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Hello, a newbie here. I am looking to purchase a 2018 Wing. 95% of my riding will be me. I hate to buy a bike for that other 5% of the time that my wife will be with me. That being said, if I got the tour model, can or how easy is the trunk to take off? I am not expecting it to be easy, but I'd like to have it for her, but I dont need it for me. Thanks in advance.
 

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It's an involved process. You'll also need to buy some parts to fill in the "hole" that will be left without the trunk.

I was in a similar boat. I ride alone. I preferred the look of the non-tour, but I bought a Tour for the extra features. I have since come to love the trunk. I bought the carpet mat and cargo organizer. I keep a soft-cooler in the trunk with cold water bottles, and my helmet fits in the trunk when I stop for food.

I'd suggest trying to live with the trunk, at first. You may come to like it, as I did.

If you do want to remove it, these are the parts you need:

http://shop.powersports.honda.com/p/trunk-removal-kit
http://shop.powersports.honda.com/p/trunk-removal-color-kit

And here's a video:


 

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Buy the bagger model and install an aftermarket trunk that is easily removable. I got the expandable Shad58x trunk. It goes on and off in seconds. Plus you can have it in the leaner meaner low profile look, or expand it to full size.
 

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Hello, a newbie here. I am looking to purchase a 2018 Wing. 95% of my riding will be me. I hate to buy a bike for that other 5% of the time that my wife will be with me. That being said, if I got the tour model, can or how easy is the trunk to take off? I am not expecting it to be easy, but I'd like to have it for her, but I dont need it for me. Thanks in advance.
Max at Traxxion makes a bracket kit that can convert the slow change over to a quick changeover.

The Honda kit was not designed/intended to be a quicky changeover.

I believe Max has a video of how his kit works.


FWIW, I'm also from the camp that likes the look of no trunk, but like the utility it provides -- so mine is on.
 
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