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Old 10-01-2009, 12:58 PM   #41
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no doubt. What is cool is that you can take it to the store just as easy as you could go there in your car just put a lid on then go. What is really amazing is that you can put like $80 worth of groceries in the sucker try that with a sportbike.

So I guess your travel trailer ain't a toyhauler huh? Maybe find some friends that want to go then and have them haul your bike there. what part of the hillcountry are you going to?

oh yea don't forget to add your new toy to your avatar.
Yep, not a toy hauler. We're going to be staying at Inks Lake State Park, about an hour west of Austin. Very nice state park.....Friends? I will have to make myself some new friends.........ones that have trailers


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just travel light.......back to bare-bones camping......
Don't I wish. I LOVE camping, but the wife couldn't handle the roughing it. Hence the reason we ended up with a travel trailer. My wife can't even handle camping without the satellite tv these days.
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Old 10-01-2009, 01:00 PM   #42
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btw, there's a great series on PBS (HD) tv about the national parks.........make me wanna goto every one of them........all 58!
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Old 10-01-2009, 01:17 PM   #43
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Old 10-01-2009, 01:22 PM   #44
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congrats!
Now it is time for you to pull the trigger cris.
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I will, lol once I have a higher paying job.
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Old 10-01-2009, 01:48 PM   #46
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put a trailer behind the camper. we do it all the time. ya know piggy back/ or the pup whichever you want to call it
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Old 10-01-2009, 02:19 PM   #47
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dude take her up to honda of houston they have a demo. i worked there for about 2 years as a salesman. call ahead of time tell a salesman you are interested in buying one and set up a time for a demo. they normally have the fully loaded airbag model for demo has every bell and whistle. abs navi heated grips. its got it all
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dude take her up to honda of houston they have a demo. i worked there for about 2 years as a salesman. call ahead of time tell a salesman you are interested in buying one and set up a time for a demo. they normally have the fully loaded airbag model for demo has every bell and whistle. abs navi heated grips. its got it all
you need to read the thread HE ALREADY BOUGHT ONE.
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put a trailer behind the camper. we do it all the time. ya know piggy back/ or the pup whichever you want to call it
Sure, double towing is allowed in Texas. The sticking point is maximum overall length, which is 65 feet in Texas. Considering my truck is 20 feet, trailer is 33, tongue on trailer adds another 3, that puts me at 56 feet. Something tells me I just won't be able to come under 65 feet. :(
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It happened......not the best picture in the world, but nonetheless....it happened.


I will have to take another picture once the sun comes up
very nice bike.
the color is tight.
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Sure, double towing is allowed in Texas. The sticking point is maximum overall length, which is 65 feet in Texas. Considering my truck is 20 feet, trailer is 33, tongue on trailer adds another 3, that puts me at 56 feet. Something tells me I just won't be able to come under 65 feet. :(
so cheat a little. unless you go the speed limit and never break any other laws.

I have never had a problem except for speeding tickets. I have 67' and never ask about lenght. But it comes down to which cop pulls you over .
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Here are some better pictures. Except for that manual that's on the seat. I tell ya what, those slow speeds (10mph and under) is going to take some getting used to. This bike exceeds the heaviest bike I have ever owned by 260 pounds. But once I hit 15mph, the bike handles like a dream. Another unnerving aspect is my foot hits the ground before any hard parts do. I wasn't expecting that out of a cruiser. It happens on the R1 when I am not riding on my toes, just never had that happen to me on a cruiser before.
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I skipped the 2nd and 3rd pages but here it goes . . .

Just go to a Harley dealer and they will let you test drive a Harley if you have the M endorsement and insurance. Not a G wing but close enough if you want to take her yourself. I did the same thing with my GF at the Woodlands BMW when it was open.

Go for it.

There is an eaglerider here in Orlando and I'm thinking of renting one while I'm here.

Good luck.

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OK read thread . . . good job getting the Wing. I loved "driving" one for the cycling judges at The Woodlands triathalon.

Can I borrow your wing to convince my Fiance'?
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btw, there's a great series on PBS (HD) tv about the national parks.........make me wanna goto every one of them........all 58!
Just came back home from spending the week in Utah-did Bryce Canyon, Zion, Arches. Great vacation and the best paved roads that I've been on in awhile. Fantastic scenery. All I have to say is that there are more people visiting from foreign countries than from the U.S. which is a shame. We have more diverse geography than most countries that our own citizens need to take advantage of. If you do decide to go, definitely take your bike you won't regret it and get the NPS pass-pay 80 bucks and visit them as much as possible for a whole year!!! My wife and I have done this for years.
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OK read thread . . . good job getting the Wing. I loved "driving" one for the cycling judges at The Woodlands triathalon.

Can I borrow your wing to convince my Fiance'?
Send me a pm and let me know when you'd like to come by and try one.

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Cool Martin, we'll hook up when I get back. I'll bring some tea to brew .


I checked eaglerider here in Orlando and they have Wings and 1300's
($150/140 a day rental).


If I had known, I would have brought my gear.


Oh well, guess I gotta hang by the pool and watch football - woohoo!
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