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Old 08-12-2012, 05:18 PM   #676
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Great looking HWY. WINGS ..........!:>)




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Old 08-12-2012, 05:40 PM   #677
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Great looking HWY. WINGS ..........!:>)




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Hell Yeah...Got them from YOU the Original...no copycat crap. Now that I have RDL saddle the Wings feel even betteriffin ya didnt know I'm on ST-Riders and ST-O
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Old 08-13-2012, 08:40 PM   #678
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Ran mine through Glacier on Going to the Sun twice last week!

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Old 08-14-2012, 06:42 AM   #679
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Great looking HWY. WINGS ..........!:>)
These wings still available ?
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Old 08-14-2012, 07:26 AM   #680
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These wings still available ?

Sorry but the HWY. WINGS are no longer available.
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Old 08-14-2012, 06:02 PM   #681
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Sorry but the HWY. WINGS are no longer available.
A shame they're no longer available...glad I have mine
I had a pair of Steed sicks on the bike when i bought it from a PO but I never really liked them...so I was lucky enough to replace them with the hwy wings and havent looked back...
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Old 08-14-2012, 06:15 PM   #682
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Ran mine through Glacier on Going to the Sun twice last week!

Did the lack of a lower fairing help in cooling or did you feel more heat that way?
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Old 08-14-2012, 09:35 PM   #683
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As far as heat on my legs, it can get a little warm but its really not hot at all. Sometimes when the temps were pushing 100 deg., and the rad fan was on, i noticed it. Running down the road i honestly didnt feel any heat from the engine at all, but i usually wear jeans and overpants when I ride. Road it about 4 miles with flip flops and a swimsuit on ( i know, i know... ) and didnt feel any heat either, but that wasnt really long enough for it to even warm up.
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Old 08-24-2012, 01:57 PM   #684
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Spruce Knob, WV.




Somewhere on South Fork Mountain, WV.
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Old 08-24-2012, 02:35 PM   #685
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Spruce Knob, WV.




Somewhere on South Fork Mountain, WV.
awesome...love the dirt shot...I've done some dirt like that ...doable just a little bit squirrely
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Old 08-24-2012, 02:40 PM   #686
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dirt worthy?

TriTOR Grab shot of Buckhorn Dam at the Cape Fear River NC...
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Old 08-25-2012, 06:13 AM   #687
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I'm not in a position to buy a $20K motorcycle, but a buddy and I test-rode the BMW K1600GT (along with a 1200RT) earlier this week. Really sweet ride, as one would expect.

The most telling part of my experience, though, was after the ride -- when we were back on our own bikes for the 45 min ride home: a 22-yr-old ST1100 is still a terrific motorcycle. And I mean terrific. I was immediately reminded of just how centralized (and dense) its mass seemed to be. And I still favor its more sport-oriented riding position, most notably the narrower bars and very slightly more forward position. It really felt planted in comparison.

What you get for the near-$20K price differential is a lot of techno wizardry that would certainly make the long hauls more pleasurable, but the only ones I found really useful on our ride were the adjustable windscreen and (maybe) the ESA. Can't discount ABS or traction control I suppose, but the basic bikes themselves -- engine, chassis, riding dynamics, etc -- did not appear to be that far apart.

Thanks BMW, for reminding me what a great motorcycle the ST1100 is.
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Old 08-25-2012, 06:44 AM   #688
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I road the 1600's when they first came out as well. 'Nice bikes but they seemed to be built for someone about 4" shorter than I am (6'2"). The ST1300 seemed much more comfortable to me so I bought one. Besides, the extra 5k can cover several nice long trips. After a year and 12,000 miles, I'm even happier that I made that call.

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Old 08-25-2012, 10:48 AM   #689
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BMWs' are overpriced and IMO overrated...nice machines but if given a choice between a new K1600GT and Honda GL1800...I'd take the Goldwing anyday of the week....
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Old 08-25-2012, 12:04 PM   #690
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BMWs' are overpriced and IMO overrated...nice machines but if given a choice between a new K1600GT and Honda GL1800...I'd take the Goldwing anyday of the week....
Two different bikes. The GT is a direct competitor to the ST1300. I know as I own both. The Goldwing would compare more with the GTL. I think BMW's are priced according to their high rating . . . . but that's my opinion also.
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