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Is it just me, or does the goldwing perform completely different in cooler weather. Stiffer ride, of course, but I swear mine is quicker. Anybody else notice that, or am I having flashbacks from high school?
 

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Denser air requiring more fuel more fun. When I did emission testing the lab air temp was
always maintained to eliminate variables.
 

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Denser air requiring more fuel more fun. When I did emission testing the lab air temp was
always maintained to eliminate variables.
:agree: Mine runs better at night time than in the blazing sun of a hot day. Really runs good at 26° F. Same for carb engines. My Valkyrie seems to have 10 extra horses in cool weather.
 

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It's the same for airplanes as well... Colder temps, denser air, more lift.. and more air molecules for that engine to chew on... It definitely isn't your imagination...

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I always thought that it was just me because I'm always in a bigger hurry when it's cold (plus everyone knows that the yellow ones are faster anyway).
 

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Definitely, colder air should equate to crisper throttle response and a little more power. Power feels much stouter to me on either bike when it's cold out.
 

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12 degrees last week or was it two weeks ago???? Bike runs sweet....but the fuel economy goes down.....go figure.....LOL....:thumbup:

Mark
 
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