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Welcome to the May's Ride of the Month Competition!


April's ROTM Winner @Phydeaux

Please follow all instructions posted below

  1. You must add 3 Photos; no more, no less. NO Collages. Pictures must be of the current state of your vehicle. Avoid having any people in your images.
  2. List any/all Legal Modifications to your vehicle if you have done any.*
  3. The vehicle must be yours. Vehicles waiting to be purchased may not be included
  4. Include a short description of your favourite aspect of your vehicle, or your favourite memory or ride taken with your vehicle*
  5. Votes for the month’s winner will be tallied by the number of “Likes” your post has on the last day of the month. The winner at the end of the month will win a free 1 Year Premium Membership for the forum and a custom flair under their username. If the winner is already a premium member, their subscription will be extended an additional year.
  6. Remember, please post your entries and pictures in this thread.
  7. If you have won in a previous month, you can no longer enter for the rest of the year. However, if you have a second motorcycle that meets the above criteria, you can enter that.

* These are optional but encouraged

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2015 GOLDWING GL1800.

Second owner. Purchased new in fall of 2015. I purchased a year later with just under 2000 miles. Base model with comfort and audio package, black in color. It now has 22,000 miles.

Things I have personally (except the Heli-bars) done to improve this already fine touring machine:

-four headlight bulbs upgraded to LEDs with modulator (SoCal, EC and Kisan),
-turn signals upgraded with SoCal switchback white daytime running lights and amber sequential directional lights,
-BBP tri-function lower cowl lights with fog lights as well as daytime running lights and switchback turn signals,
-Muth blue tint mirrors with sequential directional lights,
-Add-On sequential tri-function lights on rear of speakers (taillight, brake light, sequential directional),
-Hondaline spoiler (color matched) upgraded with EC tri-function light,
-F6B harness to convert center taillight to tail and brake light (these last three additions are fed thru a Signal Dynamics brake light flasher),
-Fenix white hi intensity LED backup light,
-Fenix green hi intensity LED rear hazard lights,
-RIVCO classic air horn,
-Carson Ambulance electronic air horn,
-Federal Signal backup alarm,
-ostrich leather Ultimate Mid-rider seat with EC heat booster harness,
-Mad-Stad windshield,
-RIVCO folding Aeropegs,
-Mic k-O-Pegs model GD spring loaded highway pegs with RIVCO folding pegs,
-Kuryakyn mini floorboards,
-Kuryakyn ISO grips with dual palm rests,
-Heli-bars LST personally installed by Harry Eddy,
-Baker Air Wings and Hand Wings,
-two Warm n’ Safe panel ports,
-MotoProCam dual camera dashcam DVR,
-trailer hitch and isolation harness,
-two key knobs,
-Hondaline pillion armrests,
-EC volt meter,
-two expansion fuse panels (one always powered, one accessory switched),
-chrome exhaust turndowns, boomerang frame covers, pillion floorboard covers, Hondaline fork covers,
-saddlebag dividers and carpets,
-Bridgestone Driveguard Darkside tire,
-Superbrace fork brace,
-Garmin ZUMO 395 with Yoda dash mount and Hollsco intercom interface and TPMS sensors,
-second Yoda mount for iPhone with dedicated USB power supply,
-SENA Freewire and SENA SRL/Shoei NEOTEC II,
-Hondaline CB radio and antenna,
-Phil’s Farkels EZ-Lift,
-Centramatic balancers
-Butler cup and Motojug.

That cute little Nomad has some upgrades as well:

-swivel hitch,
-stock taillight/brake light bulbs upgraded to SoCal LEDs,
-Hyper-lites tri-function lights added with flashing brake lights,
-Garmin TPMS sensors.

Thank you for your vote.

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2007 Champion Trike conversion
Converted in 2012
45000 kms
Independent suspension
Kuryakyn foot rests
4 1/5 degree rake
Handle bar risers
Second owner as trike
Favourite ride: East coast of Lake Huron
Best Day..ever when l brought it home! All my neighbors commented on how beautiful it was.


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2018 Goldwing Tour DCT Accessories List
  • Electronic Fuse Block from Show Chrome
  • Front Fender Extender from Show Chrome
  • Upper Wind Deflector from Show Chrome
  • Air Deflectors from Kuryakyn
  • Utopia Drivers Backrest
  • Bungee Seat Tie-downs from Show Chrome
  • Centramatic Wheel Balancers
  • GT Tour Rack black from Show Chrome
  • Aero Flip-Out Highway Pegs from Rivco
  • HeliBar 1st Gen risers
  • Comfort Grip Covers from Grab On
  • Rear Fender Filler from Show Chrome
  • 920 Saddlebag Liners from Hopnel
  • Momentum Vagabond Seat Bag from Kuryakyn
  • Deluxe Expander Rack Bag from Hopnel
  • Cowl Visibility Light by Electrical Connection
  • Cowl Light with DRL + Sequential LED from Pathfinder LED
  • Central Taillight Trim from Add On
  • LED Trunk Light black from Goldstrike
  • Feniex T3 Surface Mount Flashing Brake light
  • GS-100A in-line stoplight flasher
  • Frame Cover Black from Show Chrome

    I bought this bike new in March of 2019 from Honda of Russellville and trailered it back to Colorado. Over the next two years I added the above list of items. I "think" I am done added stuff, I hope. I now have over 35K miles on it and plan to add many more this year. I am loving the DCT - best bike I have ever owned.


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2004 GL1800
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2004 Base model. Second owner, i bought it in summer of 2018 with 27,000 miles and is currently at 45,000 miles.
I've added the following:
SoCalMotogear LED driving lights.
Strobing brake lights.
Driver and passenger cup holders.
ShowChrome passenger armrests.
ShowChrome passenger foot board risers.
Ultimate Mid Rider seat ( best money I ever spent ).
Pirelli Snow Control rear tire.
Kury ISO grips.
Kury driver foot pegs.
Markland (?) Driver's backrest.
Several ounces of oil in the rear shock preload pump.
Shorty antenna.
Hideaway license plate box.
MBL handlebar risers.
USB adapter at battery tender connection.

My favorite ride so far was to Myrtle Beach and back, with mary miles the Smokies and a little bit of Northern Georgia. Really got to know the bike on that trip, and can't wait to go back to the Smokies in a few weeks.



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