Gold Wing History
Since its inception in the motorcycle-touring market in 1975, the Honda Gold Wing has represented a culture of riders who have never-ending touring in mind.
Almost into its fourth decade, the GoldWing continues to develop, further defining the toruing segment of the motorcycling experienc.
RoadLoK Security announces the release of their newest anti-theft locking system–the RoadLoK XGC for 2001-2010 Honda Gold Wing.
"We’re always looking to develop new locking systems for bikers who demand this level of protection; they understand the benefit of using a system like the RoadLoK", offered Matt Tomosivitch, RoadLoK Security’s Chief Engineer. "Our customers wouldn’t put things like disc locks or padlocks on their rotors–they’re sophisticated riders looking for a sophisticated security solution!"
Non-conformity ain’t what it used to be. Harley-Davidson motorcycles spent decades holding the torch for rebel outlaws and angry young men, but the world—and the motorcycle universe—is a different place in 2007. Now favored by weekend warriors with disposable income, Harley’s evolving demographic has cast the Motor Company in a more mainstream light. At the same time, there is a migration of riders from pure cruisers to touring cruisers.
Triumph’s Tiger 955i may present a conundrum for the categorically obsessed. Though tall, narrow and seemingly trail-ready, it is not a dirt bike. The Tiger may be built for comfort, but it is far from a cruiser. And, while minimally terrain flexible, it will never be confused with a dual sport. The Tiger, according to the current zeitgeist of marketing buzzwords, is classified as an adventure touring bike.
When we set off to behold the beauties of Napa Valley, my companion and I wanted comfort and style. We found both in the new 2006 Honda Gold Wing. After adjusting the suspension preload for our combined weight, dialing some warmth into the seat and handlebar heaters, plugging our helmets into the combined audio system, and setting the iPOD to shuffle mode, we were almost ready to go.