A lot of folks want to make a point whether the Goldwing is an older person's bike. IMO, it has to do with the finances that one achieves upon reaching an older age. How many dark haired people do you see stepping out of a Ferrari Testarossa, or a Murchielago or any one of those wonderful exotic machines?
Come on guys! Most of us now are fortunate enough not to have the size wallet that we once did when we were in our twenties or thirties, at a time when we were just starting a family.
Of course there are the exemptions to any rule, but for the majority of us it's the spendable cash that we once just didn't have.