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With any luck, today will be the day I pick up my first Gold Wing.

It's a new, black 2006 with Nav, ABS, comfort.

I've been riding a 1991 Venture for 11 years and have wanted a wing for a long, long time.

Wish me luck! It's going to be a long day at work!
 

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I know the feeling - just like a kid at Christmas. Congrats - you are not going to believe it - what an awesome tourer this bike is.
 

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Stevie,

Well today is Wednesday, So I expect a full report by close of business today.

All The Best.

Bulldog
 

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StevieMac said:
I've been riding a 1991 Venture for 11 years and have wanted a wing for a long, long time.
Hey, that is great. Get the Wing, but please share with me. I hate the
seat so much, that I have thought about a 2007 Venture. Just did 1,800
miles on 2 three day week-ends. My butt be hurting! That black with the
blue accents Venture looks really cool.

What features are you looking forward to on the Wing? What are you
looking forward to leaving behind on the Yamy?

Thanks, Herb
 

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be sure and let us know how you like your new ride......be safe :D
 

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StevieMac said:
With any luck, today will be the day I pick up my first Gold Wing.

It's a new, black 2006 with Nav, ABS, comfort.

I've been riding a 1991 Venture for 11 years and have wanted a wing for a long, long time.

Wish me luck! It's going to be a long day at work!
CONGRATS!!!...Black is BEST!!!...
 

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g1nomad said:
StevieMac said:
I've been riding a 1991 Venture for 11 years and have wanted a wing for a long, long time.
Hey, that is great. Get the Wing, but please share with me. I hate the
seat so much, that I have thought about a 2007 Venture. Just did 1,800
miles on 2 three day week-ends. My butt be hurting! That black with the
blue accents Venture looks really cool.

What features are you looking forward to on the Wing? What are you
looking forward to leaving behind on the Yamy?

Thanks, Herb
I had the older style Venture but I agree, the new blue and black Venture does look very, very nice. I considered getting a new 2007 myself. The Ventures are great bikes but I started pulling a camper trailer last year and in my opinion they are under powered and under braked for that purpose.

Honestly, I think that pretty much everything the Venture does, the Wing seems to do better but that’s not really surprising since Yamaha really hasn’t evolved that bike much over the years in my opinion.

The nice thing about them is they come pretty loaded for a pretty nice price.

The thing I look forward to most is a smooth, powerful & quiet touring bike. My old exhaust pipes on the Venture got rusty and I had to replace them with aftermarket ones, that for a touring bike they were way too loud.
 

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Stevie,

Well today is Wednesday, So I expect a full report by close of business today.

All The Best.

Bulldog
If all goes according to plan I'll be too busy having the customary new bike celebration in my garage tonight (after a ride of course!). I have a bottle of chilled champagne waiting!

Look for a full report early tomorrow morning.
 

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If I have to....LOL

Very happy for you. It is not often in this life, that we get to achieve/purchase the non sensical things that we "want" in life.

Treat it well and it will return the favor!

Bulldog
 

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Looks like you have to wait another day Bulldog. You and me both... :(
 

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I hate it Stevie.

Go take a warm shower. Get yourself a bottle of 4 feathers and take a couple of Vicodin. Go to sleep and when you wake, it will be tomorrow.

At least it should be....LOL

See ya tomorrow.

Bulldog
 

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Congrats on the Wing. And an outstanding color choice too, I must say.

I love mine.

Dep
 

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Bulldog said:
I hate it Stevie.

Go take a warm shower. Get yourself a bottle of 4 feathers and take a couple of Vicodin. Go to sleep and when you wake, it will be tomorrow.

At least it should be....LOL

See ya tomorrow.

Bulldog
I hate it too Bulldog! But, on the positive side, today could be the day!!!!
 

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I just got the word that today is definitely the day!

OK, now I'm friggin' stoked! 4 hours to go.......
 

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StevieMac said:
With any luck, today will be the day I pick up my first Gold Wing.
Dude... you said that yesterday. What up? :eek::excited:
 

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g1nomad said:
StevieMac said:
I've been riding a 1991 Venture for 11 years and have wanted a wing for a long, long time.
Hey, that is great. Get the Wing, but please share with me. I hate the
seat so much, that I have thought about a 2007 Venture. Just did 1,800
miles on 2 three day week-ends. My butt be hurting! That black with the
blue accents Venture looks really cool.

What features are you looking forward to on the Wing? What are you
looking forward to leaving behind on the Yamy?

Thanks, Herb
What seat do you have? all stock seats are crap and need to be replaced. I just spent $175 for a Wingsoft and LOVE it!
I'm sure you would ride the Venture and/or any bike before you buy it. I like the looks of it, thats why I got a VTX but spent under$7k for it with farlkes. A Venture sure won't ride like a GL1800.

Steve
 

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Bulldog said:
I hate it Stevie.

Go take a warm shower. Get yourself a bottle of 4 feathers and take a couple of Vicodin. Go to sleep and when you wake, it will be tomorrow.

At least it should be....LOL

See ya tomorrow.

Bulldog
Bulldog...... I took your advice......
Now all I can think about is getting another bottle of 4 feathers.
Am I ruined??? :lol:
 
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