    Here is a couple of real bikes.





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    Looks like a Goldwing to me. If you are trying to get younger people to get into touring this might be a good way to do it.





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    [QUOTE=Rocky;3723085]Here is a couple of real bikes.







    A 'Stealth Wing'

    Looks Great!!!

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    love the look of that black goldwing just have to get the wife to say yes.


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    These are aftermarket conversions. There is a company that does the conversions which are reversible. It's called a sportwing conversion. I friend of mine in CAL sent me the link but I seem to have deleted it. They make several versions of the conversion.

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    Veeerrrryyyy In ter rest ing ---is-en't it?

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    For some strange reason, I really like the Black Cherry one....................hmm........they all look "cool".

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rocketman911 View Post
    If ya got the cash anything is possible in the bike world!
    Lots of talented folks out there who are capable of creating anything for a price.


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    Quote Originally Posted by GaryInAnaheim View Post
    I think it looks great and I would love to see it in person.

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    That looks like shat. Someone kill it before it multiplies.
    Things you say when it is time to trade your Wing for a cage:
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    3> Balancing is too difficult. Better to trike or quad it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by GaryInAnaheim View Post
    I think it looks great and I would love to see it in person.

    Yup........I'm thinkin it's a photo-chop tho.....

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    Very nice work, but to me that's just wrong.

    If you want a bagger, just go out and buy a bagger.

    Don't hack up a Gold Wing like that.
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    It's photoshopped, if you look closely, you can see that's the trunk down where the saddlebags would be and the tire and fender would be taking up most of the room in there. The greenery just above the trunk lid has blurry spots in it where it was cut and pasted from other parts of the original picture. I like the looks, but would never hurt my baby like that.
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    At least it has a reasonable seat height even if it is not real.
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    Didn't HEDO do this to his blacked out wing? I think I saw that at the bar-b-cue a few years back.
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    There have been a number of Photoshop jobs like that over the years. That is a particularly bad one. If you look at it closely, you realize it would not be possible. Previous ones lopped off the trunk and left the saddelbags. That is possible, and has been done.

    Personally, I think the look is butt ugly.
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