My first bike

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Rusty Probie
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My first bike


Post by Techdogg »

Had my licence for over 30 years finally got a bike an 83 gl650 . Hope to find info and parts like a sidestand and get to know other owners .
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Post by 5speed »

welcome to the site.
1982 1100 standard. (sold)
1986 Yamaha FJ1200
2000 Yamaha Roadstar
1976 GoldWing. running but not on the road
1978 Goldwing. future cafe project.
2019 Can-Am ryker (boss's new ride)

2002 Shadow American Classic(sold)
1983 Shadow 500. (sold)
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Welcome to the club.
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Post by rcmatt007 »

welcome to NGW, you might also check out the cx500 site as it also includes gl650's. Our daughter has a GL500... they are nice bikes
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76 Ltd "cookies bike" ALMOST DONE
79 project, finished, FOR SALE
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Post by Track T 2411 »

Welcome from Wisconsin. Enjoy the ride!
"I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious." - Albert Einstein

"He that is good with a hammer tends to think everything is a nail" - Abraham Maslow

"If you can't take the time to do it right the first time, how are you ever going to find the time to do it over?" -Unknown

Current Rides:
'Grumpy' - '81 Standard, now fully dressed.
'Layla' - '81 Standard w/dealer installed fairing and Hondaline bags.
'Scarlett' '76 'Survivor' nekkid as a j-bird!

Under Construction:
The 'Jalopy' '78-'79 Mash-up
'Quikie' '81 gl1100I back on the lift, project with the step-son!

In The Shed:
'81 gl1100I barn find aka "Josie, the farmer's daughter." (almost comatose build)
'77 gl1000, roller parts bike.
'82 gl1100I, 'Old Crusty' titled roller parts bike (free!)
'82 gl1100I, My first 'Wing, and an expensive lesson!
New2U Bike? Read Me.
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Welcome to the site!

'79 Honda GL1000 Goldwing
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Post by Gowing »

Very exciting! Glad you joined, enjoy the freedom, the wind, the fun!

1975 GL 1000
1980 XS650
1981 ct110
1972 F7 KAW 175
2000 moby blaze 40cc
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Chihuahua #2(Blaze)
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Post by OCR »

Visit JCs to find the FSM for your bike and also the addendum for the model year.
Is also the place for the best help in repair/maintenance/rebuild and parts sourcing.
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