Honda Gold Wing F6B

Discussion in 'Road Warriors' started by DOUBLE-O G, Nov 12, 2012.

  1. DOUBLE-O G

    DOUBLE-O G Smooth Operator

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  2. mrbreeze

    mrbreeze Long timer

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    I know I want one - but I don't know how to pay for it. :cry

    Actually my current bike is a pretty good bagger and passenger hauler. I would like to add something lighter and more versatile - I'm kinda get stuck on the 500x. :D
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  4. DOUBLE-O G

    DOUBLE-O G Smooth Operator

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    I had a 2008 Gold Wing. I go through bikes faster than women go through shoes.
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  5. wannaklr

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    Black
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    Or Red?

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  6. doogiepooch

    doogiepooch Been here awhile

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    I saw that looking through the new 2013 models on the Honda web site this moring and just went.......DAMN. I didn't see that one coming. But I like it.
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  7. High Country Herb

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    That's a pretty sleek looking bagger; something I never expected from a Wing. It looks a lot like my friend's BMW touring bagger, for which he made a chrome panel to replace the top box.

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  8. wannaklr

    wannaklr Long timer

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    Hey Honda released a new Pacific Coast?
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  9. UJM

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    To me, I don't think it matters if there are some people that hate it. Just the fact that Honda is willing to make this bike (and the other new ones for 2013) is a big step in the right direction.
    I'm really looking forward to trying out this and the 1100 next summer.
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  10. GB

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    What took so long to come up with a Goldwing variation? I like the black out treatment but not the F6B designation.
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  11. UJM

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    Are you just objecting to the name? I have to admit, I kinda like the name, reminds me of the Valkyrie ;)
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  12. GB

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    Ya, I am objecting to the name :lol3 They should have called it GL1800 Valkyrie!

    I loathe license plate names like ER-6n, DN-01, etc... Much easier to give it a proper name.. F6B doesn't do it for me, name wise.
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  13. UJM

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    Actually, that's a good point. I would have preferred if they dropped the Goldwing in the name as well...
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  14. RobbieAG

    RobbieAG Been here awhile

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    I think it looks pretty bada$$. If I were into baggers, I'd have a look at one.
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  15. LuciferMutt

    LuciferMutt Rides slow bike slow

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    Looks like Victory to me. Not sure I see the point of this one...but ok.
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  16. zilla

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    I would definitely consider trading my Victory for it.
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  17. GB

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    The power, the torque and SMOOTHNESS of 6 cylinders!! I didn't "get it" till I rode a GL1800.. wow! that's one seriously impressive engine.
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  18. BCC

    BCC I know better

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    It's the spawn of Valkyrie and Road Glide.

    I like spawn.
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  19. 2tallnwide

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    This is a "bad ass" 6 cyl Honda bagger....

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    the "new" F6B is a Wing with a lopped off trunk, and wind screen...:puke1

    YMMV...:D
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  20. High Country Herb

    High Country Herb Adventure Connoiseur

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    I agree, it has a kind of edgyness to it like a Victory.

    I too, think it needs a name. Honda's sometimes have both designation codes and names, so it wouldn't be unprecidented. The VFR1000 is called Interceptor, RVT1000 is called RC51 (2 designation codes? :huh)...

    How about "Blackwing"?...or..."Blackhawk"? I dunno, just throwing out possibilities.
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